The table below looks at the statistics for PAS 78 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PAS 78 over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Contract jobs citing PAS 78 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
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
4450 3928 4543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.88% 7.35% 7.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2706 2306 2481
Average daily rate £410 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £623 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 165 250
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.30 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%

PAS 78
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PAS 78 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

PAS 78 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PAS 78
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PAS 78 within the UK.

PAS 78 Daily Rate Trend in the UK