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 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 8 16 13
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing Java 12 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 10.91% 7.45% 4.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.29% 21.21% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 3
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£469 £525 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +72.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £345 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £609 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.13 £41.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-8.68% +22.79%
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 33 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 30.91% 35.11% 29.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 17
Average daily rate £350 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.80% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £35.50 £42.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.47% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 2015, 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 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) BDD
3 8 (34.78%) Scala
4 6 (26.09%) PL/SQL
4 6 (26.09%) SQL
4 6 (26.09%) Oracle
4 6 (26.09%) Web Services
5 5 (21.74%) HTML
5 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
5 5 (21.74%) TDD
5 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
5 5 (21.74%) Open Source
6 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
6 4 (17.39%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (17.39%) Ruby
6 4 (17.39%) Pair Programming
6 4 (17.39%) CSS
6 4 (17.39%) Linux
7 3 (13.04%) OO
7 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
7 3 (13.04%) VBA
7 3 (13.04%) .NET
7 3 (13.04%) J2EE
7 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
7 3 (13.04%) Spring
7 3 (13.04%) Scrum
7 3 (13.04%) SSL
7 3 (13.04%) Degree
7 3 (13.04%) JSON
7 3 (13.04%) Oracle APEX

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) JBoss
2 2 (8.70%) Apache
2 2 (8.70%) Node.js
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.35%) Jetty
3 1 (4.35%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) SaaS
2 2 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.35%) Google App Engine
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.35%) OpenShift
3 1 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) SSL
2 1 (4.35%) IPsec
2 1 (4.35%) DHCP
2 1 (4.35%) FTP
2 1 (4.35%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) SNMP
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.35%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle APEX
1 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
2 2 (8.70%) ProC
3 1 (4.35%) Maven
3 1 (4.35%) JUnit
3 1 (4.35%) IntelliJ
3 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.35%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 1 (4.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Architect
2 9 (39.13%) Developer
3 7 (30.43%) Technical Architect
4 5 (21.74%) Java Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Scala Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Java Architect
7 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (8.70%) Applications Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Integration Architect
8 1 (4.35%) Test Manager
8 1 (4.35%) Development Manager
8 1 (4.35%) Applications Support
8 1 (4.35%) Lead Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Software Manager
8 1 (4.35%) Technical Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Software Development Manager
8 1 (4.35%) Java Technical Architect
8 1 (4.35%) Technical Leader
8 1 (4.35%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) Web Services
2 5 (21.74%) HTML
3 4 (17.39%) CSS
4 3 (13.04%) .NET
4 3 (13.04%) J2EE
4 3 (13.04%) JSON
4 3 (13.04%) Spring
4 3 (13.04%) Akka
4 3 (13.04%) Play Framework
5 2 (8.70%) Mustache
5 2 (8.70%) HTML5
5 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
5 2 (8.70%) XML
5 2 (8.70%) XSD
5 2 (8.70%) XSLT
5 2 (8.70%) WSDL
5 2 (8.70%) JSP
5 2 (8.70%) SOAP
6 1 (4.35%) Struts
6 1 (4.35%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Open Source
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) BDD
3 5 (21.74%) TDD
4 4 (17.39%) Pair Programming
4 4 (17.39%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
5 3 (13.04%) Scrum
5 3 (13.04%) DevOps
5 3 (13.04%) OO
6 2 (8.70%) Web Development
6 2 (8.70%) MVC
6 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.35%) Kanban
7 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.35%) Matrix Management
7 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.35%) SOA
7 1 (4.35%) ETL
7 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) Scala
2 6 (26.09%) PL/SQL
2 6 (26.09%) SQL
3 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
4 4 (17.39%) Ruby
5 3 (13.04%) VBA
6 2 (8.70%) Python
6 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
6 2 (8.70%) Perl
6 2 (8.70%) C#
7 1 (4.35%) C
7 1 (4.35%) VB
7 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.35%) VB6
7 1 (4.35%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Xen
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Citrix
2 1 (4.35%) Informatica
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.35%) Apple
2 1 (4.35%) VMware
2 1 (4.35%) Google
Preston
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