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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 14 27 4
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -23
Contract jobs citing Java 46 6 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.60% 2.27% 19.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.68% 7.41% 45.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 1 53
Average daily rate
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£420 £275 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.72% -29.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £275 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -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
155 81 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 35.71% 30.68% 41.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 39 106
Average daily rate £350 £300 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -17.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £213 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £325 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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
Preston - 24 £494 - 3
Blackburn +1 1 - -
Chorley -2 1 - - 3
Lancaster - - - - 5
Newton-le-Willows - - - -
Rossendale - - - - 1
Skelmersdale - - - - 1
Accrington - - - -
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 41 (48.24%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (31.76%) SQL
3 26 (30.59%) Scrum
4 24 (28.24%) TDD
5 22 (25.88%) J2EE
6 20 (23.53%) Spring
6 20 (23.53%) Security Cleared
6 20 (23.53%) Scala
6 20 (23.53%) SaaS
7 19 (22.35%) WebSphere
7 19 (22.35%) VBA
7 19 (22.35%) PL/SQL
7 19 (22.35%) Python
7 19 (22.35%) Microsoft
8 18 (21.18%) SC Cleared
9 17 (20.00%) BDD
9 17 (20.00%) Perl
9 17 (20.00%) SAP
9 17 (20.00%) Shell Script
10 16 (18.82%) webMethods
10 16 (18.82%) Dell
10 16 (18.82%) Software AG
10 16 (18.82%) SuccessFactors
10 16 (18.82%) ResourceLink
10 16 (18.82%) Degree
11 14 (16.47%) Oracle
12 13 (15.29%) Tomcat
12 13 (15.29%) Linux
12 13 (15.29%) Hibernate
13 12 (14.12%) MySQL

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 19 (22.35%) WebSphere
2 13 (15.29%) Tomcat
3 7 (8.24%) WebLogic
4 6 (7.06%) IIS
4 6 (7.06%) Apache
4 6 (7.06%) Jetty
4 6 (7.06%) WebSphere Portal
4 6 (7.06%) nginx
4 6 (7.06%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (7.06%) WebSphere Process Server
4 6 (7.06%) Quickr
5 5 (5.88%) Adobe CQ
5 5 (5.88%) Escenic
5 5 (5.88%) CMS
5 5 (5.88%) MQSeries
6 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.35%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.18%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.18%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (9.41%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.71%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (18.82%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 20 (23.53%) SaaS
2 16 (18.82%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (3.53%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.53%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.53%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.41%) DNS
2 6 (7.06%) SSL
2 6 (7.06%) HTTP
2 6 (7.06%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.88%) LAN
3 5 (5.88%) WAN
4 3 (3.53%) DHCP
4 3 (3.53%) FTP
4 3 (3.53%) IPsec
5 1 (1.18%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.12%) MySQL
2 7 (8.24%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.06%) Hadoop
3 6 (7.06%) Big Data
4 3 (3.53%) DB2
5 2 (2.35%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.35%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (8.24%) Eclipse
1 7 (8.24%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.53%) Selenium
3 2 (2.35%) WebDriver
3 2 (2.35%) Mockito
3 2 (2.35%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.18%) Hudson
4 1 (1.18%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (8.24%) Finance
2 3 (3.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (34.12%) Developer
2 21 (24.71%) Architect
3 17 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 10 (11.76%) Integration Architect
4 10 (11.76%) Analyst
5 9 (10.59%) Agile Coach
6 7 (8.24%) Consultant
7 6 (7.06%) Senior Developer
7 6 (7.06%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Developer Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Java Programmer
8 5 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Programmer
8 5 (5.88%) Senior Programmer
8 5 (5.88%) Senior Java Programmer
9 4 (4.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Product Owner
9 4 (4.71%) ScrumMaster
9 4 (4.71%) Agile Business Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (25.88%) J2EE
2 20 (23.53%) Spring
3 13 (15.29%) Hibernate
4 11 (12.94%) .NET
5 10 (11.76%) HTML
5 10 (11.76%) CSS
6 8 (9.41%) HTML5
7 7 (8.24%) Ajax
7 7 (8.24%) Servlets
7 7 (8.24%) Struts
7 7 (8.24%) CSS3
8 6 (7.06%) XML
8 6 (7.06%) EJB
8 6 (7.06%) JSR 286
8 6 (7.06%) Dojo
8 6 (7.06%) jQuery
9 5 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (5.88%) LAMP
9 5 (5.88%) JSF
9 5 (5.88%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.24%) Open Source
3 4 (4.71%) PMI
4 3 (3.53%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.18%) Social Media
5 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.29%) Linux
2 5 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (5.88%) Windows
2 5 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.53%) AIX
3 3 (3.53%) HPUX
4 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (48.24%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (30.59%) Scrum
3 24 (28.24%) TDD
4 17 (20.00%) BDD
5 10 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (11.76%) UML
6 9 (10.59%) OOA/OOD
7 8 (9.41%) Unit Testing
8 7 (8.24%) Kanban
8 7 (8.24%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (8.24%) Automated Testing
9 6 (7.06%) Supplier Management
9 6 (7.06%) Configuration Management
9 6 (7.06%) Project Management
9 6 (7.06%) Mentoring
10 5 (5.88%) User Stories
10 5 (5.88%) Product Management
10 5 (5.88%) Waterfall
10 5 (5.88%) OOD
10 5 (5.88%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 27 (31.76%) SQL
2 20 (23.53%) Scala
3 19 (22.35%) PL/SQL
3 19 (22.35%) VBA
3 19 (22.35%) Python
4 17 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 17 (20.00%) Perl
5 12 (14.12%) JavaScript
6 8 (9.41%) C#
7 3 (3.53%) C
7 3 (3.53%) PHP
7 3 (3.53%) Ruby
8 2 (2.35%) C++
9 1 (1.18%) VB
9 1 (1.18%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 20 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 18 (21.18%) SC Cleared
3 16 (18.82%) Degree
4 5 (5.88%) ISEB
5 4 (4.71%) PMI Certification
5 4 (4.71%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (4.71%) APMP
6 3 (3.53%) PMP
6 3 (3.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (2.35%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.18%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.18%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) QA
System Software
1 8 (9.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.53%) XenApp
2 3 (3.53%) Xen
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) Puppet
2 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.18%) OpenView
Vendors
1 19 (22.35%) Microsoft
2 17 (20.00%) SAP
3 16 (18.82%) Dell
3 16 (18.82%) Software AG
3 16 (18.82%) webMethods
4 14 (16.47%) Oracle
5 9 (10.59%) IBM
6 8 (9.41%) JBoss
6 8 (9.41%) VMware
7 6 (7.06%) Lotus
8 5 (5.88%) Curam
9 3 (3.53%) Google
9 3 (3.53%) Citrix
10 1 (1.18%) HP
10 1 (1.18%) AppSense
10 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.18%) Mercator
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