The table below looks at the statistics for IRCA in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IRCA over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA)
Rank - 644 -
Contract jobs citing IRCA 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.002% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.009% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10126 11422 11701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.43% 20.72% 20.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6435 6923 6666
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 467 552 558
Median hourly rate £27.50 £26.83 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.49% +53.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

IRCA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing IRCA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

IRCA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IRCA
Daily Rate Trend

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

IRCA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

IRCA
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IRCA within the UK.

IRCA Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

IRCA
Top 21 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IRCA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for IRCA.

1 12 (100.00%) Quality Management
2 8 (66.67%) QMS
3 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (41.67%) Project Management
5 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) QA
7 2 (16.67%) Security Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Digital Forensics
7 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (16.67%) Internal Audit
7 2 (16.67%) Aerospace
7 2 (16.67%) Validation
7 2 (16.67%) Scrum
7 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (8.33%) Degree
8 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
8 1 (8.33%) EFQM
8 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
8 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
8 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared

IRCA
Top Related IT Skills 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:

General
1 2 (16.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Quality Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Project Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) QA Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Quality Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Software QA Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Software Quality Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Auditor
3 1 (8.33%) Forensic Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Quality Auditor
3 1 (8.33%) Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Quality Management
2 8 (66.67%) QMS
3 5 (41.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (16.67%) Digital Forensics
4 2 (16.67%) Internal Audit
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) Security Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Validation
5 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) EFQM
2 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001