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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 42 38 25
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 9 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.15% 3.32% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.41% 3.54% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 4
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£400 £413 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +30.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £375 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £435 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +2.56%
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
373 395 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 89.02% 93.60% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 248 106
Average daily rate £400 £375 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +24.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £218 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £527 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 40 32
Average hourly rate £20.35 £18.00 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.02% -2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.00 £15.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £32.47 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 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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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 -3 2 £444 +7.57%
Accrington - - - -
Blackburn - - - - 3
Chorley - - - - 2
Java Developer
North West

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 42 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (52.38%) Hibernate
4 19 (45.24%) MongoDB
5 18 (42.86%) Spring
6 16 (38.10%) REST
7 15 (35.71%) HTML
8 11 (26.19%) Spring MVC
8 11 (26.19%) Linux
8 11 (26.19%) Configuration Management
8 11 (26.19%) Neo4j
8 11 (26.19%) JAX-RS
9 10 (23.81%) Responsive Web Design
9 10 (23.81%) Relational Database
9 10 (23.81%) Mac OS X
9 10 (23.81%) HTTP
9 10 (23.81%) UNIX
9 10 (23.81%) Web Design
10 9 (21.43%) Open Source
10 9 (21.43%) Scala
11 8 (19.05%) AngularJS
11 8 (19.05%) TDD
11 8 (19.05%) Web Services
11 8 (19.05%) JUnit
12 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
12 7 (16.67%) Maven
12 7 (16.67%) BDD
12 7 (16.67%) Node.js
13 6 (14.29%) Apache CXF
13 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (16.67%) Node.js
2 6 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 4 (9.52%) JBoss
4 3 (7.14%) Apache
5 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.81%) HTTP
2 2 (4.76%) AMQP
2 2 (4.76%) MQTT
3 1 (2.38%) LDAP
3 1 (2.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (45.24%) MongoDB
2 11 (26.19%) Neo4j
3 10 (23.81%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.76%) MySQL
5 1 (2.38%) CouchDB
5 1 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) JUnit
2 7 (16.67%) Maven
3 6 (14.29%) Selenium
3 6 (14.29%) Ant
4 3 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 3 (7.14%) Jasmine
5 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.76%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.38%) IntelliJ
6 1 (2.38%) Subversion
6 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.38%) Mockito
General
1 1 (2.38%) Finance
1 1 (2.38%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (52.38%) Hibernate
2 18 (42.86%) Spring
3 16 (38.10%) REST
4 15 (35.71%) HTML
5 11 (26.19%) Spring MVC
5 11 (26.19%) JAX-RS
6 8 (19.05%) AngularJS
6 8 (19.05%) Web Services
7 6 (14.29%) J2EE
7 6 (14.29%) Struts
7 6 (14.29%) Apache Wicket
7 6 (14.29%) Apache CXF
8 5 (11.90%) SOAP
9 4 (9.52%) CSS
9 4 (9.52%) jQuery
10 3 (7.14%) Play Framework
10 3 (7.14%) Ajax
10 3 (7.14%) JSON
11 2 (4.76%) Java EE
11 2 (4.76%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.19%) Linux
2 10 (23.81%) Mac OS X
2 10 (23.81%) UNIX
3 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.19%) Configuration Management
3 10 (23.81%) Web Design
3 10 (23.81%) Responsive Web Design
4 8 (19.05%) TDD
5 7 (16.67%) BDD
6 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (11.90%) MVC
8 4 (9.52%) Scrum
8 4 (9.52%) Unit Testing
9 3 (7.14%) Refactoring
9 3 (7.14%) Time Management
9 3 (7.14%) Automated Testing
9 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
9 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
10 2 (4.76%) Web Development
11 1 (2.38%) Kanban
11 1 (2.38%) Data Modelling
11 1 (2.38%) Process Management
11 1 (2.38%) OO
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (21.43%) Scala
3 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.52%) SQL
5 3 (7.14%) Ruby
6 2 (4.76%) Python
7 1 (2.38%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) BC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (2.38%) Apple
2 1 (2.38%) Google