Period
to 16 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Java Engineer was £490 per day in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire during the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

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.

Java Engineer
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 62 43 60
Rank change year-on-year -19 +17 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Java Engineer 8 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.20% 1.80% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 1.89% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 0
Lancashire median daily rate £490 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.67% - -
North West median daily rate £513 £425 £270
% change year-on-year +20.59% +57.41% -38.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Lancashire median hourly rate £36.23 - £39.75
10th Percentile £33.84 - £38.38
90th Percentile £38.61 - £42.23
North West median hourly rate £36.23 £51.50 £39.75
% change year-on-year -29.66% +29.56% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Lancashire
Contract vacancies in Lancashire with a recognized job title 633 424 537
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.33% 95.28% 94.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 266 372
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.43% +1.88% -8.57%
10th Percentile £252 £250 £223
90th Percentile £675 £588 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 41 57
Lancashire median hourly rate £35.61 £41.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.67% +3.13% +8.11%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.42 £11.04
90th Percentile £45.50 £53.00 £61.20
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £17.74 £17.50
% change year-on-year +12.74% +1.37% -17.84%

Java Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Engineer in Lancashire

Java Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Engineer in Lancashire

Java Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Engineer in Lancashire over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Engineer in Lancashire

Java Engineer
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 Java Engineer within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 16 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool -5 3 £485 +29.33%
Blackburn - 3 £600 -
Preston +1 1 - -
Java Engineer
North West

Java Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, Java Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Lancashire region featuring Java Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) Spring
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) JSF
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) Ajax
3 3 (37.50%) Java SE
3 3 (37.50%) Java EE
3 3 (37.50%) J2EE
3 3 (37.50%) DHTML
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) JAXB
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) JSP
3 3 (37.50%) Servlets
3 3 (37.50%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) DOM
3 3 (37.50%) XHTML
3 3 (37.50%) JPA
3 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (37.50%) REST
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
3 3 (37.50%) Spring Boot
3 3 (37.50%) Microservices
3 3 (37.50%) Java 8
4 2 (25.00%) RStudio

Java Engineer 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 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (25.00%) Big Data
2 2 (25.00%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) Neo4j
2 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (25.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) RStudio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 1 (12.50%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Spring
2 3 (37.50%) Ajax
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) DHTML
2 3 (37.50%) DOM
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) J2EE
2 3 (37.50%) Java EE
2 3 (37.50%) Java SE
2 3 (37.50%) JAXB
2 3 (37.50%) JPA
2 3 (37.50%) JSF
2 3 (37.50%) JSP
2 3 (37.50%) REST
2 3 (37.50%) Servlets
2 3 (37.50%) Spring Boot
2 3 (37.50%) XHTML
2 3 (37.50%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) Kafka
4 1 (12.50%) J2SE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Microservices
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
1 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
2 1 (12.50%) Refactoring
2 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) Java 8
3 2 (25.00%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Tableau