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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 4 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 19 8 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 18.10% 22.22% 34.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.88% 23.53% 37.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 21
Average daily rate
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£300 £310 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -30.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £302 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £418 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.00 - £12.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.71%
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
91 34 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 86.67% 94.44% 92.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 12 50
Average daily rate £350 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 7
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.60 £12.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.88 £25.00 £35.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014, 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 20 (48.78%) SQL
2 14 (34.15%) SQL Server
2 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (31.71%) .NET
4 10 (24.39%) C#
4 10 (24.39%) MS Excel
4 10 (24.39%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
5 9 (21.95%) Java
5 9 (21.95%) Scrum
5 9 (21.95%) Security Cleared
6 8 (19.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
7 7 (17.07%) ResourceLink
7 7 (17.07%) PL/SQL
7 7 (17.07%) VBA
7 7 (17.07%) SuccessFactors
8 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
8 6 (14.63%) Dell
8 6 (14.63%) webMethods
8 6 (14.63%) Unit Testing
8 6 (14.63%) TDD
9 5 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (12.20%) SaaS
9 5 (12.20%) Degree
9 5 (12.20%) ETL
9 5 (12.20%) Hibernate
9 5 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (12.20%) Software AG

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 4 (9.76%) IIS
1 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) Node.js
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.44%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (24.39%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.32%) PowerPivot
2 3 (7.32%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (17.07%) ResourceLink
2 2 (4.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.44%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) SuccessFactors
2 5 (12.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (34.15%) SQL Server
2 8 (19.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (7.32%) QlikView
5 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (7.32%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (4.88%) PowerCenter
6 2 (4.88%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.44%) IMS/DB
7 1 (2.44%) MySQL
7 1 (2.44%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.88%) ERwin
General
1 1 (2.44%) Military
1 1 (2.44%) Finance
1 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (31.71%) .NET
2 5 (12.20%) Hibernate
2 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET
3 4 (9.76%) Classic ASP
3 4 (9.76%) WPF
4 3 (7.32%) HTML5
4 3 (7.32%) HTML
4 3 (7.32%) Web Services
5 2 (4.88%) CSS
5 2 (4.88%) J2EE
5 2 (4.88%) JSON
5 2 (4.88%) Spring
5 2 (4.88%) Akka
5 2 (4.88%) Play Framework
5 2 (4.88%) REST
6 1 (2.44%) WinForms
6 1 (2.44%) jQuery
6 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.44%) XML
6 1 (2.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.20%) NHS
3 3 (7.32%) Visualisation
3 3 (7.32%) Reference Data
4 2 (4.88%) Data Integration
4 2 (4.88%) Open Source
5 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.44%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.44%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (24.39%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (21.95%) Scrum
4 6 (14.63%) Unit Testing
4 6 (14.63%) TDD
5 5 (12.20%) ETL
6 4 (9.76%) MVVM
7 3 (7.32%) Waterfall
7 3 (7.32%) Kimball Methodology
7 3 (7.32%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (7.32%) Migration
7 3 (7.32%) MVC
7 3 (7.32%) Data Modelling
7 3 (7.32%) CRM
8 2 (4.88%) OO
8 2 (4.88%) DSDM
8 2 (4.88%) SOA
8 2 (4.88%) Workflow
8 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.88%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (48.78%) SQL
2 10 (24.39%) C#
3 9 (21.95%) Java
4 7 (17.07%) PL/SQL
4 7 (17.07%) VBA
5 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
6 5 (12.20%) Shell Script
6 5 (12.20%) Perl
6 5 (12.20%) VB
6 5 (12.20%) Python
7 4 (9.76%) VB.NET
7 4 (9.76%) T-SQL
8 3 (7.32%) VBScript
9 2 (4.88%) Scala
9 2 (4.88%) VB6
10 1 (2.44%) PL/1
10 1 (2.44%) JCL
10 1 (2.44%) C++
10 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.63%) Dell
2 6 (14.63%) webMethods
3 5 (12.20%) Software AG
4 4 (9.76%) SAP
4 4 (9.76%) Sybase
4 4 (9.76%) Oracle
5 3 (7.32%) Cognos
6 2 (4.88%) Informatica
6 2 (4.88%) Nintex
7 1 (2.44%) Aquila
7 1 (2.44%) Syncsort
7 1 (2.44%) Citrix
7 1 (2.44%) IBM
7 1 (2.44%) Business Objects
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