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 30 June 2016 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 6 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 69 27 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 19.38% 21.77% 13.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.35% 22.13% 15.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 8 3
Median daily rate £415 £273 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.29% -22.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +11.02%
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
339 122 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 95.22% 98.39% 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 47 58
Median daily rate £415 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £448 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £25.12 £17.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.76% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 30 June 2016.

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 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -3 56 £415 +17.73% 7
Shrewsbury -1 1 £238 -17.39% 1
Developer
West Midlands

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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.

1 102 (48.34%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (47.87%) SQL
3 91 (43.13%) Unix
4 84 (39.81%) Java
5 76 (36.02%) Test Strategy
6 73 (34.60%) Software Engineering
7 70 (33.18%) Shell Script
8 67 (31.75%) DevOps
9 66 (31.28%) Informatica
10 60 (28.44%) J2EE
11 59 (27.96%) Oracle
11 59 (27.96%) Puppet
12 57 (27.01%) Scrum
13 48 (22.75%) Data Modelling
14 45 (21.33%) BusinessObjects
15 44 (20.85%) Scala
16 43 (20.38%) Pega
17 42 (19.91%) Cloud Computing
18 40 (18.96%) Business Intelligence
18 40 (18.96%) Linux
19 39 (18.48%) Pentaho
19 39 (18.48%) Waterfall
20 38 (18.01%) Git (software)
20 38 (18.01%) Hadoop
20 38 (18.01%) Microsoft Azure
20 38 (18.01%) Open Source
20 38 (18.01%) Google
21 37 (17.54%) Configuration Management
21 37 (17.54%) Amazon AWS
22 35 (16.59%) MongoDB

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 35 (16.59%) WebLogic
2 34 (16.11%) Confluence
3 29 (13.74%) OpenStack
4 11 (5.21%) WebLogic Portal
5 8 (3.79%) Apache
5 8 (3.79%) JBoss
6 5 (2.37%) Mule
7 3 (1.42%) SAS
8 2 (0.95%) nginx
9 1 (0.47%) Documentum
9 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 42 (19.91%) Cloud Computing
2 38 (18.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (17.54%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (4.27%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (4.27%) Google App Engine
4 9 (4.27%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.47%) GitHub
5 1 (0.47%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.47%) IaaS
5 1 (0.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.74%) HTTP
2 8 (3.79%) SSL
2 8 (3.79%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.37%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (21.33%) BusinessObjects
2 39 (18.48%) Pentaho
3 38 (18.01%) Hadoop
4 35 (16.59%) MongoDB
5 25 (11.85%) Big Data
6 8 (3.79%) MariaDB
6 8 (3.79%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.95%) Oracle OWB
7 2 (0.95%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.47%) HBase
8 1 (0.47%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 38 (18.01%) Git (software)
2 34 (16.11%) JIRA
3 28 (13.27%) Vagrant
4 24 (11.37%) Selenium
5 20 (9.48%) ClearCase
6 14 (6.64%) JUnit
7 12 (5.69%) Jenkins
8 10 (4.74%) IntelliJ
9 9 (4.27%) Eclipse
10 7 (3.32%) PVCS
11 5 (2.37%) Spock
11 5 (2.37%) TestNG
11 5 (2.37%) Visual Studio
11 5 (2.37%) WebDriver
12 3 (1.42%) Maven
13 2 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (0.95%) SoapUI
14 1 (0.47%) Cucumber
14 1 (0.47%) Karma Test Runner
14 1 (0.47%) Sublime Text
General
1 5 (2.37%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (28.44%) J2EE
2 34 (16.11%) CSS
3 30 (14.22%) JSON
3 30 (14.22%) Play Framework
4 29 (13.74%) Spring
4 29 (13.74%) XML
5 26 (12.32%) J2SE
6 25 (11.85%) ELK Stack
7 23 (10.90%) Sensu
8 21 (9.95%) HTML
9 20 (9.48%) REST
9 20 (9.48%) SOAP
10 18 (8.53%) HTML5
11 17 (8.06%) Hibernate
12 15 (7.11%) jQuery
12 15 (7.11%) RabbitMQ
13 9 (4.27%) EJB
14 8 (3.79%) .NET
15 6 (2.84%) ASP.NET
16 5 (2.37%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.95%) Data Integration
2 5 (2.37%) Data Centre
3 2 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.47%) Clustering
4 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.47%) Statistics
4 1 (0.47%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 91 (43.13%) Unix
2 40 (18.96%) Linux
3 3 (1.42%) Windows
4 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (48.34%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (36.02%) Test Strategy
3 73 (34.60%) Software Engineering
4 67 (31.75%) DevOps
5 57 (27.01%) Scrum
6 48 (22.75%) Data Modelling
7 40 (18.96%) Business Intelligence
8 39 (18.48%) Waterfall
9 38 (18.01%) Open Source
10 37 (17.54%) Configuration Management
11 33 (15.64%) Service Management
12 32 (15.17%) RUP
13 31 (14.69%) Process Improvement
14 28 (13.27%) OO
15 24 (11.37%) Problem Management
15 24 (11.37%) User Stories
16 23 (10.90%) Identity Access Management
17 22 (10.43%) Microservices
18 16 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
19 13 (6.16%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 101 (47.87%) SQL
2 84 (39.81%) Java
3 70 (33.18%) Shell Script
4 44 (20.85%) Scala
5 35 (16.59%) PL/SQL
5 35 (16.59%) Ruby
6 23 (10.90%) JavaScript
7 14 (6.64%) Perl
8 11 (5.21%) C
9 10 (4.74%) C#
10 7 (3.32%) Haskell
11 6 (2.84%) Groovy
12 5 (2.37%) Python
13 4 (1.90%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.47%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (13.74%) Security Cleared
2 28 (13.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.42%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 23 (10.90%) Docker
2 3 (1.42%) VMware ESX
2 3 (1.42%) vSphere
3 2 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 59 (27.96%) Puppet
2 29 (13.74%) Packer
3 24 (11.37%) Graphite
4 23 (10.90%) Uchiwa
5 16 (7.58%) Consul
5 16 (7.58%) Terraform
6 11 (5.21%) Grafana
7 1 (0.47%) Kibana
7 1 (0.47%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 66 (31.28%) Informatica
2 59 (27.96%) Oracle
3 43 (20.38%) Pega
4 38 (18.01%) Google
5 29 (13.74%) MuleSoft
6 27 (12.80%) webMethods
7 23 (10.90%) ForgeRock
8 21 (9.95%) Atlassian
8 21 (9.95%) Cloudera
9 17 (8.06%) WSO2
10 15 (7.11%) Adobe
11 3 (1.42%) BEA
11 3 (1.42%) VMware
12 2 (0.95%) Microsoft
13 1 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (0.47%) Xamarin
13 1 (0.47%) Zend