Period
to 14 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for Issue Tracking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Issue Tracking over the 6 months to 14 December 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.

Issue Tracking
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 61 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 - -
Contract jobs citing Issue Tracking 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.43% 0.34% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Lancashire median daily rate - £475 -
North West median daily rate £373 £500 £320
% change year-on-year -25.50% +56.25% -16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Lancashire median hourly rate £43.00 £44.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.27% - -
North West median hourly rate £43.00 £44.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -2.27% +109.52% -

Issue Tracking is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 380 502 782
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 82.25% 84.94% 82.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 348 532
Lancashire median daily rate £425 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -13.89% +16.13%
10th Percentile £267 £213 £280
90th Percentile £615 £575 £662
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 47 81
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% +36.20%
10th Percentile £15.14 £11.90 £18.50
90th Percentile £53.00 £67.68 £47.33
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £24.43 £30.15
% change year-on-year +2.33% -18.97% +72.29%

Issue Tracking
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing Issue Tracking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for Issue Tracking in Lancashire

Issue Tracking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Issue Tracking in Lancashire

Issue Tracking
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 Issue Tracking within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 14 December 2017. 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
Blackburn - 1 - -
Issue Tracking
North West

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Issue Tracking 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 Issue Tracking.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared

Issue Tracking
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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
General
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Lead Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared