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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 4 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 95 57 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 28.11% 37.75% 24.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.78% 39.04% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 35 5
Average daily rate £460 £400 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +37.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £268 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £458 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.18 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+13.71% +6.59%
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
319 146 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 94.38% 96.69% 89.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 73 40
Average daily rate £460 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £175 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Average hourly rate - £13.06 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -3 78 £460 +15.00% 12
Ludlow - 4 - - 7
Shrewsbury 0 2 £700 +94.44% 2
Developer
West Midlands

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 83 (55.33%) SQL
2 75 (50.00%) Unix
3 70 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (44.67%) Test Strategy
5 63 (42.00%) Oracle
6 62 (41.33%) Shell Script
7 59 (39.33%) Informatica
7 59 (39.33%) Java
8 48 (32.00%) J2EE
9 46 (30.67%) PL/SQL
9 46 (30.67%) Pega
10 45 (30.00%) Waterfall
11 44 (29.33%) Scrum
12 43 (28.67%) OO
13 42 (28.00%) BusinessObjects
14 40 (26.67%) RUP
15 38 (25.33%) Business Intelligence
16 34 (22.67%) Data Modelling
16 34 (22.67%) WebLogic
16 34 (22.67%) Perl
17 33 (22.00%) Configuration Management
18 32 (21.33%) Software Engineering
19 28 (18.67%) webMethods
20 27 (18.00%) Hadoop
21 26 (17.33%) Pentaho
22 25 (16.67%) Confluence
22 25 (16.67%) Process Improvement
22 25 (16.67%) JIRA
22 25 (16.67%) Problem Management
23 23 (15.33%) BEA

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 34 (22.67%) WebLogic
2 25 (16.67%) Confluence
3 11 (7.33%) OpenStack
4 6 (4.00%) JBoss
5 4 (2.67%) SAS
6 3 (2.00%) Apache
6 3 (2.00%) Mule
7 1 (0.67%) Documentum
7 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.33%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (7.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.67%) IaaS
4 1 (0.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.67%) HTTP
2 3 (2.00%) SSL
2 3 (2.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (28.00%) BusinessObjects
2 27 (18.00%) Hadoop
3 26 (17.33%) Pentaho
4 14 (9.33%) Big Data
4 14 (9.33%) Oracle Reports
5 10 (6.67%) Oracle OWB
6 8 (5.33%) SQL Server
7 6 (4.00%) MariaDB
7 6 (4.00%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.67%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.33%) HBase
10 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.67%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.67%) QlikView
10 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (16.67%) JIRA
2 21 (14.00%) CA Gen
3 20 (13.33%) ClearCase
4 12 (8.00%) Git (software)
5 10 (6.67%) Vagrant
6 8 (5.33%) ClearQuest
7 7 (4.67%) Visual Studio
8 6 (4.00%) PVCS
9 5 (3.33%) Eclipse
10 4 (2.67%) JUnit
11 3 (2.00%) IntelliJ
11 3 (2.00%) Jenkins
11 3 (2.00%) Selenium
12 1 (0.67%) Maven
12 1 (0.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (0.67%) Automotive
1 1 (0.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (32.00%) J2EE
2 21 (14.00%) CSS
3 18 (12.00%) HTML
4 15 (10.00%) .NET
5 11 (7.33%) ASP.NET
6 10 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (6.67%) jQuery
7 9 (6.00%) JSON
7 9 (6.00%) RabbitMQ
8 8 (5.33%) ELK Stack
8 8 (5.33%) Sensu
8 8 (5.33%) Spring
9 7 (4.67%) HTML5
9 7 (4.67%) XML
10 5 (3.33%) RESTful
11 4 (2.67%) .NET Framework
11 4 (2.67%) J2SE
11 4 (2.67%) Play Framework
12 3 (2.00%) Hibernate
12 3 (2.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.33%) Data Integration
2 3 (2.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.33%) Clustering
3 2 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.33%) Statistics
4 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.67%) FMCG
4 1 (0.67%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 75 (50.00%) Unix
2 16 (10.67%) Linux
3 1 (0.67%) AIX
3 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (44.67%) Test Strategy
3 45 (30.00%) Waterfall
4 44 (29.33%) Scrum
5 43 (28.67%) OO
6 40 (26.67%) RUP
7 38 (25.33%) Business Intelligence
8 34 (22.67%) Data Modelling
9 33 (22.00%) Configuration Management
10 32 (21.33%) Software Engineering
11 25 (16.67%) Problem Management
11 25 (16.67%) Process Improvement
12 16 (10.67%) DevOps
13 14 (9.33%) MVC
14 13 (8.67%) SDLC
15 12 (8.00%) Open Source
15 12 (8.00%) Service Management
15 12 (8.00%) User Stories
16 9 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
17 8 (5.33%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 83 (55.33%) SQL
2 62 (41.33%) Shell Script
3 59 (39.33%) Java
4 46 (30.67%) PL/SQL
5 34 (22.67%) Perl
6 21 (14.00%) JavaScript
7 12 (8.00%) Ruby
8 10 (6.67%) C#
9 6 (4.00%) Scala
10 3 (2.00%) C
10 3 (2.00%) COBOL
10 3 (2.00%) Haskell
10 3 (2.00%) Python
11 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.67%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (4.67%) SC Cleared
1 7 (4.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.33%) Docker
2 3 (2.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (2.00%) vSphere
3 2 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (10.67%) Puppet
2 11 (7.33%) Packer
3 10 (6.67%) Terraform
4 8 (5.33%) Uchiwa
5 7 (4.67%) Graphite
6 6 (4.00%) Grafana
Vendors
1 63 (42.00%) Oracle
2 59 (39.33%) Informatica
3 46 (30.67%) Pega
4 28 (18.67%) webMethods
5 23 (15.33%) BEA
6 13 (8.67%) Cloudera
7 11 (7.33%) MuleSoft
8 10 (6.67%) Google
9 7 (4.67%) Adobe
9 7 (4.67%) Atlassian
9 7 (4.67%) ForgeRock
10 5 (3.33%) WSO2
11 3 (2.00%) VMware
11 3 (2.00%) Xamarin
12 2 (1.33%) Microsoft
13 1 (0.67%) Ab Initio
13 1 (0.67%) CA
13 1 (0.67%) Cognos
13 1 (0.67%) MicroStrategy
13 1 (0.67%) Teradata
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