The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Ipswich region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 31 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.10% 1.14% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 1.15% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £350 £275 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -4.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.29 £40.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +3.22%
Job Titles Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
173 87 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 95.58% 98.86% 93.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 62 64
Average daily rate £388 £350 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 15
Average hourly rate £15.88 £11.38 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.56% -36.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.56 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Senior Developer
Suffolk

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

Senior Developer
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) LINQ
2 1 (33.33%) Grails
2 1 (33.33%) Groovy
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Moq
2 1 (33.33%) Kentico
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) NHibernate
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) WCF

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) Kentico
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Moq
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) LINQ
2 1 (33.33%) Grails
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) NHibernate
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Content Management
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Groovy
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft