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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 5 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs citing Java 60 33 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 15.79% 9.71% 9.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.09% 30.28% 35.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 20 26
Median daily rate £416 £423 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% +4.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £286 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.84% +15.37%
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
176 109 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 46.32% 32.06% 26.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 76 75
Median daily rate £410 £420 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.38% +11.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £273 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 4
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £36.67
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 - £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +7 21 £455 +12.34% 1
Lytham St Annes - 7 £340 -
Preston -1 6 £371 +48.50% 2
Chorley - 6 £450 - 2
Blackburn - 1 £375 - 3
Fleetwood - 1 £350 -
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 60 (46.51%) Linux
2 51 (39.53%) Oracle
3 44 (34.11%) Bash Shell
4 42 (32.56%) Tuxedo
5 39 (30.23%) C
6 36 (27.91%) COBOL
7 35 (27.13%) Micro Focus
8 34 (26.36%) Clustering
9 33 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
10 32 (24.81%) Relational Database
11 31 (24.03%) Shell Script
12 30 (23.26%) Security Cleared
13 28 (21.71%) RDBMS
13 28 (21.71%) Oracle Database
14 24 (18.60%) Finance
15 23 (17.83%) JavaScript
16 20 (15.50%) Unix
17 19 (14.73%) SC Cleared
18 15 (11.63%) Windows
18 15 (11.63%) JBoss
18 15 (11.63%) Python
19 14 (10.85%) Apache
20 13 (10.08%) OO
20 13 (10.08%) Puppet
20 13 (10.08%) Opscode Chef
20 13 (10.08%) IaaS
21 12 (9.30%) SaltStack
21 12 (9.30%) IFS
21 12 (9.30%) Business Analysis
21 12 (9.30%) CRM

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 42 (32.56%) Tuxedo
2 15 (11.63%) JBoss
3 14 (10.85%) Apache
4 8 (6.20%) WebLogic
4 8 (6.20%) WebSphere
5 7 (5.43%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.55%) CICS
6 2 (1.55%) nginx
6 2 (1.55%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.78%) AquaLogic
7 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.78%) IIS
7 1 (0.78%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.78%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (3.10%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.55%) Adobe Captivate
2 2 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (5.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.78%) Infor LN
2 1 (0.78%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.08%) IaaS
2 9 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.78%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.43%) HTTP
2 4 (3.10%) Internet
2 4 (3.10%) Network Security
3 2 (1.55%) LAN
3 2 (1.55%) WAN
4 1 (0.78%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.78%) LDAP
4 1 (0.78%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (24.81%) Relational Database
2 28 (21.71%) Oracle Database
2 28 (21.71%) RDBMS
3 6 (4.65%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.88%) MySQL
5 4 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.33%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.55%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.78%) Big Data
8 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.78%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.78%) OLTP
8 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.78%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (7.75%) JIRA
2 8 (6.20%) Visual Studio
3 7 (5.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (3.88%) LoadRunner
5 3 (2.33%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.33%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.55%) IntelliJ
6 2 (1.55%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.55%) JUnit
6 2 (1.55%) NetBeans
6 2 (1.55%) NUnit
6 2 (1.55%) Subversion
6 2 (1.55%) Travis CI
7 1 (0.78%) PHPUnit
General
1 24 (18.60%) Finance
2 2 (1.55%) Banking
3 1 (0.78%) Marketing
