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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TickIT over the 3 months to 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
TickIT
Rank - 114 -
Contract jobs citing TickIT 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.24% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 3.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £350 £225
% change year-on-year
- +55.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £43.75 -
% change year-on-year
-23.42% -
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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
235 198 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.15% 8.00% 9.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 109 96
Median daily rate £400 £395 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +0.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £264 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £403 £385
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 29
Median hourly rate £15.00 £33.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.22% +91.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.03 £14.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £42.50 £48.84
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £25.06 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+12.33% +28.51%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing TickIT as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

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Top 9 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing TickIT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for TickIT.

1 6 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) UML
1 6 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) JIRA
1 6 (100.00%) V-Model
1 6 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (100.00%) Waterfall

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) JIRA
1 6 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Configuration Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Release and Configuration Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Release Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) UML
1 6 (100.00%) V-Model
1 6 (100.00%) Waterfall
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) ISO 9001