The table below looks at the statistics for IAS 39 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IAS 39 over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IAS 39 Financial Instruments: Recognition and Measurement
Rank - 560 -
Contract jobs citing IAS 39 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.002% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.027% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
3961 3739 3252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.80% 7.68% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2357 2202 1834
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 134 216
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.98 £10.93 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.15 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+16.61% -25.43%

IAS 39
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IAS 39 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

IAS 39 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IAS 39
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IAS 39 within the UK.

IAS 39 Daily Rate Trend in the UK