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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JTAG over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Aug 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
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 - -
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
244 199 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.42% 8.10% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 104 97
Median daily rate £400 £391 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.23% +0.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £265 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £409 £380
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +7.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 27
Median hourly rate £25.00 £31.44 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.48% +79.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.05 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £42.50 £64.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.29% +20.00%

JTAG
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing JTAG as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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