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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 11 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing Java 47 66 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.87% 15.53% 13.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.26% 37.08% 39.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 46 23
Average daily rate £450 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £623
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £364
% change year-on-year
- +9.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.17 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.69 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+8.50% -3.22%
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
179 178 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 45.20% 41.88% 34.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 119 51
Average daily rate £394 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 10 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -15.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -9 13 £400 +6.66% 2
Fleetwood - 10 £433 -
Lytham St Annes +1 6 £469 -
Preston -3 3 - -
Chorley +1 1 - - 7
Burnley 0 1 £350 -16.41%
Blackburn - 1 - - 1
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 59 (51.30%) Linux
2 56 (48.70%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (40.87%) HTML
4 37 (32.17%) JavaScript
5 35 (30.43%) CSS
6 34 (29.57%) Unix
7 31 (26.96%) Oracle
8 29 (25.22%) .NET
9 28 (24.35%) Mac OS X
10 27 (23.48%) Git (software)
10 27 (23.48%) Analytical Skills
11 24 (20.87%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (20.87%) Internet
11 24 (20.87%) Configuration Management
12 23 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
12 23 (20.00%) HTTP
12 23 (20.00%) MongoDB
13 22 (19.13%) Jenkins
14 21 (18.26%) C#
15 20 (17.39%) Web Design
15 20 (17.39%) REST
15 20 (17.39%) Responsive Web Design
16 19 (16.52%) Python
17 18 (15.65%) SOA
17 18 (15.65%) Middleware
17 18 (15.65%) Ruby
18 17 (14.78%) TDD
18 17 (14.78%) Cloud Computing
19 16 (13.91%) VMware
19 16 (13.91%) Tuxedo

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 16 (13.91%) Tuxedo
2 15 (13.04%) SharePoint
3 10 (8.70%) Apache
3 10 (8.70%) WebSphere
4 8 (6.96%) IIS
4 8 (6.96%) JBoss
5 7 (6.09%) Node.js
5 7 (6.09%) Tomcat
5 7 (6.09%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (5.22%) Confluence
6 6 (5.22%) nginx
6 6 (5.22%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.74%) Jetty
7 2 (1.74%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (1.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.87%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (4.35%) Adobe Captivate
1 5 (4.35%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.48%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.48%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (14.78%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (5.22%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.61%) GitHub
4 2 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.74%) Google App Engine
4 2 (1.74%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.74%) IaaS
5 1 (0.87%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 24 (20.87%) Internet
2 23 (20.00%) HTTP
3 6 (5.22%) SMTP
4 2 (1.74%) DHCP
4 2 (1.74%) DNS
4 2 (1.74%) FTP
4 2 (1.74%) IPsec
4 2 (1.74%) SSL
4 2 (1.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 23 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (13.91%) SQL Server
3 15 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (12.17%) Relational Database
5 11 (9.57%) Neo4j
6 8 (6.96%) MySQL
7 6 (5.22%) NoSQL
7 6 (5.22%) Oracle Database
8 5 (4.35%) SQLite
9 3 (2.61%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.74%) Big Data
10 2 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.74%) GIS
10 2 (1.74%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (1.74%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (0.87%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 27 (23.48%) Git (software)
2 22 (19.13%) Jenkins
3 14 (12.17%) Eclipse
3 14 (12.17%) Subversion
4 9 (7.83%) Visual Studio
5 7 (6.09%) Cucumber
5 7 (6.09%) JIRA
5 7 (6.09%) JUnit
6 6 (5.22%) NUnit
6 6 (5.22%) PHPUnit
7 4 (3.48%) Maven
8 3 (2.61%) Bower
8 3 (2.61%) GitLab
8 3 (2.61%) Grunt
8 3 (2.61%) Hudson
8 3 (2.61%) IntelliJ
8 3 (2.61%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (2.61%) Protractor
8 3 (2.61%) Sublime Text
8 3 (2.61%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 6 (5.22%) Finance
2 4 (3.48%) Manufacturing
2 4 (3.48%) Retail
3 1 (0.87%) Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (56.52%) Developer
