The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank - - 42
Contract jobs citing J2SE 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - - 1.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £47.25 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
79 99 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 19.75% 34.74% 33.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 47 84
Average daily rate £300 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £325 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £24.20 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.46% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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