The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Shropshire region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 48 119 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 30.00% 30.99% 35.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.77% 32.08% 36.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 47 32
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £362 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
- +12.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Shropshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
156 371 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 97.50% 96.61% 96.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 115 73
Median daily rate £450 £460 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £325 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 6
Median hourly rate £34.38 - £13.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Shropshire region that featured Developer in the job title.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the Shropshire region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer across the Shropshire region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

Developer
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford 0 35 £458 +7.64% 9
Shrewsbury 0 2 £250 -64.28% 2
Ludlow 0 1 - -
Developer
West Midlands

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 Shropshire region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 64 (66.67%) Java
2 61 (63.54%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (32.29%) Scala
4 28 (29.17%) Open Source
5 26 (27.08%) SQL
6 24 (25.00%) C#
6 24 (25.00%) REST
7 23 (23.96%) RESTful
7 23 (23.96%) MongoDB
7 23 (23.96%) Oracle
7 23 (23.96%) CSS
8 22 (22.92%) HTML
8 22 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (21.88%) Unix
9 21 (21.88%) Scrum
9 21 (21.88%) TDD
10 20 (20.83%) JSON
11 19 (19.79%) Microservices
11 19 (19.79%) Configuration Management
11 19 (19.79%) Linux
11 19 (19.79%) JavaScript
12 18 (18.75%) OO
12 18 (18.75%) Git (software)
13 17 (17.71%) Jenkins
14 16 (16.67%) PL/SQL
14 16 (16.67%) J2EE
14 16 (16.67%) Ruby
15 15 (15.63%) Automated Testing
15 15 (15.63%) XML
15 15 (15.63%) Python

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire 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 10 (10.42%) Tomcat
2 9 (9.38%) Confluence
3 6 (6.25%) nginx
3 6 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.25%) WebLogic
4 4 (4.17%) Apache
5 3 (3.13%) Documentum
5 3 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.04%) JBoss
6 1 (1.04%) Jetty
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Exstream
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.25%) GitHub
1 6 (6.25%) Google Analytics
2 3 (3.13%) Office 365
2 3 (3.13%) OneDrive
3 2 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.54%) HTTP
2 7 (7.29%) SSL
2 7 (7.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.04%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (23.96%) MongoDB
2 12 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 11 (11.46%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.21%) MS Access
4 5 (5.21%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.17%) MySQL
6 3 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (3.13%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.08%) CouchDB
7 2 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.08%) Riak
8 1 (1.04%) Data Mart
8 1 (1.04%) Essbase
8 1 (1.04%) IDMS
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 18 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 17 (17.71%) Jenkins
3 10 (10.42%) Cucumber
3 10 (10.42%) Eclipse
3 10 (10.42%) IntelliJ
3 10 (10.42%) Subversion
4 9 (9.38%) JIRA
4 9 (9.38%) JUnit
5 8 (8.33%) Selenium
6 7 (7.29%) Ant
6 7 (7.29%) Grunt
6 7 (7.29%) gulp
7 6 (6.25%) Gatling
7 6 (6.25%) Karma Test Runner
7 6 (6.25%) Sublime Text
8 5 (5.21%) CA Gen
9 4 (4.17%) Maven
9 4 (4.17%) PVCS
10 3 (3.13%) Mockito
11 2 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (5.21%) Finance
2 2 (2.08%) Advertising
2 2 (2.08%) Billing
3 1 (1.04%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (25.00%) REST
2 23 (23.96%) CSS
2 23 (23.96%) RESTful
3 22 (22.92%) HTML
4 20 (20.83%) JSON
5 16 (16.67%) J2EE
6 15 (15.63%) AngularJS
6 15 (15.63%) XML
7 12 (12.50%) HTML5
8 10 (10.42%) .NET
8 10 (10.42%) Ajax
8 10 (10.42%) CSS3
8 10 (10.42%) Play Framework
9 9 (9.38%) jQuery
9 9 (9.38%) Spring
10 7 (7.29%) Node.js
10 7 (7.29%) Servlets
11 6 (6.25%) Gherkin
12 5 (5.21%) Django
12 5 (5.21%) Guice
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.21%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.17%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.04%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.88%) Unix
2 19 (19.79%) Linux
3 12 (12.50%) Windows
4 9 (9.38%) Ubuntu
5 4 (4.17%) AIX
6 3 (3.13%) Debian
6 3 (3.13%) Windows Server
6 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.08%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.08%) VME
8 1 (1.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (63.54%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (29.17%) Open Source
3 22 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (21.88%) Scrum
4 21 (21.88%) TDD
5 19 (19.79%) Configuration Management
5 19 (19.79%) Microservices
6 18 (18.75%) OO
7 15 (15.63%) Automated Testing
7 15 (15.63%) DevOps
7 15 (15.63%) Test Strategy
7 15 (15.63%) Waterfall
8 13 (13.54%) Process Improvement
9 11 (11.46%) High Availability
9 11 (11.46%) Problem Management
9 11 (11.46%) RUP
10 10 (10.42%) MVC
11 9 (9.38%) API Development
11 9 (9.38%) BDD
11 9 (9.38%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 64 (66.67%) Java
2 31 (32.29%) Scala
3 26 (27.08%) SQL
4 24 (25.00%) C#
5 19 (19.79%) JavaScript
6 16 (16.67%) PL/SQL
6 16 (16.67%) Ruby
7 15 (15.63%) Python
8 13 (13.54%) Shell Script
9 10 (10.42%) Perl
10 7 (7.29%) Groovy
11 6 (6.25%) COBOL
11 6 (6.25%) Haskell
12 4 (4.17%) TypeScript
13 3 (3.13%) PHP
13 3 (3.13%) PowerShell
14 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
14 1 (1.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (7.29%) Degree
2 5 (5.21%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) QA
2 2 (2.08%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (5.21%) Docker
2 3 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (10.42%) Grafana
2 9 (9.38%) Kibana
3 3 (3.13%) logstash
3 3 (3.13%) rkt
4 2 (2.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (23.96%) Oracle
2 14 (14.58%) webMethods
3 12 (12.50%) Pega
4 11 (11.46%) Google
5 10 (10.42%) Microsoft
6 9 (9.38%) Informatica
7 5 (5.21%) BEA
8 4 (4.17%) Splunk
8 4 (4.17%) WSO2
9 3 (3.13%) AppDynamics
9 3 (3.13%) ICL
10 2 (2.08%) Cognos
10 2 (2.08%) Xamarin
11 1 (1.04%) Adobe
11 1 (1.04%) HP
11 1 (1.04%) Hyperion