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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 1 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 12 29 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 25.00% 30.21% 12.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.09% 33.72% 14.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 10
Median daily rate £335 £210 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.52% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £201 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £406 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £40.50 £41.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.21% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
- +9.45%
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
46 86 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 95.83% 89.58% 88.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 47 52
Median daily rate £270 £263 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £155 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 9
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.00 £25.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.05% +42.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £28.82 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £82.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 8 December 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 14 (53.85%) C#
1 14 (53.85%) .NET
2 13 (50.00%) SQL
3 11 (42.31%) HTML
4 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 9 (34.62%) XML
6 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET
6 8 (30.77%) WinForms
7 7 (26.92%) Oracle
7 7 (26.92%) Visual Studio
7 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
7 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (26.92%) HTML5
8 6 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (23.08%) CSS
8 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
9 5 (19.23%) Finance
9 5 (19.23%) Manufacturing
9 5 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
9 5 (19.23%) AngularJS
9 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
9 5 (19.23%) .NET Framework
10 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (15.38%) Web Services
10 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
10 4 (15.38%) MVC
10 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (11.54%) ClearCase
11 3 (11.54%) Cognos

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 2 (7.69%) PowerExchange
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 5 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (11.54%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
4 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.69%) Star Schema
5 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Visual Studio
2 6 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (11.54%) ClearCase
3 3 (11.54%) Rational Robot
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (3.85%) Grunt
5 1 (3.85%) gulp
5 1 (3.85%) Mocha
5 1 (3.85%) Toad
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
1 5 (19.23%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Advertising
3 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) .NET
2 11 (42.31%) HTML
3 9 (34.62%) XML
4 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET
4 8 (30.77%) WinForms
5 7 (26.92%) HTML5
6 6 (23.08%) CSS
7 5 (19.23%) .NET Framework
7 5 (19.23%) AngularJS
8 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (15.38%) Web Services
9 3 (11.54%) Entity Framework
9 3 (11.54%) RESTful
9 3 (11.54%) WPF
9 3 (11.54%) XSD
9 3 (11.54%) XSLT
10 2 (7.69%) CSS3
10 2 (7.69%) jQuery
10 2 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (7.69%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
3 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (15.38%) MVC
4 3 (11.54%) Change Data Capture
5 2 (7.69%) Change Management
5 2 (7.69%) ETL
5 2 (7.69%) Front End Development
5 2 (7.69%) OO
5 2 (7.69%) OOD
5 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
5 2 (7.69%) SOLID
5 2 (7.69%) TDD
5 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Web Development
6 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.85%) CRM
6 1 (3.85%) Data Management
6 1 (3.85%) ITIL
6 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) C#
2 13 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 3 (11.54%) PL/SQL
5 3 (11.54%) VB
5 3 (11.54%) VB.NET
5 3 (11.54%) VB6
6 1 (3.85%) Java
6 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) Degree
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.85%) BC Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle
2 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.54%) Cognos
3 3 (11.54%) Informatica
4 2 (7.69%) Telerik
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.85%) SAP
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