The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Mercator products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mercator over the 3 months to 26 June 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Mercator Software, Inc.

Mercator
England / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 244 - 264
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Mercator 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.051% - 0.011%
As % of the Vendors category 0.10% - 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Mercator is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 3843 4270 4485
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 49.32% 48.43% 47.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2141 2502 2442
Median daily rate £413 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £257 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 215 238
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +2.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.81 £11.00 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.46 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

Mercator
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Mercator as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Mercator in the South East

Mercator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Mercator in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mercator in the South East

Mercator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mercator in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mercator in the South East

Mercator
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mercator within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Middlesex - 3 - -
West Sussex - 1 - - 1
Mercator
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mercator also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Mercator.

1 3 (60.00%) GAP Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security
1 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 2 (40.00%) CREST Certified
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (20.00%) TypeScript
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (20.00%) Ansible
3 1 (20.00%) Docker
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript

Mercator
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Azure DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) Angular 2
1 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Core
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (60.00%) GAP Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
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