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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 6 10 4
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 46 54 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.53% 11.89% 19.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.70% 13.40% 21.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 25 42
Average daily rate
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£380 £333 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +10.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £244 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £501 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £24.20 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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
313 403 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 92.06% 88.77% 89.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 232 109
Average daily rate £400 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £574 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 44 38
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.19 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.96% +15.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.48 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.33 £46.09 £36.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 30 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 30 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 +11 12 £425 +13.33% 7
Preston -3 11 £311 -26.94% 21
Blackburn - 4 £265 - 14
Lytham St Annes - 2 £388 - 1
Barnoldswick - 1 £225 -
Developer
North West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 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 52 (50.49%) SQL
2 27 (26.21%) SQL Server
3 26 (25.24%) .NET
4 22 (21.36%) C#
4 22 (21.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (19.42%) Security Cleared
5 20 (19.42%) Java
6 19 (18.45%) Oracle
7 17 (16.50%) JavaScript
7 17 (16.50%) Microsoft
7 17 (16.50%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (15.53%) Web Services
9 15 (14.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (14.56%) jQuery
9 15 (14.56%) SC Cleared
10 14 (13.59%) .NET Framework
11 13 (12.62%) MVC
11 13 (12.62%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (12.62%) ASP.NET
12 12 (11.65%) VBA
12 12 (11.65%) Entity Framework
13 11 (10.68%) CRM
13 11 (10.68%) Mainframe
14 10 (9.71%) SharePoint
14 10 (9.71%) JBoss
14 10 (9.71%) PL/SQL
14 10 (9.71%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (9.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 9 (8.74%) T-SQL
15 9 (8.74%) MS Excel

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 10 (9.71%) JBoss
1 10 (9.71%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.77%) SAS
3 5 (4.85%) IIS
3 5 (4.85%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.88%) Tuxedo
5 3 (2.91%) MQSeries
5 3 (2.91%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.94%) Node.js
6 2 (1.94%) Papyrus
6 2 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.97%) PowerExchange
7 1 (0.97%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.97%) OpenEdge
7 1 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (8.74%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.80%) MS Office
3 4 (3.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.91%) MS Project
4 3 (2.91%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.97%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 5 (4.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.91%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.97%) SNMP
1 1 (0.97%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (26.21%) SQL Server
2 22 (21.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (14.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (9.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (6.80%) Oracle Database
5 7 (6.80%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (4.85%) MS Access
7 4 (3.88%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (3.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (3.88%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (2.91%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.91%) Base SAS
8 3 (2.91%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 3 (2.91%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.91%) DB2
8 3 (2.91%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (2.91%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.94%) SQLBase
9 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.94%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 5 (4.85%) Eclipse
1 5 (4.85%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.88%) ProC
3 3 (2.91%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.97%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.97%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.97%) Selenium
General
1 9 (8.74%) Finance
2 3 (2.91%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (25.24%) .NET
2 16 (15.53%) Web Services
3 15 (14.56%) jQuery
4 14 (13.59%) .NET Framework
5 13 (12.62%) ASP.NET
6 12 (11.65%) Entity Framework
7 10 (9.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (7.77%) WCF
8 8 (7.77%) HTML
8 8 (7.77%) XML
9 7 (6.80%) CSS
9 7 (6.80%) Ajax
10 6 (5.83%) LINQ
10 6 (5.83%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 4 (3.88%) JSP
12 3 (2.91%) J2EE
12 3 (2.91%) HTML5
12 3 (2.91%) RESTful
13 2 (1.94%) ASP.NET Web API
13 2 (1.94%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.68%) Mainframe
2 4 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.88%) Algorithms
3 3 (2.91%) NHS
4 2 (1.94%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.94%) Tandem
4 2 (1.94%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.97%) DataPower
5 1 (0.97%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.97%) Social Media
5 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.97%) Statistics
5 1 (0.97%) Life Science
5 1 (0.97%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.77%) Windows
2 6 (5.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (4.85%) UNIX
4 4 (3.88%) Solaris
5 2 (1.94%) Linux
5 2 (1.94%) Windows NT
5 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.97%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.97%) VME
6 1 (0.97%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (12.62%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (12.62%) MVC
3 11 (10.68%) CRM
4 8 (7.77%) Data Modelling
4 8 (7.77%) Migration
4 8 (7.77%) TDD
5 7 (6.80%) Unit Testing
6 5 (4.85%) Web Development
6 5 (4.85%) Validation
7 4 (3.88%) Data Security
7 4 (3.88%) Project Management
7 4 (3.88%) ETL
7 4 (3.88%) Supplier Management
7 4 (3.88%) BDD
7 4 (3.88%) SDLC
8 3 (2.91%) Kimball Methodology
8 3 (2.91%) Software Delivery
8 3 (2.91%) Scrum
8 3 (2.91%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 52 (50.49%) SQL
2 22 (21.36%) C#
3 20 (19.42%) Java
4 17 (16.50%) JavaScript
5 12 (11.65%) VBA
6 10 (9.71%) PL/SQL
7 9 (8.74%) T-SQL
8 6 (5.83%) VB
8 6 (5.83%) Shell Script
9 4 (3.88%) JCL
9 4 (3.88%) Ruby
9 4 (3.88%) Scala
10 3 (2.91%) PL/1
11 2 (1.94%) C
11 2 (1.94%) Perl
12 1 (0.97%) PHP
12 1 (0.97%) VBScript
12 1 (0.97%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.97%) VB6
12 1 (0.97%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (19.42%) Security Cleared
2 15 (14.56%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.80%) Degree
4 3 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.97%) OCAJ
5 1 (0.97%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.97%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.97%) HND
5 1 (0.97%) ISEB
5 1 (0.97%) OCP
5 1 (0.97%) OCA
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.97%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (1.94%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (0.97%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.94%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 19 (18.45%) Oracle
2 17 (16.50%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.80%) IBM
4 3 (2.91%) Cognos
5 2 (1.94%) Aquila
5 2 (1.94%) Syncsort
6 1 (0.97%) Progress
6 1 (0.97%) Adobe
6 1 (0.97%) Informatica
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