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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
North West / Lancashire
Rank 27 15 5
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -10
Contract jobs citing Java 12 34 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.71% 8.79% 16.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.77% 22.97% 38.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 22 48
Median daily rate £410 £451 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.99% +12.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £351 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 2
Median hourly rate £39.75 £47.33 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.01% +27.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.88 £42.84 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.91% +14.22%

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
94 148 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 36.86% 38.24% 42.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 103 124
Median daily rate £325 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £222 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 23 12
Median hourly rate £49.50 £38.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.26% +2.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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
Preston -6 4 - -
Blackpool +2 2 £463 +23.33% 1
Lytham St Annes 0 1 - -
Blackburn - 1 £410 - 1
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 24 (38.71%) Linux
2 23 (37.10%) Security Cleared
3 22 (35.48%) Oracle
3 22 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (22.58%) C
4 14 (22.58%) Perl
4 14 (22.58%) SQL
5 13 (20.97%) Shell Script
5 13 (20.97%) TDD
5 13 (20.97%) SC Cleared
6 12 (19.35%) Python
6 12 (19.35%) IBM
6 12 (19.35%) OO
7 11 (17.74%) Windows
7 11 (17.74%) Finance
7 11 (17.74%) Oracle Database
8 10 (16.13%) Relational Database
8 10 (16.13%) BDD
8 10 (16.13%) Bash Shell
8 10 (16.13%) Automated Testing
8 10 (16.13%) JavaScript
9 9 (14.52%) .NET
9 9 (14.52%) ITIL
9 9 (14.52%) Ruby
9 9 (14.52%) Microservices
10 8 (12.90%) WebSphere
10 8 (12.90%) Open Source
10 8 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (12.90%) C#
10 8 (12.90%) COBOL

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 8 (12.90%) WebSphere
2 7 (11.29%) Tuxedo
3 4 (6.45%) Apache
4 3 (4.84%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (3.23%) SAS
6 1 (1.61%) CICS
6 1 (1.61%) JBoss
6 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.61%) MS Office
1 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (11.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.29%) IaaS
2 4 (6.45%) PaaS
2 4 (6.45%) SaaS
3 2 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.74%) Oracle Database
2 10 (16.13%) Relational Database
3 6 (9.68%) RDBMS
4 4 (6.45%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (4.84%) DB2
5 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.61%) Big Data
7 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.45%) JIRA
2 4 (6.45%) Selenium
3 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.61%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.61%) JUnit
4 1 (1.61%) Maven
4 1 (1.61%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.61%) Sahi
4 1 (1.61%) Subversion
4 1 (1.61%) TestNG
4 1 (1.61%) WATIR
4 1 (1.61%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (17.74%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Retail
3 3 (4.84%) Marketing
4 2 (3.23%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.23%) General Ledger
4 2 (3.23%) Military
5 1 (1.61%) Advertising
5 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (40.32%) Developer
2 15 (24.19%) Java Developer
3 9 (14.52%) Analyst
4 6 (9.68%) Architect
4 6 (9.68%) Monitoring Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) Test Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Business Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) Senior Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Senior Test Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) IFS Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Java Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) Java Programmer
7 3 (4.84%) Linux Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Programmer
7 3 (4.84%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.52%) .NET
2 7 (11.29%) Regular Expression
2 7 (11.29%) Web Services
3 5 (8.06%) J2EE
4 4 (6.45%) RESTful
4 4 (6.45%) XML
5 3 (4.84%) Middleware
6 2 (3.23%) HTML
6 2 (3.23%) REST
6 2 (3.23%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.61%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.61%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.61%) CSS
7 1 (1.61%) Durandal
7 1 (1.61%) Jinja
7 1 (1.61%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (1.61%) LESS
7 1 (1.61%) Sass
7 1 (1.61%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Clustering
1 6 (9.68%) Virtual Team
2 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.23%) RIA
3 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.61%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.61%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (38.71%) Linux
2 11 (17.74%) Windows
3 8 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (11.29%) AIX
5 6 (9.68%) HPUX
5 6 (9.68%) Solaris
5 6 (9.68%) Unix
5 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (9.68%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.61%) Android
6 1 (1.61%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.97%) TDD
3 12 (19.35%) OO
4 10 (16.13%) Automated Testing
4 10 (16.13%) BDD
5 9 (14.52%) ITIL
5 9 (14.52%) Microservices
6 8 (12.90%) Open Source
7 7 (11.29%) ERP
7 7 (11.29%) Release Management
7 7 (11.29%) Service Management
7 7 (11.29%) UML
8 6 (9.68%) Integration Testing
8 6 (9.68%) SDLC
8 6 (9.68%) Test Strategy
9 5 (8.06%) Functional Testing
9 5 (8.06%) Migration
9 5 (8.06%) OOA/OOD
9 5 (8.06%) Software Engineering
9 5 (8.06%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.58%) C
1 14 (22.58%) Perl
1 14 (22.58%) SQL
2 13 (20.97%) Shell Script
3 12 (19.35%) Python
4 10 (16.13%) Bash Shell
4 10 (16.13%) JavaScript
5 9 (14.52%) Ruby
6 8 (12.90%) C#
6 8 (12.90%) COBOL
7 7 (11.29%) PowerShell
7 7 (11.29%) VBScript
8 6 (9.68%) Bourne shell
8 6 (9.68%) Korn
9 4 (6.45%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.61%) JCL
10 1 (1.61%) PHP
10 1 (1.61%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (37.10%) Security Cleared
2 13 (20.97%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.06%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (8.06%) Degree
3 5 (8.06%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.84%) ISEB
5 2 (3.23%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.61%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) QA
2 4 (6.45%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.61%) SDET
Systems Management
1 6 (9.68%) HP SiteScope
1 6 (9.68%) Netcool
1 6 (9.68%) SCOM
1 6 (9.68%) Tivoli
2 4 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (6.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (35.48%) Oracle
2 12 (19.35%) IBM
3 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
4 7 (11.29%) Red Hat
5 6 (9.68%) CA
5 6 (9.68%) HP
5 6 (9.68%) Micro Focus
6 4 (6.45%) IFS
6 4 (6.45%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.61%) Citrix
7 1 (1.61%) Curam
7 1 (1.61%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.61%) VMware
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