The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
TickIT
England / East of England
Rank - 121 125
Contract jobs citing TickIT 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England - 0.20% 0.038%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 1.78% 0.32%
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 0 1
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 of England with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 228 281 313
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 10.70% 11.44% 11.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 152 168
Median daily rate £450 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 26 23
Median hourly rate £21.95 £42.75 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.65% +25.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £16.13 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.75 £62.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 £41.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -51.46% +41.37%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 of England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TickIT in the East of England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TickIT in the East of England