The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 37 47 36
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Contract jobs citing Internet 25 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.05% 0.24% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.71% 1.47% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 1 0
Average daily rate
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£483 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -25.00%
Internet
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
70 68 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.14% 16.50% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 46 3
Average daily rate £400 £279 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.62% +85.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +60.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £17.39 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £22.50 £14.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Internet
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the Lancashire region.

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Internet
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool - 21 £458 -
Preston - 4 £550 - 1
Internet
North West

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing Internet also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Internet.

1 22 (81.48%) Java
1 22 (81.48%) .NET
2 21 (77.78%) UNIX
2 21 (77.78%) Linux
3 20 (74.07%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (62.96%) JavaScript
4 17 (62.96%) C#
5 16 (59.26%) Mac OS X
6 15 (55.56%) CSS
7 14 (51.85%) Python
8 13 (48.15%) HTML
8 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (44.44%) TDD
9 12 (44.44%) CAML
9 12 (44.44%) PowerShell
9 12 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (44.44%) FQL
9 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
9 12 (44.44%) SharePoint
9 12 (44.44%) VB
9 12 (44.44%) ASP.NET
10 10 (37.04%) Git (software)
11 9 (33.33%) Ruby
11 9 (33.33%) MongoDB
11 9 (33.33%) Data Management
11 9 (33.33%) C++
12 8 (29.63%) Web Services
12 8 (29.63%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (29.63%) Eclipse
12 8 (29.63%) Jenkins

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing Internet also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Internet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 4 (14.81%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (14.81%) IIS
2 4 (14.81%) Apache
2 4 (14.81%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.70%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) GitHub
2 2 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) HTTP
2 4 (14.81%) SMTP
3 3 (11.11%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
1 12 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 8 (29.63%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (14.81%) SQLite
4 4 (14.81%) MySQL
5 3 (11.11%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.70%) Big Data
6 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Git (software)
2 8 (29.63%) Eclipse
2 8 (29.63%) Jenkins
3 6 (22.22%) Subversion
4 4 (14.81%) Maven
4 4 (14.81%) PHPUnit
4 4 (14.81%) Hudson
4 4 (14.81%) IntelliJ
4 4 (14.81%) NUnit
4 4 (14.81%) JUnit
4 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Architect
3 5 (18.52%) Java Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Web Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Technical Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Information Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Applications Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Information Security Officer
6 1 (3.70%) Security Officer
6 1 (3.70%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (81.48%) .NET
2 15 (55.56%) CSS
3 13 (48.15%) HTML
4 12 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 12 (44.44%) CAML
5 8 (29.63%) Web Services
5 8 (29.63%) jQuery
6 4 (14.81%) SOAP
6 4 (14.81%) J2EE
6 4 (14.81%) HTML5
6 4 (14.81%) REST
6 4 (14.81%) Spring
6 4 (14.81%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
6 4 (14.81%) Django
7 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
7 3 (11.11%) XHTML
7 3 (11.11%) Middleware
8 1 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (74.07%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
3 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.70%) User Experience
4 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.70%) BYOD
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (77.78%) UNIX
1 21 (77.78%) Linux
2 16 (59.26%) Mac OS X
3 4 (14.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (44.44%) TDD
3 9 (33.33%) Data Management
4 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (29.63%) Web Accessibility
5 6 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (22.22%) Web Design
6 4 (14.81%) Automated Testing
6 4 (14.81%) ITIL
7 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 3 (11.11%) EAI
7 3 (11.11%) BPEL
7 3 (11.11%) BPMN
7 3 (11.11%) BDD
8 1 (3.70%) SIEM
8 1 (3.70%) Machine Learning
8 1 (3.70%) Security Architecture
8 1 (3.70%) User Stories
8 1 (3.70%) Database Security
8 1 (3.70%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) Java
2 17 (62.96%) JavaScript
2 17 (62.96%) C#
3 14 (51.85%) Python
4 12 (44.44%) PowerShell
4 12 (44.44%) FQL
4 12 (44.44%) VB
5 9 (33.33%) C++
5 9 (33.33%) Ruby
6 7 (25.93%) SQL
7 4 (14.81%) VBScript
7 4 (14.81%) VB.NET
7 4 (14.81%) VBA
7 4 (14.81%) PHP
7 4 (14.81%) C
8 1 (3.70%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) BC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) ISEB
3 1 (3.70%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
1 4 (14.81%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.70%) StatsD
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle
1 1 (3.70%) Citrix
1 1 (3.70%) Teradata
1 1 (3.70%) Tableau
1 1 (3.70%) Apigee
1 1 (3.70%) Mashery
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