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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quark
Rank - 659 634
Contract jobs citing Quark 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.005% 0.004%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.012% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £200 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -38.46%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £135.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +938.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £135.00 -

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
24316 25821 25563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.01% 44.06% 45.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 14840 15245 14252
Median daily rate £410 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 835 1106 1092
Median hourly rate £19.61 £18.52 £18.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £39.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 12 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 with a requirement for Quark.

1 2 (66.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (66.67%) InDesign
1 2 (66.67%) Graphic Design
1 2 (66.67%) Animation
1 2 (66.67%) Photoshop
1 2 (66.67%) Flash
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe
1 2 (66.67%) QuarkXPress
2 1 (33.33%) SGML
2 1 (33.33%) FrameMaker
2 1 (33.33%) Publishing
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Publishing

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 2 (66.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (66.67%) InDesign
1 2 (66.67%) Photoshop
1 2 (66.67%) QuarkXPress
2 1 (33.33%) FrameMaker
General
1 1 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Designer
1 2 (66.67%) Graphic Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Publisher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Flash
2 1 (33.33%) SGML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Animation
1 2 (66.67%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Publishing
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe