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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 3 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 73 75 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 24.41% 18.84% 23.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.80% 20.33% 24.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 50 81
Median daily rate £350 £216 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.84% -38.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £205 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £441 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 0
Median hourly rate £40.50 £47.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.82% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%
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
283 369 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 94.65% 92.71% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 246 288
Median daily rate £360 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £160 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £750 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 38 25
Median hourly rate £39.75 £35.00 £25.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% +39.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.02 £82.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 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
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 10 December 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 -7 14 £368 -18.33% 3
Preston -1 12 £335 +59.52% 12
Fleetwood - 7 £275 -
Lytham St Annes +2 6 £436 -
Blackburn 0 3 £375 +7.14% 8
Chorley +3 2 £288 -33.13% 7
Lancaster - 2 £325 - 1
Burnley - 1 £275 - 8
Developer
North West

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 73 (44.79%) .NET
2 63 (38.65%) SQL
3 58 (35.58%) C#
4 43 (26.38%) Java
5 42 (25.77%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (24.54%) SQL Server
7 34 (20.86%) ASP.NET
8 33 (20.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 31 (19.02%) COBOL
9 31 (19.02%) Linux
10 30 (18.40%) HTML
10 30 (18.40%) JavaScript
11 29 (17.79%) Oracle
11 29 (17.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 25 (15.34%) Visual Studio
12 25 (15.34%) XML
12 25 (15.34%) Business Intelligence
13 24 (14.72%) C
13 24 (14.72%) Relational Database
14 23 (14.11%) Tuxedo
15 22 (13.50%) T-SQL
15 22 (13.50%) Microsoft
15 22 (13.50%) MVC
15 22 (13.50%) TDD
16 21 (12.88%) Micro Focus
16 21 (12.88%) VB.NET
16 21 (12.88%) Oracle Database
17 20 (12.27%) CSS
17 20 (12.27%) CRM
17 20 (12.27%) WinForms

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 23 (14.11%) Tuxedo
2 9 (5.52%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.07%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.84%) ColdFusion
4 3 (1.84%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (1.84%) PowerExchange
4 3 (1.84%) SAS
5 2 (1.23%) Apache
5 2 (1.23%) IIS
6 1 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.61%) CICS
6 1 (0.61%) CMS
6 1 (0.61%) nginx
6 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.61%) TPMS
6 1 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (4.91%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.23%) MS Office
3 1 (0.61%) 3ds Max
3 1 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (11.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (4.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 6 (3.68%) Cognos TM1
4 4 (2.45%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (2.45%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (1.84%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (1.84%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (1.84%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.61%) Heroku
1 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.61%) Office 365
1 1 (0.61%) PaaS
1 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.61%) HTTP
1 1 (0.61%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.61%) Intranet
1 1 (0.61%) LDAP
1 1 (0.61%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (0.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (24.54%) SQL Server
2 33 (20.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 29 (17.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (14.72%) Relational Database
5 21 (12.88%) Oracle Database
6 18 (11.04%) RDBMS
7 13 (7.98%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (7.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (6.75%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (6.13%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (4.29%) Power BI
12 6 (3.68%) Cognos Framework Manager
13 3 (1.84%) MySQL
13 3 (1.84%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (1.84%) Oracle Database 12c
14 2 (1.23%) Big Data
14 2 (1.23%) DB2
14 2 (1.23%) NoSQL
14 2 (1.23%) QlikView
14 2 (1.23%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 25 (15.34%) Visual Studio
2 14 (8.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (4.91%) Git (software)
4 7 (4.29%) Subversion
5 6 (3.68%) Eclipse
6 5 (3.07%) ClearCase
6 5 (3.07%) Rational Robot
7 3 (1.84%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (1.23%) Selenium
8 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.61%) Babel
9 1 (0.61%) Grunt
9 1 (0.61%) gulp
9 1 (0.61%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.61%) JIRA
9 1 (0.61%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.61%) Mocha
9 1 (0.61%) Sahi
9 1 (0.61%) WATIR
9 1 (0.61%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (9.20%) Finance
2 11 (6.75%) Retail
3 8 (4.91%) Marketing
4 7 (4.29%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.68%) Advertising
6 4 (2.45%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.84%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.23%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.23%) Banking
8 2 (1.23%) Electronics
9 1 (0.61%) Military
9 1 (0.61%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (44.79%) .NET
2 34 (20.86%) ASP.NET
3 30 (18.40%) HTML
4 25 (15.34%) XML
5 20 (12.27%) CSS
5 20 (12.27%) WinForms
6 15 (9.20%) Web Services
7 14 (8.59%) .NET Framework
7 14 (8.59%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (7.98%) XSD
9 10 (6.13%) AngularJS
9 10 (6.13%) Entity Framework
10 9 (5.52%) HTML5
10 9 (5.52%) jQuery
11 8 (4.91%) XSL
12 7 (4.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 7 (4.29%) Middleware
12 7 (4.29%) WPF
13 6 (3.68%) RESTful
14 5 (3.07%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.04%) Clustering
2 5 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.45%) iPad
4 3 (1.84%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.23%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.23%) RIA
6 1 (0.61%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.61%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.61%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.61%) NHS
6 1 (0.61%) User Experience
6 1 (0.61%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 31 (19.02%) Linux
2 12 (7.36%) VME
3 6 (3.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.07%) Windows
5 4 (2.45%) Unix
6 3 (1.84%) AIX
6 3 (1.84%) Android
7 1 (0.61%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (25.77%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (15.34%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (13.50%) MVC
3 22 (13.50%) TDD
4 20 (12.27%) CRM
5 14 (8.59%) BDD
6 10 (6.13%) OO
6 10 (6.13%) Software Engineering
7 9 (5.52%) Unit Testing
7 9 (5.52%) Web Development
8 8 (4.91%) Microservices
8 8 (4.91%) Migration
9 7 (4.29%) ETL
10 5 (3.07%) Automated Testing
10 5 (3.07%) Data Management
10 5 (3.07%) Workflow
11 4 (2.45%) Change Data Capture
11 4 (2.45%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (2.45%) Programme Management
11 4 (2.45%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 63 (38.65%) SQL
2 58 (35.58%) C#
3 43 (26.38%) Java
4 31 (19.02%) COBOL
5 30 (18.40%) JavaScript
6 24 (14.72%) C
7 22 (13.50%) T-SQL
8 21 (12.88%) VB.NET
9 16 (9.82%) VB
10 14 (8.59%) Bash Shell
10 14 (8.59%) Shell Script
11 12 (7.36%) VB6
12 7 (4.29%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.23%) PHP
13 2 (1.23%) Ruby
13 2 (1.23%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.61%) ABAP
14 1 (0.61%) JCL
14 1 (0.61%) Python
14 1 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (10.43%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.13%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.91%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (3.07%) Degree
5 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.61%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.61%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.61%) ISEB
6 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (1.23%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.23%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.61%) Netcool
2 1 (0.61%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 29 (17.79%) Oracle
2 22 (13.50%) Microsoft
3 21 (12.88%) Micro Focus
4 7 (4.29%) Cognos
5 6 (3.68%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.07%) IBM
6 5 (3.07%) ICL
6 5 (3.07%) SAP
7 4 (2.45%) Informatica
7 4 (2.45%) Telerik
8 2 (1.23%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (1.23%) Nintex
8 2 (1.23%) Tableau
9 1 (0.61%) Adobe
9 1 (0.61%) Autodesk
9 1 (0.61%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.61%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.61%) Perforce
Lancashire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
FT Select
Rate: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
GK Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Leigh, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
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Synergize Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
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Foresight Solutions
Rate: £0 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
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Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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