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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 28 44 47
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 16 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.10% 3.27% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.39% 3.44% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 1
Median daily rate £410 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% -10.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £42.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-9.94% +25.73%
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
297 523 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 94.59% 94.92% 86.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 384 223
Median daily rate £375 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 39 28
Median hourly rate £40.00 £34.95 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.44% +58.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £15.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.07 £42.00 £82.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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
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 27 September 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
Blackpool +16 7 £450 +5.88% 1
Fleetwood - 5 £450 -
Blackburn - 4 £375 - 1
Preston +3 1 £373 -21.57%
Java Developer
North West

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 24 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (41.67%) TDD
3 10 (41.67%) Linux
4 9 (37.50%) J2EE
4 9 (37.50%) BDD
5 8 (33.33%) Microservices
6 7 (29.17%) OO
7 5 (20.83%) JBoss
7 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
7 5 (20.83%) Web Services
7 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
8 4 (16.67%) Scrum
8 4 (16.67%) Retail
8 4 (16.67%) Automated Testing
8 4 (16.67%) Marketing
9 3 (12.50%) WebSphere
9 3 (12.50%) Web Development
9 3 (12.50%) XML
9 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
9 3 (12.50%) IBM
9 3 (12.50%) UML
9 3 (12.50%) Tomcat
9 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
9 3 (12.50%) Kanban
9 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
10 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
10 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (8.33%) RESTful

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 5 (20.83%) JBoss
2 3 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 3 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 2 (8.33%) Apache
4 1 (4.17%) CICS
4 1 (4.17%) nginx
4 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) HTTPS
2 1 (4.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.33%) MySQL
2 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.17%) IntelliJ
2 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.17%) NetBeans
2 1 (4.17%) Selenium
2 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (16.67%) Marketing
1 4 (16.67%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) J2EE
2 5 (20.83%) Web Services
3 3 (12.50%) XML
4 2 (8.33%) CSS
4 2 (8.33%) JavaBeans
4 2 (8.33%) JSON
4 2 (8.33%) JSP
4 2 (8.33%) REST
4 2 (8.33%) RESTful
4 2 (8.33%) Servlets
5 1 (4.17%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.17%) Apache Camel
5 1 (4.17%) CSS3
5 1 (4.17%) D3.js
5 1 (4.17%) HTML5
5 1 (4.17%) jQuery
5 1 (4.17%) Middleware
5 1 (4.17%) Node.js
5 1 (4.17%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) TDD
3 9 (37.50%) BDD
4 8 (33.33%) Microservices
5 7 (29.17%) OO
6 4 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Scrum
7 3 (12.50%) Kanban
7 3 (12.50%) UML
7 3 (12.50%) Web Development
8 1 (4.17%) API Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (4.17%) Data Management
8 1 (4.17%) Guerrilla Testing
8 1 (4.17%) High Availability
8 1 (4.17%) Prototyping
8 1 (4.17%) SDLC
8 1 (4.17%) SFIA
8 1 (4.17%) SOA
8 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) C
4 1 (4.17%) C++
4 1 (4.17%) Lua
4 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.17%) QA
1 1 (4.17%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
2 3 (12.50%) IBM
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) Axway
4 1 (4.17%) BEA
4 1 (4.17%) VMware