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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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Rank - - 95
Contract jobs citing TickIT 0 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £225 £291
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -22.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 - -
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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
147 190 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.11% 7.74% 4.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 83 36
Average daily rate £400 £351 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.12% -12.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £200 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 9
Average hourly rate £31.44 £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.65% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.43 £14.70 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £79.42 £58.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £20.21 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.65% +15.45%

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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