The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills 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 over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 12 11 27
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +16
Contract jobs citing Java 32 45 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 9.67% 10.34% 3.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.63% 35.71% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 26 2
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£425 £403 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +5.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £355 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £490 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.37% -6.66%
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
108 126 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 32.63% 28.97% 34.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 79 54
Average daily rate £425 £378 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.58% +25.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £270 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 9
Average hourly rate - £36.67 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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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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
Blackpool 0 10 £405 +0.62% 3
Preston -1 9 £275 -34.91% 3
Burnley -4 4 £475 +33.33%
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing Java also 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 that cited Java.

1 38 (46.91%) SQL
2 35 (43.21%) Oracle
3 27 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 22 (27.16%) Web Services
5 21 (25.93%) PL/SQL
5 21 (25.93%) JBoss
6 20 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (24.69%) SC Cleared
7 19 (23.46%) WebSphere
8 18 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (20.99%) .NET
9 17 (20.99%) Linux
9 17 (20.99%) Scala
9 17 (20.99%) Oracle Database
10 16 (19.75%) HTML
10 16 (19.75%) Shell Script
11 15 (18.52%) XML
12 14 (17.28%) UNIX
13 13 (16.05%) Microsoft
13 13 (16.05%) Open Source
13 13 (16.05%) Test Scripting
14 12 (14.81%) Configuration Management
15 11 (13.58%) Perl
15 11 (13.58%) Performance Testing
15 11 (13.58%) Ruby
15 11 (13.58%) Mentoring
16 10 (12.35%) Relational Database
16 10 (12.35%) JSP
16 10 (12.35%) ProC
17 9 (11.11%) UML

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing Java also 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 that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (25.93%) JBoss
2 19 (23.46%) WebSphere
3 9 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 7 (8.64%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (7.41%) Tomcat
6 5 (6.17%) Apache
6 5 (6.17%) Jetty
6 5 (6.17%) nginx
6 5 (6.17%) IIS
7 4 (4.94%) OpenStack
7 4 (4.94%) Tuxedo
8 3 (3.70%) WebLogic
9 2 (2.47%) Node.js
10 1 (1.23%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.64%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (8.64%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.17%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (6.17%) Google App Engine
2 5 (6.17%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.47%) Boomi
3 2 (2.47%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (2.47%) SaaS
4 1 (1.23%) IaaS
4 1 (1.23%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.11%) SSL
2 6 (7.41%) FTP
2 6 (7.41%) HTTP
3 5 (6.17%) TCP/IP
3 5 (6.17%) DNS
3 5 (6.17%) DHCP
3 5 (6.17%) IPsec
4 3 (3.70%) SNMP
5 2 (2.47%) Internet
6 1 (1.23%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.99%) Oracle Database
2 10 (12.35%) Relational Database
3 9 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 8 (9.88%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (8.64%) RDBMS
5 7 (8.64%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (4.94%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.47%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.23%) MySQL
8 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.23%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.23%) Big Data
8 1 (1.23%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 10 (12.35%) ProC
2 9 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 8 (9.88%) JIRA
4 6 (7.41%) Eclipse
4 6 (7.41%) LoadRunner
4 6 (7.41%) SoapUI
5 5 (6.17%) Git (software)
6 4 (4.94%) Facilita Forecast
7 3 (3.70%) LoadUI
7 3 (3.70%) WebDriver
7 3 (3.70%) HP UFT
7 3 (3.70%) JMeter
