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 26 July 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 Jul 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 - £225 £330
% change year-on-year
- -31.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
220 180 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.95% 7.55% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 115 89
Median daily rate £400 £376 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.31% -2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £587
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 25
Median hourly rate £13.75 £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.71% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £13.81 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £43.00 £30.86
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +11.35%

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