The table below looks at the statistics for JTAG skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JTAG over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Joint Test Action Group (JTAG)
Rank - 146 -
Contract jobs citing JTAG 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.032% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £225 £330
% change year-on-year
+57.77% -31.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
JTAG
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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 South West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
293 335 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.71% 10.60% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 237 278
Median daily rate £383 £400 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.37% -1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £369
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 34
Median hourly rate £36.50 £19.46 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.61% -45.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £13.00 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £45.00 £42.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.55 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+29.93% +3.85%

JTAG
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing JTAG as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

JTAG Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

JTAG
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

JTAG Daily Rate Trend in the South West

JTAG
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

JTAG Hourly Rate Trend in the South West