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 23 June 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.

TickIT
England / East Midlands
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 91 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 -  
Contract jobs citing TickIT 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.26% 0.19% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.58% 1.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £325 £305
% change year-on-year - +6.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

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 155 191 196
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 10.21% 12.32% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 110 113
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £271 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £580 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% +60.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £12.66 £11.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.50 £16.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year -11.50% +14.14%  

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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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing TickIT in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for TickIT in the East Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TickIT within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire -6 4 - -
TickIT
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) Logistics
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 4 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 4 (100.00%) High Availability
1 4 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) ISO 9001
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (50.00%) Test Management
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports

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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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Software Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Software Test Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 4 (100.00%) High Availability
1 4 (100.00%) Logistics
1 4 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle