Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Preston with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 6 months to 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the 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
Lancashire > Preston
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 19 9
Rank change year-on-year +2 -10 -2
Contract jobs citing Java 9 7 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston 5.73% 5.22% 11.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.27% 16.67% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 7
Preston median daily rate £338 £453 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.41% -4.74% -5.00%
10th Percentile £319 £427 £406
90th Percentile £366 £474 £644
Lancashire median daily rate £419 £418 £467
% change year-on-year +0.30% -10.50% +16.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Preston median hourly rate £36.25 £39.75 £47.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.81% -16.02% -
Lancashire median hourly rate £41.25 £39.75 £47.33
% change year-on-year +3.77% -16.02% +38.39%

Java is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Preston with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Preston
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 33 42 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston 21.02% 31.34% 41.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 39
Preston median daily rate £350 £325 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +1.38% +4.25%
10th Percentile £316 £223 £199
90th Percentile £429 £475 £493
Lancashire median daily rate £401 £368 £405
% change year-on-year +9.18% -9.26% +15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 18
Preston median hourly rate £41.00 £42.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +12.00% +5.63%
10th Percentile £36.23 £28.18 £31.93
90th Percentile £48.45 £49.93 £45.35
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.41% +10.67% +5.63%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Preston.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Preston

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Preston

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java in Preston.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Preston

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) TDD
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) JUnit
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) Tomcat
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 3 (33.33%) SDLC
3 3 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
4 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
5 1 (11.11%) Cognos
5 1 (11.11%) ETL
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) SQL

Java
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 5 (55.56%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) JUnit
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Java Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Java Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Cognos BI Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Cognos Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) CSS
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (33.33%) SDLC
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Cognos