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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 10 21 18
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Contract jobs citing Java 46 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.44% 7.83% 6.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.51% 23.85% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 13
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +28.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £46.05 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £41.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +20.58%
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
146 109 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 36.32% 32.83% 41.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 80 67
Average daily rate £350 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 5
Average hourly rate £45.75 £32.60 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.35% +24.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £29.40 £14.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £42.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 1 April 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 1 April 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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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
Preston +6 12 £469 +13.63% 5
Lytham St Annes - 2 £298 -
Chorley - 1 - - 1
Accrington - - - -
Blackburn - - - - 1
Rossendale - - - - 1
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 70 (59.32%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (29.66%) SQL
2 35 (29.66%) Spring
3 34 (28.81%) Hibernate
4 30 (25.42%) Scala
5 29 (24.58%) TDD
5 29 (24.58%) HTML
5 29 (24.58%) Oracle
5 29 (24.58%) Linux
6 26 (22.03%) MongoDB
7 24 (20.34%) BDD
8 23 (19.49%) Spring MVC
9 21 (17.80%) Selenium
10 20 (16.95%) Open Source
11 18 (15.25%) REST
11 18 (15.25%) Software Engineering
11 18 (15.25%) Test Scripting
11 18 (15.25%) Security Cleared
12 17 (14.41%) Relational Database
12 17 (14.41%) JavaScript
13 16 (13.56%) Scrum
14 15 (12.71%) MVC
14 15 (12.71%) PL/SQL
14 15 (12.71%) Web Services
14 15 (12.71%) Eclipse
15 14 (11.86%) .NET
15 14 (11.86%) Configuration Management
15 14 (11.86%) Mentoring
16 13 (11.02%) AngularJS
16 13 (11.02%) SC Cleared

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 11 (9.32%) SharePoint
2 10 (8.47%) Tomcat
2 10 (8.47%) JBoss
2 10 (8.47%) WebSphere
3 9 (7.63%) Node.js
4 5 (4.24%) Apache
5 4 (3.39%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.85%) Jetty
6 1 (0.85%) nginx
6 1 (0.85%) IIS
6 1 (0.85%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (2.54%) SaaS
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.85%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.85%) IaaS
2 1 (0.85%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.32%) HTTP
2 3 (2.54%) AMQP
2 3 (2.54%) MQTT
2 3 (2.54%) SSL
3 2 (1.69%) FTP
4 1 (0.85%) Internet
4 1 (0.85%) IPsec
4 1 (0.85%) DNS
4 1 (0.85%) DHCP
4 1 (0.85%) SNMP
4 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.85%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (22.03%) MongoDB
2 17 (14.41%) Relational Database
3 11 (9.32%) Neo4j
4 9 (7.63%) Oracle Database
5 7 (5.93%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.39%) MySQL
7 3 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.54%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.54%) MS Access
8 2 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.69%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.85%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.85%) Big Data
9 1 (0.85%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (17.80%) Selenium
2 15 (12.71%) Eclipse
3 12 (10.17%) JUnit
3 12 (10.17%) Git (software)
4 10 (8.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (8.47%) Maven
5 8 (6.78%) Ant
5 8 (6.78%) JIRA
6 4 (3.39%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.39%) Jasmine
7 3 (2.54%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (2.54%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.69%) ProC
8 2 (1.69%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.69%) Eclipse RCP
9 1 (0.85%) Rational Functional Tester
9 1 (0.85%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.85%) Rational Application Developer
9 1 (0.85%) Mockito
9 1 (0.85%) Subversion
General
1 3 (2.54%) Finance
2 1 (0.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 65 (55.08%) Developer
2 49 (41.53%) Java Developer
3 31 (26.27%) Architect
4 26 (22.03%) Technical Architect
5 16 (13.56%) Senior Developer
6 14 (11.86%) Senior Java Developer
7 8 (6.78%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (5.08%) Software Engineer
8 6 (5.08%) AWS Developer
9 5 (4.24%) Scala Developer
9 5 (4.24%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.39%) Java Architect
11 3 (2.54%) Java Engineer
11 3 (2.54%) Senior Java Engineer
12 2 (1.69%) Software Architect
12 2 (1.69%) Software Development Manager
12 2 (1.69%) Senior Software Developer
12 2 (1.69%) Java Technical Architect
12 2 (1.69%) Data Analyst
12 2 (1.69%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (29.66%) Spring
2 34 (28.81%) Hibernate
3 29 (24.58%) HTML
4 23 (19.49%) Spring MVC
5 18 (15.25%) REST
6 15 (12.71%) Web Services
7 14 (11.86%) .NET
8 13 (11.02%) AngularJS
8 13 (11.02%) XML
9 11 (9.32%) JAX-RS
10 10 (8.47%) Struts
10 10 (8.47%) J2EE
10 10 (8.47%) Play Framework
11 8 (6.78%) SOAP
11 8 (6.78%) Apache Wicket
11 8 (6.78%) Apache CXF
12 7 (5.93%) Akka
12 7 (5.93%) CSS
13 5 (4.24%) jQuery
13 5 (4.24%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.95%) Open Source
2 6 (5.08%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.39%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.69%) GIS
5 2 (1.69%) User Experience
5 2 (1.69%) DataPower
5 2 (1.69%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.85%) iSeries
6 1 (0.85%) HP Superdome
6 1 (0.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 29 (24.58%) Linux
2 13 (11.02%) UNIX
3 11 (9.32%) Windows
4 10 (8.47%) Mac OS X
5 6 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.69%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.85%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (59.32%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (24.58%) TDD
3 24 (20.34%) BDD
4 18 (15.25%) Software Engineering
4 18 (15.25%) Test Scripting
5 16 (13.56%) Scrum
6 15 (12.71%) MVC
7 14 (11.86%) Configuration Management
7 14 (11.86%) Mentoring
8 12 (10.17%) Waterfall
9 11 (9.32%) Validation
10 10 (8.47%) Web Design
10 10 (8.47%) UML
10 10 (8.47%) Test Planning
10 10 (8.47%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (8.47%) V-Model
10 10 (8.47%) Software Testing
11 9 (7.63%) ERP
12 8 (6.78%) DevOps
12 8 (6.78%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 35 (29.66%) SQL
2 30 (25.42%) Scala
3 17 (14.41%) JavaScript
4 15 (12.71%) PL/SQL
5 7 (5.93%) Ruby
6 4 (3.39%) VB
7 3 (2.54%) VBA
7 3 (2.54%) C
7 3 (2.54%) C#
7 3 (2.54%) Python
8 2 (1.69%) C++
8 2 (1.69%) Perl
8 2 (1.69%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.85%) Groovy
9 1 (0.85%) R
9 1 (0.85%) Clojure
9 1 (0.85%) VB6
9 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (15.25%) Security Cleared
2 13 (11.02%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.47%) ISEB
3 10 (8.47%) HND
3 10 (8.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (8.47%) Degree
4 2 (1.69%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) Xen
1 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.85%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 2 (1.69%) Puppet
2 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.85%) StatsD
Vendors
1 29 (24.58%) Oracle
2 4 (3.39%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.69%) Citrix
3 2 (1.69%) Curam
3 2 (1.69%) Google
4 1 (0.85%) Tableau
4 1 (0.85%) Apple
4 1 (0.85%) HP
4 1 (0.85%) Teradata
4 1 (0.85%) VMware
4 1 (0.85%) Informatica
4 1 (0.85%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.85%) IBM
Preston, Lancashire
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £575 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 18 hours ago
Preston
CPS Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 13 days ago