The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Lancashire region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 86 140 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 27.48% 25.36% 14.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.05% 26.77% 17.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 101 39
Median daily rate £375 £467 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.61% +40.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £535 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £34.63 £33.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% +3.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +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
296 523 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 94.57% 94.75% 86.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 384 223
Median daily rate £375 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 39 29
Median hourly rate £40.00 £34.95 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.44% +58.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £15.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.07 £42.00 £82.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Lancashire region that featured Developer in the job title.

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 26 September 2016.

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 26 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool -3 21 £450 -5.75% 5
Preston +2 14 £323 -30.27% 10
Chorley +2 6 £250 -50.24% 12
Fleetwood - 6 £423 -
Blackburn - 5 £375 - 4
Lytham St Annes -1 4 £395 +2.00%
Lancaster 0 2 £338 +16.37% 1
Carnforth - 2 £350 -
Skelmersdale - 1 £250 - 2
Developer
North West

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 55 (30.73%) Java
2 52 (29.05%) .NET
3 46 (25.70%) COBOL
3 46 (25.70%) Linux
4 45 (25.14%) JavaScript
5 44 (24.58%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (24.02%) C#
7 41 (22.91%) SQL
8 38 (21.23%) C
9 31 (17.32%) HTML
10 30 (16.76%) Tuxedo
11 29 (16.20%) Oracle
12 27 (15.08%) Visual Studio
12 27 (15.08%) Micro Focus
13 24 (13.41%) SQL Server
13 24 (13.41%) Relational Database
14 23 (12.85%) Microsoft
15 22 (12.29%) CRM
15 22 (12.29%) Clustering
15 22 (12.29%) VME
15 22 (12.29%) Oracle Database
16 21 (11.73%) Dynamics CRM
16 21 (11.73%) ASP.NET
16 21 (11.73%) CSS
17 20 (11.17%) Business Intelligence
18 19 (10.61%) TDD
18 19 (10.61%) Security Cleared
19 18 (10.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 18 (10.06%) RDBMS
19 18 (10.06%) Shell Script

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (16.76%) Tuxedo
2 8 (4.47%) Apache
3 5 (2.79%) JBoss
4 4 (2.23%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.68%) CICS
5 3 (1.68%) ColdFusion
5 3 (1.68%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (1.68%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.68%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.12%) OpenEdge
6 2 (1.12%) TPMS
7 1 (0.56%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.56%) CMS
7 1 (0.56%) Drupal
7 1 (0.56%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.56%) nginx
7 1 (0.56%) SAS
7 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (6.70%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.23%) MS Office
3 3 (1.68%) 3ds Max
3 3 (1.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (1.68%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.68%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (11.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (3.35%) Cognos TM1
3 5 (2.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (2.23%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (2.23%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (1.68%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (1.68%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (1.68%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.56%) MFGPRO
6 1 (0.56%) OpenCart
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.59%) HTTP
2 6 (3.35%) HTTPS
2 6 (3.35%) LDAP
3 1 (0.56%) Intranet
3 1 (0.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (13.41%) Relational Database
1 24 (13.41%) SQL Server
2 22 (12.29%) Oracle Database
3 18 (10.06%) RDBMS
3 18 (10.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (7.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (5.03%) MongoDB
6 8 (4.47%) NoSQL
7 6 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.79%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (2.79%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 5 (2.79%) Power BI
8 5 (2.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.68%) MySQL
9 3 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.68%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (1.12%) Big Data
10 2 (1.12%) Qlik Sense
10 2 (1.12%) QlikView
10 2 (1.12%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 27 (15.08%) Visual Studio
2 15 (8.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (4.47%) Eclipse
3 8 (4.47%) Subversion
4 6 (3.35%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.79%) ClearCase
5 5 (2.79%) Rational Robot
6 3 (1.68%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.56%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.56%) NetBeans
7 1 (0.56%) NUnit
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.56%) Selenium
7 1 (0.56%) Toad
7 1 (0.56%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (7.82%) Finance
1 14 (7.82%) Manufacturing
2 10 (5.59%) Marketing
3 8 (4.47%) Retail
4 5 (2.79%) Electronics
4 5 (2.79%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.68%) General Ledger
5 3 (1.68%) Military
5 3 (1.68%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.12%) Advertising
6 2 (1.12%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (29.05%) .NET
2 31 (17.32%) HTML
3 21 (11.73%) ASP.NET
3 21 (11.73%) CSS
4 17 (9.50%) HTML5
5 16 (8.94%) XML
6 14 (7.82%) AngularJS
6 14 (7.82%) WinForms
7 13 (7.26%) Middleware
8 11 (6.15%) .NET Framework
8 11 (6.15%) Web Services
9 10 (5.59%) CSS3
9 10 (5.59%) Entity Framework
10 9 (5.03%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (5.03%) J2EE
10 9 (5.03%) Node.js
11 8 (4.47%) jQuery
11 8 (4.47%) JSON
11 8 (4.47%) XSD
12 7 (3.91%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.29%) Clustering
2 5 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.79%) iPad
3 4 (2.23%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.12%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.56%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.56%) NHS
5 1 (0.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 46 (25.70%) Linux
2 22 (12.29%) VME
3 12 (6.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (4.47%) Unix
5 4 (2.23%) AIX
5 4 (2.23%) Windows
6 2 (1.12%) Android
7 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.56%) MVS
7 1 (0.56%) OS/2
7 1 (0.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (24.58%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (12.29%) CRM
3 20 (11.17%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (10.61%) TDD
5 13 (7.26%) BDD
5 13 (7.26%) Microservices
6 11 (6.15%) Migration
6 11 (6.15%) Software Engineering
7 10 (5.59%) MVC
7 10 (5.59%) Web Development
8 8 (4.47%) Programme Management
9 7 (3.91%) Configuration Management
9 7 (3.91%) Mobile Development
9 7 (3.91%) OO
9 7 (3.91%) Unit Testing
9 7 (3.91%) Workflow
10 6 (3.35%) Automated Testing
11 5 (2.79%) Data Management
11 5 (2.79%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (2.79%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 55 (30.73%) Java
2 46 (25.70%) COBOL
3 45 (25.14%) JavaScript
4 43 (24.02%) C#
5 41 (22.91%) SQL
6 38 (21.23%) C
7 18 (10.06%) Shell Script
8 17 (9.50%) Bash Shell
9 15 (8.38%) VB
10 14 (7.82%) T-SQL
11 12 (6.70%) VB.NET
12 8 (4.47%) VB6
13 6 (3.35%) C++
14 5 (2.79%) Lua
15 3 (1.68%) PHP
15 3 (1.68%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.56%) ABAP
16 1 (0.56%) JCL
16 1 (0.56%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.56%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 19 (10.61%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.15%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.59%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.68%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.56%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (1.68%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (3.91%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.56%) Netcool
2 1 (0.56%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 29 (16.20%) Oracle
2 27 (15.08%) Micro Focus
3 23 (12.85%) Microsoft
4 12 (6.70%) Red Hat
5 8 (4.47%) ICL
6 7 (3.91%) IBM
6 7 (3.91%) SAP
7 6 (3.35%) Cognos
8 4 (2.23%) Telerik
9 3 (1.68%) Adobe
9 3 (1.68%) Autodesk
10 2 (1.12%) Fujitsu
10 2 (1.12%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (1.12%) Nintex
10 2 (1.12%) Progress
10 2 (1.12%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.12%) Tableau
11 1 (0.56%) Axway
11 1 (0.56%) DevExpress
11 1 (0.56%) VMware
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