The table below looks at the statistics for E-business skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-business over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 46 - 55
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing E-business 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.24% - 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% - 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £475 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £461 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+15.31% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +16.41%
E-business
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
316 369 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 75.96% 83.30% 79.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 237 260
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £565 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 39 32
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £13.00 £20.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.33 £42.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

E-business
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing E-business as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

E-business Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

E-business
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

E-business Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

E-business
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing E-business within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Blackpool - 1 £475 -
E-business
North West

E-business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing E-business 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for E-business.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) JDBC
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) IBM

E-business
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) JDBC
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle