Period
to 18 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for Def Stans skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Def Stans over the 6 months to 18 February 2019 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.

UK Defence Standards (Def Stans)
6 months to
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 83 81
Contract jobs citing Def Stans 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex - 0.16% 0.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 1.54% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median daily rate - - -
East of England median daily rate £650 £475 -
% change year-on-year +36.84% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Essex median hourly rate - - £37.50
East of England median hourly rate - £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -31.82%

Def Stans 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 Essex with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 87 65 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 10.32% 10.35% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 40 64
Essex median daily rate £431 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +17.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £287 £262 £195
90th Percentile £538 £554 £511
East of England median daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 7
Essex median hourly rate £18.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.00% +6.67% -7.41%
East of England median hourly rate £17.13 £26.12 £35.00
% change year-on-year -34.43% -25.38% -

Def Stans
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Def Stans as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Def Stans in Essex

Def Stans
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Def Stans in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Def Stans in Essex