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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 102 112 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 25.95% 27.18% 22.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.35% 29.17% 23.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 81 33
Average daily rate £341 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £275 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £450 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 1 1
Average hourly rate £43.50 £37.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.56% +184.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.09 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.00% +7.96%
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
373 384 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 94.91% 93.20% 95.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 250 110
Average daily rate £400 £375 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +33.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 20 30
Average hourly rate £37.50 £25.45 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.34% +64.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £19.08 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.00 £37.00 £36.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 26 £235 -32.85% 10
Blackpool -7 22 £450 +12.50% 1
Fleetwood - 10 £433 -
Lytham St Annes -2 4 £305 -
Chorley +1 2 £338 - 8
Blackburn -1 2 £250 -9.09% 6
Burnley +1 1 £250 -37.50% 2
Lancaster -2 1 £350 - 1
Carnforth - 1 - -
Developer
North West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 83 (36.24%) SQL Server
2 70 (30.57%) .NET
3 68 (29.69%) C#
3 68 (29.69%) Visual Studio
4 66 (28.82%) Java
5 64 (27.95%) HTML
6 63 (27.51%) SQL
7 53 (23.14%) Agile Software Development
8 48 (20.96%) SQL Server 2008
9 47 (20.52%) JavaScript
10 45 (19.65%) CSS
11 44 (19.21%) ASP.NET
12 37 (16.16%) Linux
13 36 (15.72%) Business Intelligence
14 34 (14.85%) Security Cleared
15 31 (13.54%) Microsoft
16 30 (13.10%) Oracle
16 30 (13.10%) Unix
16 30 (13.10%) Git (software)
17 27 (11.79%) VB
17 27 (11.79%) Mac OS X
17 27 (11.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 26 (11.35%) SC Cleared
18 26 (11.35%) jQuery
19 25 (10.92%) HTML5
19 25 (10.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 25 (10.92%) C++
19 25 (10.92%) Data Modelling
20 24 (10.48%) Data Warehouse
20 24 (10.48%) T-SQL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 20 (8.73%) SharePoint
2 19 (8.30%) SAS
3 15 (6.55%) Node.js
4 8 (3.49%) Apache
5 7 (3.06%) IIS
6 6 (2.62%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (2.62%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.62%) Tuxedo
7 3 (1.31%) Confluence
7 3 (1.31%) OpenEdge
8 2 (0.87%) CMS
8 2 (0.87%) JBoss
8 2 (0.87%) nginx
8 2 (0.87%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.87%) TPMS
9 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.44%) Jetty
9 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (3.49%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.18%) MS Office
3 4 (1.75%) Adobe Captivate
3 4 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.75%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.87%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.44%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.44%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (3.93%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (1.75%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.44%) Magento
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.31%) GitHub
2 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.44%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.44%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.61%) HTTP
2 18 (7.86%) Internet
3 6 (2.62%) SMTP
4 1 (0.44%) DHCP
4 1 (0.44%) DNS
4 1 (0.44%) FTP
4 1 (0.44%) IPsec
4 1 (0.44%) SSL
4 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (36.24%) SQL Server
2 48 (20.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (11.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (10.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (10.48%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (8.30%) MongoDB
7 17 (7.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (6.55%) OLAP
9 14 (6.11%) Relational Database
10 13 (5.68%) OLAP Cube
10 13 (5.68%) Oracle Database
10 13 (5.68%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (4.37%) MySQL
11 10 (4.37%) Neo4j
12 9 (3.93%) OLTP
12 9 (3.93%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (3.49%) Cognos Framework Manager
13 8 (3.49%) NoSQL
14 6 (2.62%) Base SAS
15 5 (2.18%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 68 (29.69%) Visual Studio
2 30 (13.10%) Git (software)
3 24 (10.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (9.17%) Jenkins
5 20 (8.73%) Eclipse
6 17 (7.42%) Subversion
7 11 (4.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 9 (3.93%) Bower
8 9 (3.93%) ERwin
8 9 (3.93%) Grunt
8 9 (3.93%) Jasmine
8 9 (3.93%) Protractor
9 8 (3.49%) ClearCase
9 8 (3.49%) GitLab
9 8 (3.49%) Karma Test Runner
9 8 (3.49%) Sublime Text
9 8 (3.49%) Visual Studio Code
10 7 (3.06%) JUnit
10 7 (3.06%) PHPUnit
11 6 (2.62%) NUnit
General
1 18 (7.86%) Finance
2 6 (2.62%) Military
3 5 (2.18%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.31%) Aerospace
4 3 (1.31%) Banking
4 3 (1.31%) Retail
5 2 (0.87%) Avionics
6 1 (0.44%) Back Office
6 1 (0.44%) Billing
6 1 (0.44%) Law
6 1 (0.44%) Marketing
6 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (30.57%) .NET
2 64 (27.95%) HTML
3 45 (19.65%) CSS
4 44 (19.21%) ASP.NET
5 26 (11.35%) jQuery
6 25 (10.92%) HTML5
7 23 (10.04%) XML
8 20 (8.73%) Web Services
9 19 (8.30%) REST
10 17 (7.42%) AngularJS
10 17 (7.42%) SOAP
11 15 (6.55%) CAML
12 14 (6.11%) XSD
13 11 (4.80%) .NET Framework
14 10 (4.37%) Hibernate
14 10 (4.37%) JAX-RS
14 10 (4.37%) Middleware
15 9 (3.93%) XHTML
16 8 (3.49%) SAML
16 8 (3.49%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.62%) Algorithms
2 6 (2.62%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.18%) Statistics
4 4 (1.75%) Learning Management System
4 4 (1.75%) SCORM
5 3 (1.31%) Clustering
5 3 (1.31%) NHS
5 3 (1.31%) Replication
6 2 (0.87%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.44%) Animation
7 1 (0.44%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.44%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.44%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.44%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 37 (16.16%) Linux
2 30 (13.10%) Unix
3 27 (11.79%) Mac OS X
4 15 (6.55%) Windows
5 7 (3.06%) Windows Server
6 6 (2.62%) VME
7 3 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.44%) AIX
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (23.14%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (15.72%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (10.92%) Data Modelling
4 21 (9.17%) TDD
5 20 (8.73%) Responsive Web Design
5 20 (8.73%) Web Design
6 19 (8.30%) Front End Development
7 16 (6.99%) Unit Testing
8 14 (6.11%) Analytics
8 14 (6.11%) Kimball Methodology
9 13 (5.68%) Dimensional Modelling
10 11 (4.80%) Automated Testing
10 11 (4.80%) Configuration Management
10 11 (4.80%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (4.80%) Data Management
10 11 (4.80%) ETL
10 11 (4.80%) Performance Analysis
10 11 (4.80%) Software Engineering
11 10 (4.37%) MVC
12 9 (3.93%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (29.69%) C#
2 66 (28.82%) Java
3 63 (27.51%) SQL
4 47 (20.52%) JavaScript
5 27 (11.79%) VB
6 25 (10.92%) C++
7 24 (10.48%) T-SQL
8 19 (8.30%) Python
9 15 (6.55%) FQL
9 15 (6.55%) PowerShell
10 14 (6.11%) Ruby
11 13 (5.68%) C
11 13 (5.68%) PL/SQL
12 12 (5.24%) VB.NET
13 10 (4.37%) PHP
13 10 (4.37%) VBA
14 9 (3.93%) COBOL
15 8 (3.49%) ES6
15 8 (3.49%) VB6
15 8 (3.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (14.85%) Security Cleared
2 26 (11.35%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.06%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (2.18%) Degree
5 1 (0.44%) MCITP
5 1 (0.44%) MCTS
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.44%) SAS Certification
5 1 (0.44%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.49%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.87%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.87%) QA
3 1 (0.44%) DO-178B
System Software
1 6 (2.62%) Active Directory
1 6 (2.62%) BitLocker
2 2 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.44%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (0.87%) Puppet
2 1 (0.44%) Graylog
2 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.44%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 31 (13.54%) Microsoft
2 30 (13.10%) Oracle
3 10 (4.37%) Cognos
4 8 (3.49%) Micro Focus
5 7 (3.06%) Informatica
6 5 (2.18%) IBM
7 4 (1.75%) Adobe
7 4 (1.75%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.31%) Fujitsu
8 3 (1.31%) ICL
8 3 (1.31%) Progress
8 3 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.87%) Infor
9 2 (0.87%) SaltStack
9 2 (0.87%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.87%) Software AG
9 2 (0.87%) VMware
9 2 (0.87%) webMethods
10 1 (0.44%) DevExpress
10 1 (0.44%) Sitecore
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