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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 7 4 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 63 24 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 17.03% 19.05% 8.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.60% 19.20% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 8 2
Median daily rate £415 £270 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.70% -28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £240 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £336 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.66% +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
358 125 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 96.76% 99.21% 86.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 45 49
Median daily rate £415 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.79% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £240 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 1
Median hourly rate £25.12 £37.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.01% +74.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 57 £415 -7.77% 9
Developer
West Midlands

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 98 (50.26%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (41.54%) SQL
3 80 (41.03%) Java
4 72 (36.92%) DevOps
5 70 (35.90%) Unix
5 70 (35.90%) Software Engineering
6 62 (31.79%) Puppet
7 60 (30.77%) Test Strategy
8 57 (29.23%) Shell Script
9 54 (27.69%) J2EE
10 51 (26.15%) Scala
11 46 (23.59%) Data Modelling
12 45 (23.08%) Informatica
12 45 (23.08%) Scrum
13 44 (22.56%) Oracle
14 43 (22.05%) Cloud Computing
15 41 (21.03%) Open Source
15 41 (21.03%) Linux
16 39 (20.00%) CSS
16 39 (20.00%) Google
16 39 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
16 39 (20.00%) MongoDB
17 38 (19.49%) Amazon AWS
17 38 (19.49%) Git (software)
18 37 (18.97%) Ruby
19 36 (18.46%) Play Framework
20 35 (17.95%) XML
21 34 (17.44%) Pega
21 34 (17.44%) Process Improvement
22 33 (16.92%) Waterfall

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 30 (15.38%) WebLogic
2 29 (14.87%) OpenStack
3 23 (11.79%) Confluence
4 12 (6.15%) WebLogic Portal
5 8 (4.10%) Apache
5 8 (4.10%) JBoss
6 5 (2.56%) Mule
7 2 (1.03%) nginx
8 1 (0.51%) Documentum
8 1 (0.51%) SAS
8 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 43 (22.05%) Cloud Computing
2 39 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (19.49%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (5.13%) Google App Engine
4 10 (5.13%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.51%) GitHub
5 1 (0.51%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.64%) HTTP
2 9 (4.62%) SSL
2 9 (4.62%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 33 (16.92%) BusinessObjects
3 26 (13.33%) Hadoop
3 26 (13.33%) Pentaho
4 20 (10.26%) Big Data
5 8 (4.10%) MariaDB
6 5 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (2.05%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.51%) HBase
8 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 38 (19.49%) Git (software)
2 28 (14.36%) Vagrant
3 26 (13.33%) Selenium
4 23 (11.79%) JIRA
5 14 (7.18%) ClearCase
5 14 (7.18%) JUnit
6 13 (6.67%) IntelliJ
6 13 (6.67%) Jenkins
7 8 (4.10%) Eclipse
8 6 (3.08%) Spock
8 6 (3.08%) TestNG
8 6 (3.08%) WebDriver
9 5 (2.56%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.03%) Maven
10 2 (1.03%) PVCS
10 2 (1.03%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.51%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.51%) Grunt
11 1 (0.51%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 6 (3.08%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (27.69%) J2EE
2 39 (20.00%) CSS
3 36 (18.46%) Play Framework
4 35 (17.95%) XML
5 32 (16.41%) JSON
6 29 (14.87%) Spring
7 27 (13.85%) J2SE
8 25 (12.82%) ELK Stack
9 23 (11.79%) HTML
9 23 (11.79%) Sensu
10 21 (10.77%) REST
10 21 (10.77%) SOAP
11 18 (9.23%) Hibernate
11 18 (9.23%) HTML5
12 15 (7.69%) jQuery
12 15 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
13 12 (6.15%) .NET
14 9 (4.62%) ASP.NET
14 9 (4.62%) EJB
15 7 (3.59%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.18%) Data Integration
2 5 (2.56%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.51%) Statistics
4 1 (0.51%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 70 (35.90%) Unix
2 41 (21.03%) Linux
3 5 (2.56%) Windows
4 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (50.26%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (36.92%) DevOps
3 70 (35.90%) Software Engineering
4 60 (30.77%) Test Strategy
5 46 (23.59%) Data Modelling
6 45 (23.08%) Scrum
7 41 (21.03%) Open Source
8 34 (17.44%) Process Improvement
9 33 (16.92%) Service Management
9 33 (16.92%) Waterfall
10 32 (16.41%) Business Intelligence
11 31 (15.90%) Configuration Management
12 26 (13.33%) Microservices
12 26 (13.33%) RUP
13 24 (12.31%) User Stories
14 23 (11.79%) Identity Access Management
14 23 (11.79%) OO
15 22 (11.28%) Problem Management
16 14 (7.18%) Functional Testing
16 14 (7.18%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 81 (41.54%) SQL
2 80 (41.03%) Java
3 57 (29.23%) Shell Script
4 51 (26.15%) Scala
5 37 (18.97%) Ruby
6 27 (13.85%) PL/SQL
7 23 (11.79%) JavaScript
8 13 (6.67%) C#
9 11 (5.64%) C
10 7 (3.59%) Groovy
10 7 (3.59%) Haskell
10 7 (3.59%) Python
11 6 (3.08%) Perl
12 4 (2.05%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.51%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (14.36%) Security Cleared
2 27 (13.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.54%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 27 (13.85%) Docker
2 1 (0.51%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (0.51%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.51%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 62 (31.79%) Puppet
2 29 (14.87%) Packer
3 24 (12.31%) Graphite
4 23 (11.79%) Uchiwa
5 16 (8.21%) Consul
5 16 (8.21%) Terraform
6 11 (5.64%) Grafana
7 1 (0.51%) Kibana
7 1 (0.51%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 45 (23.08%) Informatica
2 44 (22.56%) Oracle
3 39 (20.00%) Google
4 34 (17.44%) Pega
5 29 (14.87%) MuleSoft
6 24 (12.31%) webMethods
7 23 (11.79%) ForgeRock
8 21 (10.77%) Atlassian
9 16 (8.21%) Adobe
9 16 (8.21%) WSO2
10 15 (7.69%) Cloudera
11 4 (2.05%) Microsoft
12 3 (1.54%) Xamarin
13 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (0.51%) VMware
13 1 (0.51%) Zend
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