The table below looks at the statistics for JTAG 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 JTAG over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Joint Test Action Group (JTAG)
Rank 563 545 501
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -44
Contract jobs citing JTAG 1 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.002% 0.032%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.026% 0.028% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £450 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +87.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £240
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £46.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 - £37.50
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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 England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
3789 3619 3040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.96% 7.91% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2258 2158 1729
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £368 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +11.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 132 195
Average hourly rate £19.50 £16.00 £22.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -27.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £45.00 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -20.00%

JTAG
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

JTAG Jobs Demand Trend in England

JTAG
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

JTAG Daily Rate Trend in England

JTAG
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

JTAG Hourly Rate Trend in England

JTAG
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
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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
East of England - 1 - - 4
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
South East - - - - 2
South West - - - -
JTAG
UK

JTAG
Top 21 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 3 (75.00%) Electronics
1 3 (75.00%) Aerospace
1 3 (75.00%) Automotive
1 3 (75.00%) Mentor Graphics
1 3 (75.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) SQLite
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) Qt
2 1 (25.00%) QML
2 1 (25.00%) GoogleTest
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (25.00%) OpenGL

JTAG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (25.00%) GoogleTest
General
1 3 (75.00%) Electronics
1 3 (75.00%) Aerospace
1 3 (75.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (25.00%) Qt
1 1 (25.00%) QML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) TDD
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Mentor Graphics
2 1 (25.00%) Google
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