The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LPAR in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LPAR over the 3 months to 24 November 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LPAR
Rank - 220 208
Contract jobs citing LPAR 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.014% 0.061%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.037% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £210
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +66.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
LPAR
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2069 2715 2380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.60% 38.15% 36.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1608 2037 1768
Average daily rate £450 £475 £494
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -3.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £626 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 47 57
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £15.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.23 £41.53 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

LPAR
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LPAR across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

LPAR Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

LPAR
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LPAR across the City of London region.

LPAR Daily Rate Trend in the City of London