The table below looks at the statistics for JTAG skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JTAG over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Joint Test Action Group (JTAG)
Rank - - 104
Contract jobs citing JTAG 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.053%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £288 - £240
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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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 West Midlands region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
169 173 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.24% 7.32% 6.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 64 66
Average daily rate £325 £375 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +49.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £235 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £515 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £365 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +10.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 11
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +13.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.03 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+22.36% +5.88%

JTAG
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JTAG across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

JTAG Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

JTAG
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JTAG across the West Midlands region.

JTAG Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands