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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 36 26 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 22.78% 25.00% 18.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.68% 26.53% 19.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 6 17
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£355 £295 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.42% -7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £245 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -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
152 98 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 96.20% 94.23% 97.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 52 70
Average daily rate £328 £395 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.08% +17.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 3
Average hourly rate £13.87 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.96% -3.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 28 £371 +25.76% 3
Shrewsbury - 2 £318 - 1
Developer
West Midlands

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 29 (52.73%) SQL
2 26 (47.27%) PL/SQL
3 20 (36.36%) UNIX
4 18 (32.73%) Oracle
4 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (30.91%) Java
6 15 (27.27%) webMethods
7 12 (21.82%) .NET
8 11 (20.00%) Waterfall
9 10 (18.18%) Test Strategy
10 9 (16.36%) C#
10 9 (16.36%) SAX
11 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
12 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
12 6 (10.91%) J2EE
12 6 (10.91%) Finance
13 5 (9.09%) RUP
13 5 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (9.09%) WebLogic
13 5 (9.09%) HTML
13 5 (9.09%) Perl
13 5 (9.09%) Windows
13 5 (9.09%) Web Services
13 5 (9.09%) XML
13 5 (9.09%) OO
13 5 (9.09%) Data Modelling
13 5 (9.09%) Problem Management
13 5 (9.09%) Scala
13 5 (9.09%) .NET Framework

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.64%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (3.64%) CMS
3 2 (3.64%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.82%) Exstream Dialogue
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.82%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.82%) LAN
1 1 (1.82%) VoIP
1 1 (1.82%) WAN
1 1 (1.82%) SMTP
1 1 (1.82%) HTTP
1 1 (1.82%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.64%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.64%) Big Data
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.82%) SQLPlus
4 1 (1.82%) FileMaker
4 1 (1.82%) MySQL
4 1 (1.82%) Data Mart
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MSBuild
2 1 (1.82%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.82%) MSI
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.82%) WiX
2 1 (1.82%) MSTest
General
1 6 (10.91%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Advertising
2 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
2 1 (1.82%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.82%) .NET
2 9 (16.36%) SAX
3 6 (10.91%) J2EE
4 5 (9.09%) HTML
4 5 (9.09%) Web Services
4 5 (9.09%) XML
4 5 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 4 (7.27%) CSS
5 4 (7.27%) Play Framework
6 3 (5.45%) XML Schema
6 3 (5.45%) SOAP
6 3 (5.45%) WCF
7 2 (3.64%) HTML5
7 2 (3.64%) XSLT
8 1 (1.82%) Unity DI Container
8 1 (1.82%) LAMP
8 1 (1.82%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.82%) XSD
8 1 (1.82%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.82%) User Experience
1 1 (1.82%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 20 (36.36%) UNIX
2 5 (9.09%) Windows
3 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.64%) Linux
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.82%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 10 (18.18%) Test Strategy
4 5 (9.09%) RUP
4 5 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (9.09%) OO
4 5 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 5 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 4 (7.27%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.45%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.64%) CRM
8 1 (1.82%) Logical Data Model
8 1 (1.82%) Physical Data Model
8 1 (1.82%) Scrum
8 1 (1.82%) Migration
8 1 (1.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.82%) Data Security
8 1 (1.82%) Security Management
8 1 (1.82%) MVC
8 1 (1.82%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 29 (52.73%) SQL
2 26 (47.27%) PL/SQL
3 17 (30.91%) Java
4 9 (16.36%) C#
5 5 (9.09%) Perl
5 5 (9.09%) Scala
6 4 (7.27%) COBOL
6 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
6 4 (7.27%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.82%) PHP
7 1 (1.82%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) MCTS
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.82%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (32.73%) Oracle
2 15 (27.27%) webMethods
3 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.27%) BEA
5 3 (5.45%) ICL
5 3 (5.45%) Sitecore
6 2 (3.64%) Pega
6 2 (3.64%) Business Objects
6 2 (3.64%) HP
6 2 (3.64%) Informatica
7 1 (1.82%) VMware
7 1 (1.82%) Micro Focus
7 1 (1.82%) Avaya
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