3 1 (0.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 65 (50.39%) Developer
2 25 (19.38%) Analyst
3 22 (17.05%) Java Developer
4 16 (12.40%) Business Analyst
5 13 (10.08%) Technical Leader
6 11 (8.53%) IFS Analyst
7 9 (6.98%) Architect
8 8 (6.20%) Consultant
8 8 (6.20%) Java Team Leader
8 8 (6.20%) Team Leader
9 7 (5.43%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (5.43%) Senior Business Analyst
9 7 (5.43%) Technical Analyst
9 7 (5.43%) Technical Business Analyst
9 7 (5.43%) Technical Team Leader
10 5 (3.88%) Digital Developer
10 5 (3.88%) Senior Developer
10 5 (3.88%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (3.88%) Technical Architect
11 4 (3.10%) Digital Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.75%) HTML
1 10 (7.75%) Middleware
2 9 (6.98%) CSS
3 8 (6.20%) J2EE
4 5 (3.88%) .NET
4 5 (3.88%) REST
4 5 (3.88%) Web Services
5 4 (3.10%) HTML5
5 4 (3.10%) jQuery
5 4 (3.10%) Node.js
6 3 (2.33%) AngularJS
6 3 (2.33%) CSS3
6 3 (2.33%) Hibernate
6 3 (2.33%) JSON
6 3 (2.33%) SOAP
6 3 (2.33%) XML
7 2 (1.55%) Apache Camel
7 2 (1.55%) D3.js
7 2 (1.55%) JDBC
7 2 (1.55%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (26.36%) Clustering
2 6 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.10%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.55%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.55%) Learning Management System
5 2 (1.55%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.55%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.55%) PKI
5 2 (1.55%) SCORM
5 2 (1.55%) Smart Energy
5 2 (1.55%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.55%) User Experience
6 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.78%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.78%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.78%) NHS
6 1 (0.78%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 60 (46.51%) Linux
2 20 (15.50%) Unix
3 15 (11.63%) Windows
4 6 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.88%) VME
6 4 (3.10%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.55%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.78%) AIX
8 1 (0.78%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.78%) OS/390
8 1 (0.78%) Solaris
8 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.78%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (10.08%) OO
3 12 (9.30%) Business Analysis
3 12 (9.30%) CRM
4 11 (8.53%) Agile Project Management
4 11 (8.53%) OOA/OOD
4 11 (8.53%) Open Source
4 11 (8.53%) Project Management
4 11 (8.53%) UML
4 11 (8.53%) Use Case
4 11 (8.53%) Waterfall
5 10 (7.75%) Configuration Management
5 10 (7.75%) ERP
5 10 (7.75%) Migration
6 9 (6.98%) Service Design
6 9 (6.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 9 (6.98%) Test Scripting
7 7 (5.43%) TDD
8 6 (4.65%) SEO
8 6 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (34.11%) Bash Shell
2 39 (30.23%) C
3 36 (27.91%) COBOL
4 31 (24.03%) Shell Script
5 23 (17.83%) JavaScript
6 15 (11.63%) Python
7 12 (9.30%) PL/SQL
8 11 (8.53%) SQL
9 5 (3.88%) C#
9 5 (3.88%) PHP
10 2 (1.55%) C++
11 1 (0.78%) Lua
11 1 (0.78%) Perl
11 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.78%) R
11 1 (0.78%) Scala
11 1 (0.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (23.26%) Security Cleared
2 19 (14.73%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.75%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.78%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.78%) Degree
4 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.55%) ISO27005
System Software
1 3 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.78%) BitLocker
2 1 (0.78%) Docker
2 1 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (10.08%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (10.08%) Puppet
2 1 (0.78%) StatsD
2 1 (0.78%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 51 (39.53%) Oracle
2 35 (27.13%) Micro Focus
3 12 (9.30%) IFS
3 12 (9.30%) SaltStack
4 11 (8.53%) IBM
5 10 (7.75%) Microsoft
6 8 (6.20%) Curam
7 6 (4.65%) Red Hat
8 5 (3.88%) Citrix
8 5 (3.88%) ICL
9 2 (1.55%) Adobe
9 2 (1.55%) Axway
9 2 (1.55%) Infor
9 2 (1.55%) SAP
9 2 (1.55%) VMware
10 1 (0.78%) Apigee
10 1 (0.78%) BEA
10 1 (0.78%) HP
10 1 (0.78%) Sun
10 1 (0.78%) Teradata
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