The median contractor rate for a Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Developer
North West > Lancashire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 1 8
Rank change year-on-year -10 +7  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 44 97 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 13.02% 21.60% 13.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.81% 22.35% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 67 34
Lancashire median daily rate £400 £373 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.38% +4.56%  
10th Percentile £256 £250 £239
90th Percentile £446 £480 £493
North West median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Lancashire median hourly rate £41.88 £30.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.42% -  
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +23.07% -23.52%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 297 434 370
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 87.87% 96.66% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 863 734
Lancashire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
10th Percentile £290 £213 £227
90th Percentile £550 £570 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 83 80
Lancashire median hourly rate £41.25 £27.00 £21.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.77% +23.23%  
10th Percentile £10.50 £13.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £46.00 £50.00 £43.43
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +16.66% -6.25%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Lancashire

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Lancashire

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Lancashire over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Lancashire

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer in Lancashire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Lancashire

Developer
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 Developer within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 June 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 -18 18 £400 +14.28% 9
Blackburn 0 10 £400 +78.77% 3
Chorley +7 1 £425 +19.29% 6
Blackpool +3 1 £425 +2.40% 4
Lytham St Annes +1 1 - - 1
Developer
North West

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 32 (37.21%) SQL
2 23 (26.74%) HTML
3 21 (24.42%) CSS
4 20 (23.26%) Java
5 19 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (22.09%) JavaScript
6 18 (20.93%) .NET
6 18 (20.93%) SQL Server
7 17 (19.77%) C#
8 16 (18.60%) XML
8 16 (18.60%) Migration
9 15 (17.44%) Finance
10 14 (16.28%) Web Services
10 14 (16.28%) Oracle
11 12 (13.95%) TDD
12 11 (12.79%) IBM
12 11 (12.79%) T-SQL
12 11 (12.79%) CRM
12 11 (12.79%) Security Cleared
13 10 (11.63%) SC Cleared
13 10 (11.63%) ASP.NET
13 10 (11.63%) MVC
14 9 (10.47%) Retail
14 9 (10.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (10.47%) Spring
15 8 (9.30%) Dynamics CRM
15 8 (9.30%) Data Migration
15 8 (9.30%) Relational Database
15 8 (9.30%) VB
15 8 (9.30%) DB2

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 7 (8.14%) FileNet
2 5 (5.81%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.65%) Apache
3 4 (4.65%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (3.49%) Umbraco
4 3 (3.49%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.33%) SAS
6 1 (1.16%) Papyrus
6 1 (1.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.16%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (1.16%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.16%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.16%) Lectora
Business Applications
1 8 (9.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.81%) HTTP
2 4 (4.65%) VLAN
3 2 (2.33%) SSH
3 2 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (9.30%) DB2
3 8 (9.30%) Relational Database
4 7 (8.14%) MySQL
5 6 (6.98%) Oracle Database
5 6 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (5.81%) MongoDB
7 4 (4.65%) SAP Data Services
8 3 (3.49%) CouchDB
8 3 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.49%) Neo4j
8 3 (3.49%) NoSQL
8 3 (3.49%) Riak
9 2 (2.33%) Big Data
9 2 (2.33%) Firebird
9 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (2.33%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.65%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.49%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.49%) JIRA
3 3 (3.49%) JUnit
3 3 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.33%) ClearCase
4 2 (2.33%) Rational Robot
5 1 (1.16%) Android Studio
5 1 (1.16%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (1.16%) gulp
5 1 (1.16%) Selenium
5 1 (1.16%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.16%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.16%) webpack
General
1 15 (17.44%) Finance
2 9 (10.47%) Retail
3 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.33%) Electronics
4 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.16%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.16%) Automotive
5 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (26.74%) HTML
2 21 (24.42%) CSS
3 18 (20.93%) .NET
4 16 (18.60%) XML
5 14 (16.28%) Web Services
6 10 (11.63%) ASP.NET
7 9 (10.47%) Spring
8 7 (8.14%) XSD
9 6 (6.98%) J2EE
9 6 (6.98%) SOAP
10 5 (5.81%) .NET Framework
10 5 (5.81%) AngularJS
10 5 (5.81%) Apache Camel
10 5 (5.81%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (5.81%) Entity Framework
10 5 (5.81%) HTML5
11 4 (4.65%) CSS3
11 4 (4.65%) REST
11 4 (4.65%) Servlets
11 4 (4.65%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.14%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.98%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.49%) e-Learning
5 2 (2.33%) Learning Management System
5 2 (2.33%) User Experience
5 2 (2.33%) Wiki
6 1 (1.16%) Fintech
6 1 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.16%) Motion Graphics
6 1 (1.16%) RIA
6 1 (1.16%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.65%) Linux
1 4 (4.65%) Windows
2 3 (3.49%) AIX
2 3 (3.49%) HPUX
2 3 (3.49%) Solaris
3 2 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.33%) Unix
4 1 (1.16%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (18.60%) Migration
3 12 (13.95%) TDD
4 11 (12.79%) CRM
5 10 (11.63%) MVC
6 8 (9.30%) Data Migration
7 6 (6.98%) BDD
7 6 (6.98%) Scrum
8 5 (5.81%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (5.81%) Test Automation
9 4 (4.65%) Data Flow Diagram
9 4 (4.65%) Data Modelling
9 4 (4.65%) Front End Development
9 4 (4.65%) Kanban
9 4 (4.65%) Network Design
9 4 (4.65%) OO
9 4 (4.65%) Pair Programming
9 4 (4.65%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (4.65%) SDLC
10 3 (3.49%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 32 (37.21%) SQL
2 20 (23.26%) Java
3 19 (22.09%) JavaScript
4 17 (19.77%) C#
5 11 (12.79%) T-SQL
6 8 (9.30%) VB
7 7 (8.14%) VB.NET
8 6 (6.98%) VB6
9 3 (3.49%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.33%) COBOL
10 2 (2.33%) Groovy
10 2 (2.33%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.33%) Python
10 2 (2.33%) Ruby
10 2 (2.33%) Scala
11 1 (1.16%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (12.79%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.63%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.33%) HNC
3 2 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.16%) OCMJD
4 1 (1.16%) OCPJP
4 1 (1.16%) OCPJWCD
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.16%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) Data Guard
1 2 (2.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (2.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 14 (16.28%) Oracle
2 11 (12.79%) IBM
3 5 (5.81%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.65%) SAP
5 2 (2.33%) Adobe
5 2 (2.33%) HP
5 2 (2.33%) Perforce
5 2 (2.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.16%) Capita
6 1 (1.16%) DataFlux
6 1 (1.16%) Sun
6 1 (1.16%) Talend
6 1 (1.16%) VMware
6 1 (1.16%) webMethods
Lancaster, Lancashire
Ascentis
Rate: £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Preston
aap3
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Preston
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
AMS contingency
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 20 days ago