The table below looks at the statistics for the Java 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 Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 34 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.76% 0.66% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 0.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£390 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.38 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+18.21% -6.66%
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
313 403 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 92.06% 88.77% 89.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 232 109
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 £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £574 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 44 38
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.19 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.96% +15.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.48 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.33 £46.09 £36.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Blackpool - 3 £390 - 2
Java Developer
North West

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region that cited Java 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 Java Developer in their job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) JBoss
4 5 (50.00%) Web Services
5 4 (40.00%) Eclipse
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
7 2 (20.00%) TDD
7 2 (20.00%) J2EE
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
7 2 (20.00%) Scala
7 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 2 (20.00%) Apache Camel
7 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (10.00%) Play Framework
8 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
8 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 1 (10.00%) SDLC
8 1 (10.00%) Kanban
8 1 (10.00%) Groovy
8 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
8 1 (10.00%) Java EE 5
8 1 (10.00%) CouchDB
8 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (10.00%) HTML5
8 1 (10.00%) BDD

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region that cited Java 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 Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (60.00%) JBoss
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (10.00%) CouchDB
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) J2EE
2 2 (20.00%) Apache Camel
3 1 (10.00%) Play Framework
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) SVG
3 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (10.00%) Spring
3 1 (10.00%) Java SE
3 1 (10.00%) Java EE
3 1 (10.00%) Batik
3 1 (10.00%) Java EE 5
3 1 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) TDD
2 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (10.00%) Kanban
3 1 (10.00%) BDD
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) Process Management
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
3 1 (10.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Scala
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby
4 1 (10.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) OCP
1 1 (10.00%) OCA
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) OCAJ
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
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