The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Shropshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 8 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 14 16 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 11.11% 15.84% 27.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.84% 17.98% 29.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 23
Average daily rate
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£400 £250 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109 89 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 86.51% 88.12% 91.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 32 68
Average daily rate £400 £315 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 £14.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.87% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Developer
West Midlands

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
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 31 July 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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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 13 £400 +60.00% 1
Ludlow - - - -
Shrewsbury - - - - 2
Developer
West Midlands

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (33.33%) .NET
2 8 (29.63%) C#
3 7 (25.93%) Java
3 7 (25.93%) Oracle
4 6 (22.22%) SQL
4 6 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
5 5 (18.52%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (18.52%) MVC
5 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (14.81%) UNIX
6 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
6 4 (14.81%) OO
6 4 (14.81%) RUP
6 4 (14.81%) Degree
6 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
6 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
6 4 (14.81%) WPF
6 4 (14.81%) Silverlight
6 4 (14.81%) Pega
6 4 (14.81%) Scala
7 3 (11.11%) Play Framework
7 3 (11.11%) WebLogic
7 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
7 3 (11.11%) CSS
7 3 (11.11%) HTML
7 3 (11.11%) BEA
7 3 (11.11%) webMethods
8 2 (7.41%) Migration
8 2 (7.41%) Scrum

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (18.52%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (11.11%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) LAN
1 1 (3.70%) VoIP
1 1 (3.70%) WAN
1 1 (3.70%) SMTP
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
1 1 (3.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) JUnit
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.70%) NUnit
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.70%) MSTest
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Banking
1 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
2 4 (14.81%) WPF
2 4 (14.81%) Silverlight
3 3 (11.11%) HTML
3 3 (11.11%) Play Framework
3 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 3 (11.11%) CSS
4 2 (7.41%) SOAP
4 2 (7.41%) Web Services
4 2 (7.41%) RESTful
5 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.70%) HTML5
5 1 (3.70%) CSS3
5 1 (3.70%) WCF
5 1 (3.70%) J2EE
5 1 (3.70%) XML
5 1 (3.70%) XSD
5 1 (3.70%) XSLT
5 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) UNIX
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Vista
3 1 (3.70%) Android
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.70%) AIX
3 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Waterfall
2 5 (18.52%) MVC
3 4 (14.81%) OO
3 4 (14.81%) RUP
4 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
4 2 (7.41%) Migration
4 2 (7.41%) Scrum
4 2 (7.41%) TDD
4 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.70%) BDD
5 1 (3.70%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.70%) Android Development
5 1 (3.70%) DevOps
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) C#
2 7 (25.93%) Java
3 6 (22.22%) SQL
4 4 (14.81%) Scala
4 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
5 2 (7.41%) COBOL
5 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.41%) Perl
6 1 (3.70%) PHP
6 1 (3.70%) C
6 1 (3.70%) VB
6 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.70%) VB6
6 1 (3.70%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (14.81%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) MCTS
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Pega
3 3 (11.11%) BEA
3 3 (11.11%) webMethods
4 2 (7.41%) Informatica
4 2 (7.41%) ICL
5 1 (3.70%) Sitecore
5 1 (3.70%) VMware
5 1 (3.70%) Avaya
5 1 (3.70%) Business Objects
5 1 (3.70%) IBM
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