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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Q1 Labs over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Q1 Labs
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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
Average daily rate
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Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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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 Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
626 481 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 45.00% 41.22% 45.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 209 271
Average daily rate £340 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 49 54
Average hourly rate £14.25 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.97% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.30 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £27.50 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%