The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for JTAG skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JTAG over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Joint Test Action Group (JTAG)
England / East of England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 127 141
Contract jobs citing JTAG 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England - 0.079% 0.065%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.73% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £360 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +60.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £355 £225
% change year-on-year - +57.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £47.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year - +11.76%  

JTAG is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 297 275 316
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 12.91% 10.85% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 153 189
Median daily rate £420 £419 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.29% +25.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £171 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 33 28
Median hourly rate £22.50 £31.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.41% -17.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £9.80 £20.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £46.06 £42.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.71% +12.00%  

JTAG
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing JTAG as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for JTAG in the East of England

JTAG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JTAG in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for JTAG in the East of England

JTAG
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JTAG in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JTAG in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JTAG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for JTAG.

1 1 (100.00%) ASIC
1 1 (100.00%) ASIC Verification

JTAG
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) ASIC
1 1 (100.00%) ASIC Verification