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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mercator over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mercator
Rank - - 52
Contract jobs citing Mercator 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - - 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
287 282 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 40.65% 47.47% 43.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 162 126
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £205 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 13
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.02 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £19.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%

Mercator
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mercator across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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