The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of ION Trading products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ION Trading over the 3 months to 6 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 ION Trading.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ION Trading
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing ION Trading 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £325 £238
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +36.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £11.00
ION Trading
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 Merseyside region.

Vendors Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
166 204 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 50.76% 57.46% 46.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 87 47
Median daily rate £388 £325 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +22.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £190 £78
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 4
Median hourly rate £12.49 £15.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.73% +15.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.39 £12.91 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £51.67 £21.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

ION Trading
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

ION Trading Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

ION Trading
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

ION Trading Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside