The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Quark products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Quark over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quark
Rank 165 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Quark 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.026% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.056% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.75 - -
Quark
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
1771 1673 1318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.59% 45.64% 42.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1027 834 653
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £650 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 107 111
Median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £46.09 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £18.00 £17.56
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.53%

Quark
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Quark Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Quark
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Quark Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Quark
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Quark Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Quark
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Quark within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire - 1 - -
Quark
England

Quark
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 North West region with a requirement for Quark.

1 3 (60.00%) FrameMaker
1 3 (60.00%) Publishing
1 3 (60.00%) SGML
1 3 (60.00%) Desktop Publishing
2 2 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (40.00%) InDesign
2 2 (40.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (40.00%) Adobe
2 2 (40.00%) Apple
2 2 (40.00%) Acrobat
2 2 (40.00%) QuarkXPress

Quark
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (60.00%) FrameMaker
2 2 (40.00%) Acrobat
2 2 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (40.00%) InDesign
2 2 (40.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (40.00%) QuarkXPress
General
1 3 (60.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Desktop Publisher
2 2 (40.00%) Artworker
2 2 (40.00%) Digital Artworker
3 1 (20.00%) Author
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) SGML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Desktop Publishing
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe
1 2 (40.00%) Apple