The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Preston region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 3 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 28 18 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 24.56% 30.51% 23.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.23% 32.14% 25.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 33
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£425 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £210 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £325 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.20 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
111 56 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 97.37% 94.92% 94.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 30 132
Average daily rate £388 £300 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -26.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £318 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 4
Average hourly rate £18.21 £14.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.58% +26.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.03 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £21.50 £32.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Developer
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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 24 July 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
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 24 July 2014.

Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in Preston

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 25 (49.02%) .NET
2 22 (43.14%) TDD
3 20 (39.22%) C#
4 16 (31.37%) Java
5 14 (27.45%) SQL Server
5 14 (27.45%) Scrum
6 13 (25.49%) Hibernate
6 13 (25.49%) WPF
6 13 (25.49%) Sybase
6 13 (25.49%) SQL
7 12 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (21.57%) Unit Testing
9 10 (19.61%) VB.NET
9 10 (19.61%) Crystal Reports
9 10 (19.61%) Scala
9 10 (19.61%) BDD
10 9 (17.65%) Spring
10 9 (17.65%) OOA/OOD
10 9 (17.65%) J2EE
10 9 (17.65%) MySQL
11 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
11 8 (15.69%) SAP
11 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
12 7 (13.73%) SC Cleared
12 7 (13.73%) Inversion of Control
12 7 (13.73%) Cognos TM1
12 7 (13.73%) CSS
12 7 (13.73%) VBA
12 7 (13.73%) Business Intelligence

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 6 (11.76%) Tomcat
1 6 (11.76%) WebSphere
2 5 (9.80%) Escenic
2 5 (9.80%) Adobe CQ
2 5 (9.80%) CMS
2 5 (9.80%) WebLogic
2 5 (9.80%) MQSeries
3 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.96%) Node.js
4 1 (1.96%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.88%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (5.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (5.88%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) SaaS
2 3 (5.88%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (27.45%) SQL Server
2 10 (19.61%) Crystal Reports
3 9 (17.65%) MySQL
4 6 (11.76%) Hadoop
4 6 (11.76%) Big Data
5 5 (9.80%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.96%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 12 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.96%) Hudson
2 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.96%) T4 Templates
2 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.96%) Subversion
2 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.96%) ERwin
General
1 5 (9.80%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (49.02%) .NET
2 13 (25.49%) Hibernate
2 13 (25.49%) WPF
3 9 (17.65%) Spring
3 9 (17.65%) J2EE
4 7 (13.73%) CSS
5 6 (11.76%) HTML
5 6 (11.76%) XML
5 6 (11.76%) Ajax
5 6 (11.76%) jQuery
6 5 (9.80%) CSS3
6 5 (9.80%) HTML5
6 5 (9.80%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (9.80%) JSF
6 5 (9.80%) LAMP
6 5 (9.80%) Struts
6 5 (9.80%) EJB
6 5 (9.80%) Java RMI
7 4 (7.84%) Web Services
8 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (5.88%) NHS
3 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.96%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) Android
1 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (43.14%) TDD
2 14 (27.45%) Scrum
3 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (21.57%) Unit Testing
5 10 (19.61%) BDD
6 9 (17.65%) OOA/OOD
7 7 (13.73%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (11.76%) MVVM
9 5 (9.80%) UML
9 5 (9.80%) OOP
9 5 (9.80%) DSDM
9 5 (9.80%) RUP
9 5 (9.80%) ERP
9 5 (9.80%) OOD
10 2 (3.92%) ETL
11 1 (1.96%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (1.96%) OO PHP
11 1 (1.96%) DevOps
11 1 (1.96%) Android Development
11 1 (1.96%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (39.22%) C#
2 16 (31.37%) Java
3 13 (25.49%) SQL
4 10 (19.61%) VB.NET
4 10 (19.61%) Scala
5 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
6 7 (13.73%) VBA
7 4 (7.84%) Python
7 4 (7.84%) Shell Script
7 4 (7.84%) Perl
7 4 (7.84%) PL/SQL
7 4 (7.84%) VB
7 4 (7.84%) VB6
8 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.96%) VBScript
9 1 (1.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.73%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.80%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Puppet
1 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (25.49%) Sybase
2 8 (15.69%) SAP
3 7 (13.73%) Cognos
3 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
4 6 (11.76%) Oracle
5 5 (9.80%) Business Objects
5 5 (9.80%) webMethods
5 5 (9.80%) IBM
5 5 (9.80%) JBoss
5 5 (9.80%) Dell
6 4 (7.84%) Software AG
7 1 (1.96%) Informatica
7 1 (1.96%) Mercator
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