The table below looks at the statistics for Merb skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Merb over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Merb
Rank - - 439
Contract jobs citing Merb 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - - 0.004%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £600
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Merb
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7740 7361 7399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 33.53% 31.64% 30.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5745 5403 5172
Median daily rate £450 £438 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +5.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 49 49
Median hourly rate £46.00 £36.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.02% -8.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £19.52 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.17 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

Merb
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Merb as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Merb Jobs Demand Trend in London

Merb
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Merb Daily Rate Trend in London