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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
TickIT
Rank - 107 -
Contract jobs citing TickIT 0 18 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.71% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 8.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £400 £225
% change year-on-year
- +77.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £43.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-23.42% +98.86%
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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
260 216 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.10% 8.54% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 104 89
Median daily rate £398 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £270 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £376
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +9.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 18
Median hourly rate £37.00 £31.44 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.68% +79.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £13.06 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £120.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.41 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +50.00%

TickIT
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 25 September 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