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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 5 4 21
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +17
Contract jobs citing Java 69 31 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 15.68% 15.12% 5.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.33% 37.80% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 22 13
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £637 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £370
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.95 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.13% +2.77%
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
180 82 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 40.91% 40.00% 38.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 51 74
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 8
Average hourly rate £35.50 £42.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.47% +68.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £36.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £42.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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 -6 10 £460 -12.38% 3
Chorley -7 1 - - 3
Lancaster - - - -
Accrington - - - -
Blackburn - - - - 3
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 67 (60.91%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (36.36%) Spring
3 34 (30.91%) Hibernate
4 33 (30.00%) Linux
5 28 (25.45%) SQL
6 26 (23.64%) TDD
7 25 (22.73%) Scala
8 23 (20.91%) Spring MVC
8 23 (20.91%) MongoDB
9 22 (20.00%) Open Source
9 22 (20.00%) BDD
10 20 (18.18%) HTML
10 20 (18.18%) Selenium
11 19 (17.27%) WebSphere
11 19 (17.27%) REST
11 19 (17.27%) Configuration Management
12 18 (16.36%) Oracle
12 18 (16.36%) Eclipse
13 17 (15.45%) HTTP
13 17 (15.45%) JavaScript
14 16 (14.55%) Microsoft
14 16 (14.55%) Tomcat
14 16 (14.55%) MVC
15 15 (13.64%) Scrum
15 15 (13.64%) J2EE
16 14 (12.73%) Software Engineering
16 14 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
17 13 (11.82%) Degree
17 13 (11.82%) Windows
18 12 (10.91%) JUnit

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 19 (17.27%) WebSphere
2 16 (14.55%) Tomcat
3 11 (10.00%) Apache
4 7 (6.36%) nginx
4 7 (6.36%) Jetty
4 7 (6.36%) Node.js
4 7 (6.36%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (6.36%) IIS
5 6 (5.45%) WebSphere Process Server
5 6 (5.45%) Quickr
5 6 (5.45%) WebSphere Portal
6 4 (3.64%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.73%) JBoss
8 1 (0.91%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (2.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.36%) SaaS
2 4 (3.64%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (3.64%) Google App Engine
2 4 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.82%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.45%) HTTP
2 8 (7.27%) DNS
3 7 (6.36%) SSL
3 7 (6.36%) TCP/IP
4 5 (4.55%) FTP
5 4 (3.64%) DHCP
5 4 (3.64%) LAN
5 4 (3.64%) WAN
5 4 (3.64%) IPsec
6 3 (2.73%) AMQP
6 3 (2.73%) MQTT
7 1 (0.91%) Intranet
7 1 (0.91%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.91%) MongoDB
2 11 (10.00%) Neo4j
2 11 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.64%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.73%) MySQL
4 3 (2.73%) MS Access
5 1 (0.91%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.91%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (18.18%) Selenium
2 18 (16.36%) Eclipse
3 12 (10.91%) JUnit
4 11 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 10 (9.09%) Jenkins
6 9 (8.18%) Maven
6 9 (8.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (7.27%) Ant
8 4 (3.64%) Jasmine
8 4 (3.64%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (2.73%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.82%) Eclipse RCP
11 1 (0.91%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.91%) Rational Application Developer
11 1 (0.91%) Mockito
11 1 (0.91%) Subversion
11 1 (0.91%) IntelliJ
General
1 4 (3.64%) Finance
2 1 (0.91%) Law
2 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.91%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 60 (54.55%) Developer
2 46 (41.82%) Java Developer
3 27 (24.55%) Architect
4 21 (19.09%) Technical Architect
5 15 (13.64%) Senior Developer
6 13 (11.82%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (4.55%) Software Developer
8 4 (3.64%) Integration Architect
9 3 (2.73%) Java Architect
9 3 (2.73%) Scala Developer
9 3 (2.73%) Java Engineer
9 3 (2.73%) Senior Java Engineer
9 3 (2.73%) Design Engineer
9 3 (2.73%) Environment Manager
9 3 (2.73%) Analyst
9 3 (2.73%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (1.82%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (1.82%) Software Engineer
10 2 (1.82%) Software Architect
10 2 (1.82%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (36.36%) Spring
2 34 (30.91%) Hibernate
3 23 (20.91%) Spring MVC
4 20 (18.18%) HTML
5 19 (17.27%) REST
6 15 (13.64%) J2EE
7 12 (10.91%) AngularJS
8 11 (10.00%) JAX-RS
9 10 (9.09%) .NET
9 10 (9.09%) Web Services
10 9 (8.18%) Play Framework
10 9 (8.18%) Struts
11 8 (7.27%) Apache Wicket
11 8 (7.27%) Apache CXF
12 7 (6.36%) CSS
12 7 (6.36%) Servlets
13 6 (5.45%) SOAP
13 6 (5.45%) Akka
13 6 (5.45%) Dojo
13 6 (5.45%) JSR 286
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.00%) Open Source
2 6 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.73%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.82%) GIS
4 2 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.91%) iSeries
5 1 (0.91%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 33 (30.00%) Linux
2 13 (11.82%) Windows
3 10 (9.09%) UNIX
3 10 (9.09%) Mac OS X
4 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.64%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.82%) VxWorks
5 2 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (60.91%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (23.64%) TDD
3 22 (20.00%) BDD
4 19 (17.27%) Configuration Management
5 16 (14.55%) MVC
6 15 (13.64%) Scrum
7 14 (12.73%) Software Engineering
7 14 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (10.00%) Waterfall
8 11 (10.00%) Unit Testing
9 10 (9.09%) Web Design
9 10 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
10 9 (8.18%) DevOps
10 9 (8.18%) Test Planning
10 9 (8.18%) Test Scripting
10 9 (8.18%) Software Testing
10 9 (8.18%) Automated Testing
10 9 (8.18%) V-Model
10 9 (8.18%) Validation
11 7 (6.36%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 28 (25.45%) SQL
2 25 (22.73%) Scala
3 17 (15.45%) JavaScript
4 7 (6.36%) PL/SQL
5 6 (5.45%) VBA
6 5 (4.55%) C
7 4 (3.64%) Python
7 4 (3.64%) VB
8 3 (2.73%) Ruby
9 2 (1.82%) C#
9 2 (1.82%) C++
9 2 (1.82%) Perl
9 2 (1.82%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.91%) Clojure
10 1 (0.91%) VB6
10 1 (0.91%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (11.82%) Degree
2 12 (10.91%) Security Cleared
3 9 (8.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (8.18%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.18%) HND
3 9 (8.18%) ISEB
4 1 (0.91%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.91%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.64%) Xen
3 2 (1.82%) XenApp
4 1 (0.91%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (4.55%) Puppet
2 1 (0.91%) OpenView
Vendors
1 18 (16.36%) Oracle
2 16 (14.55%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.27%) VMware
4 7 (6.36%) IBM
5 6 (5.45%) Lotus
6 5 (4.55%) Google
7 3 (2.73%) Citrix
8 2 (1.82%) Dell
8 2 (1.82%) SAP
8 2 (1.82%) Software AG
8 2 (1.82%) webMethods
9 1 (0.91%) AppSense
9 1 (0.91%) Apple
9 1 (0.91%) HP
9 1 (0.91%) Red Hat
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