The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 53 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 33.54% 18.45% 20.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.64% 21.35% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 3 17
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£400 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £515 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
153 89 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 96.84% 86.41% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 33 59
Average daily rate £400 £332 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.57% -8.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £177 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £13.06 £12.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +19.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Shropshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 5 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +9 39 £400 +6.66% 5
Shrewsbury - - - - 3
Developer
West Midlands

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 47 (58.02%) SQL
2 38 (46.91%) UNIX
3 33 (40.74%) Java
4 32 (39.51%) PL/SQL
5 31 (38.27%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (35.80%) Oracle
6 29 (35.80%) webMethods
7 24 (29.63%) Test Strategy
8 20 (24.69%) Waterfall
9 18 (22.22%) .NET
9 18 (22.22%) J2EE
10 16 (19.75%) Data Modelling
11 15 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (18.52%) Pega
12 14 (17.28%) Informatica
12 14 (17.28%) Shell Script
12 14 (17.28%) WebLogic
12 14 (17.28%) RUP
13 13 (16.05%) Perl
13 13 (16.05%) C#
14 12 (14.81%) SAX
14 12 (14.81%) Open Source
15 11 (13.58%) BEA
16 10 (12.35%) SQL Server
17 9 (11.11%) Business Objects
17 9 (11.11%) HTML
18 8 (9.88%) JavaScript
18 8 (9.88%) OO
18 8 (9.88%) CSS
18 8 (9.88%) Scrum

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (17.28%) WebLogic
2 5 (6.17%) Confluence
3 4 (4.94%) CMS
3 4 (4.94%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (4.94%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.47%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.23%) Exstream Dialogue
6 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.23%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.47%) SiteCatalyst
2 2 (2.47%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.23%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.23%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.23%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.35%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.88%) Hadoop
3 7 (8.64%) Data Mining
4 5 (6.17%) HBase
4 5 (6.17%) Big Data
5 4 (4.94%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (3.70%) MySQL
6 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.23%) FileMaker
8 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.23%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.23%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.23%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 5 (6.17%) JIRA
2 2 (2.47%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.23%) MSI
3 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.23%) MSTest
3 1 (1.23%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.23%) WiX
3 1 (1.23%) CA Gen
3 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (6.17%) Finance
2 4 (4.94%) Back Office
3 2 (2.47%) Advertising
4 1 (1.23%) Marketing
4 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.23%) Electronics
4 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (22.22%) .NET
1 18 (22.22%) J2EE
2 12 (14.81%) SAX
3 9 (11.11%) HTML
4 8 (9.88%) CSS
5 7 (8.64%) JSON
5 7 (8.64%) XML
6 6 (7.41%) Web Services
7 5 (6.17%) jQuery
7 5 (6.17%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (6.17%) .NET Framework
8 4 (4.94%) HTML5
8 4 (4.94%) SOAP
9 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET
9 3 (3.70%) XML Schema
10 2 (2.47%) REST
10 2 (2.47%) CSS3
10 2 (2.47%) WinForms
10 2 (2.47%) Ajax
10 2 (2.47%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.81%) Open Source
2 2 (2.47%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.23%) DTV
3 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (46.91%) UNIX
2 4 (4.94%) Windows
3 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.47%) Linux
5 1 (1.23%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (38.27%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (29.63%) Test Strategy
3 20 (24.69%) Waterfall
4 16 (19.75%) Data Modelling
5 15 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (17.28%) RUP
7 8 (9.88%) OO
7 8 (9.88%) Scrum
7 8 (9.88%) Problem Management
8 7 (8.64%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.94%) E-Commerce
10 3 (3.70%) CRM
10 3 (3.70%) Analytics
11 2 (2.47%) Mentoring
11 2 (2.47%) Migration
11 2 (2.47%) Content Management
11 2 (2.47%) Web Development
12 1 (1.23%) Change Management
12 1 (1.23%) B2B
12 1 (1.23%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 47 (58.02%) SQL
2 33 (40.74%) Java
3 32 (39.51%) PL/SQL
4 14 (17.28%) Shell Script
5 13 (16.05%) Perl
5 13 (16.05%) C#
6 8 (9.88%) JavaScript
7 5 (6.17%) Python
7 5 (6.17%) Ruby
8 3 (3.70%) COBOL
9 2 (2.47%) VB
10 1 (1.23%) C
10 1 (1.23%) PHP
10 1 (1.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (2.47%) Degree
1 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.23%) MCTS
System Software
1 5 (6.17%) Docker
Vendors
1 29 (35.80%) Oracle
1 29 (35.80%) webMethods
2 15 (18.52%) Pega
3 14 (17.28%) Informatica
4 11 (13.58%) BEA
5 9 (11.11%) Business Objects
6 7 (8.64%) Sitecore
7 6 (7.41%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.47%) ICL
8 2 (2.47%) Omniture
8 2 (2.47%) Google
8 2 (2.47%) Adobe
8 2 (2.47%) HP
9 1 (1.23%) SAP
9 1 (1.23%) Micro Focus
9 1 (1.23%) Splunk
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