Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for Benchmarking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Benchmarking over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Benchmarking
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 58
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside - - 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Merseyside median daily rate - - £150
North West median daily rate £450 £338 £400
% change year-on-year +33.33% -15.63% +30.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

Benchmarking is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 415 479 613
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 84.35% 78.91% 78.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 296 319
Merseyside median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £255 £250 £165
90th Percentile £538 £516 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 5
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 £22.42 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.02% +28.13% +12.90%
10th Percentile £11.02 £11.25 £11.20
90th Percentile £20.18 £30.76 £97.58
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.85 £30.52
% change year-on-year +18.19% -25.15% +64.97%

Benchmarking
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing Benchmarking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for Benchmarking in Merseyside

Benchmarking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Benchmarking in Merseyside.

Contractor daily rate trend for Benchmarking in Merseyside