The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Benchmarking
North West / Merseyside
Rank - - 38
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £66.25 £20.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
+231.25% -52.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
258 255 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 82.69% 79.19% 72.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 157 111
Median daily rate £468 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £40.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.50% +142.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing Benchmarking as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Benchmarking
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Benchmarking Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Benchmarking
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Benchmarking Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside