The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Shropshire region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 62 34 20
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 5 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 1.23% 1.48% 3.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 1.53% 4.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £325 £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
Software 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
396 196 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 97.78% 96.55% 83.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 101 56
Median daily rate £460 £420 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% +23.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £300 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £13.87 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Shropshire region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Developer across the Shropshire region.

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

Software 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 Software Developer within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 2 May 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 -31 1 £325 -38.67% 1
Software Developer
West Midlands

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 12 (80.00%) Unix
3 10 (66.67%) Software Engineering
4 9 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (60.00%) webMethods
4 9 (60.00%) WebLogic
4 9 (60.00%) Java
5 8 (53.33%) J2EE
5 8 (53.33%) JSON
6 7 (46.67%) Scala
6 7 (46.67%) MongoDB
6 7 (46.67%) DevOps
7 6 (40.00%) Microservices
7 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
7 6 (40.00%) Play Framework
7 6 (40.00%) Docker
7 6 (40.00%) REST
7 6 (40.00%) Open Source
7 6 (40.00%) HTML5
7 6 (40.00%) Puppet
7 6 (40.00%) Selenium
7 6 (40.00%) Spring
7 6 (40.00%) Haskell
7 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
7 6 (40.00%) JUnit
7 6 (40.00%) Hibernate
7 6 (40.00%) C#
7 6 (40.00%) HTML

Software 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 9 (60.00%) WebLogic
2 6 (40.00%) Apache
2 6 (40.00%) JBoss
3 3 (20.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) HTTP
1 6 (40.00%) SSL
1 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) MongoDB
2 3 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (20.00%) Pentaho
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Eclipse
1 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (40.00%) IntelliJ
1 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (40.00%) JUnit
1 6 (40.00%) Selenium
2 3 (20.00%) JIRA
2 3 (20.00%) PVCS
3 2 (13.33%) ClearCase
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) J2EE
1 8 (53.33%) JSON
2 6 (40.00%) CSS
2 6 (40.00%) EJB
2 6 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 6 (40.00%) HTML
2 6 (40.00%) HTML5
2 6 (40.00%) J2SE
2 6 (40.00%) Play Framework
2 6 (40.00%) REST
2 6 (40.00%) SOAP
2 6 (40.00%) Spring
2 6 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (13.33%) Java EE
3 2 (13.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Unix
2 6 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) Configuration Management
3 10 (66.67%) Software Engineering
4 9 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (46.67%) DevOps
6 6 (40.00%) Microservices
6 6 (40.00%) Open Source
7 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
8 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
8 3 (20.00%) ETL
8 3 (20.00%) ETL Development
8 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
8 3 (20.00%) RUP
8 3 (20.00%) Scrum
9 2 (13.33%) Change Management
9 2 (13.33%) OO
9 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
10 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
10 1 (6.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) Java
3 7 (46.67%) Scala
4 6 (40.00%) C#
4 6 (40.00%) Haskell
5 3 (20.00%) Perl
5 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Docker
2 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX
2 2 (13.33%) vSphere
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) webMethods
2 6 (40.00%) Adobe
2 6 (40.00%) Informatica
3 3 (20.00%) BEA
3 3 (20.00%) Cloudera
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 3 (20.00%) Pega
4 2 (13.33%) VMware