Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 6 months to 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the 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
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 4 14
Rank change year-on-year -23 +10 +7
Contract jobs citing Java 28 138 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 5.30% 16.16% 10.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.18% 38.66% 29.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 104 69
Lancashire median daily rate £400 £418 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.19% +11.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £321 £312 £263
90th Percentile £645 £675 £576
North West median daily rate £438 £413 £418
% change year-on-year +6.06% -1.20% +7.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Lancashire median hourly rate - £47.00 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.17% -
North West median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £46.05
% change year-on-year +2.41% -9.87% +22.82%

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 146 357 280
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 27.65% 41.80% 35.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 225 189
Lancashire median daily rate £375 £367 £352
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.18% +4.26% +5.47%
10th Percentile £256 £253 £230
90th Percentile £531 £492 £550
North West median daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +3.33% +3.45% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 33 12
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £39.25 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.28% +6.08% +23.33%
10th Percentile £36.88 £20.50 £26.31
90th Percentile £44.00 £47.00 £46.08
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +23.08% -7.14% +21.74%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Lancashire

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Lancashire

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Lancashire over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Lancashire

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Lancashire

Java
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 within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 23 July 2017. 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 +2 9 £425 -5.56%
Preston -27 6 £375 +4.17% 3
Fleetwood -1 4 £400 -7.51%
Blackburn -2 4 £400 +6.67%
Lytham St Annes +7 2 - -
Java
North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Java.

1 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (39.29%) Web Services
3 10 (35.71%) TDD
3 10 (35.71%) Test Automation
4 9 (32.14%) SQL
5 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (25.00%) JUnit
5 7 (25.00%) Finance
5 7 (25.00%) Spring
5 7 (25.00%) Kanban
6 6 (21.43%) BDD
6 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
6 6 (21.43%) REST
6 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
6 6 (21.43%) Scrum
6 6 (21.43%) J2EE
7 5 (17.86%) MySQL
7 5 (17.86%) Oracle
7 5 (17.86%) HTML
7 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
7 5 (17.86%) CSS
7 5 (17.86%) Apache
7 5 (17.86%) IBM
7 5 (17.86%) Apache Camel
7 5 (17.86%) Microservices
7 5 (17.86%) NoSQL
7 5 (17.86%) MongoDB
7 5 (17.86%) Apache CXF
7 5 (17.86%) WebSphere
8 4 (14.29%) Jenkins

Java
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 5 (17.86%) Apache
1 5 (17.86%) WebSphere
2 4 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
3 5 (17.86%) MongoDB
3 5 (17.86%) MySQL
3 5 (17.86%) NoSQL
4 4 (14.29%) DB2
5 3 (10.71%) CouchDB
5 3 (10.71%) Neo4j
5 3 (10.71%) Riak
6 2 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (3.57%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) JUnit
2 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 3 (10.71%) Selenium
5 2 (7.14%) Jasmine
5 2 (7.14%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.57%) Android Studio
6 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (85.71%) Developer
2 23 (82.14%) Java Developer
3 9 (32.14%) Senior Developer
3 9 (32.14%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Lead Software Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Android Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Cognos BI Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Cognos Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Developer in Test
5 1 (3.57%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Java Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Manual Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Senior SQL Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) Web Services
2 7 (25.00%) Spring
3 6 (21.43%) J2EE
3 6 (21.43%) REST
4 5 (17.86%) Apache Camel
4 5 (17.86%) Apache CXF
4 5 (17.86%) CSS
4 5 (17.86%) HTML
5 4 (14.29%) Servlets
5 4 (14.29%) SOAP
5 4 (14.29%) XML
6 3 (10.71%) Ajax
6 3 (10.71%) DOM
6 3 (10.71%) Hibernate
6 3 (10.71%) SAX
6 3 (10.71%) XML Schema
7 2 (7.14%) Apache Wicket
7 2 (7.14%) Java EE
7 2 (7.14%) Play Framework
7 2 (7.14%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (7.14%) Wiki
3 1 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Android
3 1 (3.57%) Unix
3 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (35.71%) TDD
2 10 (35.71%) Test Automation
3 7 (25.00%) Kanban
4 6 (21.43%) BDD
4 6 (21.43%) Scrum
5 5 (17.86%) Microservices
6 4 (14.29%) OO
6 4 (14.29%) Pair Programming
7 3 (10.71%) Coaching
7 3 (10.71%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
7 3 (10.71%) Open Source
8 2 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (7.14%) DevOps
8 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
8 2 (7.14%) MVC
8 2 (7.14%) Refactoring
8 2 (7.14%) SEO
8 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) SQL
2 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.14%) Groovy
3 2 (7.14%) Python
3 2 (7.14%) Ruby
3 2 (7.14%) Scala
4 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) OCMJD
1 1 (3.57%) OCPJP
1 1 (3.57%) OCPJWCD
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) IBM
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.57%) Cognos
3 1 (3.57%) Sun
3 1 (3.57%) VMware
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