The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Developer
Rank 18 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 4 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.74% - 2.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.80% - 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.88 £28.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.42% -12.30%
Applications 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 Suffolk 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
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
143 185 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 97.95% 97.88% 96.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 116 94
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 15
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.00 £29.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Applications Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Applications Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Applications Developer Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Applications Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Applications Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk region that cited Applications 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 Applications Developer in their job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Games
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) Marketing
1 4 (80.00%) HTML5
1 4 (80.00%) Facebook
1 4 (80.00%) Facebook Platform
2 3 (60.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 3 (60.00%) Social Media Marketing
2 3 (60.00%) Social Media
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) SEO
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) JBoss
3 1 (20.00%) RAD
3 1 (20.00%) SSADM
3 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (20.00%) Sun Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk region that cited Applications 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 Applications Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) Facebook Platform
2 1 (20.00%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (80.00%) Games
1 4 (80.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (20.00%) Drools
3 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Social Media
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) SEO
1 3 (60.00%) Social Media Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) RAD
2 1 (20.00%) SSADM
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Facebook
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle