The table below looks at the statistics for NSQ skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NSQ over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
NSQ
UK
Rank - - 615
Contract jobs citing NSQ 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.011%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £428
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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13858 14790 14052
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.10% 28.53% 26.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 9615 10193 9304
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 252 194
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £20.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +15.67%

NSQ
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing NSQ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

NSQ Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

NSQ
Daily Rate Trend

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

NSQ Daily Rate Trend in the UK