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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Joint Test Action Group (JTAG)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing JTAG 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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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 £46.00 - £37.50
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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
171 165 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.43% 7.50% 7.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 59 48
Average daily rate £350 £375 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +44.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £235 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 23
Average hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £11.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +3.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £10.00 £10.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.44 £18.05 £22.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.12% -17.50%

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