The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 28 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 6 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 2.64% - 4.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.75% - 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Average daily rate £320 - £258
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 - £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 - £272
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -7.48%
Software Developer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Norfolk 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
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
218 140 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 96.04% 93.96% 96.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 82 74
Average daily rate £400 £260 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £135 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 38 37
Average hourly rate £13.35 £12.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.95 £24.56 £23.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

Software Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Software Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

Software Developer
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich - 2 £356 -
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Android
2 3 (42.86%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Spring
4 1 (14.29%) Maven
4 1 (14.29%) LAMP
4 1 (14.29%) Ajax
4 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) LDAP
4 1 (14.29%) HTTP
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) SSL
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) LDAP
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) JUnit
1 1 (14.29%) Maven
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) Ajax
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) LAMP
1 1 (14.29%) Spring
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Android
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
1 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) IBM
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft