Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Microsoft Developer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Microsoft Developer
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 55 73
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 0 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire - 1.52% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.59% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 3
Lancashire median daily rate - £450 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +40.37% -
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £50.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Lancashire
Contract vacancies in Lancashire with a recognized job title 425 629 860
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.87% 95.45% 93.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 423 589
Lancashire median daily rate £410 £388 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.81% -9.88% +22.86%
10th Percentile £263 £186 £213
90th Percentile £565 £550 £613
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 68 83
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57% +59.09%
10th Percentile £14.69 £11.19 £18.75
90th Percentile £66.19 £59.31 £49.50
North West median hourly rate £18.75 £16.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +17.19% -21.95% +27.81%

Microsoft Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings that featured Microsoft Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Developer in Lancashire

Microsoft Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Developer in Lancashire