Period
to 26 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for Mobile First skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mobile First over the 6 months to 26 September 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.

Mobile First
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Mobile First 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.26% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Lancashire median daily rate £454 - -
North West median daily rate £454 £356 -
% change year-on-year +27.51% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

Mobile First 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 534 493 593
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 83.83% 85.44% 78.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 286 367
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £258 £306 £250
90th Percentile £572 £550 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 42 61
Lancashire median hourly rate £33.16 £40.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.13% +1.25% +14.45%
10th Percentile £10.80 £11.79 £12.17
90th Percentile £66.28 £47.38 £59.31
North West median hourly rate £22.40 £30.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -25.34% +39.53% -27.63%

Mobile First
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 Mobile First within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 26 September 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
Blackpool - 6 £439 -
Mobile First
North West

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Mobile First 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 Mobile First.

1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) OOP
1 8 (100.00%) Web Design
1 8 (100.00%) Ajax
1 8 (100.00%) jQuery
1 8 (100.00%) HTML5
1 8 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 7 (87.50%) Bitbucket
2 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
3 5 (62.50%) gulp
3 5 (62.50%) Wireframes
3 5 (62.50%) Semantic HTML
3 5 (62.50%) Grunt
3 5 (62.50%) User Experience
3 5 (62.50%) Node.js
3 5 (62.50%) TDD
4 4 (50.00%) MVC
4 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (50.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 3 (37.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project

Mobile First
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:

Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Bitbucket
1 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (62.50%) Grunt
2 5 (62.50%) gulp
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) UI Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) Ajax
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) HTML5
1 8 (100.00%) jQuery
2 5 (62.50%) Node.js
2 5 (62.50%) Semantic HTML
3 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) OOP
1 8 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 8 (100.00%) Web Design
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) Wireframes
3 4 (50.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 4 (50.00%) MVC
4 3 (37.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript