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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 2 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 44 68 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 23.91% 21.52% 26.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.86% 22.90% 27.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 26
Median daily rate £450 £470 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% +21.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £550 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.47 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +13.71%

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
177 297 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 96.20% 93.99% 96.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 81 73
Median daily rate £425 £460 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.60% +39.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 8
Median hourly rate £21.47 - £13.87
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 +4 35 £450 -4.25% 7
Ludlow +1 1 - -
Shrewsbury 0 1 - - 4
Developer
West Midlands

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 67 (59.82%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (58.04%) Java
3 39 (34.82%) SQL
4 31 (27.68%) Oracle
4 31 (27.68%) Scala
5 28 (25.00%) CSS
6 27 (24.11%) Test Strategy
7 26 (23.21%) PL/SQL
8 25 (22.32%) Scrum
8 25 (22.32%) Process Improvement
9 24 (21.43%) HTML
9 24 (21.43%) JavaScript
10 23 (20.54%) J2EE
10 23 (20.54%) Configuration Management
10 23 (20.54%) Open Source
11 22 (19.64%) C#
11 22 (19.64%) OO
12 21 (18.75%) Jenkins
13 20 (17.86%) REST
13 20 (17.86%) Git (software)
13 20 (17.86%) RESTful
13 20 (17.86%) JSON
13 20 (17.86%) TDD
14 19 (16.96%) Unix
14 19 (16.96%) Linux
14 19 (16.96%) MongoDB
15 17 (15.18%) Waterfall
15 17 (15.18%) XML
15 17 (15.18%) DevOps
16 16 (14.29%) Automated Testing

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 12 (10.71%) Confluence
2 9 (8.04%) Tomcat
3 6 (5.36%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.36%) WebLogic
4 5 (4.46%) Documentum
4 5 (4.46%) nginx
5 3 (2.68%) Apache
5 3 (2.68%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.79%) CMS
6 2 (1.79%) WordPress
7 1 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.89%) JBoss
7 1 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (2.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Oracle Cash Management
1 3 (2.68%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.68%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (2.68%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (2.68%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (2.68%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.36%) GitHub
2 5 (4.46%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.46%) Google Analytics
3 3 (2.68%) IaaS
3 3 (2.68%) Office 365
3 3 (2.68%) OneDrive
3 3 (2.68%) PaaS
4 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.50%) HTTP
2 5 (4.46%) SSL
2 5 (4.46%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.68%) DNS
4 2 (1.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.96%) MongoDB
2 12 (10.71%) NoSQL
3 8 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 7 (6.25%) SQL Server
5 5 (4.46%) IDMS
5 5 (4.46%) MS Access
5 5 (4.46%) MySQL
6 4 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (2.68%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.68%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.79%) CouchDB
8 2 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.79%) Riak
9 1 (0.89%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.89%) Essbase
9 1 (0.89%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 20 (17.86%) Git (software)
3 12 (10.71%) JIRA
4 9 (8.04%) Cucumber
4 9 (8.04%) Eclipse
4 9 (8.04%) Selenium
4 9 (8.04%) Subversion
5 8 (7.14%) Ant
5 8 (7.14%) IntelliJ
6 7 (6.25%) Grunt
6 7 (6.25%) JUnit
7 6 (5.36%) CA Gen
7 6 (5.36%) gulp
7 6 (5.36%) Maven
8 5 (4.46%) Gatling
8 5 (4.46%) Karma Test Runner
8 5 (4.46%) Sublime Text
9 4 (3.57%) PVCS
9 4 (3.57%) Travis CI
10 3 (2.68%) SonarQube
General
1 10 (8.93%) Finance
2 2 (1.79%) Advertising
2 2 (1.79%) Billing
3 1 (0.89%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (25.00%) CSS
2 24 (21.43%) HTML
3 23 (20.54%) J2EE
4 20 (17.86%) JSON
4 20 (17.86%) REST
4 20 (17.86%) RESTful
5 17 (15.18%) XML
6 16 (14.29%) AngularJS
7 15 (13.39%) Play Framework
8 12 (10.71%) .NET
8 12 (10.71%) HTML5
8 12 (10.71%) Spring
9 11 (9.82%) CSS3
10 9 (8.04%) Ajax
11 8 (7.14%) jQuery
12 7 (6.25%) .NET Framework
12 7 (6.25%) Node.js
13 6 (5.36%) Ruby on Rails
13 6 (5.36%) Spring MVC
13 6 (5.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.46%) Computer Science
1 5 (4.46%) Mainframe
2 3 (2.68%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (2.68%) Mathematics
2 3 (2.68%) Private Cloud
3 2 (1.79%) Digital Media
3 2 (1.79%) User Experience
4 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.96%) Linux
1 19 (16.96%) Unix
2 13 (11.61%) Windows
3 8 (7.14%) Ubuntu
4 7 (6.25%) VME
5 4 (3.57%) AIX
6 3 (2.68%) Debian
6 3 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.68%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.89%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (59.82%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (24.11%) Test Strategy
3 25 (22.32%) Process Improvement
3 25 (22.32%) Scrum
4 23 (20.54%) Configuration Management
4 23 (20.54%) Open Source
5 22 (19.64%) OO
6 20 (17.86%) TDD
7 17 (15.18%) DevOps
7 17 (15.18%) Waterfall
8 16 (14.29%) Automated Testing
8 16 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (14.29%) Problem Management
9 14 (12.50%) RUP
10 13 (11.61%) Data Modelling
10 13 (11.61%) MVC
11 10 (8.93%) Microservices
12 9 (8.04%) BDD
12 9 (8.04%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (8.04%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 65 (58.04%) Java
2 39 (34.82%) SQL
3 31 (27.68%) Scala
4 26 (23.21%) PL/SQL
5 24 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 22 (19.64%) C#
7 16 (14.29%) Ruby
8 15 (13.39%) Python
9 13 (11.61%) Shell Script
10 11 (9.82%) COBOL
11 10 (8.93%) Perl
12 7 (6.25%) Groovy
13 5 (4.46%) Haskell
13 5 (4.46%) PHP
14 4 (3.57%) TypeScript
15 3 (2.68%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.89%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (5.36%) Degree
2 4 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.57%) QA
2 2 (1.79%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (3.57%) Docker
2 3 (2.68%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (6.25%) Grafana
2 6 (5.36%) Kibana
2 6 (5.36%) Puppet
3 3 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.89%) logstash
4 1 (0.89%) rkt
Vendors
1 31 (27.68%) Oracle
2 16 (14.29%) Pega
3 13 (11.61%) webMethods
4 11 (9.82%) Microsoft
5 10 (8.93%) Google
6 9 (8.04%) Informatica
7 7 (6.25%) ICL
8 6 (5.36%) BEA
9 5 (4.46%) WSO2
10 4 (3.57%) Xamarin
11 3 (2.68%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.68%) VMware
12 2 (1.79%) Cognos
12 2 (1.79%) Splunk
13 1 (0.89%) AppDynamics
13 1 (0.89%) Hyperion
13 1 (0.89%) Micro Focus
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