The table below looks at the statistics for JTAG skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JTAG over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - £190 £225
% change year-on-year
- -15.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
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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
229 192 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.15% 7.33% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 72 73
Average daily rate £376 £318 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.50% -15.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £198 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 16
Average hourly rate £24.00 £14.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.51% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £11.20 £9.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £20.46 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

JTAG
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JTAG across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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