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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 115 50 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 26.14% 24.39% 30.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.47% 25.77% 33.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 31 62
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £180 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £459 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £37.00 £13.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+184.61% -50.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -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
404 194 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 91.82% 94.63% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 98 160
Average daily rate £377 £300 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.50% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £170 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 26 20
Average hourly rate £25.45 £15.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.66% -31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.35 £14.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £35.00 £31.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 January 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 January 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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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 0 31 £400 -5.88% 4
Preston +3 19 £338 -17.68% 18
Blackburn 0 7 £275 -7.64% 8
Chorley -6 3 £300 +14.28% 5
Lancaster +4 2 - - 4
Lytham St Annes - 2 £305 -
Accrington - 1 £275 - 2
Skelmersdale - - - - 1
Morecambe - - - -
Ormskirk - - - - 1
Developer
North West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 69 (36.51%) SQL
2 63 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (31.75%) Java
4 47 (24.87%) HTML
5 45 (23.81%) SQL Server
6 44 (23.28%) JavaScript
7 41 (21.69%) Business Intelligence
8 32 (16.93%) CSS
9 30 (15.87%) Oracle
9 30 (15.87%) .NET
10 28 (14.81%) C#
11 25 (13.23%) Linux
11 25 (13.23%) Hibernate
11 25 (13.23%) Spring
12 24 (12.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 24 (12.70%) Data Warehouse
13 22 (11.64%) jQuery
14 21 (11.11%) Data Modelling
15 20 (10.58%) T-SQL
15 20 (10.58%) MongoDB
16 19 (10.05%) REST
17 18 (9.52%) BDD
17 18 (9.52%) ASP.NET
17 18 (9.52%) MVC
17 18 (9.52%) Security Cleared
17 18 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 18 (9.52%) TDD
18 17 (8.99%) UNIX
18 17 (8.99%) HTML5
19 16 (8.47%) E-Commerce

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 14 (7.41%) SAS
2 8 (4.23%) Node.js
3 7 (3.70%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.17%) IIS
5 4 (2.12%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.12%) Apache
6 3 (1.59%) JBoss
6 3 (1.59%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (1.59%) Drupal
6 3 (1.59%) WordPress
6 3 (1.59%) CMS
7 2 (1.06%) WebSphere Process Server
7 2 (1.06%) WebSphere Portal
7 2 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.06%) Quickr
8 1 (0.53%) Kentico
8 1 (0.53%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.53%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (5.29%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.23%) Photoshop
3 7 (3.70%) Fireworks
4 3 (1.59%) PowerPivot
4 3 (1.59%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (4.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (1.59%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.53%) Magento
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.53%) Summit
3 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.59%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.29%) HTTP
2 3 (1.59%) MQTT
2 3 (1.59%) AMQP
3 2 (1.06%) Intranet
3 2 (1.06%) FTP
4 1 (0.53%) LDAP
4 1 (0.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 24 (12.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 24 (12.70%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (10.58%) MongoDB
4 18 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (6.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (6.35%) Oracle Database
6 12 (6.35%) Relational Database
7 11 (5.82%) Neo4j
7 11 (5.82%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (5.29%) DB2
9 9 (4.76%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 9 (4.76%) Base SAS
10 8 (4.23%) IMS/DB
10 8 (4.23%) QlikView
10 8 (4.23%) MySQL
10 8 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (3.17%) Cognos Report Studio
12 4 (2.12%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (7.94%) Selenium
1 15 (7.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 12 (6.35%) Eclipse
4 8 (4.23%) JUnit
5 7 (3.70%) Maven
6 6 (3.17%) Subversion
6 6 (3.17%) Ant
7 5 (2.65%) Dreamweaver
8 4 (2.12%) Jasmine
9 3 (1.59%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.59%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.59%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.59%) ERwin
10 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.53%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (0.53%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.53%) Rational Application Developer
10 1 (0.53%) Mockito
10 1 (0.53%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (5.29%) Finance
2 7 (3.70%) Retail
3 5 (2.65%) Marketing
4 1 (0.53%) Law
4 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.53%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (24.87%) HTML
2 32 (16.93%) CSS
3 30 (15.87%) .NET
4 25 (13.23%) Hibernate
4 25 (13.23%) Spring
5 22 (11.64%) jQuery
6 19 (10.05%) REST
7 18 (9.52%) ASP.NET
8 17 (8.99%) HTML5
9 12 (6.35%) Spring MVC
9 12 (6.35%) Web Services
9 12 (6.35%) XML
9 12 (6.35%) CSS3
10 11 (5.82%) JAX-RS
11 10 (5.29%) AngularJS
12 9 (4.76%) WPF
13 8 (4.23%) J2EE
13 8 (4.23%) Apache CXF
14 7 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (3.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.94%) Open Source
2 12 (6.35%) NHS
3 11 (5.82%) Mainframe
4 10 (5.29%) Algorithms
5 8 (4.23%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (1.59%) User Experience
6 3 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.59%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.59%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.06%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.06%) W3C
7 2 (1.06%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.06%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.53%) iSeries
8 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.53%) AS400
8 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.53%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (13.23%) Linux
2 17 (8.99%) UNIX
3 11 (5.82%) Windows
4 10 (5.29%) Mac OS X
5 4 (2.12%) VME
6 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (21.69%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 18 (9.52%) BDD
4 18 (9.52%) MVC
4 18 (9.52%) TDD
5 16 (8.47%) E-Commerce
5 16 (8.47%) Software Engineering
6 14 (7.41%) ETL
7 13 (6.88%) Scrum
8 12 (6.35%) Web Design
8 12 (6.35%) Configuration Management
8 12 (6.35%) Waterfall
8 12 (6.35%) Responsive Web Design
9 11 (5.82%) Unit Testing
9 11 (5.82%) Test Scripting
10 10 (5.29%) Dimensional Modelling
11 9 (4.76%) Test Planning
11 9 (4.76%) V-Model
11 9 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 69 (36.51%) SQL
2 60 (31.75%) Java
3 44 (23.28%) JavaScript
4 28 (14.81%) C#
5 20 (10.58%) T-SQL
6 14 (7.41%) Scala
6 14 (7.41%) PL/SQL
7 10 (5.29%) VB
7 10 (5.29%) PL/1
8 9 (4.76%) PHP
9 7 (3.70%) JCL
10 6 (3.17%) VB.NET
10 6 (3.17%) COBOL
11 4 (2.12%) C
12 3 (1.59%) VBA
12 3 (1.59%) VBScript
12 3 (1.59%) XAML
13 2 (1.06%) VB6
13 2 (1.06%) Ruby
13 2 (1.06%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 9 (4.76%) ISEB
2 9 (4.76%) HND
3 7 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.70%) Degree
4 3 (1.59%) MCSE
4 3 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.53%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.59%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.53%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.53%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 7 (3.70%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 30 (15.87%) Oracle
2 12 (6.35%) IBM
2 12 (6.35%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.82%) Informatica
4 9 (4.76%) Cognos
5 8 (4.23%) Syncsort
6 7 (3.70%) Aquila
7 4 (2.12%) Twitter
8 3 (1.59%) Nintex
8 3 (1.59%) Facebook
9 2 (1.06%) Lotus
9 2 (1.06%) Adobe
9 2 (1.06%) Siebel
9 2 (1.06%) Sencha
10 1 (0.53%) Tableau
10 1 (0.53%) Sybase
10 1 (0.53%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.53%) SAP
10 1 (0.53%) HP
10 1 (0.53%) Apple
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