The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for E-business skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited E-business over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 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.

Electronic Business (eBusiness)
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 47 -
Contract jobs citing E-business 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire - 0.22% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £475 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £413
% change year-on-year -5.55% +9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £39.00

E-business is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 297 330 323
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 87.10% 74.16% 82.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 206 209
Median daily rate £425 £418 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.79% +11.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £289 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £640 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 27 32
Median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £31.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +19.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.01 £19.60 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £53.00 £50.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

E-business
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire citing E-business as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for E-business in Lancashire

E-business
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for E-business in Lancashire