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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 3 10 20
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +10
Contract jobs citing Java 76 49 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 17.04% 12.25% 7.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.22% 30.63% 31.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 37 26
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £275 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £570 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 £37.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.75% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.49
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.69%
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
180 160 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 40.36% 40.00% 23.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 110 84
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £545 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 4
Median hourly rate £33.50 £37.00 £15.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.45% +145.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £24.40 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.00 £28.74
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +8 33 £450 +5.88% 1
Preston +1 13 £335 -10.66% 4
Chorley - 8 £450 - 2
Lytham St Annes - 6 £321 -
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 68 (51.52%) Linux
2 48 (36.36%) Oracle
3 40 (30.30%) Bash Shell
4 36 (27.27%) Tuxedo
4 36 (27.27%) Relational Database
5 35 (26.52%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (25.00%) Unix
7 32 (24.24%) C
8 30 (22.73%) COBOL
9 28 (21.21%) Micro Focus
9 28 (21.21%) Security Cleared
10 27 (20.45%) Clustering
11 26 (19.70%) Shell Script
12 24 (18.18%) Finance
13 23 (17.42%) RDBMS
13 23 (17.42%) Oracle Database
14 22 (16.67%) HTML
15 21 (15.91%) JavaScript
16 19 (14.39%) SC Cleared
17 18 (13.64%) Configuration Management
18 17 (12.88%) Windows
18 17 (12.88%) HTTP
19 16 (12.12%) Python
19 16 (12.12%) Apache
19 16 (12.12%) REST
20 15 (11.36%) JBoss
20 15 (11.36%) MongoDB
21 14 (10.61%) Puppet
21 14 (10.61%) Mac OS X
21 14 (10.61%) IaaS

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 36 (27.27%) Tuxedo
2 16 (12.12%) Apache
3 15 (11.36%) JBoss
4 9 (6.82%) WebSphere
5 8 (6.06%) WebLogic
6 5 (3.79%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.52%) CICS
7 2 (1.52%) IIS
7 2 (1.52%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.76%) AquaLogic
8 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.76%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.76%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 4 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.52%) Adobe Captivate
2 2 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (3.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.76%) Infor LN
2 1 (0.76%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.61%) IaaS
2 10 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.76%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.76%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.88%) HTTP
2 6 (4.55%) Internet
3 4 (3.03%) Network Security
4 2 (1.52%) LAN
4 2 (1.52%) SMTP
4 2 (1.52%) WAN
5 1 (0.76%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.76%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 23 (17.42%) Oracle Database
2 23 (17.42%) RDBMS
3 15 (11.36%) MongoDB
4 11 (8.33%) Neo4j
5 6 (4.55%) MySQL
6 5 (3.79%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (3.79%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.52%) Big Data
8 2 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.52%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.76%) OLTP
9 1 (0.76%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (7.58%) JIRA
2 7 (5.30%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.79%) LoadRunner
3 5 (3.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.03%) JUnit
5 3 (2.27%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.27%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.27%) NUnit
5 3 (2.27%) Travis CI
6 2 (1.52%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.52%) PHPUnit
6 2 (1.52%) Subversion
7 1 (0.76%) eggPlant
7 1 (0.76%) SoapUI
General
1 24 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (1.52%) Banking
3 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 64 (48.48%) Developer
2 30 (22.73%) Java Developer
3 25 (18.94%) Analyst
4 16 (12.12%) Business Analyst
5 13 (9.85%) Technical Leader
6 12 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 12 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
7 11 (8.33%) IFS Analyst
8 10 (7.58%) Architect
9 9 (6.82%) Digital Developer
10 8 (6.06%) Java Team Leader
10 8 (6.06%) Team Leader
11 7 (5.30%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (5.30%) Senior Business Analyst
11 7 (5.30%) Technical Analyst
11 7 (5.30%) Technical Business Analyst
11 7 (5.30%) Technical Team Leader
12 6 (4.55%) Consultant
13 5 (3.79%) Technical Architect
14 4 (3.03%) Senior Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (16.67%) HTML
2 16 (12.12%) REST
3 13 (9.85%) Hibernate
4 12 (9.09%) Middleware
5 11 (8.33%) Dropwizard
6 10 (7.58%) JAX-RS
7 8 (6.06%) CSS
8 6 (4.55%) J2EE
9 5 (3.79%) .NET
9 5 (3.79%) HTML5
9 5 (3.79%) Web Services
10 4 (3.03%) CSS3
10 4 (3.03%) JSON
10 4 (3.03%) SOAP
11 3 (2.27%) jQuery
11 3 (2.27%) Node.js
12 2 (1.52%) .NET Framework
12 2 (1.52%) ActiveMQ
12 2 (1.52%) Spring
12 2 (1.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.45%) Clustering
2 5 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.03%) Digital Media
3 4 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.27%) User Experience
5 2 (1.52%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.52%) Learning Management System
5 2 (1.52%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.52%) PKI
5 2 (1.52%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.52%) SCORM
5 2 (1.52%) Smart Energy
5 2 (1.52%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.52%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.76%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.76%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.76%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 68 (51.52%) Linux
2 33 (25.00%) Unix
3 17 (12.88%) Windows
4 14 (10.61%) Mac OS X
5 7 (5.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.79%) VME
6 5 (3.79%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.52%) AIX
7 2 (1.52%) Solaris
8 1 (0.76%) HPUX
8 1 (0.76%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.76%) OS/390
8 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.76%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (26.52%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (13.64%) Configuration Management
3 12 (9.09%) Business Analysis
3 12 (9.09%) OO
3 12 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
3 12 (9.09%) Web Design
4 11 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
4 11 (8.33%) Migration
4 11 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
4 11 (8.33%) Open Source
4 11 (8.33%) Project Management
4 11 (8.33%) UML
4 11 (8.33%) Use Case
4 11 (8.33%) Waterfall
5 10 (7.58%) CRM
5 10 (7.58%) ERP
6 9 (6.82%) Service Design
6 9 (6.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 9 (6.82%) Test Scripting
7 8 (6.06%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 40 (30.30%) Bash Shell
2 32 (24.24%) C
3 30 (22.73%) COBOL
4 26 (19.70%) Shell Script
5 21 (15.91%) JavaScript
6 16 (12.12%) Python
7 12 (9.09%) PL/SQL
8 10 (7.58%) SQL
9 5 (3.79%) C#
9 5 (3.79%) PHP
10 2 (1.52%) C++
10 2 (1.52%) Perl
10 2 (1.52%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.52%) R
10 2 (1.52%) VB
11 1 (0.76%) FQL
11 1 (0.76%) Lua
11 1 (0.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 28 (21.21%) Security Cleared
2 19 (14.39%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.76%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.76%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (0.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.52%) ISO27005
3 1 (0.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.52%) BitLocker
2 2 (1.52%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.76%) Docker
3 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (10.61%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (10.61%) Puppet
2 2 (1.52%) StatsD
3 1 (0.76%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 48 (36.36%) Oracle
2 28 (21.21%) Micro Focus
3 12 (9.09%) IBM
3 12 (9.09%) IFS
3 12 (9.09%) SaltStack
4 9 (6.82%) Curam
5 8 (6.06%) Microsoft
6 6 (4.55%) Citrix
6 6 (4.55%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.79%) ICL
8 3 (2.27%) VMware
9 2 (1.52%) Adobe
9 2 (1.52%) Apigee
9 2 (1.52%) Axway
9 2 (1.52%) Infor
9 2 (1.52%) Mashery
9 2 (1.52%) SAP
9 2 (1.52%) Sun
9 2 (1.52%) Tableau
9 2 (1.52%) Teradata
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