The median contractor rate for a Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Shropshire during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Developer
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 5 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 36 70 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 20.81% 20.00% 21.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.95% 20.96% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 41 9
Median daily rate £500 £415 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.48% +20.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £320 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +7.59% +5.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Shropshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 164 334 126
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 94.80% 95.43% 97.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 131 53
Median daily rate £500 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.48% +3.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £350 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Median hourly rate £11.09 £25.12 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.85% +47.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire that featured Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Shropshire

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Shropshire

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Shropshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Shropshire

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer in Shropshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer 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 24 June 2017. 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 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 -2 32 £500 +20.48% 6
Developer
West Midlands

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 56 (65.88%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (52.94%) JSON
3 38 (44.71%) Git (software)
4 36 (42.35%) Java
4 36 (42.35%) Linux
5 32 (37.65%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (35.29%) XML
7 28 (32.94%) SOAP
7 28 (32.94%) Unix
7 28 (32.94%) HTTP
7 28 (32.94%) TDD
7 28 (32.94%) Open Source
7 28 (32.94%) REST
8 27 (31.76%) Scala
8 27 (31.76%) Microservices
9 25 (29.41%) Subversion
10 24 (28.24%) SOA
10 24 (28.24%) SSL
10 24 (28.24%) MongoDB
11 23 (27.06%) C#
12 22 (25.88%) Test Automation
13 21 (24.71%) DevOps
13 21 (24.71%) HTML
13 21 (24.71%) CSS
13 21 (24.71%) XSLT
13 21 (24.71%) Middleware
14 20 (23.53%) WSO2
15 19 (22.35%) Scrum
16 18 (21.18%) Configuration Management
16 18 (21.18%) Kanban

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 10 (11.76%) WebLogic
2 9 (10.59%) Apache
2 9 (10.59%) JBoss
3 7 (8.24%) Tomcat
4 6 (7.06%) nginx
5 5 (5.88%) Confluence
6 3 (3.53%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (3.53%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.35%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.18%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.18%) Jetty
8 1 (1.18%) Mule
8 1 (1.18%) Mule ESB
8 1 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (2.35%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.35%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (2.35%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (2.35%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (2.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.18%) Exstream
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.59%) Google Analytics
2 6 (7.06%) GitHub
3 3 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.35%) AdWords
5 1 (1.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (32.94%) HTTP
2 24 (28.24%) SSL
3 12 (14.12%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (28.24%) MongoDB
2 9 (10.59%) NoSQL
2 9 (10.59%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.06%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.71%) MySQL
6 3 (3.53%) MS Access
6 3 (3.53%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.35%) Redis
7 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.18%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.18%) Pentaho
8 1 (1.18%) Power BI
8 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 38 (44.71%) Git (software)
2 25 (29.41%) Subversion
3 15 (17.65%) Jenkins
4 13 (15.29%) IntelliJ
4 13 (15.29%) JUnit
4 13 (15.29%) Selenium
4 13 (15.29%) SoapUI
5 9 (10.59%) Cucumber
6 8 (9.41%) Eclipse
7 7 (8.24%) Maven
8 6 (7.06%) Ant
8 6 (7.06%) Gatling
8 6 (7.06%) Grunt
8 6 (7.06%) gulp
8 6 (7.06%) JIRA
8 6 (7.06%) Karma Test Runner
8 6 (7.06%) Sublime Text
9 3 (3.53%) Mockito
10 2 (2.35%) PHPUnit
10 2 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (3.53%) Finance
2 1 (1.18%) Advertising
2 1 (1.18%) General Ledger
2 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (52.94%) JSON
2 30 (35.29%) XML
3 28 (32.94%) REST
3 28 (32.94%) SOAP
4 21 (24.71%) CSS
4 21 (24.71%) HTML
4 21 (24.71%) Middleware
4 21 (24.71%) XSLT
5 17 (20.00%) RESTful
6 16 (18.82%) HTML5
7 15 (17.65%) Play Framework
8 14 (16.47%) JSON Schema
8 14 (16.47%) WSDL
8 14 (16.47%) XSD
9 13 (15.29%) Spring
10 11 (12.94%) Web Services
11 9 (10.59%) AngularJS
11 9 (10.59%) J2EE
11 9 (10.59%) jQuery
12 8 (9.41%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
1 1 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 36 (42.35%) Linux
2 28 (32.94%) Unix
3 16 (18.82%) Mac OS X
4 6 (7.06%) Ubuntu
4 6 (7.06%) Windows
5 3 (3.53%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (65.88%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (37.65%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (32.94%) Open Source
3 28 (32.94%) TDD
4 27 (31.76%) Microservices
5 24 (28.24%) SOA
6 22 (25.88%) Test Automation
7 21 (24.71%) DevOps
8 19 (22.35%) Scrum
9 18 (21.18%) Configuration Management
9 18 (21.18%) Kanban
10 12 (14.12%) Conceptual Models
11 10 (11.76%) High Availability
12 9 (10.59%) Analytics
13 8 (9.41%) Coaching
13 8 (9.41%) Mentoring
13 8 (9.41%) SDLC
13 8 (9.41%) Web Development
14 7 (8.24%) MVC
15 6 (7.06%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (42.35%) Java
2 27 (31.76%) Scala
3 23 (27.06%) C#
4 17 (20.00%) SQL
5 16 (18.82%) Python
6 14 (16.47%) JavaScript
7 12 (14.12%) Ruby
8 7 (8.24%) Perl
9 6 (7.06%) Groovy
9 6 (7.06%) Haskell
10 4 (4.71%) PHP
11 3 (3.53%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.35%) PHP 5
12 2 (2.35%) TypeScript
13 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (18.82%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (3.53%) Degree
3 1 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) QA
System Software
1 13 (15.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (14.12%) Puppet
2 9 (10.59%) Grafana
2 9 (10.59%) Kibana
3 7 (8.24%) Ansible
4 3 (3.53%) logstash
4 3 (3.53%) rkt
Vendors
1 20 (23.53%) WSO2
2 13 (15.29%) Google
3 12 (14.12%) MuleSoft
4 11 (12.94%) webMethods
5 8 (9.41%) Oracle
6 7 (8.24%) Adobe
7 6 (7.06%) Microsoft
8 3 (3.53%) AppDynamics
8 3 (3.53%) Splunk
9 1 (1.18%) BEA
9 1 (1.18%) Cloudera
9 1 (1.18%) HP
9 1 (1.18%) Informatica
Telford, Shropshire
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