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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 12 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 16 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 10.26% 15.94% 17.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.11% 16.92% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 16
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£350 £300 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -26.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £241 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £600
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 £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
144 65 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 92.31% 94.20% 96.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 36 61
Average daily rate £328 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £120 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -3 15 £325 +10.63% 3
Bridgnorth - - - -
Market Drayton - - - - 1
Shrewsbury - - - - 1
Developer
West Midlands

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 11 (40.74%) SQL
2 8 (29.63%) PL/SQL
2 8 (29.63%) Oracle
3 7 (25.93%) Java
3 7 (25.93%) Waterfall
4 5 (18.52%) Finance
4 5 (18.52%) UNIX
4 5 (18.52%) Scala
4 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.81%) .NET
5 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database
5 4 (14.81%) Play Framework
5 4 (14.81%) C#
5 4 (14.81%) COBOL
6 3 (11.11%) OO
6 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 3 (11.11%) RUP
6 3 (11.11%) ICL
6 3 (11.11%) Pega
7 2 (7.41%) Scrum
7 2 (7.41%) RESTful
7 2 (7.41%) Hadoop
7 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (7.41%) Big Data
7 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
7 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
7 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
7 2 (7.41%) Windows
7 2 (7.41%) Linux
7 2 (7.41%) SOAP

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.41%) Hadoop
3 2 (7.41%) Big Data
4 1 (3.70%) SQLPlus
4 1 (3.70%) Data Mart
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
1 4 (14.81%) Play Framework
2 2 (7.41%) RESTful
2 2 (7.41%) SOAP
3 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.70%) Ajax
3 1 (3.70%) WCF
3 1 (3.70%) HTML
3 1 (3.70%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) XSLT
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) UNIX
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Vista
3 1 (3.70%) VME
3 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Waterfall
2 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.11%) OO
3 3 (11.11%) RUP
4 2 (7.41%) Scrum
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.70%) Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Data Security
5 1 (3.70%) Security Management
5 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.70%) Security Testing
5 1 (3.70%) ETL
5 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.70%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.70%) Information Assurance
5 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) SQL
2 8 (29.63%) PL/SQL
3 7 (25.93%) Java
4 5 (18.52%) Scala
5 4 (14.81%) C#
5 4 (14.81%) COBOL
6 2 (7.41%) Perl
6 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.70%) C
7 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) MCTS
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) ICL
2 3 (11.11%) Pega
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) BEA
3 2 (7.41%) Informatica
3 2 (7.41%) webMethods
4 1 (3.70%) Micro Focus
4 1 (3.70%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.70%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) Avaya
4 1 (3.70%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) Sitecore
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