The table below looks at the statistics for JTAG skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JTAG over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Joint Test Action Group (JTAG)
Rank - - 36
Contract jobs citing JTAG 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - - 0.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
- +18.42%
JTAG
Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridge region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
23 41 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.18% 13.02% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 25 10
Average daily rate £300 £363 £407
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -10.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £516 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+68.00% +45.77%

JTAG
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JTAG across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

JTAG Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

JTAG
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

JTAG Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

JTAG
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing JTAG also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JTAG.

1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
1 1 (50.00%) Automotive
1 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) VHDL
1 1 (50.00%) Verilog
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Electronic Design Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Xen
1 1 (50.00%) Robotics
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (50.00%) KVM

JTAG
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing JTAG also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JTAG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
General
1 1 (50.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (50.00%) Robotics
1 1 (50.00%) Verilog
1 1 (50.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Electronic Design Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
1 1 (50.00%) KVM
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Xen
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) VMware