The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LPAR in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LPAR over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LPAR
England / London
Rank - 435 416
Contract jobs citing LPAR 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London - 0.005% 0.014%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.013% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +28.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

LPAR is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 6765 7660 7518
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 35.15% 34.60% 35.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4701 5447 5108
Median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £298 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 120 143
Median hourly rate £28.35 £20.00 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.76% +6.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.88 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.10 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.45% +52.00%  

LPAR
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing LPAR as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for LPAR in London

LPAR
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing LPAR in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for LPAR in London

LPAR
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LPAR in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for LPAR in London