The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of ION Trading products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ION Trading over the 3 months to 29 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 ION Trading.

3 months to
29 Jul 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 Staffordshire - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £325 £230
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +41.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
ION Trading
West Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
83 46 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 39.34% 28.57% 36.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 29 21
Median daily rate £340 £338 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £166 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £501 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 9
Median hourly rate £45.00 £15.75 £13.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% +16.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.38 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £18.00 £22.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%