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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 5 9 19
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Contract jobs citing Java 67 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.89% 9.64% 5.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.43% 31.37% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 9 15
Average daily rate
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£413 £320 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.90% -17.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £228 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.20 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +0.69%
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
179 51 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 39.78% 30.72% 35.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 29 73
Average daily rate £350 £281 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.77% -13.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £142 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £447 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 11
Average hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +77.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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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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 -2 10 £500 -11.50% 3
Skelmersdale - - - -
Accrington - - - -
Blackburn - - - - 5
Chorley - - - - 1
Lancaster - - - -
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 58 (51.33%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (29.20%) SQL
2 33 (29.20%) Linux
3 28 (24.78%) Spring
4 26 (23.01%) Hibernate
5 23 (20.35%) Degree
6 22 (19.47%) Security Cleared
6 22 (19.47%) TDD
6 22 (19.47%) Microsoft
7 20 (17.70%) WebSphere
8 19 (16.81%) SC Cleared
8 19 (16.81%) SaaS
9 18 (15.93%) Configuration Management
9 18 (15.93%) HTML
9 18 (15.93%) VBA
9 18 (15.93%) PL/SQL
9 18 (15.93%) Scala
9 18 (15.93%) MongoDB
10 17 (15.04%) HTTP
11 16 (14.16%) Eclipse
11 16 (14.16%) JavaScript
11 16 (14.16%) Scrum
11 16 (14.16%) BDD
11 16 (14.16%) REST
11 16 (14.16%) Open Source
12 15 (13.27%) Spring MVC
13 14 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (12.39%) Shell Script
13 14 (12.39%) webMethods
13 14 (12.39%) Dell

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 20 (17.70%) WebSphere
2 12 (10.62%) Tomcat
3 9 (7.96%) Apache
4 7 (6.19%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (6.19%) IIS
4 7 (6.19%) nginx
4 7 (6.19%) Jetty
5 6 (5.31%) WebSphere Portal
5 6 (5.31%) WebSphere Process Server
5 6 (5.31%) Quickr
6 4 (3.54%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.65%) Node.js
8 2 (1.77%) JBoss
9 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 9 (7.96%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (11.50%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 19 (16.81%) SaaS
2 13 (11.50%) SuccessFactors
3 4 (3.54%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (3.54%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (3.54%) Google App Engine
3 4 (3.54%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.04%) HTTP
2 8 (7.08%) DNS
3 7 (6.19%) TCP/IP
3 7 (6.19%) SSL
4 4 (3.54%) LAN
4 4 (3.54%) WAN
4 4 (3.54%) DHCP
4 4 (3.54%) FTP
4 4 (3.54%) IPsec
5 2 (1.77%) AMQP
5 2 (1.77%) MQTT
6 1 (0.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.93%) MongoDB
2 11 (9.73%) Relational Database
2 11 (9.73%) Neo4j
3 4 (3.54%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.65%) MS Access
4 3 (2.65%) DB2
4 3 (2.65%) MySQL
5 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (14.16%) Eclipse
2 13 (11.50%) Selenium
3 8 (7.08%) Git (software)
3 8 (7.08%) Jenkins
4 6 (5.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (5.31%) JUnit
5 5 (4.42%) Maven
6 4 (3.54%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (3.54%) Ant
7 3 (2.65%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.77%) Eclipse RCP
9 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 1 (0.88%) Mockito
9 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.88%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.88%) Rational Application Developer
9 1 (0.88%) Subversion
General
1 3 (2.65%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.77%) Finance
3 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 51 (45.13%) Developer
2 37 (32.74%) Architect
3 34 (30.09%) Java Developer
4 19 (16.81%) Technical Architect
5 9 (7.96%) Integration Architect
6 8 (7.08%) Senior Developer
6 8 (7.08%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (2.65%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (2.65%) Design Engineer
7 3 (2.65%) Analyst
7 3 (2.65%) Scala Developer
7 3 (2.65%) Java Engineer
7 3 (2.65%) Senior Java Engineer
7 3 (2.65%) WebSphere Developer
7 3 (2.65%) Environment Manager
7 3 (2.65%) Functional Architect
7 3 (2.65%) Java Architect
8 2 (1.77%) Software Manager
8 2 (1.77%) Development Manager
8 2 (1.77%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (24.78%) Spring
2 26 (23.01%) Hibernate
3 18 (15.93%) HTML
4 16 (14.16%) REST
5 15 (13.27%) Spring MVC
6 14 (12.39%) J2EE
7 11 (9.73%) JAX-RS
8 9 (7.96%) .NET
9 8 (7.08%) Play Framework
9 8 (7.08%) Servlets
9 8 (7.08%) Web Services
10 6 (5.31%) Dojo
10 6 (5.31%) JSR 286
10 6 (5.31%) AngularJS
10 6 (5.31%) Akka
10 6 (5.31%) CSS
10 6 (5.31%) Struts
11 5 (4.42%) Apache CXF
11 5 (4.42%) Ajax
12 4 (3.54%) Apache Wicket
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.16%) Open Source
2 14 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.65%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.77%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.77%) GIS
5 1 (0.88%) Social Media
5 1 (0.88%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 33 (29.20%) Linux
2 10 (8.85%) UNIX
2 10 (8.85%) Windows
2 10 (8.85%) Mac OS X
3 4 (3.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.54%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.65%) AIX
4 3 (2.65%) HPUX
5 2 (1.77%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (51.33%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (19.47%) TDD
3 18 (15.93%) Configuration Management
4 16 (14.16%) Scrum
4 16 (14.16%) BDD
5 13 (11.50%) MVC
6 12 (10.62%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (9.73%) Automated Testing
7 11 (9.73%) Software Engineering
7 11 (9.73%) Responsive Web Design
8 10 (8.85%) Web Design
9 9 (7.96%) Waterfall
9 9 (7.96%) Unit Testing
10 8 (7.08%) Kanban
10 8 (7.08%) DevOps
11 6 (5.31%) Test Scripting
11 6 (5.31%) V-Model
11 6 (5.31%) Software Testing
11 6 (5.31%) Test Planning
11 6 (5.31%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 33 (29.20%) SQL
2 18 (15.93%) VBA
2 18 (15.93%) PL/SQL
2 18 (15.93%) Scala
3 16 (14.16%) JavaScript
4 14 (12.39%) Shell Script
4 14 (12.39%) Perl
4 14 (12.39%) Python
5 5 (4.42%) VB
5 5 (4.42%) C
6 2 (1.77%) C#
6 2 (1.77%) C++
7 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.88%) PHP
7 1 (0.88%) Clojure
7 1 (0.88%) PHP5
7 1 (0.88%) VB6
7 1 (0.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (20.35%) Degree
2 22 (19.47%) Security Cleared
3 19 (16.81%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (5.31%) HND
4 6 (5.31%) ISEB
5 1 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.88%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.54%) Xen
3 2 (1.77%) XenApp
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.88%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 5 (4.42%) Puppet
2 1 (0.88%) OpenView
Vendors
1 22 (19.47%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.39%) webMethods
2 14 (12.39%) Dell
2 14 (12.39%) Software AG
2 14 (12.39%) Oracle
2 14 (12.39%) SAP
3 10 (8.85%) IBM
4 8 (7.08%) VMware
5 6 (5.31%) Lotus
6 5 (4.42%) Curam
7 4 (3.54%) Google
8 3 (2.65%) Citrix
9 1 (0.88%) AppSense
9 1 (0.88%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.88%) HP
Burnley, Lancashire
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