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 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 13 5
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 37 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 21.89% 8.80% 15.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.84% 10.58% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 3 8
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£400 £230 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.91% -8.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.63 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.94% -6.78%
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
162 104 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 95.86% 83.20% 88.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 56 46
Average daily rate £400 £413 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £169 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £526 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.69 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 May 2015.

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 May 2015. 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 +12 25 £400 -23.80% 3
Developer
West Midlands

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 35 (38.46%) SQL
2 34 (37.36%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (35.16%) Java
4 30 (32.97%) UNIX
5 29 (31.87%) Test Strategy
6 26 (28.57%) Open Source
6 26 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 26 (28.57%) HTML
7 25 (27.47%) CSS
8 23 (25.27%) webMethods
9 22 (24.18%) Oracle
10 19 (20.88%) PL/SQL
11 18 (19.78%) Configuration Management
12 17 (18.68%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (17.58%) Data Modelling
13 16 (17.58%) J2EE
14 15 (16.48%) MySQL
14 15 (16.48%) SQL Server
14 15 (16.48%) Informatica
15 14 (15.38%) .NET
15 14 (15.38%) Pega
15 14 (15.38%) Waterfall
16 13 (14.29%) XML
16 13 (14.29%) Shell Script
16 13 (14.29%) Web Design
16 13 (14.29%) Web Development
16 13 (14.29%) JIRA
17 12 (13.19%) OO
17 12 (13.19%) RUP
17 12 (13.19%) MongoDB

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 12 (13.19%) Confluence
2 11 (12.09%) WebLogic
3 8 (8.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 8 (8.79%) Apache
3 8 (8.79%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.40%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (3.30%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (3.30%) CMS
5 3 (3.30%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.20%) Lync
7 1 (1.10%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) Google Analytics
1 2 (2.20%) Office 365
1 2 (2.20%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.59%) HTTP
2 3 (3.30%) Skype
3 2 (2.20%) Intranet
3 2 (2.20%) Internet
3 2 (2.20%) SSL
3 2 (2.20%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.20%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.48%) MySQL
1 15 (16.48%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.19%) MongoDB
3 9 (9.89%) Hadoop
4 8 (8.79%) Data Mining
5 6 (6.59%) Relational Database
6 5 (5.49%) Big Data
6 5 (5.49%) HBase
7 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (3.30%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Power View
9 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.10%) Sqoop
10 1 (1.10%) Apache Hive
10 1 (1.10%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (1.10%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 13 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (1.10%) CA Gen
2 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.10%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (4.40%) Back Office
2 3 (3.30%) Publishing
2 3 (3.30%) Legal
3 2 (2.20%) Finance
3 2 (2.20%) Advertising
4 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.10%) Electronics
4 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (28.57%) HTML
2 25 (27.47%) CSS
3 16 (17.58%) J2EE
4 14 (15.38%) .NET
5 13 (14.29%) XML
6 11 (12.09%) HTML5
7 8 (8.79%) D3.js
7 8 (8.79%) Flot
7 8 (8.79%) REST
8 7 (7.69%) JSON
8 7 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
8 7 (7.69%) SAX
9 6 (6.59%) XSD
10 5 (5.49%) jQuery
10 5 (5.49%) Web Services
11 3 (3.30%) .NET Framework
11 3 (3.30%) XML Schema
12 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET
12 2 (2.20%) SOAP
12 2 (2.20%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 26 (28.57%) Open Source
2 11 (12.09%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.20%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.10%) User Experience
4 1 (1.10%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 30 (32.97%) UNIX
2 11 (12.09%) Linux
3 8 (8.79%) SUSE
4 5 (5.49%) Windows
5 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (37.36%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (31.87%) Test Strategy
3 18 (19.78%) Configuration Management
4 17 (18.68%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (17.58%) Data Modelling
6 14 (15.38%) Waterfall
7 13 (14.29%) Web Design
7 13 (14.29%) Web Development
8 12 (13.19%) OO
8 12 (13.19%) RUP
9 9 (9.89%) Scrum
10 8 (8.79%) Problem Management
11 6 (6.59%) Microservices
11 6 (6.59%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (5.49%) Analytics
12 5 (5.49%) Workflow
13 4 (4.40%) E-Commerce
13 4 (4.40%) Migration
14 3 (3.30%) Test Scripting
14 3 (3.30%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 35 (38.46%) SQL
2 32 (35.16%) Java
3 26 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 19 (20.88%) PL/SQL
5 13 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 10 (10.99%) Perl
7 9 (9.89%) C#
8 7 (7.69%) Ruby
9 5 (5.49%) Python
10 2 (2.20%) VB
11 1 (1.10%) C
11 1 (1.10%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (1.10%) Degree
1 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (5.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (8.79%) Kibana
Vendors
1 23 (25.27%) webMethods
2 22 (24.18%) Oracle
3 15 (16.48%) Informatica
4 14 (15.38%) Pega
5 10 (10.99%) Adobe
6 9 (9.89%) BEA
6 9 (9.89%) Business Objects
7 8 (8.79%) Red Hat
8 6 (6.59%) Microsoft
8 6 (6.59%) Sitecore
9 2 (2.20%) Omniture
9 2 (2.20%) Google
10 1 (1.10%) WSO2
10 1 (1.10%) Splunk
10 1 (1.10%) SAP
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