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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 5 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 27 24 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 16.36% 26.09% 11.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.42% 27.91% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 6
Average daily rate
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£313 £295 £299
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.93% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £245 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £350 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.71%
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
155 86 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 93.94% 93.48% 96.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 51 54
Average daily rate £325 £395 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.72% +27.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £22.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 2014. 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 +2 23 £275 -6.77% 5
Shrewsbury - 2 £318 -
Bridgnorth - - - -
Market Drayton - - - -
Developer
West Midlands

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 20 (46.51%) SQL
2 17 (39.53%) PL/SQL
3 14 (32.56%) Java
3 14 (32.56%) Oracle
4 12 (27.91%) UNIX
5 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (23.26%) Waterfall
6 10 (23.26%) .NET
7 8 (18.60%) C#
7 8 (18.60%) webMethods
8 7 (16.28%) Finance
9 5 (11.63%) Test Strategy
9 5 (11.63%) Scala
9 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
9 5 (11.63%) SAX
9 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
9 5 (11.63%) OO
9 5 (11.63%) RUP
10 4 (9.30%) Data Modelling
10 4 (9.30%) Windows
10 4 (9.30%) SOAP
10 4 (9.30%) Web Services
10 4 (9.30%) XML
10 4 (9.30%) J2EE
10 4 (9.30%) WebLogic
10 4 (9.30%) COBOL
10 4 (9.30%) Perl
10 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (9.30%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 4 (9.30%) WebLogic
1 4 (9.30%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.33%) Exstream Dialogue
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.33%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.33%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) SSH
1 1 (2.33%) LAN
1 1 (2.33%) VoIP
1 1 (2.33%) WAN
1 1 (2.33%) SMTP
1 1 (2.33%) HTTP
1 1 (2.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.65%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.65%) Big Data
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.33%) Data Mart
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.33%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MSBuild
2 1 (2.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (2.33%) WiX
2 1 (2.33%) MSTest
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.33%) MSI
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Banking
2 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.26%) .NET
2 5 (11.63%) SAX
3 4 (9.30%) SOAP
3 4 (9.30%) Web Services
3 4 (9.30%) XML
3 4 (9.30%) J2EE
3 4 (9.30%) Play Framework
3 4 (9.30%) .NET Framework
4 3 (6.98%) WCF
5 2 (4.65%) XSLT
5 2 (4.65%) XML Schema
5 2 (4.65%) HTML
5 2 (4.65%) RESTful
6 1 (2.33%) Java EE
6 1 (2.33%) WPF
6 1 (2.33%) WF
6 1 (2.33%) Ajax
6 1 (2.33%) Spring
6 1 (2.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (2.33%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.91%) UNIX
2 4 (9.30%) Windows
3 2 (4.65%) Linux
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.33%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.26%) Waterfall
3 5 (11.63%) Test Strategy
3 5 (11.63%) OO
3 5 (11.63%) RUP
4 4 (9.30%) Data Modelling
4 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (6.98%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.65%) Scrum
7 1 (2.33%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.33%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.33%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.33%) Logical Data Model
7 1 (2.33%) Physical Data Model
7 1 (2.33%) Information Assurance
7 1 (2.33%) Security Testing
7 1 (2.33%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 20 (46.51%) SQL
2 17 (39.53%) PL/SQL
3 14 (32.56%) Java
4 8 (18.60%) C#
5 5 (11.63%) Scala
6 4 (9.30%) COBOL
6 4 (9.30%) Perl
7 3 (6.98%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.33%) XPath
8 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.65%) MCTS
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (32.56%) Oracle
2 8 (18.60%) webMethods
3 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.98%) ICL
4 3 (6.98%) Pega
4 3 (6.98%) BEA
5 2 (4.65%) Informatica
5 2 (4.65%) HP
5 2 (4.65%) Business Objects
5 2 (4.65%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.33%) VMware
6 1 (2.33%) Avaya
6 1 (2.33%) Micro Focus
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