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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 8 1 6
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 29 79 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 13.88% 37.80% 16.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.57% 39.30% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 64 21
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£400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
199 201 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 95.22% 96.17% 96.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 148 131
Average daily rate £425 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 19
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.00 £11.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -3.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £9.50 £9.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £37.00 £21.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 -12 12 £375 - 15
Bury St Edmunds 0 3 £400 +23.07% 2
Felixstowe - - - -
Haverhill - - - -
Lowestoft - - - -
Stowmarket - - - - 1
Woodbridge - - - -
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 46 (51.69%) C#
2 33 (37.08%) .NET
3 25 (28.09%) Web Services
4 24 (26.97%) SQL Server
4 24 (26.97%) WCF
5 23 (25.84%) Java
6 22 (24.72%) XML
6 22 (24.72%) SOAP
6 22 (24.72%) BizTalk Server
7 21 (23.60%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (21.35%) TDD
9 18 (20.22%) JavaScript
9 18 (20.22%) SQL
10 17 (19.10%) Linux
11 16 (17.98%) Jenkins
12 15 (16.85%) Windows
13 14 (15.73%) ASP.NET
14 13 (14.61%) jQuery
15 12 (13.48%) UNIX
15 12 (13.48%) HTML
15 12 (13.48%) CRM
16 11 (12.36%) C++
16 11 (12.36%) JIRA
16 11 (12.36%) REST
17 10 (11.24%) Continuous Integration
17 10 (11.24%) Security Cleared
17 10 (11.24%) Team Foundation Server
17 10 (11.24%) Opscode Chef
17 10 (11.24%) JSON
17 10 (11.24%) JUnit

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 22 (24.72%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (4.49%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.12%) JBoss
3 1 (1.12%) CMS
3 1 (1.12%) Drupal
3 1 (1.12%) WordPress
3 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.12%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 7 (7.87%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.87%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.49%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (2.25%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.25%) PaaS
3 2 (2.25%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (2.25%) IaaS
4 1 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.49%) TCP/IP
1 4 (4.49%) VPN
1 4 (4.49%) DNS
1 4 (4.49%) SAN
1 4 (4.49%) Firewall
1 4 (4.49%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (1.12%) FTP
2 1 (1.12%) HTTP
2 1 (1.12%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (26.97%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.62%) MySQL
4 4 (4.49%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.37%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (17.98%) Jenkins
2 11 (12.36%) JIRA
3 10 (11.24%) JUnit
3 10 (11.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (10.11%) Subversion
5 8 (8.99%) Maven
6 7 (7.87%) ReSharper
6 7 (7.87%) Git (software)
6 7 (7.87%) Visual Studio
6 7 (7.87%) Eclipse
6 7 (7.87%) IntelliJ
6 7 (7.87%) NUnit
6 7 (7.87%) JBehave
6 7 (7.87%) Ant
7 3 (3.37%) Moq
8 2 (2.25%) Robot Framework
General
1 3 (3.37%) Advertising
1 3 (3.37%) Banking
2 1 (1.12%) Marketing
2 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.12%) Finance
2 1 (1.12%) Law
2 1 (1.12%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (37.08%) .NET
2 25 (28.09%) Web Services
3 24 (26.97%) WCF
4 22 (24.72%) XML
4 22 (24.72%) SOAP
5 14 (15.73%) ASP.NET
6 13 (14.61%) jQuery
7 12 (13.48%) HTML
8 11 (12.36%) REST
9 10 (11.24%) JSON
10 9 (10.11%) CSS
11 8 (8.99%) Hibernate
11 8 (8.99%) Spring
11 8 (8.99%) HTML5
12 7 (7.87%) Castle Windsor
12 7 (7.87%) JDBC
12 7 (7.87%) MFC
13 4 (4.49%) LINQ
14 3 (3.37%) Spring MVC
14 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.74%) Client/Server
2 4 (4.49%) Replication
2 4 (4.49%) Clustering
2 4 (4.49%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (3.37%) Online Banking
4 2 (2.25%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.25%) Open Source
4 2 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.12%) CUDA
5 1 (1.12%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.12%) DataPower
5 1 (1.12%) Statistics
5 1 (1.12%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.12%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.10%) Linux
2 15 (16.85%) Windows
3 12 (13.48%) UNIX
4 2 (2.25%) CentOS
5 1 (1.12%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.12%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.60%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (21.35%) TDD
3 12 (13.48%) CRM
4 10 (11.24%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (10.11%) OO
6 8 (8.99%) OOD
7 7 (7.87%) MVC
7 7 (7.87%) Scrum
8 5 (5.62%) Software Engineering
9 4 (4.49%) Information Management
9 4 (4.49%) Web Development
9 4 (4.49%) Unit Testing
10 3 (3.37%) Project Planning
11 2 (2.25%) Migration
11 2 (2.25%) ETL
11 2 (2.25%) Data Modelling
11 2 (2.25%) Web Testing
11 2 (2.25%) Data Migration
11 2 (2.25%) Test Automation
11 2 (2.25%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 46 (51.69%) C#
2 23 (25.84%) Java
3 18 (20.22%) JavaScript
3 18 (20.22%) SQL
4 11 (12.36%) C++
5 4 (4.49%) Groovy
5 4 (4.49%) PowerShell
5 4 (4.49%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.37%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.25%) ActionScript
7 2 (2.25%) Python
7 2 (2.25%) Delphi
7 2 (2.25%) PHP
8 1 (1.12%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.12%) R
8 1 (1.12%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 10 (11.24%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.87%) SC Cleared
2 7 (7.87%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.25%) Degree
Systems Management
1 10 (11.24%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.49%) Puppet
3 3 (3.37%) OpenAM
4 2 (2.25%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 8 (8.99%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.37%) Oracle
2 3 (3.37%) CheckPoint
2 3 (3.37%) ForgeRock
3 2 (2.25%) Macromedia
3 2 (2.25%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.12%) IBM
Ipswich
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Suffolk
Roc Search
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Suffolk
Mason Frank
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - 500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £430 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Suffolk
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Ipswich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago