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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE) over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
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Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE) 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - -
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Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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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 across the UK.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4307 4200 3570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.95% 7.98% 7.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2677 2562 2186
Average daily rate £403 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 202 112
Average hourly rate £20.09 £21.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.32% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.82 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +20.00%

ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE) within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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

ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
Top 11 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE) also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE).

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) CMMI
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Mechatronics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) V-Model
1 1 (100.00%) Hazard Analysis

ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE) also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE). Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mechatronics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CMMI
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (100.00%) V-Model
1 1 (100.00%) Hazard Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree