The median contractor rate for a Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Shropshire during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 48 143 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 26.67% 33.49% 30.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.75% 34.29% 31.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 56 37
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £370 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year -5.32% +17.36%  

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 173 417 185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 96.11% 97.66% 96.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 128 100
Median daily rate £463 £460 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.54% +8.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £370 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £22.69 - £13.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

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 28 March 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 28 March 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 -1 35 £475 +11.76% 8
Shrewsbury 0 5 £275 -60.71% 2
Developer
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 53 (60.92%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (56.32%) Java
3 27 (31.03%) Scala
3 27 (31.03%) Open Source
4 23 (26.44%) C#
4 23 (26.44%) REST
4 23 (26.44%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (25.29%) MongoDB
5 22 (25.29%) Microservices
5 22 (25.29%) JSON
6 21 (24.14%) TDD
6 21 (24.14%) Git (software)
7 19 (21.84%) RESTful
7 19 (21.84%) CSS
7 19 (21.84%) Linux
8 18 (20.69%) XML
8 18 (20.69%) Unix
8 18 (20.69%) HTML
8 18 (20.69%) SQL
8 18 (20.69%) DevOps
9 17 (19.54%) JavaScript
10 16 (18.39%) Scrum
11 15 (17.24%) Oracle
11 15 (17.24%) HTTP
12 14 (16.09%) Python
12 14 (16.09%) Configuration Management
12 14 (16.09%) Jenkins
13 13 (14.94%) AngularJS
14 12 (13.79%) HTML5
14 12 (13.79%) Automated Testing

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 8 (9.20%) Tomcat
2 6 (6.90%) Confluence
2 6 (6.90%) nginx
2 6 (6.90%) WebLogic
3 5 (5.75%) Apache
3 5 (5.75%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.45%) JBoss
5 2 (2.30%) Documentum
6 1 (1.15%) Jetty
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Exstream
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.34%) Google Analytics
2 6 (6.90%) GitHub
3 4 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.45%) Office 365
4 3 (3.45%) OneDrive
5 2 (2.30%) AdWords
6 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.24%) HTTP
2 12 (13.79%) SSL
3 9 (10.34%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (25.29%) MongoDB
2 9 (10.34%) NoSQL
3 8 (9.20%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.75%) MS Access
4 5 (5.75%) MySQL
4 5 (5.75%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.60%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.45%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.30%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (2.30%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.30%) Redis
7 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.15%) Data Mart
8 1 (1.15%) Essbase
8 1 (1.15%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.15%) Power BI
8 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 21 (24.14%) Git (software)
2 14 (16.09%) Jenkins
3 11 (12.64%) Subversion
4 10 (11.49%) Cucumber
4 10 (11.49%) Selenium
5 9 (10.34%) IntelliJ
5 9 (10.34%) JUnit
6 7 (8.05%) Ant
6 7 (8.05%) Eclipse
6 7 (8.05%) Grunt
6 7 (8.05%) gulp
7 6 (6.90%) Gatling
7 6 (6.90%) JIRA
7 6 (6.90%) Karma Test Runner
7 6 (6.90%) Sublime Text
8 4 (4.60%) Maven
8 4 (4.60%) PVCS
9 3 (3.45%) CA Gen
9 3 (3.45%) Mockito
9 3 (3.45%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (4.60%) Finance
2 1 (1.15%) Advertising
2 1 (1.15%) Billing
2 1 (1.15%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (26.44%) REST
2 22 (25.29%) JSON
3 19 (21.84%) CSS
3 19 (21.84%) RESTful
4 18 (20.69%) HTML
4 18 (20.69%) XML
5 13 (14.94%) AngularJS
6 12 (13.79%) HTML5
6 12 (13.79%) SOAP
7 11 (12.64%) J2EE
7 11 (12.64%) jQuery
8 10 (11.49%) Web Services
9 9 (10.34%) Middleware
9 9 (10.34%) XSLT
10 8 (9.20%) .NET
10 8 (9.20%) CSS3
10 8 (9.20%) Play Framework
11 7 (8.05%) Node.js
11 7 (8.05%) Servlets
11 7 (8.05%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.84%) Linux
2 18 (20.69%) Unix
3 10 (11.49%) Windows
4 7 (8.05%) Ubuntu
5 5 (5.75%) Mac OS X
6 4 (4.60%) AIX
7 3 (3.45%) Windows Server
7 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.15%) Android
8 1 (1.15%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (60.92%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (31.03%) Open Source
3 23 (26.44%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (25.29%) Microservices
5 21 (24.14%) TDD
6 18 (20.69%) DevOps
7 16 (18.39%) Scrum
8 14 (16.09%) Configuration Management
9 12 (13.79%) Automated Testing
10 10 (11.49%) Analytics
10 10 (11.49%) High Availability
10 10 (11.49%) Kanban
10 10 (11.49%) OO
11 9 (10.34%) SOA
12 8 (9.20%) API Development
12 8 (9.20%) BDD
12 8 (9.20%) Low Latency
12 8 (9.20%) Waterfall
13 6 (6.90%) API Design
13 6 (6.90%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 49 (56.32%) Java
2 27 (31.03%) Scala
3 23 (26.44%) C#
4 18 (20.69%) SQL
5 17 (19.54%) JavaScript
6 14 (16.09%) Python
7 12 (13.79%) Ruby
8 9 (10.34%) PL/SQL
9 7 (8.05%) Shell Script
10 6 (6.90%) Groovy
10 6 (6.90%) Haskell
10 6 (6.90%) Perl
11 5 (5.75%) PHP
12 4 (4.60%) TypeScript
13 3 (3.45%) PowerShell
14 2 (2.30%) PHP 5
15 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
15 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (10.34%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (5.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.34%) QA
2 2 (2.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (8.05%) Docker
2 3 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (10.34%) Grafana
1 9 (10.34%) Kibana
2 4 (4.60%) Puppet
3 3 (3.45%) logstash
3 3 (3.45%) rkt
4 2 (2.30%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (17.24%) Oracle
2 12 (13.79%) Google
3 11 (12.64%) webMethods
4 8 (9.20%) Microsoft
4 8 (9.20%) WSO2
5 7 (8.05%) Pega
6 3 (3.45%) Adobe
6 3 (3.45%) AppDynamics
6 3 (3.45%) BEA
6 3 (3.45%) Informatica
6 3 (3.45%) Splunk
7 2 (2.30%) Cognos
8 1 (1.15%) HP
8 1 (1.15%) Hyperion
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 13 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £495 - £496.15 per day
Posted: 5 days ago