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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mercator over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £465 £450 £490
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -8.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
381 413 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 41.64% 47.31% 40.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 177 139
Average daily rate £350 £360 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £214 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.38 £11.50 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £17.50 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.14%

Mercator
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Mercator Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow