The table below looks at the prevalence of the term ASIC in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ASIC over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing ASIC 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - £363
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £40.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
37 35 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 27.41% 25.74% 31.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 26
Average daily rate £400 £303 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.23% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £204 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £429 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £15.41
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 - £8.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%