The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Lancashire region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 99 51 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 21.90% 13.04% 10.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.71% 14.05% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 34 25
Median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £477 £447
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Median hourly rate £30.25 - £15.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +11.02%
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
436 363 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 96.46% 92.84% 95.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 238 283
Median daily rate £399 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.40% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £566
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 40 38
Median hourly rate £27.00 £21.91 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.23% +4.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.50 £15.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.43 £43.22
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Lancashire region that featured Developer in the job title.

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 30 June 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Developer
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 Developer within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool +6 26 £415 -2.35% 5
Preston +4 25 £348 +3.64% 10
Lytham St Annes - 10 £306 - 3
Blackburn +1 7 £250 -5.66% 5
Chorley -2 3 £356 -20.83% 4
Burnley - 1 £375 - 2
Developer
North West

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 67 (31.60%) Java
1 67 (31.60%) Linux
2 57 (26.89%) COBOL
3 52 (24.53%) C
4 50 (23.58%) Oracle
5 43 (20.28%) JavaScript
5 43 (20.28%) Tuxedo
6 42 (19.81%) Micro Focus
7 37 (17.45%) HTML
7 37 (17.45%) Relational Database
8 36 (16.98%) Visual Studio
9 35 (16.51%) Agile Software Development
10 34 (16.04%) .NET
11 30 (14.15%) C#
11 30 (14.15%) Microsoft
11 30 (14.15%) Clustering
11 30 (14.15%) Oracle Database
12 29 (13.68%) RDBMS
12 29 (13.68%) Shell Script
12 29 (13.68%) SQL
13 28 (13.21%) Bash Shell
14 25 (11.79%) CSS
14 25 (11.79%) VME
15 24 (11.32%) SQL Server
15 24 (11.32%) Unix
16 21 (9.91%) Middleware
16 21 (9.91%) Security Cleared
17 20 (9.43%) C++
18 19 (8.96%) CRM
19 18 (8.49%) Finance

Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 43 (20.28%) Tuxedo
2 11 (5.19%) Apache
3 6 (2.83%) JBoss
3 6 (2.83%) TPMS
4 5 (2.36%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.89%) Moodle
6 3 (1.42%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.94%) CICS
7 2 (0.94%) CMS
7 2 (0.94%) IIS
7 2 (0.94%) OpenEdge
7 2 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.47%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.47%) Drupal
8 1 (0.47%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.36%) MS Office
2 5 (2.36%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.42%) 3ds Max
4 3 (1.42%) Adobe Captivate
4 3 (1.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (1.42%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.47%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (8.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.89%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (1.89%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.94%) Magento
5 1 (0.47%) Infor LN
5 1 (0.47%) MFGPRO
5 1 (0.47%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.49%) HTTP
2 5 (2.36%) HTTPS
2 5 (2.36%) LDAP
3 2 (0.94%) Internet
3 2 (0.94%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (17.45%) Relational Database
2 30 (14.15%) Oracle Database
3 29 (13.68%) RDBMS
4 24 (11.32%) SQL Server
5 17 (8.02%) MongoDB
6 12 (5.66%) MySQL
7 9 (4.25%) NoSQL
8 8 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (3.30%) Neo4j
10 5 (2.36%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (1.42%) Cognos Framework Manager
12 3 (1.42%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.42%) Power BI
13 2 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (0.94%) QlikView
14 1 (0.47%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 36 (16.98%) Visual Studio
2 13 (6.13%) Eclipse
2 13 (6.13%) Subversion
3 10 (4.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (3.30%) Git (software)
5 6 (2.83%) ERwin
6 5 (2.36%) ClearCase
7 4 (1.89%) JUnit
7 4 (1.89%) NUnit
8 3 (1.42%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.42%) NetBeans
8 3 (1.42%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (1.42%) Travis CI
9 2 (0.94%) PHPUnit
9 2 (0.94%) Rational Robot
9 2 (0.94%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.47%) Ant
10 1 (0.47%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.47%) Selenium
10 1 (0.47%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (8.49%) Finance
2 15 (7.08%) Manufacturing
3 7 (3.30%) Marketing
4 6 (2.83%) Military
5 5 (2.36%) Electronics
5 5 (2.36%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.89%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.42%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.94%) Banking
9 1 (0.47%) Avionics
9 1 (0.47%) Games
9 1 (0.47%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (17.45%) HTML
2 34 (16.04%) .NET
3 25 (11.79%) CSS
4 21 (9.91%) Middleware
5 18 (8.49%) XML
6 16 (7.55%) HTML5
7 14 (6.60%) REST
8 12 (5.66%) CSS3
9 11 (5.19%) ASP.NET
10 10 (4.72%) jQuery
11 9 (4.25%) Node.js
11 9 (4.25%) Web Services
12 8 (3.77%) JSON
13 7 (3.30%) AngularJS
13 7 (3.30%) Dropwizard
13 7 (3.30%) Express
13 7 (3.30%) Hibernate
13 7 (3.30%) J2EE
13 7 (3.30%) JAX-RS
13 7 (3.30%) MEAN Stack
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.15%) Clustering
2 6 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (1.89%) iPad
4 3 (1.42%) Algorithms
4 3 (1.42%) Learning Management System
4 3 (1.42%) Mainframe
4 3 (1.42%) Replication
4 3 (1.42%) SCORM
5 2 (0.94%) e-Learning
5 2 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.94%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.94%) NHS
6 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.47%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.47%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 67 (31.60%) Linux
2 25 (11.79%) VME
3 24 (11.32%) Unix
4 16 (7.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (5.19%) Windows
6 10 (4.72%) Mac OS X
7 7 (3.30%) AIX
8 2 (0.94%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.47%) MVS
9 1 (0.47%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (16.51%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (8.96%) CRM
3 18 (8.49%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (6.13%) Web Development
5 12 (5.66%) Programme Management
6 11 (5.19%) Configuration Management
7 10 (4.72%) Automated Testing
7 10 (4.72%) ETL
7 10 (4.72%) Software Engineering
8 9 (4.25%) Migration
9 8 (3.77%) Data Modelling
9 8 (3.77%) OO
9 8 (3.77%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (3.77%) Web Design
10 7 (3.30%) Mobile Development
10 7 (3.30%) TDD
11 6 (2.83%) Integration Testing
11 6 (2.83%) SDLC
12 5 (2.36%) Front End Development
12 5 (2.36%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 67 (31.60%) Java
2 57 (26.89%) COBOL
3 52 (24.53%) C
4 43 (20.28%) JavaScript
5 30 (14.15%) C#
6 29 (13.68%) Shell Script
6 29 (13.68%) SQL
7 28 (13.21%) Bash Shell
8 20 (9.43%) C++
9 11 (5.19%) VB
10 10 (4.72%) PHP
11 8 (3.77%) Python
12 6 (2.83%) T-SQL
13 5 (2.36%) Lua
13 5 (2.36%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.89%) VB6
15 2 (0.94%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.94%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.94%) VBA
15 2 (0.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (9.91%) Security Cleared
2 13 (6.13%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.66%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.47%) Degree
4 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.47%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.94%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.94%) BitLocker
1 2 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.83%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 50 (23.58%) Oracle
2 42 (19.81%) Micro Focus
3 30 (14.15%) Microsoft
4 16 (7.55%) Red Hat
5 12 (5.66%) ICL
6 10 (4.72%) IBM
7 6 (2.83%) Adobe
7 6 (2.83%) Fujitsu
7 6 (2.83%) SAP
8 4 (1.89%) Cognos
8 4 (1.89%) Informatica
9 3 (1.42%) Autodesk
10 2 (0.94%) Infor
10 2 (0.94%) Nintex
10 2 (0.94%) Progress
10 2 (0.94%) PTC
10 2 (0.94%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.94%) Talend
11 1 (0.47%) Serena
11 1 (0.47%) VMware
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