Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Lightstreamer skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Lightstreamer over the 6 months to 20 October 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.

Lightstreamer
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 880 898
Contract jobs citing Lightstreamer 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.001% 0.002%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.006% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
UK median daily rate - £525 £613
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -14.29% +48.48%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Lightstreamer is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 17,197 16,643 19,778
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.80% 16.75% 18.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,188 10,894 12,925
UK median daily rate £450 £445 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +5.95% +5.00%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 410 513
UK median hourly rate £21.38 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.88% - -
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.45 £48.75 £47.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% -2.44% +7.89%

Lightstreamer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Lightstreamer as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Lightstreamer in the UK

Lightstreamer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lightstreamer in the UK