The first table below looks at the demand for QuarkXPress skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QuarkXPress over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
QuarkXPress
Rank 583 539 578
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +39
Contract jobs citing QuarkXPress 4 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.010% 0.016%
As % of the Applications category 0.054% 0.081% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate - £122 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -48.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £144 £300
% change year-on-year
- -52.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Average hourly rate - £18.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- +12.12%
Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
7352 6208 7461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.06% 13.01% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3864 3171 3780
Average daily rate £325 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £163 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 691 712 795
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.94 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%

QuarkXPress
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QuarkXPress within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

QuarkXPress Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

QuarkXPress
Daily Rate Trend

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

QuarkXPress Daily Rate Trend in the UK

QuarkXPress
Hourly Rate Trend

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

QuarkXPress Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

QuarkXPress
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QuarkXPress within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -88 4 - - 1
East of England - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Watford - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
South East - - - - 1

QuarkXPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing QuarkXPress 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 QuarkXPress.

1 18 (90.00%) Apple
2 13 (65.00%) HTML
2 13 (65.00%) Photoshop
3 11 (55.00%) Quicktime
3 11 (55.00%) CSS
3 11 (55.00%) Flash
3 11 (55.00%) Dreamweaver
3 11 (55.00%) Fireworks
3 11 (55.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (55.00%) HTML5
3 11 (55.00%) CSS3
4 9 (45.00%) Quark
5 8 (40.00%) Intranet
5 8 (40.00%) Graphic Design
6 7 (35.00%) Acrobat
6 7 (35.00%) Mac OS X
6 7 (35.00%) Adobe
7 6 (30.00%) MS Office
7 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (30.00%) Finance
8 5 (25.00%) Web 2.0
8 5 (25.00%) Information Architecture
9 2 (10.00%) Analytics
9 2 (10.00%) Degree
9 2 (10.00%) Web Analytics
9 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
9 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
9 2 (10.00%) Content Management
9 2 (10.00%) Economics
9 2 (10.00%) FreeHand

QuarkXPress
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing QuarkXPress 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 QuarkXPress. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 13 (65.00%) Photoshop
2 11 (55.00%) Quicktime
2 11 (55.00%) Fireworks
2 11 (55.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (35.00%) Acrobat
4 6 (30.00%) MS Office
5 2 (10.00%) FreeHand
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Designer
2 8 (40.00%) Graphic Designer
3 6 (30.00%) Photoshop Designer
4 5 (25.00%) Web Designer
5 2 (10.00%) Web Content Editor
5 2 (10.00%) Content Editor
5 2 (10.00%) Web Editor
5 2 (10.00%) Web Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) HTML
2 11 (55.00%) CSS
2 11 (55.00%) Flash
2 11 (55.00%) HTML5
2 11 (55.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Graphic Design
2 5 (25.00%) Web 2.0
3 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.00%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Information Architecture
2 2 (10.00%) Analytics
2 2 (10.00%) Web Analytics
2 2 (10.00%) Content Management
2 2 (10.00%) Service Management
2 2 (10.00%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Apple
2 9 (45.00%) Quark
3 7 (35.00%) Adobe
4 6 (30.00%) Microsoft