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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 7 8 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 61 56 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.59% 13.33% 22.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.35% 14.25% 23.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 38 27
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£350 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £252 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £425 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £47.33 - £31.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
373 393 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 89.23% 93.57% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 243 97
Average daily rate £400 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £219 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £533 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 42 31
Average hourly rate £26.83 £18.00 £19.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.05% -5.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.00 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £32.47 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +2 18 £350 -15.15% 24
Blackpool +7 10 £344 -19.11% 3
Burnley -4 4 £425 +7.93% 2
Blackburn -1 2 £315 +5.00% 10
Chorley -8 2 £400 +33.33% 5
Lytham St Annes - 2 £380 -
Colne - 1 £180 -
Developer
North West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 76 (41.99%) SQL
2 57 (31.49%) Java
3 55 (30.39%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (20.99%) HTML
5 34 (18.78%) JavaScript
5 34 (18.78%) SQL Server
6 33 (18.23%) Business Intelligence
7 32 (17.68%) Oracle
8 29 (16.02%) .NET
9 26 (14.36%) C#
9 26 (14.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 26 (14.36%) Security Cleared
10 23 (12.71%) CSS
11 22 (12.15%) Hibernate
12 21 (11.60%) UNIX
12 21 (11.60%) Linux
13 20 (11.05%) TDD
14 19 (10.50%) MVC
14 19 (10.50%) MongoDB
15 18 (9.94%) BDD
15 18 (9.94%) Spring
15 18 (9.94%) jQuery
16 17 (9.39%) Data Modelling
17 16 (8.84%) Data Warehouse
17 16 (8.84%) ASP.NET
17 16 (8.84%) Microsoft
17 16 (8.84%) Mainframe
17 16 (8.84%) Selenium
17 16 (8.84%) SC Cleared
17 16 (8.84%) REST

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 12 (6.63%) SharePoint
1 12 (6.63%) SAS
2 9 (4.97%) Node.js
3 6 (3.31%) IIS
3 6 (3.31%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.76%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (2.21%) JBoss
6 3 (1.66%) Apache
6 3 (1.66%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.10%) CMS
7 2 (1.10%) WordPress
8 1 (0.55%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.55%) Kentico
8 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.55%) PowerExchange
8 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (5.52%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.76%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.76%) Fireworks
3 4 (2.21%) MS Office
3 4 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.66%) InfoPath
4 3 (1.66%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.66%) MS Project
4 3 (1.66%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.55%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 9 (4.97%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.66%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.55%) Magento
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.66%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.52%) HTTP
2 2 (1.10%) MQTT
2 2 (1.10%) AMQP
3 1 (0.55%) LDAP
3 1 (0.55%) SNMP
3 1 (0.55%) FTP
3 1 (0.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (18.78%) SQL Server
2 26 (14.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (10.50%) MongoDB
4 16 (8.84%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (8.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 15 (8.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (7.18%) DB2
7 11 (6.08%) Neo4j
7 11 (6.08%) Relational Database
8 10 (5.52%) Oracle Database
8 10 (5.52%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (5.52%) IMS/DB
9 9 (4.97%) Base SAS
9 9 (4.97%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 5 (2.76%) QlikView
10 5 (2.76%) Cognos Report Studio
11 4 (2.21%) MySQL
11 4 (2.21%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (8.84%) Selenium
2 15 (8.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (6.63%) Eclipse
3 12 (6.63%) Git (software)
4 8 (4.42%) JUnit
5 7 (3.87%) Maven
6 6 (3.31%) Ant
7 4 (2.21%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.66%) Dreamweaver
8 3 (1.66%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.66%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (1.10%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.10%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.55%) Mockito
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.55%) Subversion
10 1 (0.55%) StarTeam
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.55%) IntelliJ
General
1 9 (4.97%) Finance
2 5 (2.76%) Retail
3 1 (0.55%) Military
3 1 (0.55%) Law
3 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (20.99%) HTML
2 29 (16.02%) .NET
3 23 (12.71%) CSS
4 22 (12.15%) Hibernate
5 18 (9.94%) Spring
5 18 (9.94%) jQuery
6 16 (8.84%) ASP.NET
6 16 (8.84%) REST
7 15 (8.29%) Web Services
8 13 (7.18%) XML
9 11 (6.08%) HTML5
9 11 (6.08%) Spring MVC
9 11 (6.08%) JAX-RS
10 10 (5.52%) Entity Framework
10 10 (5.52%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (5.52%) .NET Framework
11 9 (4.97%) WCF
11 9 (4.97%) AngularJS
12 8 (4.42%) CSS3
13 7 (3.87%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.84%) Mainframe
2 10 (5.52%) IBM Mainframe
3 9 (4.97%) Open Source
3 9 (4.97%) NHS
3 9 (4.97%) Algorithms
4 3 (1.66%) Visualisation
4 3 (1.66%) Reference Data
4 3 (1.66%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.10%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.55%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.55%) DataPower
6 1 (0.55%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.55%) Life Science
6 1 (0.55%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.55%) Tandem
6 1 (0.55%) Statistics
6 1 (0.55%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.60%) UNIX
1 21 (11.60%) Linux
2 11 (6.08%) Windows
3 10 (5.52%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.55%) Android
5 1 (0.55%) VME
5 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (30.39%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (18.23%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (11.05%) TDD
4 19 (10.50%) MVC
5 18 (9.94%) BDD
6 17 (9.39%) Data Modelling
7 14 (7.73%) Validation
7 14 (7.73%) Software Engineering
8 13 (7.18%) Unit Testing
9 11 (6.08%) Configuration Management
9 11 (6.08%) Web Design
9 11 (6.08%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (5.52%) Test Planning
10 10 (5.52%) ETL
10 10 (5.52%) CRM
10 10 (5.52%) Test Scripting
10 10 (5.52%) Waterfall
10 10 (5.52%) V-Model
10 10 (5.52%) Software Testing
11 9 (4.97%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (41.99%) SQL
2 57 (31.49%) Java
3 34 (18.78%) JavaScript
4 26 (14.36%) C#
5 14 (7.73%) PL/SQL
6 13 (7.18%) Scala
6 13 (7.18%) PL/1
7 11 (6.08%) T-SQL
8 9 (4.97%) VBA
8 9 (4.97%) JCL
9 6 (3.31%) VB
10 5 (2.76%) Ruby
11 4 (2.21%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.66%) PHP
12 3 (1.66%) COBOL
13 2 (1.10%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.10%) Python
14 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.55%) Groovy
14 1 (0.55%) VB6
Qualifications
1 26 (14.36%) Security Cleared
2 16 (8.84%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (5.52%) ISEB
3 10 (5.52%) HND
4 7 (3.87%) Degree
5 3 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.10%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.66%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.55%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (4.97%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 32 (17.68%) Oracle
2 16 (8.84%) Microsoft
3 13 (7.18%) IBM
4 10 (5.52%) Syncsort
5 9 (4.97%) Aquila
5 9 (4.97%) Cognos
6 7 (3.87%) Informatica
7 3 (1.66%) Nintex
8 1 (0.55%) Google
8 1 (0.55%) Siebel
8 1 (0.55%) SAP
8 1 (0.55%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.55%) Adobe
8 1 (0.55%) HP
8 1 (0.55%) Citrix
8 1 (0.55%) Borland
8 1 (0.55%) Apple
8 1 (0.55%) Twitter
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