The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills 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 over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 4 - 3
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Java 22 0 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 22.00% - 33.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 64.71% - 72.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 41
Average daily rate
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£500 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 - £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £557 - £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Java
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Preston region.

Programming Languages Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
34 30 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 34.00% 51.72% 46.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 52
Average daily rate £395 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £186 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £325 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £33.34 £10.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+233.40% -69.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Preston

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Preston region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Preston

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Preston region citing Java also 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 that cited Java.

1 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (45.00%) J2EE
3 17 (42.50%) TDD
3 17 (42.50%) SaaS
4 16 (40.00%) Scrum
4 16 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 16 (40.00%) SQL
4 16 (40.00%) VBA
5 15 (37.50%) Perl
5 15 (37.50%) SAP
5 15 (37.50%) Python
5 15 (37.50%) Dell
5 15 (37.50%) Software AG
5 15 (37.50%) Shell Script
5 15 (37.50%) webMethods
5 15 (37.50%) SuccessFactors
5 15 (37.50%) ResourceLink
6 14 (35.00%) Degree
6 14 (35.00%) BDD
6 14 (35.00%) Security Cleared
6 14 (35.00%) Scala
7 13 (32.50%) SC Cleared
8 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
9 11 (27.50%) Tomcat
9 11 (27.50%) WebSphere
10 10 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (25.00%) .NET
11 9 (22.50%) MySQL
11 9 (22.50%) UML
11 9 (22.50%) OOA/OOD

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Preston region citing Java also 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 that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (27.50%) Tomcat
1 11 (27.50%) WebSphere
2 5 (12.50%) CMS
2 5 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 5 (12.50%) IIS
2 5 (12.50%) MQSeries
2 5 (12.50%) Apache
2 5 (12.50%) nginx
2 5 (12.50%) Escenic
2 5 (12.50%) Adobe CQ
2 5 (12.50%) Jetty
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.50%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (37.50%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 17 (42.50%) SaaS
2 15 (37.50%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (7.50%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (7.50%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (7.50%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) SSL
1 5 (12.50%) HTTP
1 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.50%) IPsec
2 3 (7.50%) DNS
2 3 (7.50%) DHCP
2 3 (7.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) MySQL
2 6 (15.00%) Big Data
2 6 (15.00%) Hadoop
2 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.50%) Hudson
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Developer
2 13 (32.50%) Architect
3 12 (30.00%) Java Developer
4 9 (22.50%) Analyst
5 8 (20.00%) Integration Architect
6 6 (15.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (15.00%) Senior Developer
7 5 (12.50%) Programmer
7 5 (12.50%) Senior Programmer
7 5 (12.50%) Senior Java Programmer
7 5 (12.50%) Developer Analyst
7 5 (12.50%) Java Programmer
7 5 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (10.00%) Java Consultant
8 4 (10.00%) Product Owner
8 4 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
8 4 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (10.00%) Consultant
8 4 (10.00%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (45.00%) J2EE
2 10 (25.00%) .NET
3 9 (22.50%) Spring
3 9 (22.50%) Hibernate
4 5 (12.50%) LAMP
4 5 (12.50%) HTML
4 5 (12.50%) EJB
4 5 (12.50%) CSS
4 5 (12.50%) Servlets
4 5 (12.50%) Struts
4 5 (12.50%) XML
4 5 (12.50%) Java RMI
4 5 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
4 5 (12.50%) HTML5
4 5 (12.50%) CSS3
4 5 (12.50%) JSF
4 5 (12.50%) jQuery
4 5 (12.50%) Ajax
5 2 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (42.50%) TDD
3 16 (40.00%) Scrum
4 14 (35.00%) BDD
5 9 (22.50%) UML
5 9 (22.50%) OOA/OOD
6 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (15.00%) Automated Testing
8 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
8 5 (12.50%) OOD
8 5 (12.50%) OOP
8 5 (12.50%) RUP
8 5 (12.50%) Mentoring
9 4 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (10.00%) Unit Testing
9 4 (10.00%) Business Analysis
9 4 (10.00%) Waterfall
9 4 (10.00%) RAD
10 3 (7.50%) DevOps
11 2 (5.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) PL/SQL
1 16 (40.00%) SQL
1 16 (40.00%) VBA
2 15 (37.50%) Perl
2 15 (37.50%) Python
2 15 (37.50%) Shell Script
3 14 (35.00%) Scala
4 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (35.00%) Degree
1 14 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (32.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (7.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (37.50%) SAP
1 15 (37.50%) Dell
1 15 (37.50%) Software AG
1 15 (37.50%) webMethods
2 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.00%) Oracle
4 5 (12.50%) JBoss
5 3 (7.50%) VMware
5 3 (7.50%) Google
6 1 (2.50%) Mercator
6 1 (2.50%) Curam
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
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