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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 4 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 70 41 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 17.07% 25.31% 13.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.54% 25.95% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 9 5
Median daily rate £415 £270 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.70% -32.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.04 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.74% +5.82%
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
399 158 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 97.32% 97.53% 89.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 58 56
Median daily rate £430 £430 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 1
Median hourly rate £43.50 £37.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% +74.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -1 63 £415 -2.35% 2
Developer
West Midlands

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 89 (55.97%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (42.14%) Java
2 67 (42.14%) SQL
3 54 (33.96%) DevOps
4 46 (28.93%) Scala
4 46 (28.93%) Test Strategy
5 42 (26.42%) Puppet
6 41 (25.79%) J2EE
6 41 (25.79%) Unix
6 41 (25.79%) Data Modelling
7 39 (24.53%) Software Engineering
8 38 (23.90%) Process Improvement
9 37 (23.27%) Oracle
10 35 (22.01%) Play Framework
11 32 (20.13%) XML
11 32 (20.13%) Scrum
12 30 (18.87%) PL/SQL
12 30 (18.87%) CSS
12 30 (18.87%) MongoDB
13 29 (18.24%) Open Source
13 29 (18.24%) JSON
14 27 (16.98%) Shell Script
14 27 (16.98%) Configuration Management
14 27 (16.98%) Pega
15 25 (15.72%) Amazon AWS
15 25 (15.72%) Docker
15 25 (15.72%) Business Intelligence
15 25 (15.72%) Linux
15 25 (15.72%) Spring
16 24 (15.09%) Selenium

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 21 (13.21%) WebLogic
2 16 (10.06%) Confluence
3 15 (9.43%) OpenStack
4 12 (7.55%) WebLogic Portal
5 4 (2.52%) JBoss
6 3 (1.89%) Apache
7 2 (1.26%) CMS
7 2 (1.26%) Documentum
7 2 (1.26%) Mule
7 2 (1.26%) nginx
7 2 (1.26%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.26%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (1.26%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (1.26%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (1.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 25 (15.72%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (14.47%) Cloud Computing
3 22 (13.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (6.29%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (6.29%) Google App Engine
4 10 (6.29%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.89%) IaaS
5 3 (1.89%) PaaS
6 2 (1.26%) GitHub
7 1 (0.63%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.03%) HTTP
2 4 (2.52%) Network Security
2 4 (2.52%) SSL
2 4 (2.52%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.89%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (18.87%) MongoDB
2 16 (10.06%) BusinessObjects
3 14 (8.81%) Hadoop
3 14 (8.81%) Pentaho
4 12 (7.55%) Big Data
5 8 (5.03%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.52%) IDMS
6 4 (2.52%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.26%) MariaDB
7 2 (1.26%) MS Access
7 2 (1.26%) MySQL
8 1 (0.63%) HBase
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (15.09%) Git (software)
1 24 (15.09%) Selenium
2 16 (10.06%) JIRA
3 13 (8.18%) Jenkins
4 12 (7.55%) Vagrant
5 8 (5.03%) ClearCase
5 8 (5.03%) IntelliJ
6 7 (4.40%) JUnit
6 7 (4.40%) Spock
6 7 (4.40%) TestNG
6 7 (4.40%) WebDriver
7 4 (2.52%) Maven
8 3 (1.89%) Ant
8 3 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.89%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.89%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.89%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.26%) Gradle
9 2 (1.26%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (1.26%) Travis CI
General
1 12 (7.55%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (25.79%) J2EE
2 35 (22.01%) Play Framework
3 32 (20.13%) XML
4 30 (18.87%) CSS
5 29 (18.24%) JSON
6 25 (15.72%) Spring
7 19 (11.95%) REST
8 18 (11.32%) J2SE
9 16 (10.06%) HTML
9 16 (10.06%) SOAP
10 14 (8.81%) Hibernate
11 12 (7.55%) .NET
11 12 (7.55%) ELK Stack
12 10 (6.29%) Sensu
13 9 (5.66%) HTML5
14 7 (4.40%) Akka
14 7 (4.40%) ASP.NET
14 7 (4.40%) jQuery
15 6 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC
15 6 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.40%) Data Integration
2 3 (1.89%) Data Centre
2 3 (1.89%) Private Cloud
3 2 (1.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (25.79%) Unix
2 25 (15.72%) Linux
3 7 (4.40%) Windows
4 5 (3.14%) VME
5 3 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (55.97%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (33.96%) DevOps
3 46 (28.93%) Test Strategy
4 41 (25.79%) Data Modelling
5 39 (24.53%) Software Engineering
6 38 (23.90%) Process Improvement
7 32 (20.13%) Scrum
8 29 (18.24%) Open Source
9 27 (16.98%) Configuration Management
10 25 (15.72%) Business Intelligence
11 24 (15.09%) Waterfall
12 22 (13.84%) Problem Management
13 21 (13.21%) Microservices
14 20 (12.58%) RUP
14 20 (12.58%) User Stories
15 19 (11.95%) TDD
16 16 (10.06%) OO
17 15 (9.43%) Functional Testing
17 15 (9.43%) Service Management
18 13 (8.18%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (42.14%) Java
1 67 (42.14%) SQL
2 46 (28.93%) Scala
3 30 (18.87%) PL/SQL
4 27 (16.98%) Shell Script
5 21 (13.21%) Ruby
6 19 (11.95%) JavaScript
7 9 (5.66%) C#
7 9 (5.66%) Python
8 8 (5.03%) Groovy
9 6 (3.77%) C
10 5 (3.14%) COBOL
11 3 (1.89%) PHP
11 3 (1.89%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.26%) Haskell
12 2 (1.26%) Perl
13 1 (0.63%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (12.58%) Security Cleared
2 19 (11.95%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.26%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 25 (15.72%) Docker
2 3 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.63%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 42 (26.42%) Puppet
2 12 (7.55%) Graphite
2 12 (7.55%) Packer
3 10 (6.29%) Uchiwa
4 3 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.26%) Consul
5 2 (1.26%) Grafana
5 2 (1.26%) Terraform
6 1 (0.63%) Kibana
6 1 (0.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 37 (23.27%) Oracle
2 27 (16.98%) Pega
3 23 (14.47%) Google
3 23 (14.47%) Informatica
4 19 (11.95%) webMethods
5 13 (8.18%) MuleSoft
6 11 (6.92%) Adobe
6 11 (6.92%) ForgeRock
6 11 (6.92%) WSO2
7 10 (6.29%) Atlassian
8 8 (5.03%) Cloudera
9 5 (3.14%) Microsoft
9 5 (3.14%) Xamarin
10 4 (2.52%) ICL
11 3 (1.89%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.89%) VMware
12 1 (0.63%) BEA
12 1 (0.63%) Micro Focus
12 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.63%) Zend