The first table below looks at the demand for JTAG skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JTAG over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the South West region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Joint Test Action Group (JTAG)
Rank - 105 130
Contract jobs citing JTAG 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.14% 0.033%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 1.57% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
312 191 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.04% 9.12% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 99 112
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 12 19
Average hourly rate £25.50 £17.23 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.04% -50.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.22 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.90 £36.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.13 £17.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+13.38% -1.38%
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JTAG
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JTAG across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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