The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 9 8 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing Java 13 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 10.40% 14.29% 10.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.89% 32.65% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 7
Median daily rate £335 £469 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.53% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £339 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £549 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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
45 49 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 36.00% 43.75% 34.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 29 22
Median daily rate £345 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £316 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £538 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 1
Median hourly rate £41.50 £37.00 £23.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.16% +59.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Preston region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Preston region with a requirement for Java.

1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (35.29%) Linux
3 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
3 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
4 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
4 4 (23.53%) JBoss
5 3 (17.65%) HTML
5 3 (17.65%) J2EE
5 3 (17.65%) SQL
5 3 (17.65%) CSS
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.76%) Adobe
6 2 (11.76%) Solaris
6 2 (11.76%) IBM
6 2 (11.76%) Sun
6 2 (11.76%) CICS
6 2 (11.76%) Middleware
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.76%) JSP
6 2 (11.76%) Servlets
6 2 (11.76%) Photoshop
6 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
6 2 (11.76%) Apache
6 2 (11.76%) Unix
6 2 (11.76%) Windows
6 2 (11.76%) AIX
6 2 (11.76%) JavaBeans
6 2 (11.76%) MS Excel

Java
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 4 (23.53%) JBoss
2 2 (11.76%) Apache
2 2 (11.76%) CICS
2 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.88%) AquaLogic
3 1 (5.88%) MQSeries
3 1 (5.88%) Node.js
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (5.88%) Tuxedo
3 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Adobe Captivate
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (11.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
1 1 (5.88%) HTTPS
1 1 (5.88%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
1 1 (5.88%) OLTP
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Java Applications Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (5.88%) AIX Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Java Applications Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Java Architect
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
4 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior SQL Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Solaris Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) CSS
1 3 (17.65%) HTML
1 3 (17.65%) J2EE
2 2 (11.76%) JavaBeans
2 2 (11.76%) JSP
2 2 (11.76%) Middleware
2 2 (11.76%) Servlets
3 1 (5.88%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) CSS3
3 1 (5.88%) HTML5
3 1 (5.88%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (5.88%) JSON
3 1 (5.88%) LAMP
3 1 (5.88%) SAML
3 1 (5.88%) Spring
3 1 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (11.76%) Learning Management System
1 2 (11.76%) Mainframe
1 2 (11.76%) SCORM
2 1 (5.88%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
1 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (11.76%) AIX
2 2 (11.76%) Solaris
2 2 (11.76%) Unix
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) HPUX
3 1 (5.88%) OS/390
3 1 (5.88%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.76%) ERP
2 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
3 1 (5.88%) Change Management
3 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.88%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Microservices
3 1 (5.88%) OO
3 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.88%) QMS
3 1 (5.88%) Release Management
3 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) Lua
3 1 (5.88%) Perl
3 1 (5.88%) Scala
3 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) BC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
1 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Adobe
3 2 (11.76%) Axway
3 2 (11.76%) IBM
3 2 (11.76%) Infor
3 2 (11.76%) Sun
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle