Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for Disclosure Scotland skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Disclosure Scotland over the 6 months to 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Disclosure Scotland
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 40 50
Rank change year-on-year -20 +10 -11
Contract jobs citing Disclosure Scotland 10 7 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.52% 1.54% 2.89%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.99% 21.21% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 22
Lancashire median daily rate £540 £300 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +80.00% -35.14% -2.63%
10th Percentile £330 £280 £322
90th Percentile £550 £580 £575
North West median daily rate £489 £478 £450
% change year-on-year +2.36% +6.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Lancashire median hourly rate £47.19 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.83% - -
North West median hourly rate £46.10 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year +31.70% - -

Disclosure Scotland is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 91 33 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 13.81% 7.24% 10.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 21 64
Lancashire median daily rate £490 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.29% +6.25% -4.19%
10th Percentile £250 £275 £251
90th Percentile £706 £650 £680
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 7
Lancashire median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +191.67% -67.57%
10th Percentile £21.54 £17.50 £9.19
90th Percentile £66.56 £43.90 £25.40
North West median hourly rate £28.38 £13.00 £20.39
% change year-on-year +118.31% -36.24% +0.69%

Disclosure Scotland
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing Disclosure Scotland as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for Disclosure Scotland in Lancashire

Disclosure Scotland
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Disclosure Scotland in Lancashire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Disclosure Scotland in Lancashire

Disclosure Scotland
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Disclosure Scotland in Lancashire over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Disclosure Scotland in Lancashire

Disclosure Scotland
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Disclosure Scotland in Lancashire

Disclosure Scotland
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Disclosure Scotland in Lancashire over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Disclosure Scotland in Lancashire

Disclosure Scotland
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 Disclosure Scotland within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 21 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston - 7 £540 -
Blackpool -23 3 £350 +16.67%
Disclosure Scotland
North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Disclosure Scotland also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Disclosure Scotland.

1 7 (70.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (30.00%) JIRA
3 2 (20.00%) Validation
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) User Stories
3 2 (20.00%) User Experience
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) DBS Check
4 1 (10.00%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (10.00%) Social Listening
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (10.00%) QA
4 1 (10.00%) Use Case
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) Kanban
4 1 (10.00%) Market Research
4 1 (10.00%) Service Design
4 1 (10.00%) Wireframes
4 1 (10.00%) Prototyping
4 1 (10.00%) Business Process Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (10.00%) Information Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Social Media
4 1 (10.00%) Axure RP
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis

Disclosure Scotland
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Axure RP
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Designer
2 2 (20.00%) JIRA Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Content Designer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Architect
3 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Project Leader
3 1 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Technical Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Project Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) jQuery
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Social Media
2 1 (10.00%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (20.00%) Scrum
1 2 (20.00%) User Stories
1 2 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (10.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (10.00%) BDD
2 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Business Process Modelling
2 1 (10.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) Kanban
2 1 (10.00%) Market Research
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (10.00%) Rapid Prototyping
2 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (10.00%) Service Design
2 1 (10.00%) Social Listening
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (10.00%) Use Case
2 1 (10.00%) Wireframes
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (20.00%) DBS Check
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe