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 27 May 2016 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 4 2 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 89 35 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 23.80% 21.08% 8.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.45% 21.88% 10.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 19 3
Median daily rate £399 £400 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.31% +73.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £344 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £469 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +13.63%
Developer
West Midlands

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
364 160 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 97.33% 96.39% 87.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 82 59
Median daily rate £449 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.25% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £300 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £25.12 £17.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.76% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 27 May 2016.

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 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -5 74 £408 +1.87% 8
Shrewsbury - 1 £238 - 2
Developer
West Midlands

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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.

1 107 (51.69%) SQL
2 98 (47.34%) Unix
3 95 (45.89%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (38.65%) Shell Script
4 80 (38.65%) Test Strategy
5 74 (35.75%) Informatica
6 72 (34.78%) Java
7 71 (34.30%) Oracle
8 69 (33.33%) Software Engineering
9 60 (28.99%) Scrum
9 60 (28.99%) DevOps
10 54 (26.09%) J2EE
11 53 (25.60%) Puppet
12 50 (24.15%) BusinessObjects
13 49 (23.67%) Data Modelling
14 45 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
14 45 (21.74%) Pega
15 43 (20.77%) Configuration Management
15 43 (20.77%) PL/SQL
16 42 (20.29%) Pentaho
17 41 (19.81%) Hadoop
18 40 (19.32%) Waterfall
19 38 (18.36%) Cloud Computing
20 36 (17.39%) Git (software)
20 36 (17.39%) Confluence
20 36 (17.39%) WebLogic
20 36 (17.39%) JIRA
21 35 (16.91%) CSS
22 34 (16.43%) Linux
22 34 (16.43%) OO

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 36 (17.39%) Confluence
1 36 (17.39%) WebLogic
2 29 (14.01%) OpenStack
3 8 (3.86%) Apache
3 8 (3.86%) JBoss
4 7 (3.38%) WebLogic Portal
5 5 (2.42%) Mule
6 4 (1.93%) SAS
7 1 (0.48%) Documentum
7 1 (0.48%) nginx
7 1 (0.48%) Node.js
7 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.48%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 38 (18.36%) Cloud Computing
2 34 (16.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (15.94%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.42%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (2.42%) Google App Engine
4 5 (2.42%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.48%) GitHub
5 1 (0.48%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.48%) IaaS
5 1 (0.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.35%) HTTP
2 8 (3.86%) SSL
2 8 (3.86%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.42%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (24.15%) BusinessObjects
2 42 (20.29%) Pentaho
3 41 (19.81%) Hadoop
4 28 (13.53%) Big Data
4 28 (13.53%) MongoDB
5 12 (5.80%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (3.86%) MariaDB
7 3 (1.45%) Oracle OWB
7 3 (1.45%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.48%) HBase
8 1 (0.48%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.48%) QlikView
8 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 36 (17.39%) Git (software)
1 36 (17.39%) JIRA
2 28 (13.53%) Vagrant
3 22 (10.63%) ClearCase
4 18 (8.70%) Selenium
5 14 (6.76%) JUnit
6 10 (4.83%) Eclipse
6 10 (4.83%) IntelliJ
6 10 (4.83%) Jenkins
7 7 (3.38%) PVCS
8 5 (2.42%) CA Gen
8 5 (2.42%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.45%) Spock
9 3 (1.45%) TestNG
9 3 (1.45%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.48%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.48%) Grunt
10 1 (0.48%) gulp
10 1 (0.48%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.48%) Sublime Text
General
1 4 (1.93%) Finance
2 1 (0.48%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (26.09%) J2EE
2 35 (16.91%) CSS
3 26 (12.56%) JSON
3 26 (12.56%) XML
4 23 (11.11%) ELK Stack
4 23 (11.11%) Play Framework
4 23 (11.11%) Sensu
4 23 (11.11%) Spring
5 22 (10.63%) HTML
5 22 (10.63%) J2SE
6 18 (8.70%) HTML5
7 15 (7.25%) jQuery
7 15 (7.25%) REST
7 15 (7.25%) SOAP
8 13 (6.28%) Hibernate
8 13 (6.28%) RabbitMQ
9 10 (4.83%) .NET
10 9 (4.35%) EJB
11 7 (3.38%) ASP.NET
12 6 (2.90%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.14%) Data Integration
2 5 (2.42%) Data Centre
3 2 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (0.97%) Clustering
3 2 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (0.97%) Statistics
4 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.48%) FMCG
4 1 (0.48%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.48%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.48%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 98 (47.34%) Unix
2 34 (16.43%) Linux
3 3 (1.45%) Windows
4 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (45.89%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (38.65%) Test Strategy
3 69 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 60 (28.99%) DevOps
4 60 (28.99%) Scrum
5 49 (23.67%) Data Modelling
6 45 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
7 43 (20.77%) Configuration Management
8 40 (19.32%) Waterfall
9 34 (16.43%) OO
9 34 (16.43%) RUP
10 33 (15.94%) Service Management
11 31 (14.98%) Open Source
12 30 (14.49%) Problem Management
12 30 (14.49%) Process Improvement
13 22 (10.63%) Identity Access Management
14 20 (9.66%) User Stories
15 17 (8.21%) Microservices
16 16 (7.73%) Analytics
17 14 (6.76%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 107 (51.69%) SQL
2 80 (38.65%) Shell Script
3 72 (34.78%) Java
4 43 (20.77%) PL/SQL
5 34 (16.43%) Scala
6 32 (15.46%) Ruby
7 24 (11.59%) JavaScript
8 19 (9.18%) Perl
9 11 (5.31%) C
9 11 (5.31%) C#
10 7 (3.38%) Haskell
11 4 (1.93%) Groovy
11 4 (1.93%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.97%) Python
13 1 (0.48%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (13.04%) SC Cleared
1 27 (13.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 17 (8.21%) Docker
2 3 (1.45%) VMware ESX
2 3 (1.45%) vSphere
3 2 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.48%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 53 (25.60%) Puppet
2 29 (14.01%) Packer
3 23 (11.11%) Uchiwa
4 22 (10.63%) Graphite
5 16 (7.73%) Terraform
6 10 (4.83%) Grafana
7 1 (0.48%) Kibana
7 1 (0.48%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 74 (35.75%) Informatica
2 71 (34.30%) Oracle
3 45 (21.74%) Pega
4 34 (16.43%) Google
5 28 (13.53%) MuleSoft
6 27 (13.04%) webMethods
7 22 (10.63%) ForgeRock
8 21 (10.14%) Atlassian
8 21 (10.14%) Cloudera
9 16 (7.73%) WSO2
10 11 (5.31%) Adobe
11 7 (3.38%) BEA
12 3 (1.45%) VMware
13 2 (0.97%) Microsoft
13 2 (0.97%) Xamarin
14 1 (0.48%) CA
14 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
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