The table below looks at the statistics for JTAG skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JTAG over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Joint Test Action Group (JTAG)
Rank 123 126 128
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing JTAG 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.17% 0.12% 0.041%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.61% 1.07% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £43.75 £45.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +18.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
- +18.42%
JTAG
England

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 East of England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
249 280 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 10.45% 10.94% 10.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 168 137
Average daily rate £425 £363 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 15 30
Average hourly rate £45.00 £34.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.49% +82.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.36 £13.50 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £45.00 £37.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £23.25 £17.08
% change year-on-year
+82.79% +36.16%

JTAG
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

JTAG Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

JTAG
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JTAG across the East of England region.

JTAG Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

JTAG
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

JTAG Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

JTAG
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JTAG within the East of England region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex 0 2 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 2 - -
JTAG
England

JTAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 8 (88.89%) C
2 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
3 6 (66.67%) VHDL
3 6 (66.67%) Firmware
4 5 (55.56%) HNC
4 5 (55.56%) HND
4 5 (55.56%) Electronics
4 5 (55.56%) Validation
4 5 (55.56%) EMC
4 5 (55.56%) IEC 61508
4 5 (55.56%) DO-254
4 5 (55.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 5 (55.56%) Stress Analysis
4 5 (55.56%) Schematic Capture
5 3 (33.33%) Device Driver
6 2 (22.22%) C++
6 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
6 2 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (22.22%) CAN bus
6 2 (22.22%) Requirements Management
6 2 (22.22%) ANSI C
7 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (11.11%) Electronic Design Automation
7 1 (11.11%) Xen
7 1 (11.11%) Robotics
7 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 1 (11.11%) Verilog
7 1 (11.11%) KVM
7 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure

JTAG
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
General
1 5 (55.56%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Firmware Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Design Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Electronics Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) VHDL
2 5 (55.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (33.33%) Device Driver
4 2 (22.22%) CAN bus
4 2 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (11.11%) Robotics
5 1 (11.11%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Schematic Capture
1 5 (55.56%) Stress Analysis
1 5 (55.56%) Validation
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Requirements Management
3 1 (11.11%) Electronic Design Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C
2 2 (22.22%) ANSI C
2 2 (22.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) HNC
2 5 (55.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) DO-254
1 5 (55.56%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Firmware
2 1 (11.11%) KVM
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Xen
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) EMC
2 1 (11.11%) VMware