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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 40 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing E-business 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.32% - 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% - 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £424 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +143.75%
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
240 387 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 75.71% 83.41% 75.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 274 170
Median daily rate £375 £440 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.77% +17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £330 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 36 25
Median hourly rate £43.00 £42.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +68.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.09 £16.30 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.07 £59.50 £78.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%

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 29 August 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
Preston - 1 £424 -
E-business
North West

E-business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) JDBC
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (50.00%) Prototyping

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 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Business Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Camel
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) JDBC
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Prototyping
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) 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%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) IBM