The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 23 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
England / South West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 141 -
Contract jobs citing TickIT 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.067% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £325 £305
% change year-on-year - +6.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £43.00 -
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 the South West with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 344 342 389
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 12.66% 11.43% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 212 268
Median daily rate £375 £380 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.31% -2.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £598 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 19 12
Median hourly rate £34.75 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.12% -5.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £33.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year -11.50% +14.14%  

TickIT
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TickIT in the South West

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TickIT in the South West