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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 13 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 22.41% 14.41% 21.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.00% 15.84% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 11
Median daily rate £320 £463 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.81% +39.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £310 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £488 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Median hourly rate £40.50 £34.63 £33.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.95% +3.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
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
50 101 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 86.21% 90.99% 88.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 60 26
Median daily rate £308 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £310 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 15
Median hourly rate £38.50 £30.52 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.14% +38.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.19 £25.12 £15.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.50 £40.00 £82.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 28 September 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 28 September 2016.

Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in Preston

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 16 (41.03%) JavaScript
2 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (35.90%) HTML
4 12 (30.77%) C#
5 11 (28.21%) .NET
5 11 (28.21%) HTML5
6 10 (25.64%) CSS
6 10 (25.64%) AngularJS
7 9 (23.08%) VB
8 8 (20.51%) SQL
8 8 (20.51%) Java
8 8 (20.51%) MongoDB
8 8 (20.51%) CSS3
9 7 (17.95%) Manufacturing
9 7 (17.95%) Node.js
9 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
9 7 (17.95%) Mobile Development
9 7 (17.95%) Express
9 7 (17.95%) MEAN Stack
10 6 (15.38%) Linux
10 6 (15.38%) HTTP
10 6 (15.38%) NoSQL
10 6 (15.38%) WinForms
11 5 (12.82%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (12.82%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (12.82%) Lua
11 5 (12.82%) JSON
11 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
11 5 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (12.82%) Apache

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 5 (12.82%) Apache
2 4 (10.26%) JBoss
3 2 (5.13%) CICS
4 1 (2.56%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
3 1 (2.56%) 3ds Max
3 1 (2.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) HTTP
2 5 (12.82%) HTTPS
2 5 (12.82%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) MongoDB
2 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
3 6 (15.38%) NoSQL
4 5 (12.82%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (7.69%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
6 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (5.13%) Star Schema
7 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (2.56%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (12.82%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.69%) ClearCase
2 3 (7.69%) Rational Robot
3 1 (2.56%) Toad
General
1 7 (17.95%) Manufacturing
2 4 (10.26%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.56%) Military
3 1 (2.56%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) HTML
2 11 (28.21%) .NET
2 11 (28.21%) HTML5
3 10 (25.64%) AngularJS
3 10 (25.64%) CSS
4 8 (20.51%) CSS3
5 7 (17.95%) Express
5 7 (17.95%) MEAN Stack
5 7 (17.95%) Node.js
6 6 (15.38%) WinForms
7 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET
7 5 (12.82%) JSON
7 5 (12.82%) SAML
7 5 (12.82%) XML
8 4 (10.26%) .NET Framework
9 3 (7.69%) Entity Framework
9 3 (7.69%) J2EE
9 3 (7.69%) WPF
9 3 (7.69%) XSD
9 3 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.56%) Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Linux
2 5 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.95%) Mobile Development
3 5 (12.82%) Microservices
4 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (10.26%) Extreme Programming
4 4 (10.26%) Front End Development
4 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
5 3 (7.69%) Programme Management
6 2 (5.13%) Change Management
6 2 (5.13%) MVC
6 2 (5.13%) SOLID
6 2 (5.13%) TDD
6 2 (5.13%) Web Development
7 1 (2.56%) Automated Testing
7 1 (2.56%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.56%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.56%) Issue Tracking
7 1 (2.56%) ITIL
7 1 (2.56%) Migration
7 1 (2.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) JavaScript
2 12 (30.77%) C#
3 9 (23.08%) VB
4 8 (20.51%) Java
4 8 (20.51%) SQL
5 5 (12.82%) Lua
6 4 (10.26%) VB.NET
7 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
7 3 (7.69%) VB6
8 2 (5.13%) C++
9 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Red Hat
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle
3 3 (7.69%) Cognos
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.13%) Telerik
5 1 (2.56%) Adobe
5 1 (2.56%) Autodesk
5 1 (2.56%) Axway
5 1 (2.56%) IBM
5 1 (2.56%) SAP
5 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow