The table below looks at the statistics for QALoad skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QALoad over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Compuware QALoad
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing QALoad 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - -
As % of the Development Applications category - - -
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 Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
8176 7312 6870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.23% 13.06% 12.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5628 4773 4456
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 £315 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £539 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 133 154
Median hourly rate £42.25 £37.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.18% -2.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.18 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.15 £45.19 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.79%

QALoad
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing QALoad as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

QALoad Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

QALoad
Daily Rate Trend

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

QALoad Daily Rate Trend in the UK

QALoad
Hourly Rate Trend

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

QALoad Hourly Rate Trend in the UK