The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Quark products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Quark over the 3 months to 29 September 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 Quark, Inc.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quark
Rank 442 438 439
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing Quark 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.004% 0.008%
As % of the Vendors category 0.010% 0.010% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £238 £200 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -38.46%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £135.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- +864.28%
Quark
England

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

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9739 9816 11195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.67% 41.96% 45.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6433 6503 7265
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 203 246
Median hourly rate £17.95 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.16% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.23 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

Quark
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Quark Jobs Demand Trend in London

Quark
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Quark Daily Rate Trend in London

Quark
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Quark across the London region.

Quark Hourly Rate Trend in London

Quark
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Quark within the London region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lewisham - 1 £238 -
Quark
England

Quark
Top 13 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Quark also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Quark.

1 2 (100.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) QuarkXPress
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (50.00%) InDesign
2 1 (50.00%) Graphic Design
2 1 (50.00%) Animation
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (50.00%) Flash

Quark
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (50.00%) InDesign
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (50.00%) QuarkXPress
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Graphic Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Mac Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Animation
1 1 (50.00%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) Apple