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 1 May 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
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 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
835 993 791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.67% 9.84% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 519 415
Median daily rate £410 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 32 41
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.55 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.39% -15.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.52 £13.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +38.09%

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