The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Q1 Labs products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Q1 Labs over the 3 months to 24 December 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 Q1 Labs.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Q1 Labs
Rank - 550 533
Contract jobs citing Q1 Labs 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.005% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £295 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -41.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £295 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22556 21567 20997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.50% 46.05% 47.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13730 12523 11265
Average daily rate £388 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.27% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1073 1022 1287
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Q1 Labs
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Q1 Labs across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Q1 Labs Jobs Demand Trend in England

Q1 Labs
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Q1 Labs across the England region.

Q1 Labs Daily Rate Trend in England