Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 186 199
Contract jobs citing JTAG 0 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England - 0.10% 0.10%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.96% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
East of England median daily rate - £350 -
England median daily rate £550 £350 -
% change year-on-year +57.14% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
East of England median hourly rate - £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -16.67%
England median hourly rate - £40.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +8.67% -16.67%

JTAG is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following 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 or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 693 522 630
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 13.66% 10.81% 10.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 290 335
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% -1.33%
10th Percentile £223 £181 £188
90th Percentile £575 £538 £539
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 44 73
East of England median hourly rate £22.75 £37.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.33% +29.31% +5.45%
10th Percentile £10.49 £13.48 £14.30
90th Percentile £47.50 £49.18 £46.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £22.67 £21.64
% change year-on-year -11.77% +4.75% +10.97%

JTAG
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing JTAG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

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