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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
TickIT
Rank - 115 -
Contract jobs citing TickIT 0 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.35% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 3.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-15.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £47.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +11.76%
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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
256 232 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.36% 9.06% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 135 96
Median daily rate £400 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.06% +18.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £270 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 17
Median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.59 £11.00 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £20.99
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +19.09%

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

TickIT
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