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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Quark over the 3 months to 21 April 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 Quark, Inc.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quark
Rank 402 403 387
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -16
Contract jobs citing Quark 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.012% 0.014%
As % of the Vendors category 0.010% 0.028% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
- £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £144
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £18.50
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
9954 10721 9907
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.52% 44.41% 45.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6453 6981 6258
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 215 247
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £14.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £33.75 £43.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

Quark
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Quark across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Quark also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Quark.

1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (60.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) FTP
3 2 (40.00%) Adobe
3 2 (40.00%) Acrobat
3 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (40.00%) Digital Media
3 2 (40.00%) New Media
3 2 (40.00%) InDesign
3 2 (40.00%) Adobe Premiere
3 2 (40.00%) Publishing
3 2 (40.00%) Final Cut Pro
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Video Editing
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (20.00%) XML

Quark
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Quark also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Quark. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (60.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (40.00%) InDesign
3 2 (40.00%) Adobe Premiere
3 2 (40.00%) Final Cut Pro
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Acrobat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) FTP
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Publishing
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Writer
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Digital Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Author
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Digital Media
1 2 (40.00%) New Media
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe