The table below looks at the statistics for ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE) skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE) over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 Jul 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 the South East - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
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 South East region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
927 950 819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.42% 9.94% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 534 430
Median daily rate £425 £400 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £262 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.19% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 51 35
Median hourly rate £21.36 £21.35 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.03% +1.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.75 £47.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.17
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +11.57%

ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE) as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE) Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE) Hourly Rate Trend in the South East