The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Lancashire region that had Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 40 37 43
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 8 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.83% 2.05% 2.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.89% 2.20% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 8
Median daily rate £360 £395 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.86% -4.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £350 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £438 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £399 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.38% +10.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +11.11%
Java 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
423 364 484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 96.58% 93.09% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 230 295
Median daily rate £400 £363 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -7.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 41 37
Median hourly rate £26.06 £21.96 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.69% +8.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.50 £15.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.33 £43.58
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java Developer across the Lancashire region.

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer across the Lancashire region.

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Java 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 Java Developer within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Preston +7 6 £335 - 1
Blackpool -5 2 £463 +18.58%
Java Developer
North West

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, Java 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 Java Developer in the job title.

1 30 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (73.33%) Linux
3 17 (56.67%) HTML
4 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (53.33%) REST
5 14 (46.67%) HTTP
5 14 (46.67%) Unix
6 13 (43.33%) Mac OS X
7 12 (40.00%) MongoDB
7 12 (40.00%) Relational Database
8 11 (36.67%) Web Design
8 11 (36.67%) Responsive Web Design
9 10 (33.33%) JAX-RS
9 10 (33.33%) Neo4j
9 10 (33.33%) Hibernate
9 10 (33.33%) Dropwizard
10 9 (30.00%) Configuration Management
11 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
12 7 (23.33%) Scrum
13 6 (20.00%) Oracle
13 6 (20.00%) JBoss
14 5 (16.67%) Apache
14 5 (16.67%) CSS
14 5 (16.67%) J2EE
14 5 (16.67%) MySQL
14 5 (16.67%) Red Hat
14 5 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (13.33%) HTML5
15 4 (13.33%) TDD
15 4 (13.33%) JSON

Java 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 6 (20.00%) JBoss
2 5 (16.67%) Apache
3 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.67%) IIS
4 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (6.67%) Tuxedo
5 1 (3.33%) CICS
5 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 14 (46.67%) HTTP
2 2 (6.67%) Internet
2 2 (6.67%) SMTP
3 1 (3.33%) HTTPS
3 1 (3.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) MongoDB
1 12 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 10 (33.33%) Neo4j
3 5 (16.67%) MySQL
4 3 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) JUnit
2 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.00%) NUnit
2 3 (10.00%) Travis CI
3 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.67%) PHPUnit
3 2 (6.67%) Subversion
3 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (56.67%) HTML
2 16 (53.33%) REST
3 10 (33.33%) Dropwizard
3 10 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 10 (33.33%) JAX-RS
4 5 (16.67%) CSS
4 5 (16.67%) J2EE
5 4 (13.33%) HTML5
5 4 (13.33%) JSON
6 3 (10.00%) CSS3
6 3 (10.00%) jQuery
6 3 (10.00%) SOAP
6 3 (10.00%) Web Services
7 2 (6.67%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (6.67%) JavaBeans
7 2 (6.67%) JDBC
7 2 (6.67%) JSP
7 2 (6.67%) Middleware
7 2 (6.67%) Servlets
7 2 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 22 (73.33%) Linux
2 14 (46.67%) Unix
3 13 (43.33%) Mac OS X
4 5 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.67%) Windows
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (36.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 11 (36.67%) Web Design
3 9 (30.00%) Configuration Management
4 7 (23.33%) Scrum
5 4 (13.33%) TDD
6 3 (10.00%) Automated Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.67%) E-business
7 2 (6.67%) High Availability
7 2 (6.67%) Prototyping
7 2 (6.67%) SDLC
7 2 (6.67%) SOA
7 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.67%) Web Development
8 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.33%) Data Management
8 1 (3.33%) Extreme Programming
8 1 (3.33%) ITIL
8 1 (3.33%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (13.33%) C
4 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.67%) C++
4 2 (6.67%) COBOL
4 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.67%) VB
5 1 (3.33%) C#
5 1 (3.33%) FQL
5 1 (3.33%) Lua
5 1 (3.33%) PHP
5 1 (3.33%) Python
5 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.67%) BitLocker
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle
2 5 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.67%) IBM
3 2 (6.67%) Micro Focus
4 1 (3.33%) Axway
4 1 (3.33%) BEA
4 1 (3.33%) VMware
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