The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Preston during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java Developer
Lancashire / Preston
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 13 19
Rank change year-on-year -23 +6  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 3 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston 1.25% 5.45% 2.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 5.77% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Median daily rate £350 £335 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.47% -36.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £335 £505
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £355 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £35.50 £39.30
% change year-on-year +29.57% -9.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Preston. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Preston
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 210 104 96
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 87.50% 94.55% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 56 48
Median daily rate £425 £375 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -9.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £122 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £483 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 16
Median hourly rate £42.00 £33.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.37% +59.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £20.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £47.50 £45.26
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Preston that featured Java Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Preston

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java Developer in Preston.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in Preston

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Preston region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) OCPJWCD
3 1 (33.33%) OCPJP
3 1 (33.33%) OCMJD
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Java SE
3 1 (33.33%) Java EE
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Apache CXF
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
3 1 (33.33%) Android Development
3 1 (33.33%) Android Studio
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreaded Programming
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (33.33%) RAD
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) JMS
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Certification

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Android Studio
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
2 1 (33.33%) Apache CXF
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) EJB
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (33.33%) Java EE
2 1 (33.33%) Java SE
2 1 (33.33%) JMS
2 1 (33.33%) JSP
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) Servlets
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Struts
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Android Development
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) Multithreaded Programming
1 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
1 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (33.33%) RAD
1 1 (33.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) OCMJD
1 1 (33.33%) OCPJP
1 1 (33.33%) OCPJWCD
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Sun