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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 6 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Java 12 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 11.01% 17.05% 17.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.00% 34.88% 46.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 12
Median daily rate £335 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £279 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £456 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +9.58%
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
40 43 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 36.70% 48.86% 37.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 19
Median daily rate £350 £363 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £259 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £500 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 2
Median hourly rate £20.50 £37.00 £19.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.59% +93.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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
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 27 June 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 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Unix
2 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
2 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
3 5 (26.32%) LoadRunner
3 5 (26.32%) SQL
4 4 (21.05%) JBoss
5 3 (15.79%) J2EE
6 2 (10.53%) C#
6 2 (10.53%) HTML
6 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
6 2 (10.53%) Perl
6 2 (10.53%) Windows
6 2 (10.53%) AIX
6 2 (10.53%) CSS
6 2 (10.53%) JSP
6 2 (10.53%) Servlets
6 2 (10.53%) Apache
6 2 (10.53%) IBM
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.53%) Solaris
6 2 (10.53%) Middleware
6 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
6 2 (10.53%) JavaBeans
6 2 (10.53%) Sun
6 2 (10.53%) CICS

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 (21.05%) JBoss
2 2 (10.53%) Apache
2 2 (10.53%) CICS
2 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.26%) AquaLogic
3 1 (5.26%) MQSeries
3 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (5.26%) Tuxedo
3 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Adobe Captivate
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
1 1 (5.26%) HTTPS
1 1 (5.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
1 1 (5.26%) OLTP
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Java Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Applications Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Java Applications Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Tester
3 2 (10.53%) Test Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) AIX Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Java Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Java Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Scripter
4 1 (5.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Solaris Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) J2EE
2 2 (10.53%) CSS
2 2 (10.53%) HTML
2 2 (10.53%) JavaBeans
2 2 (10.53%) JSP
2 2 (10.53%) Middleware
2 2 (10.53%) Servlets
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) CSS3
3 1 (5.26%) HTML5
3 1 (5.26%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (5.26%) JSON
3 1 (5.26%) LAMP
3 1 (5.26%) Node.js
3 1 (5.26%) SAML
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (5.26%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.26%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (5.26%) Learning Management System
2 1 (5.26%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Unix
3 2 (10.53%) AIX
3 2 (10.53%) Solaris
3 2 (10.53%) Windows
4 1 (5.26%) HPUX
4 1 (5.26%) OS/390
4 1 (5.26%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
3 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
3 1 (5.26%) Change Management
3 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.26%) DevOps
3 1 (5.26%) ERP
3 1 (5.26%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) Microservices
3 1 (5.26%) OO
3 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.26%) QMS
3 1 (5.26%) Release Management
3 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
2 2 (10.53%) C#
2 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.53%) Perl
3 1 (5.26%) Lua
3 1 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) Scala
3 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
1 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Puppet
2 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
2 2 (10.53%) Axway
2 2 (10.53%) IBM
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Sun
3 1 (5.26%) Adobe
3 1 (5.26%) Infor
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle