The table below looks at the statistics for Val IT skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Val IT over the 3 months to 24 October 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.

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3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Contract jobs citing Val IT 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
4458 3826 4294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.64% 7.29% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2795 2333 2466
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 148 224
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -11.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.45 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%