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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 9 11 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 54 51 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 12.30% 9.86% 18.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.53% 10.56% 19.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 29 28
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£350 £375 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £413 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £47.33 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.63 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.94% -6.78%
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
399 483 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 90.89% 93.42% 95.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 301 87
Average daily rate £375 £388 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +35.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 43 35
Average hourly rate £19.69 £21.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.23% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £18.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £33.95 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -1 20 £350 -15.15% 24
Blackpool +12 9 £350 +5.66% 4
Blackburn 0 5 £265 -11.66% 18
Chorley -5 1 £450 +50.00% 13
Burnley -8 1 £450 +14.28%
Developer
North West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 61 (42.36%) SQL
2 46 (31.94%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (30.56%) Java
4 33 (22.92%) SQL Server
5 28 (19.44%) .NET
6 27 (18.75%) JavaScript
7 26 (18.06%) C#
8 25 (17.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 24 (16.67%) Security Cleared
10 21 (14.58%) TDD
10 21 (14.58%) HTML
10 21 (14.58%) Oracle
10 21 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
11 20 (13.89%) MVC
12 19 (13.19%) jQuery
12 19 (13.19%) BDD
13 18 (12.50%) SC Cleared
13 18 (12.50%) Spring
14 17 (11.81%) Microsoft
14 17 (11.81%) CSS
15 16 (11.11%) ASP.NET
15 16 (11.11%) Web Services
15 16 (11.11%) Selenium
16 15 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
17 14 (9.72%) Validation
17 14 (9.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 14 (9.72%) Unit Testing
17 14 (9.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 14 (9.72%) Team Foundation Server
18 13 (9.03%) Git (software)

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (6.94%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.25%) Node.js
3 7 (4.86%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.47%) IIS
5 4 (2.78%) SAS
5 4 (2.78%) JBoss
5 4 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.08%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.39%) CMS
7 2 (1.39%) Apache
7 2 (1.39%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.39%) WordPress
8 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.69%) Kentico
8 1 (0.69%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.69%) OpenEdge
8 1 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.69%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 9 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.17%) MS Office
3 5 (3.47%) Photoshop
3 5 (3.47%) Fireworks
4 4 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.08%) PowerPivot
5 3 (2.08%) MS Project
5 3 (2.08%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.69%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.69%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (6.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.08%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.69%) Magento
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.08%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.69%) MQTT
1 1 (0.69%) AMQP
1 1 (0.69%) LDAP
1 1 (0.69%) FTP
1 1 (0.69%) HTTP
1 1 (0.69%) SNMP
1 1 (0.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (22.92%) SQL Server
2 25 (17.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (9.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (9.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (6.25%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 9 (6.25%) MongoDB
6 8 (5.56%) DB2
7 6 (4.17%) IMS/DB
8 5 (3.47%) Cognos Report Studio
9 4 (2.78%) MS Access
9 4 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (2.08%) NoSQL
10 3 (2.08%) Oracle Database
10 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (2.08%) Base SAS
10 3 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (2.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (11.11%) Selenium
2 14 (9.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (9.03%) Git (software)
3 13 (9.03%) Eclipse
4 8 (5.56%) JUnit
5 7 (4.86%) Maven
6 6 (4.17%) Ant
7 4 (2.78%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.08%) Jasmine
8 3 (2.08%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.08%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (1.39%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.39%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.69%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.69%) Mockito
10 1 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.69%) Subversion
10 1 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.69%) IntelliJ
General
1 8 (5.56%) Finance
2 5 (3.47%) Retail
3 1 (0.69%) Military
3 1 (0.69%) Law
3 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (19.44%) .NET
2 21 (14.58%) HTML
3 19 (13.19%) jQuery
4 18 (12.50%) Spring
5 17 (11.81%) CSS
6 16 (11.11%) ASP.NET
6 16 (11.11%) Web Services
7 13 (9.03%) .NET Framework
8 12 (8.33%) Hibernate
8 12 (8.33%) WCF
8 12 (8.33%) Entity Framework
9 11 (7.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (7.64%) Spring MVC
9 11 (7.64%) XML
10 9 (6.25%) HTML5
10 9 (6.25%) Ajax
11 8 (5.56%) AngularJS
12 7 (4.86%) J2EE
13 6 (4.17%) SOAP
13 6 (4.17%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.64%) Mainframe
2 8 (5.56%) Open Source
3 6 (4.17%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (2.78%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.08%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.08%) Reference Data
5 3 (2.08%) NHS
6 2 (1.39%) Tandem
6 2 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.39%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.69%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.69%) DataPower
7 1 (0.69%) Statistics
7 1 (0.69%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.03%) Windows
1 13 (9.03%) Linux
2 9 (6.25%) UNIX
3 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.69%) Android
4 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (31.94%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (14.58%) TDD
2 21 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (13.89%) MVC
4 19 (13.19%) BDD
5 14 (9.72%) Validation
5 14 (9.72%) Unit Testing
6 12 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 10 (6.94%) CRM
7 10 (6.94%) Software Testing
7 10 (6.94%) Waterfall
7 10 (6.94%) V-Model
7 10 (6.94%) Test Scripting
7 10 (6.94%) Test Planning
8 9 (6.25%) Migration
8 9 (6.25%) Data Modelling
9 8 (5.56%) ETL
9 8 (5.56%) Scrum
10 7 (4.86%) Web Development
11 6 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 61 (42.36%) SQL
2 44 (30.56%) Java
3 27 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 26 (18.06%) C#
5 12 (8.33%) Scala
6 11 (7.64%) VBA
7 8 (5.56%) T-SQL
7 8 (5.56%) PL/1
8 6 (4.17%) PL/SQL
8 6 (4.17%) Ruby
9 5 (3.47%) VB
9 5 (3.47%) JCL
10 3 (2.08%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.39%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.39%) Python
11 2 (1.39%) Perl
11 2 (1.39%) PHP
12 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.69%) Groovy
12 1 (0.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 24 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 18 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.94%) HND
3 10 (6.94%) ISEB
3 10 (6.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (3.47%) Degree
5 3 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.39%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.08%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.69%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.47%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 21 (14.58%) Oracle
2 17 (11.81%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.25%) IBM
3 9 (6.25%) Cognos
4 6 (4.17%) Syncsort
5 5 (3.47%) Aquila
6 2 (1.39%) Informatica
7 1 (0.69%) Twitter
7 1 (0.69%) Nintex
7 1 (0.69%) Google
7 1 (0.69%) SAP
7 1 (0.69%) Siebel
7 1 (0.69%) Progress
7 1 (0.69%) Apple
7 1 (0.69%) Adobe
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