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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 8 12 4
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 47 47 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 12.91% 9.61% 18.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.99% 10.47% 20.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 21 36
Average daily rate
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£380 £313 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.60% +7.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £458 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.06 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
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
336 449 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 92.31% 91.82% 89.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 263 95
Average daily rate £375 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £575 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 37 39
Average hourly rate £21.96 £21.00 £19.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.15 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.43 £45.73 £33.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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
Blackpool +12 13 £425 +25.92% 4
Preston -5 11 £316 -23.50% 10
Blackburn +3 4 £265 - 18
Barnoldswick - 1 £225 -
Chorley - 1 £450 - 2
Developer
North West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 59 (45.38%) SQL
2 35 (26.92%) SQL Server
3 34 (26.15%) Java
4 29 (22.31%) .NET
5 28 (21.54%) C#
5 28 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 24 (18.46%) Security Cleared
8 23 (17.69%) JavaScript
9 22 (16.92%) Oracle
10 20 (15.38%) Web Services
11 18 (13.85%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (13.08%) jQuery
12 17 (13.08%) SC Cleared
13 16 (12.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 16 (12.31%) Microsoft
13 16 (12.31%) MVC
14 15 (11.54%) ASP.NET
14 15 (11.54%) HTML
15 14 (10.77%) CSS
15 14 (10.77%) .NET Framework
16 12 (9.23%) TDD
16 12 (9.23%) WCF
16 12 (9.23%) VBA
16 12 (9.23%) T-SQL
16 12 (9.23%) Data Warehouse
16 12 (9.23%) Entity Framework
17 11 (8.46%) JBoss
17 11 (8.46%) Mainframe
17 11 (8.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 11 (8.46%) JBoss
2 10 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 8 (6.15%) SAS
4 6 (4.62%) IIS
5 5 (3.85%) WebSphere
5 5 (3.85%) Node.js
6 4 (3.08%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (3.08%) Tuxedo
7 3 (2.31%) MQSeries
7 3 (2.31%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.54%) WordPress
8 2 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.54%) Apache
9 1 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.77%) OpenEdge
9 1 (0.77%) PowerExchange
9 1 (0.77%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.77%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.38%) MS Office
3 4 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.31%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.31%) Fireworks
4 3 (2.31%) Photoshop
4 3 (2.31%) MS Project
5 1 (0.77%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.77%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 8 (6.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.77%) Magento
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.77%) LDAP
1 1 (0.77%) FTP
1 1 (0.77%) SNMP
1 1 (0.77%) SSL
1 1 (0.77%) AMQP
1 1 (0.77%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 25 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (12.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (9.23%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (8.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (6.15%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 7 (5.38%) Oracle Database
8 6 (4.62%) Cognos Report Studio
9 5 (3.85%) MS Access
10 4 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (3.08%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (3.08%) MongoDB
10 4 (3.08%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (2.31%) DB2
11 3 (2.31%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (2.31%) Base SAS
11 3 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (2.31%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (2.31%) NoSQL
11 3 (2.31%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (5.38%) Eclipse
2 6 (4.62%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.85%) Selenium
3 5 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.08%) JUnit
4 4 (3.08%) ProC
5 2 (1.54%) Maven
5 2 (1.54%) Ant
5 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.77%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.77%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.77%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.77%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.77%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.77%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.77%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.77%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (7.69%) Finance
2 3 (2.31%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.77%) Retail
3 1 (0.77%) Law
3 1 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (22.31%) .NET
2 20 (15.38%) Web Services
3 17 (13.08%) jQuery
4 15 (11.54%) HTML
4 15 (11.54%) ASP.NET
5 14 (10.77%) CSS
5 14 (10.77%) .NET Framework
6 12 (9.23%) WCF
6 12 (9.23%) Entity Framework
7 10 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (7.69%) Spring
8 8 (6.15%) XML
9 7 (5.38%) Ajax
10 6 (4.62%) LINQ
10 6 (4.62%) Hibernate
10 6 (4.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 5 (3.85%) AngularJS
11 5 (3.85%) HTML5
11 5 (3.85%) J2EE
11 5 (3.85%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.46%) Mainframe
2 4 (3.08%) Algorithms
3 3 (2.31%) NHS
3 3 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.54%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.54%) Tandem
4 2 (1.54%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.77%) DataPower
5 1 (0.77%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.77%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.77%) Statistics
5 1 (0.77%) Life Science
5 1 (0.77%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.15%) Windows
2 7 (5.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (3.85%) UNIX
4 4 (3.08%) Solaris
4 4 (3.08%) Linux
5 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.77%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.77%) VME
6 1 (0.77%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (13.85%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (12.31%) MVC
4 12 (9.23%) TDD
5 10 (7.69%) CRM
6 9 (6.92%) Unit Testing
7 8 (6.15%) Migration
7 8 (6.15%) BDD
8 7 (5.38%) Data Modelling
8 7 (5.38%) Web Development
8 7 (5.38%) Validation
9 6 (4.62%) E-Commerce
10 5 (3.85%) ETL
10 5 (3.85%) Scrum
10 5 (3.85%) Software Engineering
10 5 (3.85%) Test Scripting
10 5 (3.85%) SDLC
11 4 (3.08%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (3.08%) Supplier Management
11 4 (3.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (45.38%) SQL
2 34 (26.15%) Java
3 28 (21.54%) C#
4 23 (17.69%) JavaScript
5 12 (9.23%) T-SQL
5 12 (9.23%) VBA
6 10 (7.69%) PL/SQL
7 9 (6.92%) Scala
8 6 (4.62%) VB
8 6 (4.62%) Shell Script
9 5 (3.85%) Ruby
10 3 (2.31%) PL/1
10 3 (2.31%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.54%) JCL
11 2 (1.54%) C
11 2 (1.54%) Perl
11 2 (1.54%) PHP
12 1 (0.77%) COBOL
12 1 (0.77%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.77%) VB6
Qualifications
1 24 (18.46%) Security Cleared
2 17 (13.08%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.38%) Degree
4 3 (2.31%) HND
4 3 (2.31%) ISEB
4 3 (2.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.77%) OCP
5 1 (0.77%) OCA
5 1 (0.77%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.77%) OCAJ
5 1 (0.77%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.77%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.77%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (0.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.54%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 22 (16.92%) Oracle
2 16 (12.31%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.15%) Cognos
4 5 (3.85%) IBM
5 2 (1.54%) Syncsort
5 2 (1.54%) Aquila
6 1 (0.77%) Google
6 1 (0.77%) Progress
6 1 (0.77%) Adobe
6 1 (0.77%) Informatica
6 1 (0.77%) Apple
6 1 (0.77%) Nintex
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