Period
to 17 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for TickIT skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TickIT over the 6 months to 17 February 2020 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
UK
6 months to
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank - 861 869
Contract jobs citing TickIT 0 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.011% 0.003%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.10% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 0
UK median daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £425 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
UK median hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £50.00

TickIT 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 6,916 10,626 12,970
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.09% 10.88% 12.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,235 6,645 8,470
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £441
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.98% +3.82%
10th Percentile £225 £256 £256
90th Percentile £627 £638 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £424 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -0.24% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 297 371 359
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £20.60 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.50% -4.19% -
10th Percentile £12.93 £11.00 £11.95
90th Percentile £53.30 £47.50 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.68 £20.25 £23.42
% change year-on-year +16.94% -13.57% +4.33%

TickIT
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for TickIT in the UK

TickIT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TickIT in the UK

TickIT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TickIT in the UK