The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Ipswich region that had Senior Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
Suffolk / Ipswich
Rank 22 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.94% 2.38% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 2.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £375 £385 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £37.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-55.40% -17.77%

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
146 79 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 94.19% 94.05% 98.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 47 109
Median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £595 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 10
Median hourly rate £12.00 £20.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) J2EE
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) JUnit
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) JBoss
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (40.00%) JPA
3 2 (40.00%) EasyMock
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (40.00%) Java EE
3 2 (40.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Spring Web Flow
4 1 (20.00%) Ajax
4 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (20.00%) Apache Camel
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) RDBMS

Senior 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 2 (40.00%) JBoss
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (40.00%) EasyMock
2 2 (40.00%) JUnit
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) J2EE
3 2 (40.00%) Java EE
3 2 (40.00%) JPA
4 1 (20.00%) Ajax
4 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (20.00%) Apache Camel
4 1 (20.00%) JSP
4 1 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (20.00%) Servlets
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP
4 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Spring Web Flow
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle