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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 7 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 24 63 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 15.38% 30.88% 27.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.11% 31.66% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 56 12
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
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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
149 199 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 95.51% 97.55% 97.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 148 46
Average daily rate £400 £400 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £231 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 11
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £15.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -7.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £8.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £25.00 £16.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015, 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 23 (48.94%) Java
2 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (36.17%) SQL Server
4 15 (31.91%) JIRA
5 14 (29.79%) Jenkins
6 12 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (25.53%) REST
6 12 (25.53%) Web Services
7 11 (23.40%) C#
7 11 (23.40%) Scrum
8 10 (21.28%) .NET
9 9 (19.15%) Subversion
9 9 (19.15%) Spring
10 8 (17.02%) Visual Studio
10 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
10 8 (17.02%) Linux
10 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
10 8 (17.02%) Cyber Security
11 7 (14.89%) SQL
11 7 (14.89%) NUnit
11 7 (14.89%) ReSharper
11 7 (14.89%) jQuery
11 7 (14.89%) Castle Windsor
12 6 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (12.77%) Git (software)
12 6 (12.77%) VBA
12 6 (12.77%) MS Office
12 6 (12.77%) Python
12 6 (12.77%) Finance
12 6 (12.77%) Opscode Chef

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 5 (10.64%) Confluence
2 2 (4.26%) Drupal
3 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.13%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.13%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.13%) JBoss
3 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.13%) Jetty
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.38%) GitHub
3 2 (4.26%) Amazon S3
3 2 (4.26%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (4.26%) PaaS
3 2 (4.26%) IaaS
3 2 (4.26%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) FTP
1 1 (2.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (36.17%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) Apache Hive
2 4 (8.51%) MySQL
2 4 (8.51%) Big Data
3 3 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.38%) Data Mining
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (31.91%) JIRA
2 14 (29.79%) Jenkins
3 9 (19.15%) Subversion
4 8 (17.02%) Visual Studio
5 7 (14.89%) NUnit
5 7 (14.89%) ReSharper
6 6 (12.77%) Git (software)
7 3 (6.38%) Geb
7 3 (6.38%) Gradle
8 2 (4.26%) Maven
8 2 (4.26%) Robot Framework
9 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
9 1 (2.13%) IntelliJ
9 1 (2.13%) Ant
9 1 (2.13%) JUnit
9 1 (2.13%) JBehave
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.13%) Games
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.53%) REST
1 12 (25.53%) Web Services
2 10 (21.28%) .NET
3 9 (19.15%) Spring
4 7 (14.89%) jQuery
4 7 (14.89%) Castle Windsor
5 5 (10.64%) Hibernate
5 5 (10.64%) SOAP
5 5 (10.64%) HTML
6 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET
6 4 (8.51%) CSS
7 3 (6.38%) Spring Boot
7 3 (6.38%) Apache Camel
7 3 (6.38%) OSGi
7 3 (6.38%) Ajax
7 3 (6.38%) Spring MVC
7 3 (6.38%) Java EE
8 2 (4.26%) JSON
8 2 (4.26%) RESTful
8 2 (4.26%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Visualisation
2 3 (6.38%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.38%) Clustering
2 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) Linux
2 5 (10.64%) Windows
3 2 (4.26%) CentOS
3 2 (4.26%) UNIX
4 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (23.40%) Scrum
4 8 (17.02%) Cyber Security
5 5 (10.64%) Kanban
5 5 (10.64%) TDD
5 5 (10.64%) Information Security
6 3 (6.38%) User Stories
6 3 (6.38%) OOD
6 3 (6.38%) MVC
6 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.38%) Information Management
6 3 (6.38%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.26%) Web Testing
7 2 (4.26%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.26%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.26%) Open Source
7 2 (4.26%) BDD
7 2 (4.26%) Migration
8 1 (2.13%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (48.94%) Java
2 11 (23.40%) C#
3 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
4 7 (14.89%) SQL
5 6 (12.77%) VBA
5 6 (12.77%) Python
6 4 (8.51%) Perl
7 1 (2.13%) C++
7 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.26%) Puppet
2 2 (4.26%) OpenAM
2 2 (4.26%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.13%) Kibana
3 1 (2.13%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.64%) Atlassian
3 3 (6.38%) ForgeRock
4 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.13%) Apigee
5 1 (2.13%) Mashery
5 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.13%) IBM
5 1 (2.13%) Google