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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
Lancashire / Preston
Rank 8 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 14 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 15.22% 29.07% 17.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.07% 29.76% 20.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 7
Median daily rate £325 £260 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -32.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £201 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £403 £467
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.38% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 1
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
- +13.19%

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
82 84 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 89.13% 97.67% 84.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 33 39
Median daily rate £420 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.86% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £115 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £465 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 33 11
Median hourly rate £42.75 £37.50 £25.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% +47.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.65 £47.33 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017, 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 13 (50.00%) C#
1 13 (50.00%) SQL
1 13 (50.00%) .NET
2 11 (42.31%) HTML
2 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
3 10 (38.46%) XML
4 8 (30.77%) Oracle
4 8 (30.77%) CSS
5 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
6 6 (23.08%) WinForms
6 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (23.08%) MVC
6 6 (23.08%) HTML5
6 6 (23.08%) AngularJS
7 5 (19.23%) .NET Framework
7 5 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (19.23%) Visual Studio
7 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
8 4 (15.38%) Finance
8 4 (15.38%) Manufacturing
8 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
8 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
8 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
8 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (15.38%) Front End Development
9 3 (11.54%) gulp
9 3 (11.54%) CSS3
9 3 (11.54%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (11.54%) Node.js

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 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
3 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
4 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.85%) Big Data
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (19.23%) Visual Studio
2 3 (11.54%) ClearCase
2 3 (11.54%) gulp
2 3 (11.54%) Rational Robot
3 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (3.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (3.85%) Grunt
4 1 (3.85%) JIRA
4 1 (3.85%) Mocha
4 1 (3.85%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (3.85%) webpack
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
1 4 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Advertising
3 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.85%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (50.00%) .NET
2 11 (42.31%) HTML
3 10 (38.46%) XML
4 8 (30.77%) CSS
5 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
6 6 (23.08%) AngularJS
6 6 (23.08%) HTML5
6 6 (23.08%) WinForms
7 5 (19.23%) .NET Framework
8 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (11.54%) CSS3
9 3 (11.54%) Entity Framework
9 3 (11.54%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (11.54%) Node.js
9 3 (11.54%) RESTful
9 3 (11.54%) Web Services
9 3 (11.54%) WPF
9 3 (11.54%) XSD
9 3 (11.54%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (23.08%) MVC
2 4 (15.38%) Front End Development
2 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 3 (11.54%) Change Data Capture
3 3 (11.54%) ETL
3 3 (11.54%) TDD
4 2 (7.69%) CRM
4 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
4 2 (7.69%) Data Protection
4 2 (7.69%) Migration
4 2 (7.69%) OO
4 2 (7.69%) OOD
4 2 (7.69%) SOLID
4 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 1 (3.85%) Prototyping
5 1 (3.85%) SDLC
5 1 (3.85%) Web Development
5 1 (3.85%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) C#
1 13 (50.00%) SQL
2 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.54%) PL/SQL
3 3 (11.54%) VB
3 3 (11.54%) VB6
4 2 (7.69%) COBOL
4 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) 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
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.54%) Informatica
4 2 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.85%) Talend
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