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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 17 23 36
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 32 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.02% 1.80% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.64% 1.94% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 2 1
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£375 £300 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £349 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.69% -0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
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
419 155 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 91.89% 92.81% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 78 178
Average daily rate £378 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.27% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £143 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 27
Average hourly rate £31.00 £15.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -29.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.88 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £40.00 £31.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 2014. 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
Preston - 1 £500 - 2
Blackburn - - - - 2
Chorley - - - - 1
Java Developer
North West

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 35 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (54.29%) Hibernate
4 17 (48.57%) REST
5 15 (42.86%) HTML
5 15 (42.86%) MongoDB
6 14 (40.00%) Spring
7 11 (31.43%) Linux
7 11 (31.43%) Configuration Management
7 11 (31.43%) Neo4j
7 11 (31.43%) JAX-RS
7 11 (31.43%) Relational Database
8 10 (28.57%) UNIX
8 10 (28.57%) HTTP
8 10 (28.57%) Mac OS X
8 10 (28.57%) Web Design
8 10 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
9 8 (22.86%) Web Services
9 8 (22.86%) Scala
10 7 (20.00%) Scrum
10 7 (20.00%) TDD
10 7 (20.00%) Open Source
11 6 (17.14%) J2EE
11 6 (17.14%) Spring MVC
11 6 (17.14%) Apache CXF
11 6 (17.14%) BDD
12 5 (14.29%) MVC
13 4 (11.43%) SQL
13 4 (11.43%) CSS

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 4 (11.43%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.57%) WebSphere
2 3 (8.57%) Node.js
3 2 (5.71%) JBoss
3 2 (5.71%) Apache
4 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.86%) Cloud Foundry
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) HTTP
2 2 (5.71%) AMQP
2 2 (5.71%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (42.86%) MongoDB
2 11 (31.43%) Neo4j
2 11 (31.43%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Maven
2 3 (8.57%) Selenium
2 3 (8.57%) Ant
2 3 (8.57%) JUnit
2 3 (8.57%) Jasmine
3 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.86%) Mockito
4 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.86%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.86%) Subversion
4 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (54.29%) Hibernate
2 17 (48.57%) REST
3 15 (42.86%) HTML
4 14 (40.00%) Spring
5 11 (31.43%) JAX-RS
6 8 (22.86%) Web Services
7 6 (17.14%) J2EE
7 6 (17.14%) Spring MVC
7 6 (17.14%) Apache CXF
8 4 (11.43%) Play Framework
8 4 (11.43%) CSS
8 4 (11.43%) SOAP
8 4 (11.43%) Struts
8 4 (11.43%) Ajax
9 3 (8.57%) Apache Camel
9 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
9 3 (8.57%) jQuery
9 3 (8.57%) Apache Wicket
10 2 (5.71%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (5.71%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.86%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Linux
2 10 (28.57%) Mac OS X
2 10 (28.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (31.43%) Configuration Management
3 10 (28.57%) Web Design
3 10 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
4 7 (20.00%) TDD
4 7 (20.00%) Scrum
5 6 (17.14%) BDD
6 5 (14.29%) MVC
7 4 (11.43%) Unit Testing
7 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (8.57%) Time Management
8 3 (8.57%) Refactoring
8 3 (8.57%) Automated Testing
8 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (5.71%) OO
9 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.71%) SOA
10 1 (2.86%) RAD
10 1 (2.86%) UML
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
2 8 (22.86%) Scala
3 4 (11.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle
1 1 (2.86%) IBM
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