The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Developer
Rank 36 27 36
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 10 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.27% 0.98% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.48% 1.03% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£406 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior Java Developer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
404 194 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 91.82% 94.63% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 98 160
Average daily rate £377 £300 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.50% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £170 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 26 20
Average hourly rate £25.45 £15.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.66% -31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.35 £14.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £35.00 £31.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Senior Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Java Developer in the job title across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Senior Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Java Developer across the Lancashire region.

Senior Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Senior Java Developer
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 Senior Java Developer within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Chorley - - - -
Senior Java Developer
North West

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region that cited Senior Java Developer in their job title 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 with Senior Java Developer in their job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (61.54%) Spring
3 8 (61.54%) Spring MVC
4 6 (46.15%) Selenium
4 6 (46.15%) Apache Wicket
4 6 (46.15%) Scala
4 6 (46.15%) Open Source
4 6 (46.15%) MongoDB
4 6 (46.15%) AngularJS
4 6 (46.15%) Maven
4 6 (46.15%) Hibernate
4 6 (46.15%) Ant
4 6 (46.15%) JUnit
4 6 (46.15%) Struts
4 6 (46.15%) Tomcat
5 5 (38.46%) Node.js
6 3 (23.08%) Degree
6 3 (23.08%) Refactoring
6 3 (23.08%) Time Management
6 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
7 2 (15.38%) MVC
7 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
8 1 (7.69%) SQL
8 1 (7.69%) MySQL
8 1 (7.69%) Oracle
8 1 (7.69%) Scrum
8 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
8 1 (7.69%) Git (software)

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region that cited Senior Java Developer in their job title 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 with Senior Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (46.15%) Tomcat
2 5 (38.46%) Node.js
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Selenium
1 6 (46.15%) Maven
1 6 (46.15%) Ant
1 6 (46.15%) JUnit
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) Spring
1 8 (61.54%) Spring MVC
2 6 (46.15%) Apache Wicket
2 6 (46.15%) AngularJS
2 6 (46.15%) Hibernate
2 6 (46.15%) Struts
3 1 (7.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Refactoring
2 3 (23.08%) Time Management
2 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) MVC
3 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) Scala
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle