The table below looks at the statistics for Dublin Core skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dublin Core over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dublin Core
Rank - 558 528
Contract jobs citing Dublin Core 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.002% 0.007%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.027% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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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 across the UK.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
3911 3758 3278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.81% 7.69% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2326 2220 1845
Average daily rate £400 £408 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% +1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 138 221
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £10.93 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.68 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.08 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+11.27% -25.76%

Dublin Core
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Dublin Core within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Dublin Core Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Dublin Core
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Dublin Core within the UK.

Dublin Core Daily Rate Trend in the UK