The table below looks at the statistics for JTAG skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JTAG over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Joint Test Action Group (JTAG)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing JTAG 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £288 -
% change year-on-year
+23.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
JTAG
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
282 227 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.23% 8.12% 8.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 105 120
Median daily rate £375 £355 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £227 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 6
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.55 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.99% +62.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-22.41% +38.09%

JTAG
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing JTAG as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

JTAG Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

JTAG
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JTAG across the Berkshire region.

JTAG Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire