The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 6 8 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing Java 44 71 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.10% 12.77% 10.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.38% 35.32% 30.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 39 29
Median daily rate £425 £442 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.73% +5.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £549 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £418 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Java
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Programming Languages Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
128 201 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 41.03% 36.15% 35.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 136 98
Median daily rate £400 £442 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.39% +26.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the Lancashire region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Lancashire region.

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Java
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 within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 25 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 -3 16 £450 +5.88% 3
Blackburn - 5 £375 - 3
Fleetwood - 5 £450 -
Preston -6 4 £450 -5.26% 1
Chorley - 4 £465 - 2
Lytham St Annes - 4 £475 -
Carnforth - 1 £350 -
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Java.

1 52 (43.70%) Linux
2 43 (36.13%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (33.61%) Oracle
4 35 (29.41%) Bash Shell
5 33 (27.73%) Security Cleared
6 31 (26.05%) Finance
7 28 (23.53%) Tuxedo
8 25 (21.01%) C
9 24 (20.17%) COBOL
10 23 (19.33%) Relational Database
11 22 (18.49%) Clustering
11 22 (18.49%) Micro Focus
11 22 (18.49%) OO
12 21 (17.65%) SC Cleared
13 19 (15.97%) Unix
14 18 (15.13%) UML
14 18 (15.13%) Shell Script
14 18 (15.13%) Oracle Database
15 17 (14.29%) Puppet
15 17 (14.29%) JavaScript
15 17 (14.29%) Python
15 17 (14.29%) RDBMS
16 16 (13.45%) Apache
16 16 (13.45%) PL/SQL
16 16 (13.45%) Opscode Chef
16 16 (13.45%) IaaS
16 16 (13.45%) Business Analysis
16 16 (13.45%) SaltStack
16 16 (13.45%) IFS
17 15 (12.61%) Use Case

Java
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 28 (23.53%) Tuxedo
2 16 (13.45%) Apache
3 10 (8.40%) JBoss
4 9 (7.56%) WebSphere
5 4 (3.36%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.52%) CICS
7 2 (1.68%) nginx
7 2 (1.68%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.68%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.84%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.84%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.84%) SAS
Business Applications
1 7 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.45%) IaaS
2 8 (6.72%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.36%) Network Security
2 2 (1.68%) HTTP
2 2 (1.68%) Internet
2 2 (1.68%) LAN
2 2 (1.68%) WAN
3 1 (0.84%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.84%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.33%) Relational Database
2 18 (15.13%) Oracle Database
3 17 (14.29%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.52%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.68%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.68%) MySQL
5 2 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.84%) DB2
6 1 (0.84%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 14 (11.76%) JIRA
2 7 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.20%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.36%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.68%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.68%) IntelliJ
5 2 (1.68%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.68%) NetBeans
5 2 (1.68%) Selenium
6 1 (0.84%) JUnit
6 1 (0.84%) Maven
6 1 (0.84%) TestNG
6 1 (0.84%) WebDriver
General
1 31 (26.05%) Finance
2 5 (4.20%) Retail
3 4 (3.36%) Marketing
4 1 (0.84%) Advertising
4 1 (0.84%) Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (46.22%) Developer
2 34 (28.57%) Analyst
3 24 (20.17%) Java Developer
4 21 (17.65%) Business Analyst
5 15 (12.61%) IFS Analyst
6 9 (7.56%) Consultant
6 9 (7.56%) Senior Analyst
6 9 (7.56%) Senior Business Analyst
7 8 (6.72%) Technical Leader
8 7 (5.88%) Architect
8 7 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
8 7 (5.88%) Technical Business Analyst
9 5 (4.20%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.36%) Digital Analyst
10 4 (3.36%) Digital Business Analyst
10 4 (3.36%) IFS Business Analyst
10 4 (3.36%) Senior Technical Analyst
10 4 (3.36%) Senior Technical Business Analyst
11 3 (2.52%) Linux Developer
11 3 (2.52%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.56%) J2EE
1 9 (7.56%) Middleware
2 8 (6.72%) Web Services
3 4 (3.36%) RESTful
3 4 (3.36%) XML
4 3 (2.52%) .NET
4 3 (2.52%) CSS
4 3 (2.52%) HTML
4 3 (2.52%) REST
5 2 (1.68%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.68%) D3.js
5 2 (1.68%) JavaBeans
5 2 (1.68%) jQuery
5 2 (1.68%) JSON
5 2 (1.68%) JSP
5 2 (1.68%) Node.js
5 2 (1.68%) Servlets
5 2 (1.68%) SOAP
5 2 (1.68%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.84%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.49%) Clustering
2 6 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.36%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.52%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.68%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.68%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (1.68%) User Experience
7 1 (0.84%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 52 (43.70%) Linux
2 19 (15.97%) Unix
3 15 (12.61%) Windows
4 7 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (4.20%) VME
6 1 (0.84%) Android
6 1 (0.84%) OS/2
6 1 (0.84%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.84%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.84%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (36.13%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (18.49%) OO
3 18 (15.13%) UML
4 16 (13.45%) Business Analysis
5 15 (12.61%) Agile Project Management
5 15 (12.61%) OOA/OOD
5 15 (12.61%) Open Source
5 15 (12.61%) Project Management
5 15 (12.61%) Use Case
5 15 (12.61%) Waterfall
6 13 (10.92%) Migration
6 13 (10.92%) Service Design
6 13 (10.92%) TDD
7 12 (10.08%) BDD
7 12 (10.08%) CRM
8 11 (9.24%) Test Scripting
9 9 (7.56%) ERP
9 9 (7.56%) Microservices
9 9 (7.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 8 (6.72%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (29.41%) Bash Shell
2 25 (21.01%) C
3 24 (20.17%) COBOL
4 18 (15.13%) Shell Script
5 17 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 17 (14.29%) Python
6 16 (13.45%) PL/SQL
7 13 (10.92%) SQL
8 4 (3.36%) C#
8 4 (3.36%) PHP
9 1 (0.84%) C++
9 1 (0.84%) JCL
9 1 (0.84%) Lua
9 1 (0.84%) Perl
9 1 (0.84%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (27.73%) Security Cleared
2 21 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.68%) ISEB
5 1 (0.84%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.84%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.84%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.04%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.52%) QA
3 1 (0.84%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (1.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.84%) Docker
2 1 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.84%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (14.29%) Puppet
2 16 (13.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.84%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 40 (33.61%) Oracle
2 22 (18.49%) Micro Focus
3 16 (13.45%) IFS
3 16 (13.45%) SaltStack
4 8 (6.72%) IBM
4 8 (6.72%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.04%) Red Hat
6 5 (4.20%) Citrix
6 5 (4.20%) ICL
7 3 (2.52%) Curam
8 2 (1.68%) HP
8 2 (1.68%) SAP
8 2 (1.68%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.68%) VMware
9 1 (0.84%) Axway
9 1 (0.84%) BEA
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