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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 19 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 17.27% 17.86% 31.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.88% 18.18% 37.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 21
Average daily rate
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£338 £410 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.68% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -7.14%
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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 55 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 82.73% 98.21% 86.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 22 54
Average daily rate £388 £375 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £166 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £623 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 3
Average hourly rate £25.23 £15.00 £31.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.16% -51.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.75 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.65 £26.00 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 January 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 January 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 17 (47.22%) SQL Server
2 13 (36.11%) SQL
2 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 10 (27.78%) .NET
5 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (22.22%) C#
7 7 (19.44%) Java
7 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
7 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
8 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET
8 6 (16.67%) HTML
8 6 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 5 (13.89%) NHS
9 5 (13.89%) VB
9 5 (13.89%) VB.NET
9 5 (13.89%) CSS
9 5 (13.89%) IIS
9 5 (13.89%) Cognos
9 5 (13.89%) Scrum
9 5 (13.89%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 5 (13.89%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 4 (11.11%) SuccessFactors
10 4 (11.11%) BDD
10 4 (11.11%) JSON
10 4 (11.11%) ResourceLink
10 4 (11.11%) TDD

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (13.89%) IIS
2 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (5.56%) Node.js
4 1 (2.78%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.33%) InfoPath
2 3 (8.33%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (11.11%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (47.22%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (13.89%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (8.33%) QlikView
6 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (5.56%) Cognos Query Studio
7 2 (5.56%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 2 (5.56%) Cognos Report Studio
7 2 (5.56%) Cognos Transformer
7 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
8 1 (2.78%) PowerCenter
8 1 (2.78%) MySQL
8 1 (2.78%) DB2
8 1 (2.78%) IMS/DB
8 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.56%) Cucumber
1 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.78%) IntelliJ
2 1 (2.78%) ERwin
2 1 (2.78%) JUnit
General
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
1 1 (2.78%) Law
1 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.78%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) .NET
2 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 6 (16.67%) HTML
3 5 (13.89%) CSS
4 4 (11.11%) JSON
4 4 (11.11%) Classic ASP
5 3 (8.33%) Web Services
5 3 (8.33%) Hibernate
5 3 (8.33%) Spring
5 3 (8.33%) HTML5
6 2 (5.56%) Akka
6 2 (5.56%) Play Framework
6 2 (5.56%) REST
6 2 (5.56%) Mustache
6 2 (5.56%) WinForms
6 2 (5.56%) J2EE
7 1 (2.78%) XML
7 1 (2.78%) SOAP
7 1 (2.78%) RESTful
7 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) NHS
2 3 (8.33%) Reference Data
2 3 (8.33%) Visualisation
2 3 (8.33%) Open Source
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.78%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (13.89%) Scrum
4 4 (11.11%) BDD
4 4 (11.11%) TDD
4 4 (11.11%) ETL
5 3 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 3 (8.33%) MVC
5 3 (8.33%) Workflow
5 3 (8.33%) CRM
5 3 (8.33%) DSDM
5 3 (8.33%) Migration
5 3 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 3 (8.33%) Waterfall
5 3 (8.33%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (5.56%) Time Management
6 2 (5.56%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.56%) OO
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) SQL
2 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 8 (22.22%) C#
4 7 (19.44%) Java
5 5 (13.89%) VB
5 5 (13.89%) VB.NET
6 4 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 3 (8.33%) VBScript
7 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
7 3 (8.33%) Python
8 2 (5.56%) Scala
8 2 (5.56%) Ruby
8 2 (5.56%) VB6
8 2 (5.56%) VBA
9 1 (2.78%) PL/1
9 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.78%) JCL
9 1 (2.78%) Perl
9 1 (2.78%) PHP
9 1 (2.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) Cognos
3 4 (11.11%) Oracle
4 3 (8.33%) Nintex
5 1 (2.78%) IBM
5 1 (2.78%) Dell
5 1 (2.78%) Citrix
5 1 (2.78%) Software AG
5 1 (2.78%) Informatica
5 1 (2.78%) Apple
5 1 (2.78%) webMethods
5 1 (2.78%) Sybase
5 1 (2.78%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.78%) SAP
5 1 (2.78%) Aquila
5 1 (2.78%) Syncsort
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