The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Q1 Labs products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Q1 Labs over the 3 months to 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 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 the North West - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 - £295
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Q1 Labs
England

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

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1556 1514 1236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 41.06% 46.29% 44.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 845 759 583
Average daily rate £383 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 101 77
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.25 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.33 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £49.50 £42.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%