8 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.47%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.23%) JUnit
9 1 (1.23%) Maven
9 1 (1.23%) Selenium
9 1 (1.23%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 8 (9.88%) Finance
2 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.23%) Military
3 1 (1.23%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 21 (25.93%) Developer
2 18 (22.22%) Architect
3 13 (16.05%) Technical Architect
4 11 (13.58%) Java Developer
5 6 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Analyst
6 5 (6.17%) Software Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Technical Leader
7 4 (4.94%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Test Analyst
7 4 (4.94%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (3.70%) QA Test Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Integration Architect
8 3 (3.70%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.70%) QA Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Scala Developer
9 2 (2.47%) Information Systems Engineer
9 2 (2.47%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
9 2 (2.47%) Java Architect
9 2 (2.47%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (27.16%) Web Services
2 17 (20.99%) .NET
3 16 (19.75%) HTML
4 15 (18.52%) XML
5 10 (12.35%) JSP
6 8 (9.88%) J2EE
7 7 (8.64%) Middleware
8 5 (6.17%) Servlets
8 5 (6.17%) SOAP
9 4 (4.94%) XSD
9 4 (4.94%) WSDL
9 4 (4.94%) XSLT
10 3 (3.70%) Spring
10 3 (3.70%) Play Framework
11 2 (2.47%) Akka
11 2 (2.47%) Apache Camel
11 2 (2.47%) HTML5
11 2 (2.47%) Hibernate
11 2 (2.47%) jQuery
11 2 (2.47%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.64%) Mainframe
1 7 (8.64%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.94%) DataPower
2 4 (4.94%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.70%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.70%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.47%) User Experience
4 2 (2.47%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.23%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.23%) TRADACOMS
5 1 (1.23%) HP Superdome
5 1 (1.23%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 17 (20.99%) Linux
3 14 (17.28%) UNIX
4 8 (9.88%) Solaris
5 6 (7.41%) MVS
5 6 (7.41%) VME
6 5 (6.17%) Windows
7 4 (4.94%) CentOS
7 4 (4.94%) Debian
7 4 (4.94%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.23%) HPUX
8 1 (1.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (16.05%) Test Scripting
2 13 (16.05%) Open Source
3 12 (14.81%) Configuration Management
4 11 (13.58%) Performance Testing
4 11 (13.58%) Mentoring
5 9 (11.11%) UML
6 8 (9.88%) ERP
7 7 (8.64%) Workflow
7 7 (8.64%) CRM
8 6 (7.41%) TDD
8 6 (7.41%) Supply Chain Management
8 6 (7.41%) DevOps
8 6 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (6.17%) BDD
9 5 (6.17%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (6.17%) Automated Testing
9 5 (6.17%) Software Engineering
9 5 (6.17%) Unit Testing
10 4 (4.94%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 38 (46.91%) SQL
2 21 (25.93%) PL/SQL
3 17 (20.99%) Scala
4 16 (19.75%) Shell Script
5 11 (13.58%) Ruby
5 11 (13.58%) Perl
6 8 (9.88%) C
6 8 (9.88%) Python
7 4 (4.94%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.70%) VB
9 2 (2.47%) VBA
9 2 (2.47%) C#
9 2 (2.47%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.23%) C++
10 1 (1.23%) R
10 1 (1.23%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 27 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 20 (24.69%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.70%) BC Cleared
4 3 (3.70%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.70%) Degree
4 3 (3.70%) ISEB
5 1 (1.23%) OCP
5 1 (1.23%) OCA
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.23%) OCAJ
5 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.23%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.17%) Xen
1 5 (6.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (9.88%) Puppet
3 4 (4.94%) Graphite
3 4 (4.94%) Nagios
3 4 (4.94%) Munin
4 1 (1.23%) StatsD
Vendors
1 35 (43.21%) Oracle
2 13 (16.05%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.17%) Curam
3 5 (6.17%) Google
3 5 (6.17%) VMware
4 3 (3.70%) webMethods
4 3 (3.70%) SAP
5 2 (2.47%) Dell
5 2 (2.47%) Software AG
6 1 (1.23%) Informatica
6 1 (1.23%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.23%) Citrix
6 1 (1.23%) HP
6 1 (1.23%) Teradata
6 1 (1.23%) Tableau
6 1 (1.23%) Apigee
6 1 (1.23%) Mashery
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