The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 31 37 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 26.50% 43.53% 22.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.93% 48.05% 23.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 31 34
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £190 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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
111 77 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 94.87% 90.59% 97.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 60 145
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 20
Average hourly rate £12.50 £9.63 £17.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.87% -43.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 36 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 33 (40.74%) SQL
3 31 (38.27%) C#
4 29 (35.80%) .NET
5 28 (34.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 25 (30.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 23 (28.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 22 (27.16%) ASP.NET
9 20 (24.69%) HTML
9 20 (24.69%) MVC
9 20 (24.69%) WCF
10 18 (22.22%) T-SQL
10 18 (22.22%) XML
11 17 (20.99%) CSS
12 16 (19.75%) PHP
12 16 (19.75%) Finance
13 14 (17.28%) Web Services
13 14 (17.28%) Microsoft
14 13 (16.05%) JavaScript
14 13 (16.05%) PowerShell
15 12 (14.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 12 (14.81%) Windows
16 11 (13.58%) Replication
16 11 (13.58%) Data Integration
16 11 (13.58%) JSON
16 11 (13.58%) ASP.NET MVC
16 11 (13.58%) DevOps
17 10 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
17 10 (12.35%) Puppet
17 10 (12.35%) NoSQL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (8.64%) SharePoint
1 7 (8.64%) Drupal
2 4 (4.94%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (4.94%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (3.70%) IIS
4 2 (2.47%) WordPress
5 1 (1.23%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.35%) Reverse Proxy
1 10 (12.35%) TCP/IP
1 10 (12.35%) VPN
1 10 (12.35%) DNS
1 10 (12.35%) Firewall
2 8 (9.88%) SAN
3 3 (3.70%) Intranet
4 2 (2.47%) HTTP
5 1 (1.23%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 28 (34.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (30.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (28.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (14.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (12.35%) NoSQL
6 10 (12.35%) MySQL
7 9 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (3.70%) OLAP
9 2 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (2.47%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.47%) Datomic
9 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (1.23%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Subversion
1 6 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.23%) NuGet
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (19.75%) Finance
2 3 (3.70%) Advertising
3 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.23%) Electronics
3 1 (1.23%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (35.80%) .NET
2 22 (27.16%) ASP.NET
3 20 (24.69%) HTML
3 20 (24.69%) WCF
4 18 (22.22%) XML
5 17 (20.99%) CSS
6 14 (17.28%) Web Services
7 11 (13.58%) JSON
7 11 (13.58%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (12.35%) MDX
8 10 (12.35%) jQuery
9 7 (8.64%) .NET Framework
10 6 (7.41%) Android SDK
11 5 (6.17%) XSLT
11 5 (6.17%) Ajax
12 3 (3.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 3 (3.70%) SOAP
12 3 (3.70%) LINQ
12 3 (3.70%) WPF
12 3 (3.70%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.58%) Replication
1 11 (13.58%) Data Integration
2 10 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.17%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.47%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.23%) MPEG
5 1 (1.23%) iPhone
5 1 (1.23%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.81%) Windows
2 10 (12.35%) Linux
2 10 (12.35%) UNIX
3 6 (7.41%) Android
4 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.69%) MVC
2 11 (13.58%) DevOps
3 10 (12.35%) ETL
4 9 (11.11%) Data Transformation
5 8 (9.88%) TDD
5 8 (9.88%) OO
6 7 (8.64%) Scrum
7 6 (7.41%) Project Planning
7 6 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (7.41%) Change Management
8 5 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (6.17%) CRM
9 4 (4.94%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (4.94%) Configuration Management
10 3 (3.70%) Unit Testing
11 2 (2.47%) Document Management
11 2 (2.47%) OOD
11 2 (2.47%) Functional Programming
11 2 (2.47%) Web Application Development
11 2 (2.47%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 33 (40.74%) SQL
2 31 (38.27%) C#
3 18 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 16 (19.75%) PHP
5 13 (16.05%) JavaScript
5 13 (16.05%) PowerShell
6 10 (12.35%) Java
6 10 (12.35%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.47%) ClojureScript
7 2 (2.47%) Clojure
8 1 (1.23%) C++
8 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (4.94%) Sun Certification
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) KVM
1 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (12.35%) Puppet
1 10 (12.35%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.47%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (17.28%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.23%) ForgeRock
3 1 (1.23%) Hyperion
3 1 (1.23%) Netezza
3 1 (1.23%) Brio
Ipswich, Suffolk
LEXSTRA
Rate: £380 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
LEXSTRA
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £410 per day
Posted: 11 days ago