Period
to 17 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Software Developer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Shropshire during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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.

Software Developer
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 60 55
Rank change year-on-year +8 -5 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 2 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 0.57% 0.80% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.84% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Shropshire median daily rate - - £500
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Shropshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £28.99 £39.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -25.67% +5.41% +13.95%

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 345 592 463
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.57% 94.72% 93.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 244 145
Shropshire median daily rate £450 £423 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.51% -0.59% +21.43%
10th Percentile £250 £300 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 8
Shropshire median hourly rate £30.75 £21.47 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.26% -2.43% +58.62%
10th Percentile £23.03 £21.46 £12.34
90th Percentile £38.68 £46.95 £34.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.88 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +8.87% -8.82% +6.25%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Shropshire

Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Developer in Shropshire

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Xcode
1 2 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) iOS SDK
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 2 (100.00%) Android Studio

Software 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Android Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) Xcode
General
1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Objective-C