The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for TickIT skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TickIT over the 3 months to 28 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.

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England / East Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 85 -
Contract jobs citing TickIT 0 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands - 0.49% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 4.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £500 £328
% change year-on-year - +52.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +4.37%  

TickIT 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 East Midlands with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 170 197 191
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 11.35% 12.07% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 109 104
Median daily rate £380 £413 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.87% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £555 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 7
Median hourly rate £18.50 £40.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.75% +220.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £17.92 £10.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £44.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -50.25% +37.93%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for TickIT in the East Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing TickIT in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for TickIT in the East Midlands

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TickIT in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for TickIT in the East Midlands

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for TickIT.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 3 (100.00%) Logistics
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) V-Model
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the East 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 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Development Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Lead Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Development Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) High Availability
1 3 (100.00%) Logistics
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) V-Model
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle