The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for RMADS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RMADS over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
London / City of London
Rank - 157 188
Contract jobs citing RMADS 0 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.060% 0.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.55% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +22.22% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.87 £60.98 -
% change year-on-year -0.18% -  

RMADS is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 441 366 536
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 14.55% 11.00% 10.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 270 388
Median daily rate £500 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £301 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 1
Median hourly rate £13.75 £26.75 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.59% +39.79%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.45 £41.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -52.56% +57.69%  

RMADS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing RMADS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for RMADS in the City of London

RMADS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing RMADS in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for RMADS in the City of London