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 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 of England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 128 147
Contract jobs citing TickIT 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England - 0.078% 0.033%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.72% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £325 £305
% change year-on-year - +6.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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 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 297 279 315
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 12.78% 10.95% 10.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 154 188
Median daily rate £420 £425 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.17% +27.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £170 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 35 28
Median hourly rate £22.50 £31.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.41% -17.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £10.60 £20.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £46.93 £42.15
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 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing TickIT in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for TickIT in the East of England