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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 12 29 12
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -17
Contract jobs citing Java 48 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.50% 5.46% 9.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.82% 21.74% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 17 14
Average daily rate
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£375 £413 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +25.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £375 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £500 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £46.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
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
179 115 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 39.17% 25.11% 36.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 78 47
Average daily rate £350 £350 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £413 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 4
Average hourly rate £45.50 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.81 £26.36 £17.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £32.57 £95.22
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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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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
Blackpool - 19 £451 - 1
Preston +10 16 £469 +13.63% 3
Burnley -3 7 £300 -25.00% 2
Lytham St Annes - 2 £298 -
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 61 (53.04%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (34.78%) SQL
3 31 (26.96%) Hibernate
3 31 (26.96%) Linux
4 30 (26.09%) Spring
4 30 (26.09%) Scala
5 28 (24.35%) TDD
6 27 (23.48%) HTML
7 26 (22.61%) Oracle
7 26 (22.61%) Open Source
8 25 (21.74%) MongoDB
9 22 (19.13%) BDD
9 22 (19.13%) Spring MVC
10 21 (18.26%) Selenium
11 20 (17.39%) UNIX
12 19 (16.52%) Security Cleared
13 18 (15.65%) Test Scripting
13 18 (15.65%) .NET
14 17 (14.78%) Configuration Management
14 17 (14.78%) REST
15 16 (13.91%) Relational Database
15 16 (13.91%) Software Engineering
15 16 (13.91%) WebSphere
15 16 (13.91%) XML
15 16 (13.91%) HTTP
16 14 (12.17%) Tomcat
16 14 (12.17%) Web Services
16 14 (12.17%) PL/SQL
16 14 (12.17%) SC Cleared
17 13 (11.30%) Continuous Integration

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 16 (13.91%) WebSphere
2 14 (12.17%) Tomcat
3 9 (7.83%) SharePoint
3 9 (7.83%) Node.js
4 8 (6.96%) JBoss
4 8 (6.96%) Apache
5 6 (5.22%) IIS
5 6 (5.22%) Jetty
5 6 (5.22%) nginx
6 4 (3.48%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.87%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.96%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (6.96%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (5.22%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (5.22%) Google App Engine
2 6 (5.22%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.74%) SaaS
4 1 (0.87%) IaaS
4 1 (0.87%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.87%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.87%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.91%) HTTP
2 10 (8.70%) SSL
3 7 (6.09%) FTP
4 6 (5.22%) IPsec
4 6 (5.22%) TCP/IP
4 6 (5.22%) DNS
4 6 (5.22%) DHCP
5 3 (2.61%) SNMP
6 1 (0.87%) LDAP
6 1 (0.87%) Internet
6 1 (0.87%) AMQP
6 1 (0.87%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.74%) MongoDB
2 16 (13.91%) Relational Database
3 11 (9.57%) Neo4j
4 9 (7.83%) NoSQL
4 9 (7.83%) Oracle Database
5 6 (5.22%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.48%) MySQL
7 3 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.87%) Big Data
9 1 (0.87%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 1 (0.87%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.87%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.87%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 21 (18.26%) Selenium
2 13 (11.30%) JUnit
3 12 (10.43%) Eclipse
4 11 (9.57%) Git (software)
5 10 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (8.70%) Maven
6 8 (6.96%) JIRA
6 8 (6.96%) Ant
6 8 (6.96%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.61%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.61%) SoapUI
7 3 (2.61%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.74%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.74%) ProC
9 1 (0.87%) Subversion
9 1 (0.87%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.87%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.87%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.87%) Mockito
9 1 (0.87%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 8 (6.96%) Finance
2 1 (0.87%) Law
2 1 (0.87%) Military
2 1 (0.87%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 56 (48.70%) Developer
2 39 (33.91%) Java Developer
3 31 (26.96%) Architect
4 26 (22.61%) Technical Architect
5 13 (11.30%) Senior Developer
6 11 (9.57%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (6.09%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (5.22%) AWS Developer
9 5 (4.35%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.35%) Software Engineer
10 3 (2.61%) Integration Architect
10 3 (2.61%) Scala Developer
11 2 (1.74%) Java Architect
11 2 (1.74%) Software Manager
11 2 (1.74%) Java Engineer
11 2 (1.74%) Senior Java Engineer
11 2 (1.74%) Integration Engineer
11 2 (1.74%) Information Systems Engineer
11 2 (1.74%) Applications Developer
11 2 (1.74%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (26.96%) Hibernate
2 30 (26.09%) Spring
3 27 (23.48%) HTML
4 22 (19.13%) Spring MVC
5 18 (15.65%) .NET
6 17 (14.78%) REST
7 16 (13.91%) XML
8 14 (12.17%) Web Services
9 13 (11.30%) J2EE
9 13 (11.30%) AngularJS
10 11 (9.57%) JAX-RS
11 10 (8.70%) SOAP
12 9 (7.83%) Struts
13 8 (6.96%) Apache Wicket
14 7 (6.09%) Middleware
14 7 (6.09%) Play Framework
15 6 (5.22%) Servlets
16 5 (4.35%) CSS
16 5 (4.35%) Apache CXF
16 5 (4.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 26 (22.61%) Open Source
2 6 (5.22%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.48%) DataPower
4 3 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.61%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.74%) User Experience
6 1 (0.87%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.87%) HP Superdome
6 1 (0.87%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.87%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.87%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 31 (26.96%) Linux
2 20 (17.39%) UNIX
3 11 (9.57%) Windows
4 10 (8.70%) Mac OS X
5 6 (5.22%) MVS
5 6 (5.22%) VME
5 6 (5.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.87%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (53.04%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (24.35%) TDD
3 22 (19.13%) BDD
4 18 (15.65%) Test Scripting
5 17 (14.78%) Configuration Management
6 16 (13.91%) Software Engineering
7 13 (11.30%) MVC
7 13 (11.30%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (10.43%) Waterfall
8 12 (10.43%) Mentoring
8 12 (10.43%) Scrum
9 11 (9.57%) Validation
10 10 (8.70%) UML
10 10 (8.70%) Web Design
10 10 (8.70%) Test Planning
10 10 (8.70%) V-Model
10 10 (8.70%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (8.70%) Software Testing
10 10 (8.70%) Unit Testing
11 9 (7.83%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 40 (34.78%) SQL
2 30 (26.09%) Scala
3 14 (12.17%) PL/SQL
4 13 (11.30%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.22%) Perl
5 6 (5.22%) Ruby
6 4 (3.48%) Python
7 3 (2.61%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.74%) C#
8 2 (1.74%) VBA
9 1 (0.87%) VB
9 1 (0.87%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.87%) C
9 1 (0.87%) VB6
9 1 (0.87%) Groovy
9 1 (0.87%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (16.52%) Security Cleared
2 14 (12.17%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.70%) HND
3 10 (8.70%) ISEB
3 10 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (4.35%) Degree
5 2 (1.74%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.74%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.22%) Xen
1 6 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (5.22%) Puppet
2 5 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.87%) StatsD
Vendors
1 26 (22.61%) Oracle
2 13 (11.30%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.09%) Google
4 6 (5.22%) VMware
5 3 (2.61%) Curam
6 2 (1.74%) Citrix
7 1 (0.87%) Software AG
7 1 (0.87%) Informatica
7 1 (0.87%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.87%) Apple
7 1 (0.87%) webMethods
7 1 (0.87%) HP
7 1 (0.87%) Dell
7 1 (0.87%) SAP
7 1 (0.87%) Teradata
7 1 (0.87%) Tableau
7 1 (0.87%) Apigee
7 1 (0.87%) Mashery
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