Tools for anyone involved in estimating, cost checking and fee negotiation on public sector construction works including roads.

Please note: changes to BIS Output Price Indices

Formerly known as BERR Construction Price and Cost Indices, the BIS Construction Price and Cost Indices are basic tools of the trade for anyone involved in estimating, cost checking and fee negotiation on public sector construction works including roads. (Also formerly known as Quarterly Price & Cost Indices for Construction Works)

Includes information on:

PUBSEC Indices

  • Building Tender Price Indices
  • Location Study of Building Tender Price Indices
  • Function Study of Building Tender Price Indices

TPISH Index

  • House Building Tender Price Index
  • Location Study of House Building Tender Price Index

ROADCON Index

  • Road Construction Tender Price Indices
  • Location Study of Road Construction Tender Price Indices
  • Function Study of Road Construction Tender Price Indices
  • Value Study of Road Construction Tender Price Indices

NOCOS Index

  • Building Non-Housing Resource Cost Indices

HOCOS Index

  • House Building Resource Cost Indices

ROCOS Index

  • Road Construction Resource Cost Indices

FOCOS Index

  • Infrastructure Resource Cost Indices

NOMACOS Index

  • Building Maintenance Non-Housing Resource Cost Indices

HOMACOS Index

  • House Building Maintenance Resource Cost Indices

FORVOP

  • Projected Formula VOP Indices

Output Index

  • Output Price Indices for Construction Works
  • Output Price Indices for Public Works

Output Deflators

  • Output Deflators for Direct Labour
  • Output Deflators for Contractors

UK Statistics Authority Assessment Report: Construction Price and Cost Indices

Construction Price and Cost Indices were recently assessed by the United Kingdom Statistics Authority, who concluded:

“The Authority judges that Construction Price and Cost Indices do not sufficiently comply with the Code of Practice for Official Statistics to be published as National Statistics; that substantial further work is required for them to be fully compliant with the Code; and that it is in the public interest that these matters be indicated clearly to users by the temporary removal of the existing designation as National Statistics.

A programme of work led by BIS is underway to address the requirements made in this Assessment Report, and that BIS expects to report on their implementation to the Authority in July 2011. After considering BIS' report, the Authority will review the designation of this set of statistics.“

The assessment report (number 95) can be found on the UK Statistics Authority web site

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