The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicester 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 22 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
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 24 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 -  
Contract jobs citing TickIT 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 1.99% 1.94% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.33% 18.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £325 £305
% change year-on-year - +6.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
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 Leicester with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Leicester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 9 16 11
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 5.96% 10.32% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 4
Median daily rate £425 £400 £243
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +64.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £483 £359
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.28% +14.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester 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 Leicester

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TickIT in Leicester

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TickIT in Leicester

For the 6 months to 22 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 Leicester region with a requirement for TickIT.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Logistics
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) High Availability
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) ISO 9001
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Software Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Software Test Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) High Availability
1 3 (100.00%) Logistics
1 3 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle