The table below looks at the statistics for COREP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COREP over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Common Reporting (COREP)
Rank 134 133 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing COREP 7 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.22% 0.36% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.41% 3.72% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 0
Average daily rate
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£600 £600 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £575 £550 £301
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +83.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
291 323 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.13% 9.74% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 203 132
Average daily rate £475 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £698 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £365 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +10.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 22 7
Average hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £13.40 £25.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £42.30 £162.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.03 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+22.36% +5.88%

COREP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing COREP across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

COREP Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

COREP
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing COREP across the South West region.

COREP Daily Rate Trend in the South West

COREP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing COREP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited COREP.

1 13 (100.00%) Finance
2 11 (84.62%) FINREP
3 7 (53.85%) CIMA
3 7 (53.85%) GAP Analysis
3 7 (53.85%) ACCA
3 7 (53.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (53.85%) FATCA
3 7 (53.85%) Information Management
4 6 (46.15%) Business Analysis
4 6 (46.15%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (38.46%) Banking
5 5 (38.46%) Data Modelling
6 4 (30.77%) Retail
6 4 (30.77%) Retail Banking
7 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (23.08%) Reference Data
7 3 (23.08%) Information Architecture
7 3 (23.08%) RDF
7 3 (23.08%) MOF
8 2 (15.38%) Teradata
8 2 (15.38%) ETL
8 2 (15.38%) IBM
8 2 (15.38%) XML
8 2 (15.38%) UML
8 2 (15.38%) EAI
8 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
8 2 (15.38%) Data Integration
8 2 (15.38%) Degree
8 2 (15.38%) Data Management
8 2 (15.38%) Metadata Management

COREP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing COREP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited COREP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
General
1 13 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Banking
3 4 (30.77%) Retail
3 4 (30.77%) Retail Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
2 8 (61.54%) Business Analyst
3 7 (53.85%) Senior Business Analyst
3 7 (53.85%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Data Architect
5 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Data Architect
5 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Lead Business Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Information Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Reference Data
2 2 (15.38%) Data Integration
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) GAP Analysis
1 7 (53.85%) Information Management
2 6 (46.15%) Business Analysis
2 6 (46.15%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (38.46%) Data Modelling
4 3 (23.08%) RDF
4 3 (23.08%) MOF
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (23.08%) Information Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) Data Management
5 2 (15.38%) Data Governance
5 2 (15.38%) Metadata Management
5 2 (15.38%) ETL
5 2 (15.38%) UML
5 2 (15.38%) EAI
6 1 (7.69%) Project Management
6 1 (7.69%) Change Management
6 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
6 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
6 1 (7.69%) Validation
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) ACCA
1 7 (53.85%) CIMA
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) ISEB
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (84.62%) FINREP
2 7 (53.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (53.85%) FATCA
3 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
4 1 (7.69%) Basel II
4 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) IBM
1 2 (15.38%) Teradata