The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Mercator products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mercator over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mercator
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Mercator 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £440
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Mercator
Scotland

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

Vendors Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
314 343 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 48.68% 39.38% 40.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 187 135
Median daily rate £343 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £210 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 21 7
Median hourly rate - £33.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +87.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.10 £18.00 £17.81
% change year-on-year
+11.68% +1.09%

Mercator
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing Mercator as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Mercator Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow