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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 98 115 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 31.01% 24.78% 16.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.45% 26.50% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 82 31
Median daily rate £388 £454 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.64% +45.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £339 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £518 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 2
Median hourly rate £64.50 £42.02 £24.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.49% +73.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £42.02 £16.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.07 £42.02 £31.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.76% +6.41%
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
302 434 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 95.57% 93.53% 88.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 311 199
Median daily rate £375 £442 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.06% +33.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 36 30
Median hourly rate £36.50 £37.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% +68.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.73 £15.00 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.07 £59.50 £63.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 0 31 £420 -10.16% 1
Preston +4 15 £325 -27.77% 11
Lytham St Annes +1 6 £441 +13.80%
Chorley - 6 £294 - 8
Blackburn +1 3 £375 - 4
Carnforth - 2 £350 -
Fleetwood - 2 £338 -
Burnley -1 1 £375 +11.11% 3
Lancaster -1 1 £375 +29.31% 1
Skelmersdale - 1 £250 - 3
Developer
North West

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 52 (28.42%) Java
2 49 (26.78%) COBOL
3 48 (26.23%) Linux
4 44 (24.04%) JavaScript
4 44 (24.04%) .NET
5 42 (22.95%) C
6 38 (20.77%) C#
7 34 (18.58%) Tuxedo
8 32 (17.49%) HTML
9 31 (16.94%) Micro Focus
10 30 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (15.30%) SQL
12 26 (14.21%) Visual Studio
12 26 (14.21%) CRM
12 26 (14.21%) Microsoft
12 26 (14.21%) Clustering
13 25 (13.66%) Oracle
13 25 (13.66%) Dynamics CRM
14 24 (13.11%) SQL Server
15 23 (12.57%) CSS
15 23 (12.57%) Relational Database
16 22 (12.02%) Business Intelligence
16 22 (12.02%) Shell Script
16 22 (12.02%) VME
17 21 (11.48%) Bash Shell
17 21 (11.48%) RDBMS
18 19 (10.38%) ASP.NET
18 19 (10.38%) Oracle Database
19 17 (9.29%) HTML5
19 17 (9.29%) Security Cleared

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 34 (18.58%) Tuxedo
2 10 (5.46%) Apache
3 5 (2.73%) JBoss
4 4 (2.19%) Moodle
5 3 (1.64%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.64%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.09%) CICS
6 2 (1.09%) OpenEdge
6 2 (1.09%) TPMS
7 1 (0.55%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.55%) CMS
7 1 (0.55%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.55%) Drupal
7 1 (0.55%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.55%) nginx
7 1 (0.55%) SAS
7 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.73%) Photoshop
3 4 (2.19%) MS Office
4 3 (1.64%) 3ds Max
4 3 (1.64%) Adobe Captivate
4 3 (1.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (1.64%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 25 (13.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (3.28%) Cognos TM1
3 5 (2.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.09%) Magento
5 1 (0.55%) Infor LN
5 1 (0.55%) MFGPRO
5 1 (0.55%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.55%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.46%) HTTP
2 6 (3.28%) HTTPS
2 6 (3.28%) LDAP
3 1 (0.55%) Intranet
3 1 (0.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (13.11%) SQL Server
2 23 (12.57%) Relational Database
3 21 (11.48%) RDBMS
4 19 (10.38%) Oracle Database
5 16 (8.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (6.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (4.92%) MongoDB
8 7 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (3.28%) MySQL
9 6 (3.28%) NoSQL
9 6 (3.28%) Power BI
10 5 (2.73%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (2.73%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 4 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (1.09%) Big Data
12 2 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (1.09%) Qlik Sense
12 2 (1.09%) QlikView
12 2 (1.09%) Star Schema
13 1 (0.55%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 26 (14.21%) Visual Studio
2 10 (5.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (4.37%) Eclipse
4 7 (3.83%) Subversion
5 2 (1.09%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.55%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.55%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.55%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.55%) NUnit
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.55%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.55%) Toad
General
1 15 (8.20%) Manufacturing
2 13 (7.10%) Finance
3 8 (4.37%) Marketing
4 5 (2.73%) Electronics
4 5 (2.73%) Retail
4 5 (2.73%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.64%) Military
5 3 (1.64%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.09%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.55%) Advertising
7 1 (0.55%) Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (24.04%) .NET
2 32 (17.49%) HTML
3 23 (12.57%) CSS
4 19 (10.38%) ASP.NET
5 17 (9.29%) HTML5
6 13 (7.10%) AngularJS
6 13 (7.10%) Middleware
7 11 (6.01%) CSS3
8 10 (5.46%) Node.js
8 10 (5.46%) XML
9 9 (4.92%) jQuery
9 9 (4.92%) Web Services
10 8 (4.37%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (4.37%) JSON
11 7 (3.83%) Express
11 7 (3.83%) J2EE
11 7 (3.83%) MEAN Stack
11 7 (3.83%) WinForms
12 6 (3.28%) SAML
13 5 (2.73%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.21%) Clustering
2 6 (3.28%) iPad
3 3 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.64%) Learning Management System
3 3 (1.64%) Mainframe
3 3 (1.64%) SCORM
4 2 (1.09%) e-Learning
4 2 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.55%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.55%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.55%) NHS
5 1 (0.55%) User Experience
5 1 (0.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 48 (26.23%) Linux
2 22 (12.02%) VME
3 12 (6.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (3.83%) Unix
5 4 (2.19%) AIX
5 4 (2.19%) Windows
6 2 (1.09%) Android
7 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.55%) MVS
7 1 (0.55%) OS/2
7 1 (0.55%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (14.21%) CRM
3 22 (12.02%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (8.20%) Migration
5 9 (4.92%) MVC
5 9 (4.92%) Programme Management
6 7 (3.83%) Configuration Management
6 7 (3.83%) Microservices
6 7 (3.83%) Mobile Development
6 7 (3.83%) Web Development
7 6 (3.28%) E-Commerce
7 6 (3.28%) Front End Development
7 6 (3.28%) TDD
8 5 (2.73%) Automated Testing
8 5 (2.73%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (2.73%) ERP
8 5 (2.73%) ETL
8 5 (2.73%) OO
8 5 (2.73%) SDLC
8 5 (2.73%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 52 (28.42%) Java
2 49 (26.78%) COBOL
3 44 (24.04%) JavaScript
4 42 (22.95%) C
5 38 (20.77%) C#
6 28 (15.30%) SQL
7 22 (12.02%) Shell Script
8 21 (11.48%) Bash Shell
9 11 (6.01%) T-SQL
10 9 (4.92%) VB.NET
11 8 (4.37%) VB
12 7 (3.83%) C++
13 6 (3.28%) PHP
14 5 (2.73%) Lua
15 1 (0.55%) ABAP
15 1 (0.55%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.55%) Progress 4GL
15 1 (0.55%) Scala
15 1 (0.55%) VB6
Qualifications
1 17 (9.29%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.46%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.92%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (3.83%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.55%) Netcool
2 1 (0.55%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 1 (0.55%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 31 (16.94%) Micro Focus
2 26 (14.21%) Microsoft
3 25 (13.66%) Oracle
4 12 (6.56%) Red Hat
5 8 (4.37%) ICL
6 7 (3.83%) SAP
7 6 (3.28%) Adobe
7 6 (3.28%) Cognos
8 4 (2.19%) IBM
8 4 (2.19%) Telerik
9 3 (1.64%) Autodesk
10 2 (1.09%) Fujitsu
10 2 (1.09%) Infor
10 2 (1.09%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (1.09%) Nintex
10 2 (1.09%) Progress
10 2 (1.09%) PTC
10 2 (1.09%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.09%) Tableau
11 1 (0.55%) Axway
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