The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Quark products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Quark over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quark
UK
Rank - 621 623
Contract jobs citing Quark 0 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.012% 0.008%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.027% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Median daily rate - £90 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -73.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £90 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £21.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.50 -

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
19927 22517 23888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.51% 43.30% 45.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 12360 13480 13683
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 738 840 973
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +17.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Quark
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Quark Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Quark
Daily Rate Trend

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

Quark Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Quark
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Quark Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Quark
Top 16 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 with a requirement for Quark.

1 2 (100.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Acrobat
2 1 (50.00%) QuarkXPress
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Flash
2 1 (50.00%) Dreamweaver

Quark
Top Related IT Skills 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 1 (50.00%) Acrobat
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (50.00%) QuarkXPress
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Graphic Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Mac Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Flash
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) Apple