The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Mercator products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mercator over the 3 months to 5 May 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 Mercator Software, Inc.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mercator
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Mercator 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £440
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Mercator
UK

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

Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
258 315 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 43.88% 41.18% 36.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 170 163
Median daily rate £350 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 4
Median hourly rate £19.00 £13.63 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.44% +21.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £21.00 £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

Mercator
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Mercator Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Mercator
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Mercator Daily Rate Trend in Wales