Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for ARP4761 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ARP4761 over the 6 months to 21 November 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.

SAE ARP4761
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 871 881
Contract jobs citing ARP4761 0 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.010% 0.006%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.084% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 4
UK median daily rate - £370 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.23% -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £370 £355
% change year-on-year - +4.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
UK median hourly rate - £33.60 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £33.60 -

ARP4761 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 with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 13124 11893 13444
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.73% 11.36% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8570 7755 8484
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £255 £225 £230
90th Percentile £638 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £388
% change year-on-year +1.91% +1.29% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 417 477
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £22.84 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.42% +1.49% +15.38%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.78 £11.40
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.10 £51.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +13.64% +12.82%

ARP4761
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ARP4761 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ARP4761 in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ARP4761.

Contractor daily rate trend for ARP4761 in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ARP4761.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ARP4761 in the UK