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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JTAG over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Joint Test Action Group (JTAG)
Rank - 106 130
Contract jobs citing JTAG 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.090% 0.063%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 1.38% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £250
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £35.25
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
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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
361 145 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.19% 6.55% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 76 104
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 14 23
Average hourly rate £25.50 £17.23 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.04% -54.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £8.00 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £27.40 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -17.64%

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