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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 26 15 22
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 21 34 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.30% 8.00% 3.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.59% 8.61% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 5
Average daily rate £433 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £443 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £36.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+21.52% -0.68%
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
376 395 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 94.95% 92.94% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 255 111
Average daily rate £410 £378 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.60% +34.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 21 32
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.14 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.45% +68.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £20.35 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.00 £37.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Fleetwood - 10 £433 -
Blackpool -17 5 £388 +3.33%
Preston 0 2 - -
Chorley +1 1 - - 5
Blackburn - 1 - - 1
Java Developer
North West

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 34 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (70.59%) HTML
3 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (58.82%) Linux
5 18 (52.94%) Unix
5 18 (52.94%) Mac OS X
6 17 (50.00%) REST
7 14 (41.18%) MongoDB
8 13 (38.24%) HTTP
9 12 (35.29%) Web Design
9 12 (35.29%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (29.41%) JAX-RS
10 10 (29.41%) Neo4j
10 10 (29.41%) Relational Database
10 10 (29.41%) Hibernate
10 10 (29.41%) CSS
10 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
11 9 (26.47%) Configuration Management
12 8 (23.53%) Git (software)
13 7 (20.59%) Internet
13 7 (20.59%) Scrum
13 7 (20.59%) C#
13 7 (20.59%) SQL
13 7 (20.59%) .NET
13 7 (20.59%) Web Services
13 7 (20.59%) Jenkins
14 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (17.65%) HTML5
14 6 (17.65%) jQuery
14 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 5 (14.71%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.76%) Apache
3 3 (8.82%) IIS
3 3 (8.82%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.94%) Confluence
4 1 (2.94%) JBoss
4 1 (2.94%) nginx
4 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (38.24%) HTTP
2 7 (20.59%) Internet
3 3 (8.82%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (41.18%) MongoDB
2 10 (29.41%) Neo4j
2 10 (29.41%) Relational Database
3 5 (14.71%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
3 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (11.76%) MySQL
5 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.88%) SQLite
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 7 (20.59%) Jenkins
3 5 (14.71%) Eclipse
4 4 (11.76%) JUnit
4 4 (11.76%) Subversion
5 3 (8.82%) NUnit
5 3 (8.82%) PHPUnit
5 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
6 2 (5.88%) Hudson
6 2 (5.88%) IntelliJ
6 2 (5.88%) Maven
7 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 1 (2.94%) Banking
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
1 1 (2.94%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (70.59%) HTML
2 17 (50.00%) REST
3 10 (29.41%) CSS
3 10 (29.41%) Hibernate
3 10 (29.41%) JAX-RS
4 7 (20.59%) .NET
4 7 (20.59%) Web Services
5 6 (17.65%) HTML5
5 6 (17.65%) jQuery
6 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET
6 5 (14.71%) CAML
7 4 (11.76%) J2EE
7 4 (11.76%) SOAP
7 4 (11.76%) Spring
8 3 (8.82%) XHTML
9 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
9 2 (5.88%) JSON
9 2 (5.88%) LAMP
9 2 (5.88%) Middleware
9 2 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) NHS
3 1 (2.94%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 20 (58.82%) Linux
2 18 (52.94%) Mac OS X
2 18 (52.94%) Unix
3 3 (8.82%) Windows
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (35.29%) Responsive Web Design
2 12 (35.29%) Web Design
3 9 (26.47%) Configuration Management
4 7 (20.59%) Scrum
5 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (17.65%) TDD
6 4 (11.76%) Automated Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Data Management
7 2 (5.88%) Extreme Programming
7 2 (5.88%) ITIL
7 2 (5.88%) Pair Programming
7 2 (5.88%) SOA
8 1 (2.94%) E-business
8 1 (2.94%) Front End Development
8 1 (2.94%) High Availability
8 1 (2.94%) SDLC
8 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.94%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 7 (20.59%) C#
3 7 (20.59%) SQL
4 5 (14.71%) C++
4 5 (14.71%) FQL
4 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
4 5 (14.71%) Python
4 5 (14.71%) Ruby
4 5 (14.71%) VB
5 3 (8.82%) C
5 3 (8.82%) PHP
6 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.88%) Scala
6 2 (5.88%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.88%) VBA
6 2 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.94%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
1 3 (8.82%) BitLocker
2 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Graylog
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle
2 1 (2.94%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.94%) BEA
2 1 (2.94%) IBM
2 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.94%) SaltStack
2 1 (2.94%) Sun
2 1 (2.94%) VMware