The table below looks at the statistics for ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE) skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE) over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE) 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
UK

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 England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4465 4663 4567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.71% 9.05% 9.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2889 2874 2822
Average daily rate £425 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 151 201
Average hourly rate £25.75 £26.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.96% +23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.33 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +38.09%

ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE) across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE) Jobs Demand Trend in England

ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE) across the England region.

ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE) Hourly Rate Trend in England