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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
Lancashire / Preston
Rank - 14 13
Contract jobs citing Java 0 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston - 7.14% 5.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 13.95% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £375 £441
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.01%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £408 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +13.33%

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
29 43 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 31.87% 51.19% 27.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 15
Median daily rate £325 £281 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% +40.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 4
Median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% +12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.63 £35.00 £34.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.00 £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

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 11 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Military
3 2 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Programme Management

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:

General
1 2 (50.00%) Aerospace
1 2 (50.00%) Military
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Java Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Java Software Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Java Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
3 2 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared