Period
to 26 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SSAE 16 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SSAE 16 over the 6 months to 26 September 2020 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.

Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements (SSAE) 16
UK > England
6 months to
26 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank - 797 864
Contract jobs citing SSAE 16 0 3 3
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England - 0.004% 0.003%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.036% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £425 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -26.09% +9.52%
UK median daily rate - £425 £575
% change year-on-year - -26.09% +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

SSAE 16 is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 2,642 8,256 10,290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 10.32% 10.26% 10.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,541 5,108 6,627
Median daily rate £470 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.43% - -
10th Percentile £266 £230 £260
90th Percentile £638 £638 £638
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.78% - +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 370 362
Median hourly rate £26.88 £21.42 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.53% -2.66% +10.00%
10th Percentile £10.94 £10.80 £11.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £56.25 £50.23
Median hourly rate £26.50 £21.42 £21.63
% change year-on-year +23.75% -0.99% -1.23%

SSAE 16
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SSAE 16 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SSAE 16 in England

SSAE 16
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SSAE 16 in England.

Daily rate trend for SSAE 16 in England