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 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 17 35 4
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -31
Contract jobs citing Java 34 5 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 8.27% 1.77% 21.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.76% 5.21% 50.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 0 58
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£398 - £395
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 - £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 - £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 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 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
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
132 96 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 32.12% 33.92% 41.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 51 104
Average daily rate £325 £300 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -18.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £325 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 6
Average hourly rate £36.67 £37.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.21% +2.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.00 £32.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 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 1 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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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 - 18 £425 - 2
Blackburn +1 1 - -
Chorley - - - -
Lancaster - - - -
Newton-le-Willows - - - -
Rossendale - - - - 2
Accrington - - - -
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 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 25 (34.72%) Scrum
2 23 (31.94%) TDD
2 23 (31.94%) SQL
3 20 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (26.39%) Scala
5 18 (25.00%) Python
6 16 (22.22%) Spring
6 16 (22.22%) VBA
6 16 (22.22%) PL/SQL
6 16 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 16 (22.22%) SaaS
6 16 (22.22%) BDD
7 15 (20.83%) Perl
7 15 (20.83%) J2EE
7 15 (20.83%) SAP
7 15 (20.83%) Shell Script
8 14 (19.44%) Software AG
8 14 (19.44%) webMethods
8 14 (19.44%) Dell
8 14 (19.44%) SC Cleared
8 14 (19.44%) ResourceLink
8 14 (19.44%) SuccessFactors
9 13 (18.06%) Degree
10 12 (16.67%) MySQL
10 12 (16.67%) Oracle
10 12 (16.67%) Hibernate
11 11 (15.28%) JavaScript
12 10 (13.89%) Microsoft
12 10 (13.89%) UML
12 10 (13.89%) WebSphere

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 10 (13.89%) WebSphere
2 7 (9.72%) WebLogic
2 7 (9.72%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.94%) MQSeries
3 5 (6.94%) CMS
3 5 (6.94%) Escenic
3 5 (6.94%) Adobe CQ
4 3 (4.17%) Quickr
4 3 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (4.17%) WebSphere Process Server
4 3 (4.17%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (2.78%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.39%) Node.js
6 1 (1.39%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.56%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (19.44%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 16 (22.22%) SaaS
2 14 (19.44%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) LAN
1 4 (5.56%) WAN
1 4 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.67%) MySQL
2 6 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.33%) Hadoop
2 6 (8.33%) Big Data
3 3 (4.17%) DB2
4 2 (2.78%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.78%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Eclipse
2 3 (4.17%) Selenium
3 2 (2.78%) WebDriver
3 2 (2.78%) Mockito
3 2 (2.78%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.39%) Hudson
4 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.39%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 6 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.39%) Law
Job Titles
1 27 (37.50%) Developer
2 18 (25.00%) Architect
3 16 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 9 (12.50%) Analyst
4 9 (12.50%) Agile Coach
5 8 (11.11%) Integration Architect
6 6 (8.33%) Consultant
6 6 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 6 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Developer Analyst
7 5 (6.94%) Senior Programmer
7 5 (6.94%) Senior Java Programmer
7 5 (6.94%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (6.94%) Java Programmer
7 5 (6.94%) Programmer
8 4 (5.56%) J2EE Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Business Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Java Consultant
8 4 (5.56%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (22.22%) Spring
2 15 (20.83%) J2EE
3 12 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 9 (12.50%) HTML
4 9 (12.50%) CSS
5 7 (9.72%) Struts
5 7 (9.72%) Ajax
5 7 (9.72%) HTML5
5 7 (9.72%) CSS3
6 6 (8.33%) jQuery
6 6 (8.33%) XML
6 6 (8.33%) .NET
6 6 (8.33%) EJB
7 5 (6.94%) Java RMI
7 5 (6.94%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (6.94%) JSF
7 5 (6.94%) LAMP
8 4 (5.56%) Web Services
8 4 (5.56%) ODBC
9 3 (4.17%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.56%) PMI
1 4 (5.56%) Open Source
2 3 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.72%) Linux
2 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (5.56%) Windows
2 4 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.17%) AIX
3 3 (4.17%) HPUX
4 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (34.72%) Scrum
2 23 (31.94%) TDD
3 20 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (22.22%) BDD
5 10 (13.89%) UML
6 9 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
7 7 (9.72%) Project Management
7 7 (9.72%) Kanban
7 7 (9.72%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (8.33%) Supplier Management
9 5 (6.94%) Product Management
9 5 (6.94%) OOD
9 5 (6.94%) Service Delivery
9 5 (6.94%) RAD
9 5 (6.94%) RUP
9 5 (6.94%) OOP
9 5 (6.94%) User Stories
9 5 (6.94%) Waterfall
10 4 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 23 (31.94%) SQL
2 19 (26.39%) Scala
3 18 (25.00%) Python
4 16 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 16 (22.22%) VBA
5 15 (20.83%) Shell Script
5 15 (20.83%) Perl
6 11 (15.28%) JavaScript
7 9 (12.50%) C#
8 4 (5.56%) Ruby
9 3 (4.17%) C++
9 3 (4.17%) PHP
10 2 (2.78%) C
11 1 (1.39%) VB
11 1 (1.39%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 16 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 14 (19.44%) SC Cleared
3 13 (18.06%) Degree
4 5 (6.94%) ISEB
5 4 (5.56%) PMI Certification
5 4 (5.56%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (5.56%) APMP
6 3 (4.17%) PMP
6 3 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.39%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.17%) XenApp
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) OpenView
1 1 (1.39%) Puppet
1 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (20.83%) SAP
2 14 (19.44%) Dell
2 14 (19.44%) Software AG
2 14 (19.44%) webMethods
3 12 (16.67%) Oracle
4 10 (13.89%) Microsoft
5 8 (11.11%) JBoss
6 6 (8.33%) IBM
7 5 (6.94%) Curam
8 4 (5.56%) VMware
9 3 (4.17%) Lotus
9 3 (4.17%) Citrix
10 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.39%) HP
10 1 (1.39%) AppSense
10 1 (1.39%) Mercator
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