The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Mercator products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Woking region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mercator over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Woking region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mercator
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Mercator 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £359 £385
% change year-on-year
-7.94% -6.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
Woking
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
45 39 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 54.88% 52.70% 53.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 26 16
Average daily rate £350 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £443 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Mercator
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Mercator
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

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

Mercator Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

Mercator
Daily Rate Trend in Woking

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

Mercator Daily Rate Trend in Woking

Mercator
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Woking region citing Mercator 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 Mercator.

1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB

Mercator
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Woking region citing Mercator 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 Mercator. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) ScrumMaster
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) WPF
1 1 (50.00%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA