The first table below looks at the demand for J2SE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2SE over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Lancashire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing J2SE 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £448 £380
% change year-on-year
+0.55% +17.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 -
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
83 55 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 19.62% 25.46% 28.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 34 58
Average daily rate £375 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £21.00 £32.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.38% +62.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
J2SE
North West

J2SE
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2SE across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2SE Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire