The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Mercator products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mercator over the 3 months to 27 July 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 Mercator Software, Inc.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mercator
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Mercator 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £465 £330
% change year-on-year
- +40.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Mercator
Oxfordshire

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

Vendors Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
131 136 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 40.18% 39.19% 43.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 101 39
Median daily rate £350 £400 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £313 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 15
Median hourly rate £17.00 £14.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.25% +5.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Mercator
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Mercator Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Mercator
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Mercator Daily Rate Trend in Oxford