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 24 December 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
24 Dec 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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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
4123 3763 3576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.60% 7.35% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2574 2249 2067
Average daily rate £400 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 139 231
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £21.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -16.27%

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