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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 4 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 24 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 19.35% 9.40% 16.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.67% 11.00% 18.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 6
Average daily rate
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£270 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £355 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £395 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.36% -1.42%
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
122 100 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 98.39% 85.47% 85.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 51 32
Average daily rate £393 £406 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.38% +31.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £528 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £21.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.41% +50.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £21.50 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.87 £21.50 £17.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 0 14 £345 -8.00% 6
Shrewsbury - 1 £288 - 1
Developer
West Midlands

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 28 (33.73%) Java
2 27 (32.53%) SQL
2 27 (32.53%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (32.53%) Open Source
3 24 (28.92%) Test Strategy
4 23 (27.71%) JavaScript
4 23 (27.71%) HTML
5 22 (26.51%) CSS
6 19 (22.89%) UNIX
6 19 (22.89%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (21.69%) Data Modelling
7 18 (21.69%) Oracle
8 17 (20.48%) MySQL
9 16 (19.28%) Configuration Management
10 15 (18.07%) JIRA
11 14 (16.87%) Web Design
11 14 (16.87%) Informatica
11 14 (16.87%) J2EE
11 14 (16.87%) Confluence
12 13 (15.66%) SQL Server
12 13 (15.66%) Web Development
13 12 (14.46%) XML
13 12 (14.46%) Linux
13 12 (14.46%) Shell Script
13 12 (14.46%) webMethods
13 12 (14.46%) MongoDB
13 12 (14.46%) Pega
14 11 (13.25%) HTML5
14 11 (13.25%) Waterfall
14 11 (13.25%) Visualisation

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (16.87%) Confluence
2 11 (13.25%) SharePoint
3 9 (10.84%) WebLogic
3 9 (10.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 8 (9.64%) Apache
5 5 (6.02%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.41%) Lync
6 2 (2.41%) CMS
6 2 (2.41%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.20%) Moodle
7 1 (1.20%) Captiva
7 1 (1.20%) Documentum
7 1 (1.20%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.41%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.20%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.20%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) Google Analytics
1 2 (2.41%) Adobe Analytics
1 2 (2.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.23%) HTTP
2 5 (6.02%) Intranet
3 4 (4.82%) Skype
4 2 (2.41%) Internet
4 2 (2.41%) Firewall
4 2 (2.41%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.48%) MySQL
2 13 (15.66%) SQL Server
3 12 (14.46%) MongoDB
4 9 (10.84%) Hadoop
4 9 (10.84%) Data Mining
5 8 (9.64%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (9.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (7.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (7.23%) Big Data
6 6 (7.23%) Relational Database
7 5 (6.02%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (6.02%) HBase
8 4 (4.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Power View
10 2 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (1.20%) PerformancePoint
11 1 (1.20%) Apache Hive
11 1 (1.20%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 15 (18.07%) JIRA
2 2 (2.41%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.20%) CA Gen
3 1 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.20%) Ant
3 1 (1.20%) Subversion
3 1 (1.20%) Maven
General
1 4 (4.82%) Back Office
2 3 (3.61%) Legal
2 3 (3.61%) Publishing
3 2 (2.41%) Finance
3 2 (2.41%) Advertising
4 1 (1.20%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.20%) Marketing
4 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.20%) Electronics
4 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (27.71%) HTML
2 22 (26.51%) CSS
3 14 (16.87%) J2EE
4 12 (14.46%) XML
5 11 (13.25%) HTML5
6 8 (9.64%) REST
6 8 (9.64%) .NET
6 8 (9.64%) D3.js
6 8 (9.64%) Flot
7 7 (8.43%) XSD
7 7 (8.43%) Ruby on Rails
7 7 (8.43%) JSON
8 3 (3.61%) jQuery
9 2 (2.41%) CSS3
9 2 (2.41%) CGI
9 2 (2.41%) SAX
9 2 (2.41%) WinForms
9 2 (2.41%) Ajax
9 2 (2.41%) SOAP
9 2 (2.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.25%) Visualisation
2 2 (2.41%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.20%) DTV
3 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.89%) UNIX
2 12 (14.46%) Linux
3 8 (9.64%) SUSE
4 3 (3.61%) Windows
5 2 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.53%) Agile Software Development
1 27 (32.53%) Open Source
2 24 (28.92%) Test Strategy
3 19 (22.89%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (21.69%) Data Modelling
5 16 (19.28%) Configuration Management
6 14 (16.87%) Web Design
7 13 (15.66%) Web Development
8 11 (13.25%) Waterfall
9 10 (12.05%) OO
10 9 (10.84%) RUP
10 9 (10.84%) Scrum
11 7 (8.43%) Problem Management
12 6 (7.23%) Responsive Web Design
12 6 (7.23%) Microservices
13 5 (6.02%) Analytics
13 5 (6.02%) Workflow
14 4 (4.82%) E-Commerce
15 3 (3.61%) Test Scripting
15 3 (3.61%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 28 (33.73%) Java
2 27 (32.53%) SQL
3 23 (27.71%) JavaScript
4 12 (14.46%) Shell Script
5 8 (9.64%) Perl
5 8 (9.64%) PL/SQL
6 7 (8.43%) Ruby
6 7 (8.43%) Python
7 6 (7.23%) C#
8 4 (4.82%) PHP
9 2 (2.41%) VB
10 1 (1.20%) COBOL
10 1 (1.20%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (3.61%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.41%) Degree
2 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (6.02%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (9.64%) Kibana
Vendors
1 18 (21.69%) Oracle
2 14 (16.87%) Informatica
3 12 (14.46%) webMethods
3 12 (14.46%) Pega
4 11 (13.25%) Adobe
5 9 (10.84%) Microsoft
6 8 (9.64%) Red Hat
7 7 (8.43%) BEA
8 3 (3.61%) Sitecore
9 2 (2.41%) Omniture
9 2 (2.41%) Google
10 1 (1.20%) SAP
10 1 (1.20%) Splunk
10 1 (1.20%) WSO2
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