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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
Rank - 657 -
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE) 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.002% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.018% -
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
5043 5530 5407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.32% 9.47% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3250 3475 3320
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £403 £385
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 219 215
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.12 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.11% +23.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £60.61 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £25.06 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+12.33% +28.51%

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