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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quark
Rank 424 421 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Quark 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.009% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.010% 0.019% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£200 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £358
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £135.00 - -
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
10241 10488 10999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.63% 44.60% 45.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6762 6574 6976
Average daily rate £425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 221 287
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.59 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £34.35 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Quark within the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 1 £200 -
Quark
England

Quark
Top 15 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) InDesign
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) QuarkXPress
2 1 (50.00%) HTML

Quark
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (50.00%) InDesign
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) QuarkXPress
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Designer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Designer
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Designer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Digital Designer
2 1 (50.00%) Graphic Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe