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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TickIT over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
TickIT
Rank 146 141 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing TickIT 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.033% 0.031% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.33% 0.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £338 £225
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -
TickIT
England

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
305 335 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.00% 10.47% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 230 274
Median daily rate £381 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.75% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 32
Median hourly rate £35.05 £21.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.02% -4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £13.00 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £100.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +7.14%

TickIT
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing TickIT as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

TickIT Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

TickIT
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

TickIT
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

TickIT
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TickIT within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorset - 1 - -
TickIT
England

TickIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing TickIT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for TickIT.

1 3 (100.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Military
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Def Stans
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (33.33%) QMS
3 1 (33.33%) JavaFX
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) CppUnit
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) IEC 61508
3 1 (33.33%) DO-178B
3 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Law

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) CppUnit
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) NetBeans
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (66.67%) Military
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Quality Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Software Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) JavaFX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) QMS
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
1 1 (33.33%) PMP
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (66.67%) Def Stans
2 2 (66.67%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (33.33%) DO-178B
3 1 (33.33%) IEC 61508
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001