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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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Rank - 111 103
Contract jobs citing TickIT 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.046% 0.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.58% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £469 £234
% change year-on-year
-30.13% +100.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £36.50
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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
178 171 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.90% 7.83% 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 61 57
Average daily rate £325 £375 £246
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +52.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £235 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £475 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.05% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 15
Average hourly rate £15.50 £12.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £17.87 £26.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -5.94%

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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

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Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TickIT within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - - 2
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