The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Q1 Labs products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Q1 Labs over the 3 months to 2 May 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 Q1 Labs.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Q1 Labs
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Q1 Labs 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Q1 Labs
North West

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

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
752 720 600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 40.94% 42.68% 42.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 342 277
Median daily rate £375 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 33 39
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £10.10 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £19.98 £37.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%