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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Joint Test Action Group (JTAG)
Rank - - 120
Contract jobs citing JTAG 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - - 0.041%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £215
UK excluding London average daily rate - £190 £215
% change year-on-year
- -11.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £32.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+37.40% +3.96%
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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
218 175 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.16% 6.73% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 78 69
Average daily rate £375 £318 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.11% -15.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £180 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £483 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 21
Average hourly rate £24.25 £18.70 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.67% +28.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.05 £13.60 £11.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.45 £67.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.60% -6.50%

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