The table below looks at the statistics for TickIT skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TickIT over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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Rank - - 99
Contract jobs citing TickIT 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £263
UK excluding London average daily rate £321 - £291
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 in the West Midlands region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
140 165 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.00% 6.94% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 71 39
Average daily rate £350 £369 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% +3.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £207 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £472 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 8
Average hourly rate £26.00 £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.57% +29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £9.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.21 £58.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £20.21 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +13.83%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TickIT across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

TickIT Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TickIT across the West Midlands region.

TickIT Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands