Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in Shropshire during the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Senior Developer
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 74 47
Rank change year-on-year +30 -27 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 15 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 3.80% 0.51% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.94% 0.54% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 0
Shropshire median daily rate £575 - -
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £400 £340
% change year-on-year +12.50% +17.65% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Shropshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £40.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Shropshire
Contract vacancies in Shropshire with a recognized job title 381 746 372
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.46% 95.03% 95.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 304 125
Shropshire median daily rate £460 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.24% +13.33% +13.64%
10th Percentile £325 £307 £239
90th Percentile £589 £559 £510
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 18
Shropshire median hourly rate £35.00 £21.47 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.06% -36.40% +68.75%
10th Percentile £24.20 £21.46 £14.55
90th Percentile £39.20 £37.42 £40.87
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.25 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +15.00% -11.76% +5.72%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

Job postings that featured Senior Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Shropshire.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Shropshire

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Developer in Shropshire

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Shropshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Developer in Shropshire

Senior 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 Senior Developer within the Shropshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +26 15 £575 - 2
Senior Developer
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 13 (86.67%) JSON
1 13 (86.67%) Git (software)
1 13 (86.67%) SOAP
1 13 (86.67%) XML
1 13 (86.67%) Unix
1 13 (86.67%) Linux
1 13 (86.67%) SOA
1 13 (86.67%) Middleware
2 12 (80.00%) WSDL
2 12 (80.00%) Mac OS X
2 12 (80.00%) XSD
2 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) Subversion
2 12 (80.00%) SoapUI
2 12 (80.00%) WSO2
2 12 (80.00%) MuleSoft
2 12 (80.00%) JSON Schema
3 6 (40.00%) TDD
3 6 (40.00%) Java
3 6 (40.00%) SSL
3 6 (40.00%) HTTP
4 5 (33.33%) Scrum
4 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (33.33%) Kanban
4 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 5 (33.33%) Coaching
4 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 5 (33.33%) Conceptual Models
4 5 (33.33%) Sequence Diagram
5 4 (26.67%) Mule

Senior 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 4 (26.67%) Mule
2 3 (20.00%) Mule ESB
2 3 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.67%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) JBoss
3 1 (6.67%) nginx
3 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) GitHub
1 1 (6.67%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) HTTP
1 6 (40.00%) SSL
2 3 (20.00%) AMQP
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (86.67%) Git (software)
2 12 (80.00%) SoapUI
2 12 (80.00%) Subversion
3 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 3 (20.00%) Maven
5 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
6 1 (6.67%) Ant
6 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
6 1 (6.67%) Gatling
6 1 (6.67%) Grunt
6 1 (6.67%) gulp
6 1 (6.67%) IntelliJ
6 1 (6.67%) JUnit
6 1 (6.67%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (6.67%) Selenium
6 1 (6.67%) Sublime Text
6 1 (6.67%) WebLogic Workshop
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) JSON
1 13 (86.67%) Middleware
1 13 (86.67%) SOAP
1 13 (86.67%) XML
2 12 (80.00%) JSON Schema
2 12 (80.00%) WSDL
2 12 (80.00%) XSD
3 3 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (6.67%) CSS
4 1 (6.67%) EJB
4 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
4 1 (6.67%) HTML
4 1 (6.67%) J2EE
4 1 (6.67%) J2SE
4 1 (6.67%) jQuery
4 1 (6.67%) Servlets
4 1 (6.67%) Spring
4 1 (6.67%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Linux
1 13 (86.67%) Unix
2 12 (80.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) SOA
2 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) TDD
4 5 (33.33%) Coaching
4 5 (33.33%) Conceptual Models
4 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (33.33%) Kanban
4 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 5 (33.33%) Scrum
4 5 (33.33%) Sequence Diagram
5 2 (13.33%) Microservices
5 2 (13.33%) Open Source
6 1 (6.67%) Analytics
6 1 (6.67%) API Development
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) DevOps
6 1 (6.67%) High Availability
6 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Low Latency
6 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) Groovy
2 1 (6.67%) Haskell
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) Ruby
2 1 (6.67%) Scala
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Ansible
2 1 (6.67%) Grafana
2 1 (6.67%) Kibana
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) MuleSoft
1 12 (80.00%) WSO2
2 2 (13.33%) webMethods
3 1 (6.67%) Adobe
3 1 (6.67%) Google