The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Lancashire region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 5 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 56 51 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 12.87% 18.75% 24.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.51% 20.90% 26.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 41 68
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £350 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.20 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
386 244 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 88.74% 89.71% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 108 238
Average daily rate £363 £300 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -17.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £350 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 38 26
Average hourly rate £20.19 £15.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.60% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £36.60 £37.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Developer
North West

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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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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 0 27 £425 +41.66% 15
Blackpool -15 5 £375 +66.66% 3
Lancaster 0 3 - - 2
Burnley - 3 £275 - 1
Blackburn -4 1 - - 10
Accrington - - - -
Skelmersdale - - - -
Chorley - - - - 7
Colne - - - -
Morecambe - - - -
Newton-le-Willows - - - - 2
Ormskirk - - - - 1
Developer
North West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 40 (36.04%) .NET
2 37 (33.33%) SQL
3 36 (32.43%) C#
4 32 (28.83%) TDD
5 30 (27.03%) Java
5 30 (27.03%) JavaScript
6 25 (22.52%) SQL Server
7 23 (20.72%) CSS
7 23 (20.72%) HTML
8 20 (18.02%) WPF
8 20 (18.02%) Unit Testing
9 19 (17.12%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (16.22%) VB.NET
11 17 (15.32%) Hibernate
11 17 (15.32%) Scrum
11 17 (15.32%) jQuery
12 16 (14.41%) Scala
12 16 (14.41%) Team Foundation Server
12 16 (14.41%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (14.41%) Sybase
12 16 (14.41%) Web Services
13 14 (12.61%) XML
13 14 (12.61%) MySQL
13 14 (12.61%) HTML5
14 13 (11.71%) BDD
14 13 (11.71%) Spring
14 13 (11.71%) Oracle
14 13 (11.71%) T-SQL
14 13 (11.71%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (11.71%) CSS3

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 7 (6.31%) Tomcat
1 7 (6.31%) WebSphere
2 6 (5.41%) CMS
2 6 (5.41%) WebLogic
3 5 (4.50%) Escenic
3 5 (4.50%) Adobe CQ
3 5 (4.50%) MQSeries
3 5 (4.50%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.80%) Node.js
5 2 (1.80%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.90%) Lync
6 1 (0.90%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.90%) WordPress
6 1 (0.90%) CICS
Applications
1 8 (7.21%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.60%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.90%) InDesign
3 1 (0.90%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (6.31%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (2.70%) ResourceLink
2 3 (2.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.60%) SaaS
2 3 (2.70%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (22.52%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.61%) MySQL
3 13 (11.71%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (10.81%) Crystal Reports
5 11 (9.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (9.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (5.41%) Hadoop
7 6 (5.41%) PowerCenter
7 6 (5.41%) Big Data
8 5 (4.50%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (2.70%) BusinessObjects XI
9 3 (2.70%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.80%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.80%) IMS/DB
10 2 (1.80%) DB2
11 1 (0.90%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (14.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (4.50%) Subversion
3 3 (2.70%) Maven
3 3 (2.70%) ERwin
4 2 (1.80%) Rational Rose
4 2 (1.80%) Mockito
4 2 (1.80%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.90%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.90%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.90%) Hudson
5 1 (0.90%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.90%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.90%) T4 Templates
5 1 (0.90%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.90%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.90%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 1 (0.90%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.90%) JIRA
General
1 9 (8.11%) Finance
2 2 (1.80%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.80%) Marketing
3 1 (0.90%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (36.04%) .NET
2 23 (20.72%) CSS
2 23 (20.72%) HTML
3 20 (18.02%) WPF
4 17 (15.32%) jQuery
4 17 (15.32%) Hibernate
5 16 (14.41%) Web Services
6 14 (12.61%) XML
6 14 (12.61%) HTML5
7 13 (11.71%) CSS3
7 13 (11.71%) Spring
8 11 (9.91%) Ajax
8 11 (9.91%) J2EE
9 10 (9.01%) ASP.NET
10 8 (7.21%) WinForms
11 7 (6.31%) Struts
12 6 (5.41%) EJB
12 6 (5.41%) .NET Framework
12 6 (5.41%) JSON
13 5 (4.50%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.91%) NHS
2 7 (6.31%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (4.50%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.60%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.70%) Open Source
5 3 (2.70%) E-Learning
6 2 (1.80%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (1.80%) W3C
6 2 (1.80%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.90%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.90%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.41%) Linux
2 4 (3.60%) UNIX
3 1 (0.90%) Windows
3 1 (0.90%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.90%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (28.83%) TDD
2 20 (18.02%) Unit Testing
3 19 (17.12%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (15.32%) Scrum
5 16 (14.41%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (11.71%) BDD
7 12 (10.81%) MVVM
8 9 (8.11%) OOA/OOD
8 9 (8.11%) MVC
9 8 (7.21%) E-Commerce
10 7 (6.31%) OOP
11 6 (5.41%) UML
11 6 (5.41%) Data Modelling
11 6 (5.41%) OOD
11 6 (5.41%) ETL
12 5 (4.50%) OO
12 5 (4.50%) ERP
12 5 (4.50%) RUP
12 5 (4.50%) DSDM
13 4 (3.60%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 37 (33.33%) SQL
2 36 (32.43%) C#
3 30 (27.03%) Java
3 30 (27.03%) JavaScript
4 18 (16.22%) VB.NET
5 16 (14.41%) Scala
6 13 (11.71%) T-SQL
7 11 (9.91%) PL/SQL
8 8 (7.21%) VBA
9 7 (6.31%) Python
9 7 (6.31%) Shell Script
9 7 (6.31%) PHP
9 7 (6.31%) VB
10 6 (5.41%) VB6
11 4 (3.60%) Perl
12 2 (1.80%) C++
12 2 (1.80%) Ruby
12 2 (1.80%) PL/1
13 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.90%) JCL
Qualifications
1 11 (9.91%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.11%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.31%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.90%) CA Endevor
1 1 (0.90%) Puppet
1 1 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (14.41%) Sybase
2 13 (11.71%) Oracle
3 10 (9.01%) Microsoft
4 9 (8.11%) SAP
5 8 (7.21%) JBoss
5 8 (7.21%) IBM
6 7 (6.31%) Cognos
7 6 (5.41%) Business Objects
7 6 (5.41%) Informatica
8 5 (4.50%) webMethods
8 5 (4.50%) Dell
9 4 (3.60%) Software AG
10 3 (2.70%) Telerik
11 2 (1.80%) Sencha
11 2 (1.80%) Adobe
12 1 (0.90%) Aquila
12 1 (0.90%) Syncsort
12 1 (0.90%) Mercator
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