Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Java Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire during the 6 months to 24 November 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.

Senior Java Developer
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 63 75
Rank change year-on-year +23 +12 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 12 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.66% 0.31% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.80% 0.32% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 2
Lancashire median daily rate £425 £425 £471
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.81% +25.67%
10th Percentile £402 £413 £419
90th Percentile £438 £438 £519
North West median daily rate £425 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -15.00% +5.26% +22.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £29.53 -

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 428 616 861
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.90% 95.21% 93.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 415 591
Lancashire median daily rate £413 £388 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% -10.92% +24.29%
10th Percentile £263 £186 £210
90th Percentile £572 £550 £613
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 69 83
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35% +68.18%
10th Percentile £11.48 £11.04 £18.95
90th Percentile £61.60 £59.31 £49.50
North West median hourly rate £17.74 £16.11 £20.50
% change year-on-year +10.14% -21.43% +28.13%

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Developer in Lancashire

Senior Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Java Developer in Lancashire

Senior Java 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 Senior Java Developer within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 24 November 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 - 4 £423 -
Preston - 2 £400 -
Senior Java Developer
North West

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Senior Java 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 Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) JUnit
1 12 (100.00%) Web Services
1 12 (100.00%) Apache CXF
1 12 (100.00%) Apache Camel
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (8.33%) Open Source
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Coaching
3 1 (8.33%) Fraud Detection
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Apache

Senior Java 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 1 (8.33%) Apache
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) JUnit
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 12 (100.00%) Apache CXF
1 12 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (8.33%) Coaching
1 1 (8.33%) DevOps
1 1 (8.33%) Fraud Detection
1 1 (8.33%) Open Source
1 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared