The first table below looks at the demand for the Java 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 Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 17 12 20
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 8 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 7.48% 3.64% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.77% 4.08% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Average daily rate £413 £386 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.78% +37.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.20 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+4.71% +10.72%
Job Titles Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103 49 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 96.26% 89.09% 88.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 32 73
Average daily rate £388 £333 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.54% -11.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £259 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £468 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 7 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -33.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Java Developer
Lancashire

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java Developer across the Preston region.

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Preston

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer across the Preston region.

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Preston region that cited Java 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 Java Developer in their job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) TDD
1 10 (100.00%) BDD
2 9 (90.00%) Spring
2 9 (90.00%) Scala
2 9 (90.00%) Hibernate
2 9 (90.00%) Scrum
2 9 (90.00%) OOA/OOD
2 9 (90.00%) J2EE
2 9 (90.00%) MySQL
3 7 (70.00%) Tomcat
4 6 (60.00%) Finance
4 6 (60.00%) CMS
4 6 (60.00%) LAMP
4 6 (60.00%) MQSeries
4 6 (60.00%) Java RMI
4 6 (60.00%) OOD
4 6 (60.00%) Oracle
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (60.00%) WebLogic
4 6 (60.00%) EJB
4 6 (60.00%) CSS
4 6 (60.00%) Struts
4 6 (60.00%) XML
4 6 (60.00%) JBoss
4 6 (60.00%) RUP
4 6 (60.00%) UML
4 6 (60.00%) OOP
4 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (60.00%) .NET

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Preston region that cited Java 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 Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (70.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (60.00%) CMS
2 6 (60.00%) MQSeries
2 6 (60.00%) WebLogic
2 6 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (60.00%) Escenic
2 6 (60.00%) Adobe CQ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) MySQL
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) Hadoop
2 6 (60.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) Hudson
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) Spring
1 9 (90.00%) Hibernate
1 9 (90.00%) J2EE
2 6 (60.00%) LAMP
2 6 (60.00%) Java RMI
2 6 (60.00%) EJB
2 6 (60.00%) CSS
2 6 (60.00%) Struts
2 6 (60.00%) XML
2 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 6 (60.00%) jQuery
2 6 (60.00%) JSF
2 6 (60.00%) Ajax
2 6 (60.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 6 (60.00%) HTML5
2 6 (60.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) TDD
1 10 (100.00%) BDD
2 9 (90.00%) Scrum
2 9 (90.00%) OOA/OOD
3 6 (60.00%) OOD
3 6 (60.00%) RUP
3 6 (60.00%) UML
3 6 (60.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (90.00%) Scala
3 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (60.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
1 6 (60.00%) JBoss
2 1 (10.00%) Mercator