The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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
UK / England
Rank - 598 592
Contract jobs citing TickIT 0 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England - 0.031% 0.004%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.28% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £328
UK excluding London median daily rate - £500 £328
% change year-on-year - +52.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £41.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.37%  
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 England with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 4829 5391 5779
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 11.70% 10.99% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3181 3489 3547
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £599 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 183 164
Median hourly rate £19.70 £37.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.46% +44.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.05 £11.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.90 £61.00 £53.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 £41.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -51.46% +41.37%  

TickIT
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TickIT in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TickIT in England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 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 England region with a requirement for TickIT.

1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) ISO 9001
1 4 (80.00%) Logistics
1 4 (80.00%) High Availability
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) V-Model
2 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) UML
2 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) QA

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Top Related IT Skills in England 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 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) .NET Software Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Lead Software Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Development Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Development Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) High Availability
1 4 (80.00%) Logistics
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) UML
2 3 (60.00%) V-Model
2 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (20.00%) ISO 9000
2 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
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