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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
North West / Lancashire
Rank 25 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
-18 0
Contract jobs citing Java 14 63 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.45% 14.09% 13.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.08% 30.14% 37.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 48 36
Median daily rate £400 £433 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.51% +3.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £333 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £530 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £408 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +5.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £47.00 £46.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £42.50 £37.75
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +12.58%

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
107 209 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 41.63% 46.76% 37.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 140 99
Median daily rate £313 £394 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £530 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 30 10
Median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.80 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.03 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +4 8 £413 +8.19% 1
Fleetwood -2 5 £400 -7.51%
Blackburn -5 2 £393 -
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 24 (40.68%) Oracle
2 23 (38.98%) Linux
3 21 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (28.81%) TDD
4 17 (28.81%) Security Cleared
5 16 (27.12%) SQL
6 14 (23.73%) Perl
6 14 (23.73%) C
6 14 (23.73%) Python
7 13 (22.03%) Shell Script
7 13 (22.03%) BDD
8 12 (20.34%) Relational Database
8 12 (20.34%) JavaScript
8 12 (20.34%) OO
9 11 (18.64%) Windows
9 11 (18.64%) IBM
9 11 (18.64%) Ruby
9 11 (18.64%) Oracle Database
10 10 (16.95%) Microservices
10 10 (16.95%) Bash Shell
10 10 (16.95%) Automated Testing
11 9 (15.25%) QA
11 9 (15.25%) Web Services
11 9 (15.25%) ITIL
11 9 (15.25%) .NET
12 8 (13.56%) C#
12 8 (13.56%) Apache
12 8 (13.56%) Finance
12 8 (13.56%) Open Source
12 8 (13.56%) SC Cleared

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 8 (13.56%) Apache
2 6 (10.17%) Tuxedo
2 6 (10.17%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (3.39%) SAS
5 1 (1.69%) CICS
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.69%) MS Office
1 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (11.86%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.86%) IaaS
2 4 (6.78%) PaaS
2 4 (6.78%) SaaS
3 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.34%) Relational Database
2 11 (18.64%) Oracle Database
3 6 (10.17%) NoSQL
3 6 (10.17%) RDBMS
3 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.78%) DB2
4 4 (6.78%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.78%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (5.08%) CouchDB
5 3 (5.08%) MySQL
5 3 (5.08%) Neo4j
5 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (5.08%) Riak
6 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.17%) Selenium
3 4 (6.78%) JIRA
3 4 (6.78%) WebDriver
4 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.69%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.69%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.69%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.69%) Sahi
5 1 (1.69%) Subversion
5 1 (1.69%) WATIR
General
1 8 (13.56%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Retail
3 3 (5.08%) Marketing
4 2 (3.39%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.39%) General Ledger
4 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 31 (52.54%) Developer
2 22 (37.29%) Java Developer
3 6 (10.17%) Monitoring Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Analyst
4 5 (8.47%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Test Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Business Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) Java Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Senior Developer
5 4 (6.78%) Senior Test Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Java Programmer
6 3 (5.08%) Linux Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Programmer
6 3 (5.08%) Software Programmer
7 2 (3.39%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.25%) .NET
1 9 (15.25%) Web Services
2 7 (11.86%) Regular Expression
3 5 (8.47%) CSS
3 5 (8.47%) HTML
3 5 (8.47%) J2EE
3 5 (8.47%) REST
3 5 (8.47%) XML
4 4 (6.78%) Spring
5 3 (5.08%) Ajax
5 3 (5.08%) DOM
5 3 (5.08%) SAX
5 3 (5.08%) Servlets
5 3 (5.08%) SOAP
5 3 (5.08%) XML Schema
6 2 (3.39%) Apache Wicket
6 2 (3.39%) jQuery
6 2 (3.39%) Play Framework
6 2 (3.39%) RESTful
6 2 (3.39%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Clustering
1 6 (10.17%) Virtual Team
2 2 (3.39%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (3.39%) RIA
2 2 (3.39%) Wiki
3 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.69%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (1.69%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (38.98%) Linux
2 11 (18.64%) Windows
3 7 (11.86%) AIX
3 7 (11.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (11.86%) Unix
4 6 (10.17%) HPUX
4 6 (10.17%) Solaris
4 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (10.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (28.81%) TDD
3 13 (22.03%) BDD
4 12 (20.34%) OO
5 10 (16.95%) Automated Testing
5 10 (16.95%) Microservices
6 9 (15.25%) ITIL
7 8 (13.56%) Open Source
8 7 (11.86%) Kanban
8 7 (11.86%) Release Management
8 7 (11.86%) Scrum
8 7 (11.86%) Service Management
8 7 (11.86%) UML
9 6 (10.17%) ERP
9 6 (10.17%) Integration Testing
9 6 (10.17%) SDLC
10 5 (8.47%) Functional Testing
10 5 (8.47%) Software Engineering
10 5 (8.47%) Test Strategy
10 5 (8.47%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (27.12%) SQL
2 14 (23.73%) C
2 14 (23.73%) Perl
2 14 (23.73%) Python
3 13 (22.03%) Shell Script
4 12 (20.34%) JavaScript
5 11 (18.64%) Ruby
6 10 (16.95%) Bash Shell
7 8 (13.56%) C#
8 7 (11.86%) COBOL
8 7 (11.86%) PowerShell
8 7 (11.86%) VBScript
9 6 (10.17%) Bourne shell
9 6 (10.17%) Korn
10 2 (3.39%) Groovy
10 2 (3.39%) Scala
11 1 (1.69%) JCL
11 1 (1.69%) PHP
11 1 (1.69%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (28.81%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.56%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.47%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (8.47%) Degree
3 5 (8.47%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.39%) ISEB
4 2 (3.39%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.25%) QA
2 4 (6.78%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (3.39%) SDET
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) HP SiteScope
1 6 (10.17%) Netcool
1 6 (10.17%) SCOM
1 6 (10.17%) Tivoli
2 4 (6.78%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (6.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (40.68%) Oracle
2 11 (18.64%) IBM
3 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.86%) Red Hat
4 6 (10.17%) CA
4 6 (10.17%) Micro Focus
5 5 (8.47%) HP
6 4 (6.78%) SaltStack
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
Contingency Team
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