Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Preston during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 22 25
Rank change year-on-year -6 +3 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston 1.43% 0.75% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 0.83% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Preston median daily rate £400 £373 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.38% -21.58% -
10th Percentile £339 £361 £463
90th Percentile £496 £384 £488
Lancashire median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Preston median hourly rate - - -
Lancashire median hourly rate - £37.25 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Preston. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Preston
Contract vacancies in Preston with a recognized job title 194 121 177
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.38% 90.98% 90.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 73 97
Preston median daily rate £425 £325 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -22.62% +14.29%
10th Percentile £323 £100 £198
90th Percentile £550 £467 £585
Lancashire median daily rate £406 £388 £430
% change year-on-year +4.84% -9.88% +22.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 37
Preston median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +10.29% +55.50%
10th Percentile £19.22 £11.25 £22.56
90th Percentile £56.85 £59.31 £44.00
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.56% +63.64%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Preston.

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Preston

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Preston over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Developer in Preston

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 18 November 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%) Apache Camel
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) JUnit
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Apache CXF
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) Fraud Detection
3 1 (33.33%) VMware

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%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Apache Camel
1 2 (66.67%) Apache CXF
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Fraud Detection
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) VMware