The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £485 per day in advertised job vacancies in Shropshire during the 3 months to 26 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.

Java Developer
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 34 21
Rank change year-on-year -4 -13  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 2 21 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 1.15% 6.07% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 6.36% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 18 0
Median daily rate £485 £415 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.86% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £399
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £35.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +29.57% -11.25%  

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 165 330 121
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 94.83% 95.38% 98.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 129 46
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 £450
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 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Shropshire

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in Shropshire

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Developer in Shropshire

Java 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 Java Developer within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 26 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 -1 2 £485 +16.86%
Java Developer
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Java 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 Java Developer in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Java
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (70.59%) Microservices
3 11 (64.71%) REST
3 11 (64.71%) RESTful
3 11 (64.71%) Open Source
4 9 (52.94%) JSON
4 9 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (52.94%) TDD
4 9 (52.94%) High Availability
4 9 (52.94%) MongoDB
5 7 (41.18%) Scala
6 6 (35.29%) Test Automation
6 6 (35.29%) Scrum
6 6 (35.29%) JUnit
6 6 (35.29%) Low Latency
6 6 (35.29%) API Development
7 5 (29.41%) BDD
7 5 (29.41%) Docker
8 4 (23.53%) Play Framework
8 4 (23.53%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 4 (23.53%) SQL
8 4 (23.53%) HTML
8 4 (23.53%) CSS
8 4 (23.53%) Web Development
8 4 (23.53%) Spring
8 4 (23.53%) HTML5
8 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
9 3 (17.65%) Performance Testing
9 3 (17.65%) Kanban

Java 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 3 (17.65%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (11.76%) Confluence
3 1 (5.88%) Apache
3 1 (5.88%) JBoss
3 1 (5.88%) Jetty
3 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) MongoDB
2 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
2 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) JUnit
2 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
3 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
3 3 (17.65%) Mockito
3 3 (17.65%) Subversion
4 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
4 2 (11.76%) JIRA
5 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
5 1 (5.88%) IntelliJ
5 1 (5.88%) Selenium
5 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) REST
1 11 (64.71%) RESTful
2 9 (52.94%) JSON
3 4 (23.53%) CSS
3 4 (23.53%) HTML
3 4 (23.53%) HTML5
3 4 (23.53%) Play Framework
3 4 (23.53%) Spring
4 3 (17.65%) Ajax
4 3 (17.65%) CSS3
4 3 (17.65%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (17.65%) OAuth2
4 3 (17.65%) OpenID
5 2 (11.76%) Django
5 2 (11.76%) Guice
5 2 (11.76%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (11.76%) Spring MVC
6 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
6 1 (5.88%) Servlets
6 1 (5.88%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Unix
3 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (70.59%) Microservices
3 11 (64.71%) Open Source
4 9 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (52.94%) High Availability
4 9 (52.94%) TDD
5 6 (35.29%) API Development
5 6 (35.29%) Low Latency
5 6 (35.29%) Scrum
5 6 (35.29%) Test Automation
6 5 (29.41%) BDD
7 4 (23.53%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 4 (23.53%) Web Development
8 3 (17.65%) Continuous Deployment
8 3 (17.65%) DevOps
8 3 (17.65%) Domain-Driven Design
8 3 (17.65%) Functional Programming
8 3 (17.65%) Kanban
8 3 (17.65%) Pair Programming
8 3 (17.65%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (41.18%) Scala
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) C#
4 3 (17.65%) Python
4 3 (17.65%) Ruby
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Grafana
1 3 (17.65%) Kibana
1 3 (17.65%) logstash
1 3 (17.65%) rkt
2 2 (11.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) AppDynamics
1 3 (17.65%) Splunk
2 2 (11.76%) Google
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) webMethods