The table below looks at the statistics for Merb skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Merb 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Merb
Rank - 423 422
Contract jobs citing Merb 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.013% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £600 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £425 -
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 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
7589 7498 8150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.53% 30.83% 32.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5581 5261 5890
Average daily rate £438 £413 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 53 55
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.43 £17.50 £24.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

Merb
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Merb across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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