The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 5 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 69 43 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 15.72% 18.78% 33.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.80% 20.00% 35.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 27 77
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £191 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £348 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £33.34 £10.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+233.40% -69.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Developer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
367 215 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 83.60% 93.89% 95.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 89 220
Average daily rate £350 £300 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 30 25
Average hourly rate £22.00 £14.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.72% -35.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.73 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.80 £22.43 £39.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer across the Lancashire region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Developer
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -3 21 £350 +64.70% 24
Blackpool -6 8 £365 +62.22% 4
Lancaster - 8 £425 - 4
Blackburn +3 4 £300 -33.33% 4
Burnley - 3 £275 - 1
Lytham St Annes - 2 £333 - 1
Chorley -4 1 - - 3
Accrington - - - - 1
Morecambe - - - -
Newton-le-Willows - - - - 2
Ormskirk - - - -
Rossendale - - - -
Skelmersdale - - - - 1
Developer
North West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 41 (35.04%) SQL
2 40 (34.19%) .NET
3 39 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 35 (29.91%) C#
6 34 (29.06%) JavaScript
7 28 (23.93%) CSS
8 25 (21.37%) HTML
9 23 (19.66%) Java
10 21 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
10 21 (17.95%) TDD
11 18 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 18 (15.38%) jQuery
11 18 (15.38%) Scrum
11 18 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
12 17 (14.53%) WPF
13 16 (13.68%) HTML5
13 16 (13.68%) E-Commerce
14 15 (12.82%) ASP.NET
15 14 (11.97%) Sybase
15 14 (11.97%) MySQL
15 14 (11.97%) Microsoft
15 14 (11.97%) Security Cleared
15 14 (11.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 13 (11.11%) Unit Testing
16 13 (11.11%) CSS3
16 13 (11.11%) Hibernate
16 13 (11.11%) Oracle
16 13 (11.11%) T-SQL
17 12 (10.26%) VB.NET

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (5.98%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.42%) CMS
2 4 (3.42%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.56%) MQSeries
3 3 (2.56%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.56%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.56%) IIS
3 3 (2.56%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (2.56%) Adobe CQ
3 3 (2.56%) Escenic
3 3 (2.56%) Drupal
4 2 (1.71%) WebSphere Process Server
4 2 (1.71%) Quickr
4 2 (1.71%) Node.js
4 2 (1.71%) WebSphere Portal
4 2 (1.71%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.85%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.56%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.56%) InfoPath
3 2 (1.71%) MS Office
3 2 (1.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.85%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.85%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 7 (5.98%) Cognos TM1
2 4 (3.42%) ResourceLink
3 3 (2.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.27%) SaaS
2 4 (3.42%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.71%) Intranet
2 1 (0.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 18 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 18 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (11.97%) MySQL
3 14 (11.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (8.55%) Crystal Reports
5 9 (7.69%) PowerCenter
6 8 (6.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (4.27%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (3.42%) Hadoop
9 4 (3.42%) Big Data
9 4 (3.42%) Oracle Database
10 3 (2.56%) OLAP
10 3 (2.56%) BusinessObjects XI
10 3 (2.56%) QlikView
11 2 (1.71%) Data Mart
11 2 (1.71%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (9.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (5.98%) Subversion
3 6 (5.13%) ERwin
4 3 (2.56%) Rational Rose
4 3 (2.56%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.56%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.71%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (1.71%) Axure RP
5 2 (1.71%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.85%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 1 (0.85%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.85%) MorphX
General
1 8 (6.84%) Finance
2 7 (5.98%) Marketing
3 3 (2.56%) Retail
4 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (34.19%) .NET
2 28 (23.93%) CSS
3 25 (21.37%) HTML
4 18 (15.38%) jQuery
5 17 (14.53%) WPF
6 16 (13.68%) HTML5
7 15 (12.82%) ASP.NET
8 13 (11.11%) CSS3
8 13 (11.11%) Hibernate
9 11 (9.40%) Spring
10 9 (7.69%) J2EE
11 8 (6.84%) XML
12 7 (5.98%) Web Services
13 6 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (4.27%) XHTML
14 5 (4.27%) Ajax
15 4 (3.42%) .NET Framework
15 4 (3.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 4 (3.42%) Regular Expression
15 4 (3.42%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.55%) NHS
2 8 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.98%) Open Source
4 6 (5.13%) User Experience
5 5 (4.27%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.27%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (3.42%) W3C
7 3 (2.56%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.85%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.85%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.85%) AS400
8 1 (0.85%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.55%) Linux
2 4 (3.42%) UNIX
3 1 (0.85%) Windows
3 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (17.95%) TDD
3 18 (15.38%) Scrum
4 16 (13.68%) E-Commerce
5 13 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 11 (9.40%) MVC
6 11 (9.40%) ETL
7 10 (8.55%) MVVM
7 10 (8.55%) BDD
7 10 (8.55%) Data Modelling
8 7 (5.98%) OOP
8 7 (5.98%) Migration
9 6 (5.13%) SEO
9 6 (5.13%) OOA/OOD
9 6 (5.13%) OO
9 6 (5.13%) ERP
10 5 (4.27%) OOD
10 5 (4.27%) DSDM
11 4 (3.42%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 41 (35.04%) SQL
2 35 (29.91%) C#
3 34 (29.06%) JavaScript
4 23 (19.66%) Java
5 13 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 12 (10.26%) VB.NET
7 11 (9.40%) VB
7 11 (9.40%) PHP
7 11 (9.40%) PL/SQL
7 11 (9.40%) Scala
8 9 (7.69%) VBA
8 9 (7.69%) Shell Script
9 8 (6.84%) Python
10 5 (4.27%) Perl
10 5 (4.27%) VB6
11 4 (3.42%) C
12 3 (2.56%) VBScript
12 3 (2.56%) C++
12 3 (2.56%) XAML
13 2 (1.71%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (11.97%) Security Cleared
2 11 (9.40%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.69%) Degree
4 3 (2.56%) MCSE
4 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 14 (11.97%) Sybase
1 14 (11.97%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.11%) Oracle
3 10 (8.55%) Informatica
3 10 (8.55%) SAP
4 9 (7.69%) IBM
5 7 (5.98%) Cognos
6 6 (5.13%) webMethods
6 6 (5.13%) Dell
7 5 (4.27%) Business Objects
7 5 (4.27%) Software AG
8 4 (3.42%) Sencha
9 3 (2.56%) JBoss
9 3 (2.56%) Adobe
9 3 (2.56%) Facebook
9 3 (2.56%) Twitter
10 2 (1.71%) Lotus
11 1 (0.85%) CA
11 1 (0.85%) Syncsort
11 1 (0.85%) Tableau
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