The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Quark 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 Quark over the 3 months to 29 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 Quark, Inc.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quark
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Quark 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 - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.75 - -
Quark
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
790 676 551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.10% 43.78% 43.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 340 269
Median daily rate £378 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £185 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 36 38
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.83 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.76% -6.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.50 £38.24
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.34%

Quark
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Quark Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Quark
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Quark Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Quark
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Quark Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Quark
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Quark.

1 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe
1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) Acrobat
1 2 (100.00%) QuarkXPress
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (100.00%) InDesign

Quark
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (100.00%) Acrobat
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (100.00%) InDesign
1 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (100.00%) QuarkXPress
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Artworker
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Artworker
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe
1 2 (100.00%) Apple