The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Preston region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 38 19 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 29.92% 16.96% 20.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.89% 19.19% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 8
Median daily rate £350 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £310 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £44.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.21% +8.57%
Developer
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Preston 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
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
123 99 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 96.85% 88.39% 97.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 46 48
Median daily rate £370 £385 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.89% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £250 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 16 20
Median hourly rate £37.50 £14.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+167.85% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £37.00 £22.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Preston region that featured Developer in the job title.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Preston

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Preston region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Preston

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

Developer
Hourly Rate Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Preston region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in Preston

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, 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 Preston region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 20 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (25.40%) C#
2 16 (25.40%) JavaScript
2 16 (25.40%) Visual Studio
3 14 (22.22%) SQL
3 14 (22.22%) .NET
4 11 (17.46%) Java
5 10 (15.87%) HTML
5 10 (15.87%) SQL Server
6 9 (14.29%) Oracle
6 9 (14.29%) CSS
6 9 (14.29%) Finance
7 8 (12.70%) Manufacturing
7 8 (12.70%) XML
7 8 (12.70%) C++
7 8 (12.70%) Security Cleared
7 8 (12.70%) HTML5
7 8 (12.70%) Node.js
8 7 (11.11%) CSS3
8 7 (11.11%) SC Cleared
8 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 7 (11.11%) Programme Management
8 7 (11.11%) Software Engineering
9 6 (9.52%) Windows
9 6 (9.52%) VB
9 6 (9.52%) OO
9 6 (9.52%) .NET Framework
9 6 (9.52%) Express
9 6 (9.52%) AngularJS
9 6 (9.52%) MongoDB

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Preston 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 8 (12.70%) Node.js
2 4 (6.35%) Apache
2 4 (6.35%) JBoss
3 3 (4.76%) Moodle
4 2 (3.17%) CICS
5 1 (1.59%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.76%) MS Office
3 2 (3.17%) Adobe Captivate
3 2 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.59%) Doxygen
4 1 (1.59%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.59%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.59%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) HTTP
2 4 (6.35%) HTTPS
2 4 (6.35%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.87%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.52%) MongoDB
3 5 (7.94%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.35%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.76%) MySQL
5 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.59%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.59%) OLTP
6 1 (1.59%) PowerPivot
6 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (25.40%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.35%) ClearCase
4 3 (4.76%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.17%) JIRA
5 2 (3.17%) NetBeans
5 2 (3.17%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (3.17%) Rational Robot
6 1 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.59%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (1.59%) Bower
6 1 (1.59%) gulp
6 1 (1.59%) InstallShield
6 1 (1.59%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.59%) NuGet
6 1 (1.59%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (1.59%) Subversion
General
1 9 (14.29%) Finance
2 8 (12.70%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.76%) Aerospace
3 3 (4.76%) Military
4 2 (3.17%) Avionics
5 1 (1.59%) Games
5 1 (1.59%) Marketing
5 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.59%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.22%) .NET
2 10 (15.87%) HTML
3 9 (14.29%) CSS
4 8 (12.70%) HTML5
4 8 (12.70%) XML
5 7 (11.11%) CSS3
6 6 (9.52%) .NET Framework
6 6 (9.52%) AngularJS
6 6 (9.52%) Express
6 6 (9.52%) MEAN Stack
7 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET
7 4 (6.35%) Entity Framework
7 4 (6.35%) jQuery
7 4 (6.35%) JSON
7 4 (6.35%) SAML
7 4 (6.35%) WinForms
7 4 (6.35%) WPF
7 4 (6.35%) XSD
7 4 (6.35%) XSLT
8 3 (4.76%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.76%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.17%) e-Learning
2 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.17%) Learning Management System
2 2 (3.17%) Replication
2 2 (3.17%) SCORM
3 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.59%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.52%) Windows
2 5 (7.94%) Linux
2 5 (7.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.59%) Unix
3 1 (1.59%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (11.11%) Programme Management
2 7 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 6 (9.52%) Mobile Development
3 6 (9.52%) OO
4 5 (7.94%) Automated Testing
4 5 (7.94%) Integration Testing
5 4 (6.35%) Microservices
5 4 (6.35%) Migration
5 4 (6.35%) Project Planning
5 4 (6.35%) SOLID
5 4 (6.35%) TDD
6 3 (4.76%) Extreme Programming
6 3 (4.76%) Front End Development
7 2 (3.17%) ERP
7 2 (3.17%) HMVC
7 2 (3.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.17%) SysML
7 2 (3.17%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.40%) C#
1 16 (25.40%) JavaScript
2 14 (22.22%) SQL
3 11 (17.46%) Java
4 8 (12.70%) C++
5 6 (9.52%) VB
6 4 (6.35%) Lua
7 3 (4.76%) PHP
7 3 (4.76%) Python
8 2 (3.17%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.17%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.59%) Scala
9 1 (1.59%) VB6
9 1 (1.59%) VC++
Qualifications
1 8 (12.70%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.59%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (14.29%) Oracle
2 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.94%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.17%) Adobe
4 2 (3.17%) Cognos
4 2 (3.17%) IBM
4 2 (3.17%) PTC
4 2 (3.17%) Software AG
4 2 (3.17%) webMethods
5 1 (1.59%) Axway
5 1 (1.59%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.59%) Infor
5 1 (1.59%) Informatica
5 1 (1.59%) Serena
5 1 (1.59%) ServiceNow
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