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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 6 9 20
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Contract jobs citing Java 64 50 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 15.76% 11.57% 7.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.56% 30.30% 27.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 38 26
Median daily rate £380 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £275 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £570 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £47.33 £45.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.02% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
154 165 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 37.93% 38.19% 25.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 115 96
Median daily rate £370 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £559 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 7
Median hourly rate £41.50 £40.22 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.19% +34.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £28.68 £26.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £46.09 £32.57
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +5 25 £440 -2.54% 6
Preston 0 13 £335 -23.42% 8
Chorley - 6 £450 - 3
Lytham St Annes - 6 £321 - 1
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 70 (54.69%) Linux
2 54 (42.19%) Oracle
3 45 (35.16%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (28.13%) Tuxedo
5 32 (25.00%) COBOL
5 32 (25.00%) Unix
5 32 (25.00%) Bash Shell
6 27 (21.09%) Relational Database
7 26 (20.31%) Configuration Management
8 23 (17.97%) C
8 23 (17.97%) Security Cleared
9 22 (17.19%) HTML
9 22 (17.19%) Finance
10 21 (16.41%) Middleware
11 20 (15.63%) Migration
12 19 (14.84%) Micro Focus
12 19 (14.84%) Shell Script
12 19 (14.84%) JavaScript
13 18 (14.06%) Clustering
14 17 (13.28%) PostgreSQL
14 17 (13.28%) HTTP
14 17 (13.28%) REST
14 17 (13.28%) Oracle Database
15 16 (12.50%) SC Cleared
15 16 (12.50%) SOA
15 16 (12.50%) RDBMS
15 16 (12.50%) Apache
15 16 (12.50%) Windows
16 15 (11.72%) VMware
16 15 (11.72%) Python

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 36 (28.13%) Tuxedo
2 16 (12.50%) Apache
3 13 (10.16%) JBoss
4 9 (7.03%) WebLogic
4 9 (7.03%) WebSphere
5 5 (3.91%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.34%) Node.js
7 2 (1.56%) CICS
7 2 (1.56%) IIS
7 2 (1.56%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.78%) AquaLogic
8 1 (0.78%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 4 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.56%) Adobe Captivate
2 2 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.78%) Infor LN
2 1 (0.78%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.72%) Cloud Computing
2 14 (10.94%) IaaS
3 9 (7.03%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.78%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.78%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.28%) HTTP
2 4 (3.13%) Internet
3 2 (1.56%) Network Security
3 2 (1.56%) SMTP
4 1 (0.78%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.78%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (21.09%) Relational Database
2 17 (13.28%) Oracle Database
2 17 (13.28%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 15 (11.72%) MongoDB
5 11 (8.59%) Neo4j
6 6 (4.69%) MySQL
7 5 (3.91%) SQL Server
8 3 (2.34%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.56%) Big Data
9 2 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.56%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.78%) OLTP
10 1 (0.78%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (7.81%) JIRA
2 6 (4.69%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.13%) JUnit
3 4 (3.13%) LoadRunner
3 4 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.34%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.34%) NUnit
4 3 (2.34%) Travis CI
5 2 (1.56%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.56%) PHPUnit
5 2 (1.56%) Subversion
6 1 (0.78%) eggPlant
6 1 (0.78%) SoapUI
General
1 22 (17.19%) Finance
2 2 (1.56%) Banking
2 2 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (44.53%) Developer
2 33 (25.78%) Java Developer
3 24 (18.75%) Analyst
4 21 (16.41%) Architect
5 16 (12.50%) Business Analyst
6 13 (10.16%) Senior Developer
6 13 (10.16%) Senior Java Developer
7 12 (9.38%) Technical Architect
8 11 (8.59%) Technical Leader
9 10 (7.81%) IFS Analyst
10 9 (7.03%) Digital Developer
11 8 (6.25%) Java Team Leader
11 8 (6.25%) Team Leader
12 7 (5.47%) Senior Analyst
12 7 (5.47%) Senior Business Analyst
12 7 (5.47%) Technical Analyst
12 7 (5.47%) Technical Business Analyst
12 7 (5.47%) Technical Team Leader
13 6 (4.69%) Security Architect
14 4 (3.13%) Senior Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (17.19%) HTML
2 21 (16.41%) Middleware
3 17 (13.28%) REST
4 13 (10.16%) Hibernate
5 11 (8.59%) Dropwizard
6 10 (7.81%) JAX-RS
7 8 (6.25%) CSS
8 7 (5.47%) J2EE
9 6 (4.69%) SOAP
9 6 (4.69%) Web Services
10 5 (3.91%) HTML5
11 4 (3.13%) .NET
11 4 (3.13%) CSS3
11 4 (3.13%) JSON
11 4 (3.13%) Spring
12 3 (2.34%) Apache Camel
12 3 (2.34%) jQuery
13 2 (1.56%) .NET Framework
13 2 (1.56%) AngularJS
13 2 (1.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.06%) Clustering
2 13 (10.16%) Private Cloud
3 10 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.34%) User Experience
5 2 (1.56%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.56%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.56%) Learning Management System
5 2 (1.56%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.56%) PKI
5 2 (1.56%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.56%) SCORM
5 2 (1.56%) Smart Energy
5 2 (1.56%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.56%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.78%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.78%) NHS
6 1 (0.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 70 (54.69%) Linux
2 32 (25.00%) Unix
3 16 (12.50%) Windows
4 14 (10.94%) Mac OS X
5 9 (7.03%) VME
6 7 (5.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.13%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.56%) AIX
8 2 (1.56%) Solaris
9 1 (0.78%) HPUX
9 1 (0.78%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.78%) OS/390
9 1 (0.78%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (35.16%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (20.31%) Configuration Management
3 20 (15.63%) Migration
4 16 (12.50%) SOA
5 15 (11.72%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (9.38%) Business Analysis
6 12 (9.38%) OO
6 12 (9.38%) Re-Platforming
6 12 (9.38%) Responsive Web Design
6 12 (9.38%) Web Design
7 11 (8.59%) Agile Project Management
7 11 (8.59%) Defect Management
7 11 (8.59%) DevOps
7 11 (8.59%) OOA/OOD
7 11 (8.59%) Open Source
7 11 (8.59%) Project Management
7 11 (8.59%) UML
7 11 (8.59%) Use Case
7 11 (8.59%) Waterfall
8 9 (7.03%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 32 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 32 (25.00%) COBOL
2 23 (17.97%) C
3 19 (14.84%) JavaScript
3 19 (14.84%) Shell Script
4 15 (11.72%) Python
5 11 (8.59%) PL/SQL
6 9 (7.03%) SQL
7 3 (2.34%) C#
7 3 (2.34%) PHP
8 2 (1.56%) C++
8 2 (1.56%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.56%) R
8 2 (1.56%) VB
9 1 (0.78%) FQL
9 1 (0.78%) Lua
9 1 (0.78%) Perl
9 1 (0.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (17.97%) Security Cleared
2 16 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (3.91%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (0.78%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.81%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.56%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.56%) ISO27005
System Software
1 3 (2.34%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.56%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (10.94%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (10.16%) Puppet
3 2 (1.56%) StatsD
4 1 (0.78%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 54 (42.19%) Oracle
2 19 (14.84%) Micro Focus
3 15 (11.72%) VMware
4 12 (9.38%) IBM
4 12 (9.38%) SaltStack
5 10 (7.81%) IFS
6 9 (7.03%) Curam
7 7 (5.47%) Microsoft
8 5 (3.91%) Citrix
8 5 (3.91%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.34%) ICL
10 2 (1.56%) Adobe
10 2 (1.56%) Apigee
10 2 (1.56%) Axway
10 2 (1.56%) BEA
10 2 (1.56%) Infor
10 2 (1.56%) SAP
10 2 (1.56%) Sun
10 2 (1.56%) Tableau
10 2 (1.56%) Teradata
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