The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Bloomberg products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bloomberg over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 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 Bloomberg.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bloomberg
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £270
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +85.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £13.00
Bloomberg
North West

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

Vendors Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
227 151 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 52.30% 41.60% 47.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 94 118
Median daily rate £388 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £170 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £600 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 12 16
Median hourly rate £20.50 £21.91 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.43% -0.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.30 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £31.40 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

Bloomberg
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing Bloomberg as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Bloomberg Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire