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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 7 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 49 52 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 15.31% 20.47% 15.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.78% 21.85% 16.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 15
Median daily rate £450 £371 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +5.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £494 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.47 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.63 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-3.43% +13.71%
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
292 238 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 91.25% 93.70% 93.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 70 68
Median daily rate £400 £368 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +33.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 8
Median hourly rate £21.47 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.14% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -1 45 £450 +12.50% 5
Ludlow +1 1 - -
Developer
West Midlands

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 75 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (57.26%) Java
3 43 (36.75%) SQL
4 36 (30.77%) Scala
5 35 (29.91%) Process Improvement
5 35 (29.91%) Test Strategy
6 34 (29.06%) J2EE
7 29 (24.79%) Oracle
8 28 (23.93%) PL/SQL
8 28 (23.93%) CSS
9 27 (23.08%) Scrum
10 25 (21.37%) Play Framework
11 24 (20.51%) XML
11 24 (20.51%) OO
12 23 (19.66%) Unix
12 23 (19.66%) Configuration Management
13 22 (18.80%) Waterfall
14 21 (17.95%) DevOps
14 21 (17.95%) Pega
14 21 (17.95%) TDD
14 21 (17.95%) HTML
15 20 (17.09%) JavaScript
15 20 (17.09%) Data Modelling
15 20 (17.09%) JSON
16 19 (16.24%) Problem Management
16 19 (16.24%) Open Source
16 19 (16.24%) RUP
17 18 (15.38%) Linux
17 18 (15.38%) Jenkins
17 18 (15.38%) MongoDB

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 (8.55%) Confluence
1 10 (8.55%) WebLogic
2 5 (4.27%) Documentum
2 5 (4.27%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.27%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.42%) WebLogic Portal
4 3 (2.56%) Apache
4 3 (2.56%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.71%) CMS
5 2 (1.71%) WordPress
6 1 (0.85%) JBoss
6 1 (0.85%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (1.71%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.71%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (1.71%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (1.71%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (1.71%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.42%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (3.42%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (3.42%) Google App Engine
3 4 (3.42%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (2.56%) IaaS
4 3 (2.56%) Office 365
4 3 (2.56%) OneDrive
4 3 (2.56%) PaaS
5 2 (1.71%) GitHub
6 1 (0.85%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.69%) HTTP
2 3 (2.56%) DNS
3 2 (1.71%) Network Security
3 2 (1.71%) SSL
3 2 (1.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 8 (6.84%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.98%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.27%) IDMS
4 5 (4.27%) MySQL
5 4 (3.42%) MS Access
5 4 (3.42%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.71%) CouchDB
7 2 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.71%) Riak
Development Applications
1 18 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 14 (11.97%) Git (software)
3 12 (10.26%) Selenium
4 10 (8.55%) JIRA
5 9 (7.69%) Eclipse
6 7 (5.98%) IntelliJ
6 7 (5.98%) Subversion
7 6 (5.13%) CA Gen
7 6 (5.13%) Maven
8 4 (3.42%) Ant
8 4 (3.42%) Cucumber
8 4 (3.42%) JUnit
8 4 (3.42%) PVCS
8 4 (3.42%) Spock
8 4 (3.42%) TestNG
8 4 (3.42%) Travis CI
8 4 (3.42%) WebDriver
9 3 (2.56%) Grunt
9 3 (2.56%) SonarQube
9 3 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 10 (8.55%) Finance
2 2 (1.71%) Billing
3 1 (0.85%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (29.06%) J2EE
2 28 (23.93%) CSS
3 25 (21.37%) Play Framework
4 24 (20.51%) XML
5 21 (17.95%) HTML
6 20 (17.09%) JSON
7 16 (13.68%) REST
8 15 (12.82%) RESTful
9 14 (11.97%) .NET
9 14 (11.97%) Spring
10 11 (9.40%) AngularJS
11 9 (7.69%) HTML5
12 8 (6.84%) .NET Framework
12 8 (6.84%) Akka
12 8 (6.84%) ASP.NET
12 8 (6.84%) CSS3
13 7 (5.98%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (5.13%) Ajax
14 6 (5.13%) Apache Cordova
14 6 (5.13%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.27%) Mainframe
2 4 (3.42%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (2.56%) Mathematics
3 3 (2.56%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.71%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (19.66%) Unix
2 18 (15.38%) Linux
3 11 (9.40%) Windows
4 7 (5.98%) VME
5 4 (3.42%) AIX
5 4 (3.42%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.56%) Debian
6 3 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.56%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (29.91%) Process Improvement
2 35 (29.91%) Test Strategy
3 27 (23.08%) Scrum
4 24 (20.51%) OO
5 23 (19.66%) Configuration Management
6 22 (18.80%) Waterfall
7 21 (17.95%) DevOps
7 21 (17.95%) TDD
8 20 (17.09%) Data Modelling
9 19 (16.24%) Open Source
9 19 (16.24%) Problem Management
9 19 (16.24%) RUP
10 14 (11.97%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (11.97%) Software Engineering
11 12 (10.26%) Automated Testing
11 12 (10.26%) MVC
12 10 (8.55%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (8.55%) Microservices
13 9 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 67 (57.26%) Java
2 43 (36.75%) SQL
3 36 (30.77%) Scala
4 28 (23.93%) PL/SQL
5 20 (17.09%) JavaScript
6 14 (11.97%) C#
7 13 (11.11%) Python
7 13 (11.11%) Ruby
7 13 (11.11%) Shell Script
8 11 (9.40%) COBOL
9 6 (5.13%) Groovy
9 6 (5.13%) Perl
10 5 (4.27%) PHP
11 3 (2.56%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.71%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.85%) Haskell
13 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (3.42%) Degree
2 3 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.56%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.71%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.71%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.71%) QA
System Software
1 10 (8.55%) Docker
2 3 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (11.11%) Puppet
2 3 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.71%) Grafana
4 1 (0.85%) Kibana
Vendors
1 29 (24.79%) Oracle
2 21 (17.95%) Pega
3 17 (14.53%) webMethods
4 11 (9.40%) Microsoft
5 9 (7.69%) Informatica
6 8 (6.84%) Google
7 7 (5.98%) ICL
8 6 (5.13%) BEA
8 6 (5.13%) Xamarin
9 5 (4.27%) WSO2
10 4 (3.42%) Adobe
11 3 (2.56%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.56%) VMware
12 2 (1.71%) Cognos
13 1 (0.85%) ForgeRock
13 1 (0.85%) Micro Focus
13 1 (0.85%) MuleSoft
13 1 (0.85%) Splunk
13 1 (0.85%) Zend
Telford, Shropshire
Oliver Bernard
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