The table below looks at the statistics for TickIT 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 TickIT over the 3 months to 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TickIT
Rank - - 104
Contract jobs citing TickIT 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £321 £225 £293
% change year-on-year
+42.77% -23.07%
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
279 314 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.03% 10.88% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 204 93
Average daily rate £391 £415 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.72% +1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £540 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.42% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 32 12
Average hourly rate £19.46 £25.50 £17.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.70% +48.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £12.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £41.90 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.54 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+5.06% +10.81%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

TickIT Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

TickIT Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TickIT across the South West region.

TickIT Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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Top 16 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing TickIT 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 TickIT.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Information Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Parallel Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing TickIT 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 TickIT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Parallel Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared