The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Mercator products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mercator over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Mercator Software, Inc.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mercator
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Mercator 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
192 118 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 41.11% 41.84% 48.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 69 121
Average daily rate £338 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £207 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £380 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 11
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £38.50 £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%

Mercator
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mercator across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Mercator Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Mercator
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mercator across the Bedfordshire region.

Mercator Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire