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 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 78 51 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 19.60% 15.69% 28.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.67% 16.72% 29.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 39 38
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£355 £369 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.72% +15.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £260 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £47.33 - £31.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
360 305 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 90.45% 93.85% 94.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 180 123
Average daily rate £388 £350 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +14.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £501 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 44 26
Average hourly rate £26.83 £18.00 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.05% -2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £30.80 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +6 22 £356 +5.55% 19
Blackpool +6 11 £335 -21.17% 3
Blackburn 0 3 £295 -1.66% 7
Chorley -8 2 £350 +16.66% 4
Lytham St Annes - 2 £380 -
Colne 0 1 £180 +2.85% 1
Lancaster - 1 - -
Accrington - 1 £275 - 2
Skelmersdale - - - -
Nelson - - - - 1
Newton-le-Willows - - - - 1
Ormskirk - - - -
Developer
North West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 77 (38.89%) SQL
2 65 (32.83%) Java
3 61 (30.81%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (20.71%) HTML
5 39 (19.70%) Business Intelligence
6 38 (19.19%) JavaScript
7 37 (18.69%) Oracle
8 36 (18.18%) SQL Server
9 28 (14.14%) C#
9 28 (14.14%) .NET
10 25 (12.63%) CSS
10 25 (12.63%) Hibernate
10 25 (12.63%) Security Cleared
11 23 (11.62%) Spring
12 22 (11.11%) Data Modelling
13 21 (10.61%) MVC
13 21 (10.61%) Linux
13 21 (10.61%) TDD
13 21 (10.61%) jQuery
13 21 (10.61%) MongoDB
14 20 (10.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 20 (10.10%) UNIX
15 19 (9.60%) BDD
16 18 (9.09%) REST
16 18 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
17 17 (8.59%) Web Services
17 17 (8.59%) PL/SQL
17 17 (8.59%) Mainframe
17 17 (8.59%) SAS
17 17 (8.59%) Scala

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 17 (8.59%) SAS
2 9 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.04%) Node.js
4 7 (3.54%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.53%) JBoss
6 4 (2.02%) Apache
6 4 (2.02%) IIS
6 4 (2.02%) MQSeries
7 3 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.52%) WordPress
8 2 (1.01%) CMS
8 2 (1.01%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.51%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.51%) Kentico
9 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.51%) PowerExchange
9 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.03%) Photoshop
2 6 (3.03%) Fireworks
3 4 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.02%) MS Office
4 3 (1.52%) PowerPivot
4 3 (1.52%) InfoPath
4 3 (1.52%) MS Project
4 3 (1.52%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.51%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 10 (5.05%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.52%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.51%) Magento
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.51%) Summit
4 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.52%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.05%) HTTP
2 3 (1.52%) AMQP
2 3 (1.52%) MQTT
3 2 (1.01%) FTP
4 1 (0.51%) LDAP
4 1 (0.51%) SNMP
4 1 (0.51%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 21 (10.61%) MongoDB
3 20 (10.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (6.57%) DB2
5 13 (6.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 13 (6.57%) Oracle Database
6 12 (6.06%) Relational Database
6 12 (6.06%) Base SAS
6 12 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (5.56%) Neo4j
8 10 (5.05%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 10 (5.05%) IMS/DB
9 6 (3.03%) Cognos Report Studio
10 5 (2.53%) QlikView
10 5 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (2.02%) MySQL
11 4 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (8.08%) Selenium
1 16 (8.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (6.57%) Eclipse
3 12 (6.06%) Git (software)
4 8 (4.04%) JUnit
5 7 (3.54%) Maven
6 6 (3.03%) Ant
7 4 (2.02%) Dreamweaver
7 4 (2.02%) Visual Studio
7 4 (2.02%) Jasmine
8 3 (1.52%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.52%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (1.01%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.51%) Mockito
10 1 (0.51%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.51%) Rational Application Developer
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.51%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.51%) ERwin
General
1 9 (4.55%) Finance
2 5 (2.53%) Retail
3 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.51%) Law
3 1 (0.51%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (20.71%) HTML
2 28 (14.14%) .NET
3 25 (12.63%) CSS
3 25 (12.63%) Hibernate
4 23 (11.62%) Spring
5 21 (10.61%) jQuery
6 18 (9.09%) REST
7 17 (8.59%) Web Services
8 16 (8.08%) XML
8 16 (8.08%) ASP.NET
9 12 (6.06%) Spring MVC
9 12 (6.06%) HTML5
10 11 (5.56%) JAX-RS
11 10 (5.05%) Entity Framework
11 10 (5.05%) .NET Framework
12 9 (4.55%) J2EE
12 9 (4.55%) AngularJS
12 9 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (4.04%) Apache CXF
13 8 (4.04%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.59%) Mainframe
2 13 (6.57%) Algorithms
3 11 (5.56%) NHS
3 11 (5.56%) Open Source
4 10 (5.05%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.52%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.52%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.01%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.01%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.51%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.51%) DataPower
8 1 (0.51%) iSeries
8 1 (0.51%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.51%) Statistics
8 1 (0.51%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.51%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (10.61%) Linux
2 20 (10.10%) UNIX
3 12 (6.06%) Windows
4 10 (5.05%) Mac OS X
5 4 (2.02%) VME
6 2 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.51%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (30.81%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (19.70%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 21 (10.61%) MVC
4 21 (10.61%) TDD
5 19 (9.60%) BDD
6 15 (7.58%) Software Engineering
6 15 (7.58%) Unit Testing
7 12 (6.06%) Test Scripting
7 12 (6.06%) Dimensional Modelling
7 12 (6.06%) Configuration Management
8 11 (5.56%) ETL
8 11 (5.56%) Web Design
8 11 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
9 10 (5.05%) Test Planning
9 10 (5.05%) V-Model
9 10 (5.05%) Waterfall
9 10 (5.05%) Software Testing
9 10 (5.05%) Scrum
9 10 (5.05%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 77 (38.89%) SQL
2 65 (32.83%) Java
3 38 (19.19%) JavaScript
4 28 (14.14%) C#
5 17 (8.59%) PL/SQL
5 17 (8.59%) Scala
6 13 (6.57%) PL/1
7 12 (6.06%) T-SQL
8 9 (4.55%) VBA
8 9 (4.55%) JCL
9 6 (3.03%) COBOL
10 4 (2.02%) PHP
10 4 (2.02%) VB
10 4 (2.02%) Ruby
11 3 (1.52%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.01%) Python
13 1 (0.51%) XAML
13 1 (0.51%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.51%) VB6
13 1 (0.51%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (12.63%) Security Cleared
2 14 (7.07%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.05%) HND
3 10 (5.05%) ISEB
3 10 (5.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (4.55%) Degree
5 3 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.51%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.52%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.51%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.51%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.51%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 9 (4.55%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 37 (18.69%) Oracle
2 15 (7.58%) IBM
2 15 (7.58%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.05%) Cognos
3 10 (5.05%) Syncsort
4 9 (4.55%) Informatica
4 9 (4.55%) Aquila
5 3 (1.52%) Nintex
6 2 (1.01%) Siebel
6 2 (1.01%) Adobe
7 1 (0.51%) HP
7 1 (0.51%) Citrix
7 1 (0.51%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.51%) SAP
7 1 (0.51%) Twitter
7 1 (0.51%) Google
7 1 (0.51%) Borland
7 1 (0.51%) Apple
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