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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
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 - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
- +18.42%
JTAG
England

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
207 193 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.22% 8.74% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 99 62
Average daily rate £423 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £158 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £493 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.75 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% +39.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.35 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.04 £33.60 £19.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+68.00% +45.77%

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