The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Ipswich region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 8 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 19 27 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 13.19% 21.26% 22.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.67% 21.60% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 21
Median daily rate £314 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £450 £403
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 £41.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.66% +7.14%
Developer
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Ipswich region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
139 125 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 96.53% 98.43% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 76 84
Median daily rate £420 £426 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.29% +13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 £10.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+250.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Ipswich region that featured Developer in the job title.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the Ipswich region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 Ipswich region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 27 (57.45%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (46.81%) AngularJS
3 20 (42.55%) Java
4 16 (34.04%) Scrum
4 16 (34.04%) Finance
4 16 (34.04%) Open Source
5 13 (27.66%) KnockoutJS
5 13 (27.66%) REST
5 13 (27.66%) HTML
5 13 (27.66%) OO
6 12 (25.53%) C#
6 12 (25.53%) CSS
6 12 (25.53%) SOAP
6 12 (25.53%) Web Services
6 12 (25.53%) OOA/OOD
7 11 (23.40%) .NET
8 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
8 10 (21.28%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
10 8 (17.02%) MVC
11 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET
11 7 (14.89%) Apache
11 7 (14.89%) Front End Development
12 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (12.77%) Apache Spark
12 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
12 6 (12.77%) SQL
12 6 (12.77%) HTML5
12 6 (12.77%) jQuery
13 5 (10.64%) QlikView

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich 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 7 (14.89%) Apache
2 6 (12.77%) Apache Spark
3 4 (8.51%) IIS
4 2 (4.26%) Alfresco
5 1 (2.13%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) Hadoop
2 5 (10.64%) QlikView
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.13%) Big Data
5 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.13%) HBase
5 1 (2.13%) MS Access
5 1 (2.13%) MySQL
5 1 (2.13%) QualityStage
5 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Grunt
2 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.13%) PHPUnit
General
1 16 (34.04%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.13%) Advertising
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (46.81%) AngularJS
2 13 (27.66%) HTML
2 13 (27.66%) KnockoutJS
2 13 (27.66%) REST
3 12 (25.53%) CSS
3 12 (25.53%) SOAP
3 12 (25.53%) Web Services
4 11 (23.40%) .NET
5 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET
6 6 (12.77%) HTML5
6 6 (12.77%) jQuery
7 5 (10.64%) XML
8 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (6.38%) CSS3
10 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
10 2 (4.26%) Entity Framework
10 2 (4.26%) Spring
11 1 (2.13%) Django
11 1 (2.13%) JSON
11 1 (2.13%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.64%) Telematics
3 3 (6.38%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.38%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.13%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) Windows
2 3 (6.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (57.45%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (34.04%) Open Source
2 16 (34.04%) Scrum
3 13 (27.66%) OO
4 12 (25.53%) OOA/OOD
5 10 (21.28%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (17.02%) MVC
7 7 (14.89%) Front End Development
8 5 (10.64%) ETL
8 5 (10.64%) Performance Management
8 5 (10.64%) Web Development
9 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce
9 4 (8.51%) TDD
10 3 (6.38%) Unit Testing
10 3 (6.38%) Wireframes
11 2 (4.26%) Analytics
11 2 (4.26%) Dashboard Development
11 2 (4.26%) Data Analysis
11 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (4.26%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 20 (42.55%) Java
2 12 (25.53%) C#
3 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
4 6 (12.77%) SQL
5 2 (4.26%) PHP
6 1 (2.13%) Perl
6 1 (2.13%) Python
6 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.64%) Hortonworks
3 2 (4.26%) Alteryx
3 2 (4.26%) Cognos
4 1 (2.13%) BroadSoft
4 1 (2.13%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.13%) IBM
4 1 (2.13%) Telerik
4 1 (2.13%) Trillium