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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
TickIT
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank - 22 -
Contract jobs citing TickIT 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester - 3.40% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 29.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £500 £328
% change year-on-year - +52.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.75 -

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 13 17 18
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 8.23% 11.56% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 7
Median daily rate £425 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.76% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £265 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £325 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +86.04%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.45 £41.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -52.56% +57.69%  

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TickIT in Leicester

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 25 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 Leicester region with a requirement for TickIT.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 4 (100.00%) Logistics
1 4 (100.00%) High Availability
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) V-Model
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) UML
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Management
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Unix

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Top Related 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Software Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Lead Software Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Development Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Software Development Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) High Availability
1 4 (100.00%) Logistics
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) UML
2 3 (75.00%) V-Model
2 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Management
4 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle