The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Lancashire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 35 22 30
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 14 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.33% 2.39% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.55% 2.50% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 3
Average daily rate £413 £315 £274
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £308 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £422 £287
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +14.70%
Job Titles Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
394 200 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 93.81% 95.69% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 100 155
Average daily rate £375 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £468 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 31 17
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.40 £14.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +23.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.47 £30.00 £29.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Java Developer
North West

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Burnley - 9 £413 -
Preston -6 8 £413 +6.78%
Blackburn - 5 £250 - 2
Newton-le-Willows - - - -
Java Developer
North West

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 20 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (85.00%) Spring
3 16 (80.00%) Hibernate
4 14 (70.00%) Scala
5 13 (65.00%) J2EE
5 13 (65.00%) MySQL
6 12 (60.00%) TDD
7 11 (55.00%) jQuery
7 11 (55.00%) Scrum
7 11 (55.00%) HTML
8 10 (50.00%) XML
8 10 (50.00%) JBoss
8 10 (50.00%) BDD
9 9 (45.00%) OOA/OOD
9 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
10 8 (40.00%) .NET
10 8 (40.00%) Tomcat
10 8 (40.00%) MVC
10 8 (40.00%) Ajax
10 8 (40.00%) HTML5
11 7 (35.00%) Spring MVC
11 7 (35.00%) CSS3
11 7 (35.00%) Finance
11 7 (35.00%) WebLogic
11 7 (35.00%) CSS
11 7 (35.00%) Struts
11 7 (35.00%) C#
11 7 (35.00%) Oracle
12 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
12 6 (30.00%) EJB

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 7 (35.00%) WebLogic
3 6 (30.00%) MQSeries
3 6 (30.00%) CMS
3 6 (30.00%) WebSphere
3 6 (30.00%) Escenic
3 6 (30.00%) Adobe CQ
4 4 (20.00%) Apache Solr
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) FTP
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) MySQL
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (30.00%) Hadoop
2 6 (30.00%) Big Data
3 4 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Mockito
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) Hudson
2 1 (5.00%) Maven
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (85.00%) Spring
2 16 (80.00%) Hibernate
3 13 (65.00%) J2EE
4 11 (55.00%) jQuery
4 11 (55.00%) HTML
5 10 (50.00%) XML
6 8 (40.00%) .NET
6 8 (40.00%) Ajax
6 8 (40.00%) HTML5
7 7 (35.00%) Spring MVC
7 7 (35.00%) CSS3
7 7 (35.00%) CSS
7 7 (35.00%) Struts
8 6 (30.00%) EJB
8 6 (30.00%) Java RMI
8 6 (30.00%) LAMP
8 6 (30.00%) Ruby on Rails
8 6 (30.00%) JSF
9 4 (20.00%) JMS
9 4 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Open Source
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) TDD
2 11 (55.00%) Scrum
3 10 (50.00%) BDD
4 9 (45.00%) OOA/OOD
5 8 (40.00%) MVC
6 6 (30.00%) OOD
6 6 (30.00%) RUP
6 6 (30.00%) UML
6 6 (30.00%) OOP
7 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
8 1 (5.00%) OO
8 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
8 1 (5.00%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (70.00%) Scala
3 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (35.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) SQL
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) JBoss
2 7 (35.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Mercator
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