2 34 (29.57%) Java Developer
3 24 (20.87%) Architect
4 23 (20.00%) Digital Developer
5 21 (18.26%) Senior Developer
6 15 (13.04%) Senior Java Developer
6 15 (13.04%) Technical Architect
7 9 (7.83%) Technical Leader
8 6 (5.22%) HTML Developer
8 6 (5.22%) Security Architect
9 4 (3.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (3.48%) Java Team Leader
9 4 (3.48%) Web Developer
10 3 (2.61%) .NET Developer
10 3 (2.61%) Angular Developer
10 3 (2.61%) C# Developer
10 3 (2.61%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (2.61%) Scala Developer
10 3 (2.61%) SQL Developer
10 3 (2.61%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (40.87%) HTML
2 35 (30.43%) CSS
3 29 (25.22%) .NET
4 20 (17.39%) REST
5 18 (15.65%) Middleware
6 15 (13.04%) ASP.NET
6 15 (13.04%) CAML
7 14 (12.17%) jQuery
7 14 (12.17%) Web Services
8 13 (11.30%) HTML5
9 11 (9.57%) Hibernate
9 11 (9.57%) SOAP
10 10 (8.70%) JAX-RS
11 9 (7.83%) XHTML
12 8 (6.96%) AngularJS
13 7 (6.09%) J2EE
14 6 (5.22%) LAMP
15 5 (4.35%) Django
15 5 (4.35%) LAPP Stack
15 5 (4.35%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 27 (23.48%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (11.30%) Private Cloud
3 7 (6.09%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.35%) Learning Management System
4 5 (4.35%) SCORM
5 4 (3.48%) Wiki
6 3 (2.61%) Clustering
7 2 (1.74%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.74%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.74%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.74%) Social Media
7 2 (1.74%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.87%) NHS
8 1 (0.87%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.87%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 59 (51.30%) Linux
2 34 (29.57%) Unix
3 28 (24.35%) Mac OS X
4 8 (6.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (6.09%) Windows
6 6 (5.22%) VME
6 6 (5.22%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.74%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.87%) AIX
8 1 (0.87%) HPUX
8 1 (0.87%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (48.70%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (20.87%) Configuration Management
2 24 (20.87%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (17.39%) Responsive Web Design
3 20 (17.39%) Web Design
4 18 (15.65%) SOA
5 17 (14.78%) TDD
6 14 (12.17%) Migration
7 12 (10.43%) DevOps
7 12 (10.43%) Re-Platforming
8 11 (9.57%) Defect Management
9 10 (8.70%) Scrum
10 9 (7.83%) Automated Testing
10 9 (7.83%) Data Management
10 9 (7.83%) Performance Testing
10 9 (7.83%) Web Accessibility
11 8 (6.96%) BDD
11 8 (6.96%) Capacity Planning
12 6 (5.22%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (4.35%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 37 (32.17%) JavaScript
2 21 (18.26%) C#
3 19 (16.52%) Python
4 18 (15.65%) Ruby
5 16 (13.91%) COBOL
6 15 (13.04%) C++
6 15 (13.04%) FQL
6 15 (13.04%) PowerShell
6 15 (13.04%) VB
7 12 (10.43%) C
8 11 (9.57%) SQL
9 9 (7.83%) Scala
10 6 (5.22%) PHP
11 5 (4.35%) Bash Shell
11 5 (4.35%) VB.NET
11 5 (4.35%) VBA
11 5 (4.35%) VBScript
12 3 (2.61%) ES6
12 3 (2.61%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.74%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (10.43%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.83%) BPSS Clearance
2 9 (7.83%) Degree
3 7 (6.09%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.35%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (0.87%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.87%) ISEB
5 1 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.87%) MBA
5 1 (0.87%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.83%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.74%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.74%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.09%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.22%) BitLocker
3 4 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.74%) Xen
5 1 (0.87%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (4.35%) Puppet
2 4 (3.48%) Graylog
2 4 (3.48%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.74%) StatsD
4 1 (0.87%) logstash
Vendors
1 31 (26.96%) Oracle
2 16 (13.91%) VMware
3 7 (6.09%) Curam
3 7 (6.09%) Red Hat
4 6 (5.22%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.35%) Adobe
5 5 (4.35%) SaltStack
6 4 (3.48%) IBM
6 4 (3.48%) Infor
7 3 (2.61%) Micro Focus
8 2 (1.74%) Apigee
8 2 (1.74%) Citrix
8 2 (1.74%) Google
8 2 (1.74%) Mashery
8 2 (1.74%) Sun
8 2 (1.74%) Tableau
8 2 (1.74%) Teradata
9 1 (0.87%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.87%) BEA
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