The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Quark products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Quark over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quark
Rank 140 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Quark 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.033% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.082% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £358
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £135.00 - -
Quark
England

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

Vendors Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1222 947 958
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 40.86% 40.77% 45.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 766 527 477
Average daily rate £348 £340 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.20% +8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £456 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 62 78
Average hourly rate £13.60 £13.25 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.60% -34.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £25.00 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

Quark
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Quark Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Quark
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Quark Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Quark
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Quark across the Yorkshire region.

Quark Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Quark
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Quark within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Quark
England

Quark
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Quark 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 Quark.

1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) QuarkXPress
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (100.00%) InDesign
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Creative Suite

Quark
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Quark 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 Quark. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) QuarkXPress
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (100.00%) InDesign
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
General
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe