The table below looks at the statistics for ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE) skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE) over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 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 UK - - -
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 - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
5048 5168 5083
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.41% 9.21% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3230 3315 3148
Median daily rate £425 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +3.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 186 213
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.55 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.93% +2.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.35 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +8.43%

ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
Hourly Rate Trend

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

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