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 27 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
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 597 610 623
Rank change year-on-year +13 +13  
Contract jobs citing TickIT 4 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.009% 0.026% 0.006%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.080% 0.23% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 3
Median daily rate - £325 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £325 £305
% change year-on-year - +6.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  

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 5021 5606 5696
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 11.61% 11.30% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3255 3656 3744
Median daily rate £450 £425 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 203 183
Median hourly rate £25.12 £28.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.28% +29.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.37 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £52.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £21.78
% change year-on-year -10.71% +28.58%  

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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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing TickIT in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for TickIT in England

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TickIT within the England region over the 3 months to 27 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
East Midlands -4 4 - -
TickIT
UK

For the 6 months to 27 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 England 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 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:

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
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