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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 14 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing Java 3 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 4.35% 8.70% 16.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.33% 26.67% 43.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 8
Average daily rate - £445 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £36.95 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.60% -1.46%
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
36 30 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 52.17% 32.61% 37.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 16
Average daily rate £235 £200 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £200 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £393 £567
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -15.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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
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 5 February 2016, 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 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
2 7 (36.84%) Scala
3 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
3 6 (31.58%) Cucumber
3 6 (31.58%) JIRA
3 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
3 6 (31.58%) Ruby
4 5 (26.32%) HTML
4 5 (26.32%) Confluence
5 4 (21.05%) Puppet
5 4 (21.05%) Play Framework
5 4 (21.05%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (21.05%) SaltStack
5 4 (21.05%) Linux
5 4 (21.05%) Finance
5 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
5 4 (21.05%) Programme Management
6 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (15.79%) SCORM
6 3 (15.79%) Adobe
6 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
6 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
6 3 (15.79%) Photoshop
6 3 (15.79%) CSS
6 3 (15.79%) Graylog
6 3 (15.79%) Coaching
6 3 (15.79%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (15.79%) Learning Management System

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (26.32%) Confluence
2 3 (15.79%) nginx
3 2 (10.53%) Node.js
4 1 (5.26%) Apache
4 1 (5.26%) JBoss
4 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Adobe Captivate
1 3 (15.79%) Photoshop
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) GIS
1 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
2 6 (31.58%) Cucumber
2 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
2 6 (31.58%) JIRA
3 2 (10.53%) Eclipse
3 2 (10.53%) Eclipse RCP
3 2 (10.53%) Subversion
4 1 (5.26%) Maven
4 1 (5.26%) Selenium
4 1 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
1 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Scala Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Java Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Technical Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) HTML
2 4 (21.05%) Play Framework
3 3 (15.79%) CSS
3 3 (15.79%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (10.53%) Gherkin
4 2 (10.53%) GTK+
4 2 (10.53%) OpenGL
4 2 (10.53%) Qt
4 2 (10.53%) REST
4 2 (10.53%) Spring
5 1 (5.26%) Apache Camel
5 1 (5.26%) Apache CXF
5 1 (5.26%) jQuery
5 1 (5.26%) JSON
5 1 (5.26%) LAMP
5 1 (5.26%) Middleware
5 1 (5.26%) SOAP
5 1 (5.26%) Spring Integration
5 1 (5.26%) Web Services
5 1 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Learning Management System
1 3 (15.79%) SCORM
1 3 (15.79%) Wiki
2 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.26%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) VxWorks
3 1 (5.26%) AIX
3 1 (5.26%) HPUX
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Solaris
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) Programme Management
3 3 (15.79%) BDD
3 3 (15.79%) Coaching
3 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.53%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) ERP
4 2 (10.53%) Open Source
4 2 (10.53%) Scrum
5 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Change Control
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Online Security
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.26%) TDD
5 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Scala
2 6 (31.58%) Ruby
3 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
4 2 (10.53%) C
4 2 (10.53%) C++
4 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
4 2 (10.53%) SQL
5 1 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
3 4 (21.05%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (10.53%) Degree
5 1 (5.26%) BC Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) ISEB
5 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Puppet
2 3 (15.79%) Graylog
3 1 (5.26%) logstash
3 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) SaltStack
2 3 (15.79%) Adobe
2 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.53%) Infor
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Sun