The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 70 90 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 35.53% 49.72% 21.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 37.04% 52.63% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 74 41
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£400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £230 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £425 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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
189 171 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 95.94% 94.48% 97.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 132 193
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £451 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 24
Average hourly rate £12.75 £10.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.60% -43.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.28 £9.63 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £14.72 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Developer
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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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
Ipswich -1 31 £375 - 17
Bury St Edmunds 0 6 £325 -9.72% 1
Halesworth - - - -
Southwold - - - -
Stowmarket - - - -
Woodbridge - - - -
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 94 (57.67%) C#
2 89 (54.60%) .NET
3 73 (44.79%) SQL Server
4 59 (36.20%) WCF
5 57 (34.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 53 (32.52%) SQL
7 51 (31.29%) ASP.NET
8 46 (28.22%) Microsoft
9 44 (26.99%) CRM
10 42 (25.77%) SQL Server 2008
11 41 (25.15%) Web Services
11 41 (25.15%) Dynamics CRM
12 40 (24.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 39 (23.93%) XML
14 38 (23.31%) MVC
15 36 (22.09%) Windows
16 34 (20.86%) Agile Software Development
17 26 (15.95%) TDD
18 25 (15.34%) SOAP
19 24 (14.72%) HTML
19 24 (14.72%) ASP.NET MVC
20 23 (14.11%) SharePoint
21 22 (13.50%) T-SQL
22 21 (12.88%) Puppet
22 21 (12.88%) Opscode Chef
23 20 (12.27%) DevOps
23 20 (12.27%) PHP
23 20 (12.27%) CSS
24 19 (11.66%) Finance
25 18 (11.04%) Team Foundation Server

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 23 (14.11%) SharePoint
2 11 (6.75%) Drupal
3 9 (5.52%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (4.91%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (3.07%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (2.45%) IIS
7 3 (1.84%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.23%) Apache
8 2 (1.23%) WordPress
9 1 (0.61%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (10.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.45%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 41 (25.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.36%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.84%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.23%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.23%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.36%) TCP/IP
1 12 (7.36%) VPN
1 12 (7.36%) DNS
1 12 (7.36%) Firewall
1 12 (7.36%) Reverse Proxy
2 11 (6.75%) SAN
3 3 (1.84%) Intranet
4 2 (1.23%) HTTP
5 1 (0.61%) Internet
5 1 (0.61%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (44.79%) SQL Server
2 57 (34.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 42 (25.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 40 (24.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (7.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (7.36%) NoSQL
7 11 (6.75%) MySQL
8 9 (5.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (1.84%) Datomic
9 3 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.84%) OLAP
10 2 (1.23%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.23%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.61%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 18 (11.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (4.29%) Visual Studio
3 6 (3.68%) Subversion
4 1 (0.61%) NuGet
4 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (11.66%) Finance
2 8 (4.91%) Advertising
3 3 (1.84%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.23%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.61%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.61%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (54.60%) .NET
2 59 (36.20%) WCF
3 51 (31.29%) ASP.NET
4 41 (25.15%) Web Services
5 39 (23.93%) XML
6 25 (15.34%) SOAP
7 24 (14.72%) HTML
7 24 (14.72%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (12.27%) CSS
9 15 (9.20%) JSON
10 14 (8.59%) Reactive Extensions
10 14 (8.59%) Managed Extensibility Framework
11 13 (7.98%) jQuery
12 12 (7.36%) Silverlight
13 11 (6.75%) WPF
13 11 (6.75%) MDX
14 8 (4.91%) .NET Framework
15 6 (3.68%) XSLT
15 6 (3.68%) Android SDK
16 5 (3.07%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.98%) Data Integration
1 13 (7.98%) Replication
2 10 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.07%) N-Tier
4 3 (1.84%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.61%) iPhone
5 1 (0.61%) Clustering
5 1 (0.61%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 36 (22.09%) Windows
2 16 (9.82%) Linux
3 15 (9.20%) UNIX
4 6 (3.68%) Android
5 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (26.99%) CRM
2 38 (23.31%) MVC
3 34 (20.86%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (15.95%) TDD
5 20 (12.27%) DevOps
6 16 (9.82%) Workflow
6 16 (9.82%) MVVM
7 15 (9.20%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (8.59%) Project Planning
9 11 (6.75%) Data Migration
9 11 (6.75%) Migration
9 11 (6.75%) ETL
10 10 (6.13%) Data Transformation
11 9 (5.52%) OO
12 8 (4.91%) Configuration Management
12 8 (4.91%) Data Modelling
12 8 (4.91%) Scrum
13 6 (3.68%) Change Management
13 6 (3.68%) Unit Testing
14 5 (3.07%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 94 (57.67%) C#
2 53 (32.52%) SQL
3 22 (13.50%) T-SQL
4 20 (12.27%) PHP
5 17 (10.43%) JavaScript
6 16 (9.82%) PowerShell
7 14 (8.59%) Shell Script
8 12 (7.36%) Java
9 3 (1.84%) Clojure
9 3 (1.84%) ClojureScript
10 2 (1.23%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.23%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.61%) Ruby
11 1 (0.61%) XAML
11 1 (0.61%) C
11 1 (0.61%) C++
11 1 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (7.98%) Security Cleared
1 13 (7.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (7.36%) MCITP
3 10 (6.13%) Degree
4 6 (3.68%) Sun Certification
4 6 (3.68%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.61%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.20%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.45%) Hyper-V
1 4 (2.45%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (1.84%) KVM
Systems Management
1 21 (12.88%) Puppet
1 21 (12.88%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.84%) Ansible
3 2 (1.23%) Nagios
3 2 (1.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 46 (28.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.84%) CheckPoint
2 3 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.23%) New Relic
4 1 (0.61%) ForgeRock
4 1 (0.61%) Netezza
4 1 (0.61%) Brio
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle
4 1 (0.61%) Hyperion
Suffolk
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Suffolk
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
LEXSTRA
Rate: £380 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
LEXSTRA
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £410 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Suffolk
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago