The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 6 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 20 30 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 19.61% 24.59% 12.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.98% 24.79% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 5
Average daily rate
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£356 £413 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +44.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £254 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £458 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
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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
91 121 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 89.22% 99.18% 91.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 51 21
Average daily rate £425 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 10
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £18.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £42.50 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 29 May 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Preston region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 18 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 15 (39.47%) SC Cleared
3 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
4 9 (23.68%) SQL
4 9 (23.68%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (23.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (21.05%) Java
6 7 (18.42%) Oracle
6 7 (18.42%) VBA
6 7 (18.42%) Web Services
6 7 (18.42%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (15.79%) Cognos
7 6 (15.79%) .NET
7 6 (15.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 6 (15.79%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (13.16%) Degree
8 5 (13.16%) XML
8 5 (13.16%) IIS
8 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
8 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
9 4 (10.53%) MS Access
9 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
9 4 (10.53%) ETL
9 4 (10.53%) MS Office
9 4 (10.53%) CSS
9 4 (10.53%) DSDM
9 4 (10.53%) HTML
9 4 (10.53%) JavaScript

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Preston region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (13.16%) IIS
2 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.26%) Node.js
4 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.63%) Apache
4 1 (2.63%) OpenEdge
4 1 (2.63%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.53%) MS Office
3 3 (7.89%) PowerPivot
3 3 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (7.89%) MS Project
3 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.63%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (7.89%) ResourceLink
3 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) SSL
1 1 (2.63%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
2 9 (23.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (18.42%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (15.79%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (10.53%) MS Access
7 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
8 2 (5.26%) Cognos Query Studio
8 2 (5.26%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 2 (5.26%) Cognos Report Studio
8 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
8 2 (5.26%) Cognos Transformer
9 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (2.63%) CouchDB
9 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (2.63%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Cucumber
1 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.63%) JUnit
2 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.63%) IntelliJ
General
1 1 (2.63%) Military
1 1 (2.63%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) Web Services
2 6 (15.79%) .NET
3 5 (13.16%) XML
4 4 (10.53%) CSS
4 4 (10.53%) HTML
5 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
6 2 (5.26%) J2EE
6 2 (5.26%) JSON
6 2 (5.26%) Akka
6 2 (5.26%) Play Framework
6 2 (5.26%) Mustache
6 2 (5.26%) RESTful
7 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.63%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.63%) WinForms
7 1 (2.63%) Spring
7 1 (2.63%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.63%) Batik
7 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
7 1 (2.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Visualisation
1 3 (7.89%) Reference Data
2 1 (2.63%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) UNIX
2 2 (5.26%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (23.68%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (10.53%) ETL
3 4 (10.53%) DSDM
3 4 (10.53%) BDD
3 4 (10.53%) TDD
3 4 (10.53%) SDLC
4 3 (7.89%) Kimball Methodology
4 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
4 3 (7.89%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (7.89%) Supplier Management
4 3 (7.89%) Web Development
4 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
4 3 (7.89%) ITIL
4 3 (7.89%) Data Modelling
4 3 (7.89%) Six Sigma
5 2 (5.26%) CRM
5 2 (5.26%) Time Management
5 2 (5.26%) Migration
6 1 (2.63%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) SQL
2 8 (21.05%) Java
3 7 (18.42%) VBA
4 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.89%) Scala
5 3 (7.89%) C#
6 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.26%) Python
6 2 (5.26%) Perl
6 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.26%) VB
6 2 (5.26%) Ruby
7 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.63%) C++
7 1 (2.63%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 18 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 15 (39.47%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.16%) Degree
4 3 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (5.26%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Oracle
2 6 (15.79%) Cognos
3 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.63%) Nintex
4 1 (2.63%) Progress
4 1 (2.63%) Informatica
4 1 (2.63%) Apple
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