The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Dublin Core skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Dublin Core over the 3 months to 30 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.

Dublin Core
England / London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 430 -
Contract jobs citing Dublin Core 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London - 0.018% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £465 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Dublin Core 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 London with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 2415 2442 2405
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 12.26% 10.82% 11.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1718 1729 1692
Median daily rate £500 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 30 16
Median hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.81% +2.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.75 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.30 £25.90 £141.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +37.93%  

Dublin Core
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Dublin Core as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for Dublin Core in London

Dublin Core
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Dublin Core in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Dublin Core in London