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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 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 Cambridge - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £288 -
% change year-on-year
+23.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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
51 30 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.04% 8.31% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 10
Average daily rate £425 £388 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +31.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £318 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £488 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £386 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.62% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -62.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +52.63%

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