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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 7 1
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 25 15 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 22.32% 16.67% 30.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.58% 18.07% 30.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 9
Median daily rate £350 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £425 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £33.50 - £15.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
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
106 83 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 94.64% 92.22% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 41 34
Median daily rate £373 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £500 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 19
Median hourly rate £33.50 £21.00 £20.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.52% +4.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £11.80 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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
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 29 June 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 19 (35.85%) JavaScript
1 19 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (22.64%) HTML
3 11 (20.75%) CSS
4 10 (18.87%) Java
4 10 (18.87%) HTML5
5 9 (16.98%) Security Cleared
5 9 (16.98%) C++
5 9 (16.98%) Visual Studio
6 8 (15.09%) SQL
6 8 (15.09%) Manufacturing
6 8 (15.09%) MongoDB
6 8 (15.09%) Node.js
6 8 (15.09%) CSS3
7 7 (13.21%) SC Cleared
7 7 (13.21%) Express
7 7 (13.21%) AngularJS
7 7 (13.21%) MEAN Stack
7 7 (13.21%) Mobile Development
7 7 (13.21%) Finance
7 7 (13.21%) Programme Management
7 7 (13.21%) C#
7 7 (13.21%) Oracle
7 7 (13.21%) VB
7 7 (13.21%) .NET
8 6 (11.32%) OO
8 6 (11.32%) XML
8 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
8 6 (11.32%) HTTP
8 6 (11.32%) Linux

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 5 (9.43%) Apache
2 4 (7.55%) JBoss
3 3 (5.66%) Moodle
4 2 (3.77%) CICS
5 1 (1.89%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.66%) MS Office
3 2 (3.77%) Adobe Captivate
3 2 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.77%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.89%) 3ds Max
4 1 (1.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.89%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.89%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.89%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.89%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) HTTP
2 5 (9.43%) HTTPS
2 5 (9.43%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) MongoDB
2 6 (11.32%) NoSQL
3 5 (9.43%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (5.66%) MySQL
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.89%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.89%) OLTP
6 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.77%) ClearCase
3 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.77%) NetBeans
3 2 (3.77%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.89%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.89%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.89%) Rational Robot
General
1 8 (15.09%) Manufacturing
2 7 (13.21%) Finance
3 3 (5.66%) Aerospace
3 3 (5.66%) Military
4 1 (1.89%) Avionics
4 1 (1.89%) Games
4 1 (1.89%) Marketing
4 1 (1.89%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.64%) HTML
2 11 (20.75%) CSS
3 10 (18.87%) HTML5
4 8 (15.09%) CSS3
4 8 (15.09%) Node.js
5 7 (13.21%) .NET
5 7 (13.21%) AngularJS
5 7 (13.21%) Express
5 7 (13.21%) MEAN Stack
6 6 (11.32%) XML
7 5 (9.43%) JSON
7 5 (9.43%) SAML
8 3 (5.66%) .NET Framework
8 3 (5.66%) CodeIgniter
8 3 (5.66%) J2EE
8 3 (5.66%) jQuery
9 2 (3.77%) JSP
9 2 (3.77%) Servlets
9 2 (3.77%) Web Services
9 2 (3.77%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.77%) Learning Management System
2 2 (3.77%) Replication
2 2 (3.77%) SCORM
3 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.89%) Clustering
3 1 (1.89%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.89%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.32%) Linux
2 5 (9.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (7.55%) Windows
4 1 (1.89%) Unix
4 1 (1.89%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (13.21%) Mobile Development
2 7 (13.21%) Programme Management
3 6 (11.32%) OO
4 5 (9.43%) Automated Testing
4 5 (9.43%) Integration Testing
4 5 (9.43%) Microservices
4 5 (9.43%) Migration
4 5 (9.43%) Software Engineering
5 4 (7.55%) Extreme Programming
6 3 (5.66%) Front End Development
6 3 (5.66%) Web Development
7 2 (3.77%) CRM
7 2 (3.77%) HMVC
7 2 (3.77%) Project Planning
7 2 (3.77%) SOLID
7 2 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.77%) SysML
7 2 (3.77%) TDD
7 2 (3.77%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.85%) JavaScript
2 10 (18.87%) Java
3 9 (16.98%) C++
4 8 (15.09%) SQL
5 7 (13.21%) C#
5 7 (13.21%) VB
6 5 (9.43%) Lua
7 3 (5.66%) PHP
7 3 (5.66%) Python
8 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.89%) C
9 1 (1.89%) Scala
9 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.89%) VB6
9 1 (1.89%) VC++
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.21%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.89%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) Oracle
2 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.43%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.66%) Adobe
5 2 (3.77%) IBM
5 2 (3.77%) PTC
6 1 (1.89%) Autodesk
6 1 (1.89%) Axway
6 1 (1.89%) Cognos
6 1 (1.89%) Infor
6 1 (1.89%) Informatica
6 1 (1.89%) Serena
6 1 (1.89%) ServiceNow