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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
North West / Lancashire
Rank - 48 44
Contract jobs citing E-business 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 0.23% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.30% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £463 £453
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 -

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
221 328 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 85.99% 76.64% 80.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 221 216
Median daily rate £380 £433 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.13% +8.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 40 17
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £35.00 £20.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £56.90 £52.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

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
Top 1 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 1 (100.00%) Oracle

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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Business Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Architect
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle