The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Quark products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Quark over the 3 months to 9 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 Quark, Inc.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quark
Rank 76 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Quark 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.10% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £90 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £90 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 - -
Quark
Berkshire

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

Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
494 384 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 50.77% 43.99% 50.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 210 253
Average daily rate £375 £375 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 8 14
Average hourly rate £45.00 £55.65 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.13% +122.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%

Quark
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Quark across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Quark Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Quark
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Quark Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Quark
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Quark Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Quark
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Quark also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Quark.

1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator

Quark
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Quark also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Quark. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Graphic Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop Designer
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe