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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TickIT
Rank - - 92
Contract jobs citing TickIT 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £263
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 - £291
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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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
158 169 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.18% 7.32% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 62 52
Average daily rate £333 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.90% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £222 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 8
Average hourly rate £23.00 £15.90 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.65% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £13.25 £10.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £30.50 £58.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £21.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+2.61% +18.30%

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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