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 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 38 42 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 25.85% 23.46% 39.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.39% 24.00% 41.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 35 45
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £257 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £415 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.18 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+13.71% +6.59%
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
144 175 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 97.96% 97.77% 96.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 108 98
Average daily rate £363 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £175 £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 17 12
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 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 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
Ipswich -2 14 £355 -5.33% 6
Bury St Edmunds +1 12 £403 +3.87%
Lowestoft - 1 £300 -
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 43 (48.31%) C#
2 31 (34.83%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (29.21%) .NET
4 23 (25.84%) SQL Server
5 21 (23.60%) ASP.NET
5 21 (23.60%) Microsoft
6 20 (22.47%) JavaScript
7 18 (20.22%) CRM
8 16 (17.98%) TDD
8 16 (17.98%) Java
8 16 (17.98%) Dynamics CRM
9 15 (16.85%) Team Foundation Server
10 14 (15.73%) SQL
10 14 (15.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (13.48%) MVC
11 12 (13.48%) HTML
12 11 (12.36%) Web Services
12 11 (12.36%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (11.24%) RESTful
13 10 (11.24%) WCF
13 10 (11.24%) SOAP
14 9 (10.11%) Scrum
14 9 (10.11%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (8.99%) Entity Framework
15 8 (8.99%) .NET Framework
15 8 (8.99%) LINQ
16 7 (7.87%) jQuery
16 7 (7.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 7 (7.87%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 7 (7.87%) XML

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 5 (5.62%) Apache Spark
1 5 (5.62%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (4.49%) Apache
2 4 (4.49%) Facebook Platform
2 4 (4.49%) Node.js
2 4 (4.49%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.37%) IIS
3 3 (3.37%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.37%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.25%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.25%) Drupal
4 2 (2.25%) JBoss
4 2 (2.25%) WordPress
5 1 (1.12%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.12%) CMS
5 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (7.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (17.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) GitHub
2 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.12%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.25%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.84%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (7.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (6.74%) Apache Hive
4 6 (6.74%) Big Data
5 5 (5.62%) Data Mining
5 5 (5.62%) DataStage
6 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.25%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.25%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.25%) MySQL
8 2 (2.25%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.25%) OLAP
8 2 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.12%) Impala
9 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (16.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.49%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.49%) JUnit
3 3 (3.37%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.25%) Gradle
4 2 (2.25%) Grunt
4 2 (2.25%) JIRA
4 2 (2.25%) Moq
4 2 (2.25%) MSTest
4 2 (2.25%) NUnit
4 2 (2.25%) Subversion
4 2 (2.25%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.12%) Geb
5 1 (1.12%) Maven
5 1 (1.12%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (5.62%) Marketing
2 4 (4.49%) Games
2 4 (4.49%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.12%) Finance
3 1 (1.12%) Local Government
3 1 (1.12%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (29.21%) .NET
2 21 (23.60%) ASP.NET
3 12 (13.48%) HTML
4 11 (12.36%) Web Services
5 10 (11.24%) RESTful
5 10 (11.24%) SOAP
5 10 (11.24%) WCF
6 9 (10.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (8.99%) .NET Framework
7 8 (8.99%) Entity Framework
7 8 (8.99%) LINQ
8 7 (7.87%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 7 (7.87%) jQuery
8 7 (7.87%) XML
9 6 (6.74%) Spring
10 5 (5.62%) Apache CXF
10 5 (5.62%) HTML5
10 5 (5.62%) Spark Streaming
11 4 (4.49%) AngularJS
11 4 (4.49%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.74%) Visualisation
2 5 (5.62%) Social Media
3 4 (4.49%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.37%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.25%) iPad
5 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.25%) User Experience
6 1 (1.12%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.12%) Clustering
6 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.74%) Linux
1 6 (6.74%) Windows
2 2 (2.25%) Android
2 2 (2.25%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (34.83%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (20.22%) CRM
3 16 (17.98%) TDD
4 12 (13.48%) MVC
5 11 (12.36%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (10.11%) Scrum
7 7 (7.87%) ETL
8 6 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (6.74%) Migration
9 5 (5.62%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (5.62%) Data Visualisation
9 5 (5.62%) Web Development
10 4 (4.49%) Front End Development
10 4 (4.49%) Information Management
10 4 (4.49%) User Stories
11 3 (3.37%) DevOps
11 3 (3.37%) Release Management
11 3 (3.37%) SEO
11 3 (3.37%) UML
11 3 (3.37%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 43 (48.31%) C#
2 20 (22.47%) JavaScript
3 16 (17.98%) Java
4 14 (15.73%) SQL
5 7 (7.87%) Python
6 6 (6.74%) T-SQL
7 5 (5.62%) Perl
7 5 (5.62%) PHP
7 5 (5.62%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.25%) Apex Code
8 2 (2.25%) VB
9 1 (1.12%) C-shell
9 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.12%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (4.49%) MCITP
1 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.37%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.25%) Degree
3 2 (2.25%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.12%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (5.62%) Check_MK
1 5 (5.62%) Kibana
2 2 (2.25%) OpenAM
3 1 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (23.60%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.74%) Facebook
2 6 (6.74%) Oracle
3 4 (4.49%) IBM
4 3 (3.37%) Cognos
4 3 (3.37%) Netezza
4 3 (3.37%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.25%) Actuate
5 2 (2.25%) ForgeRock
5 2 (2.25%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.25%) Twitter
6 1 (1.12%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.12%) Tableau
6 1 (1.12%) Teradata
Suffolk
Oscar
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Bristow Holland
Rate: From £325 to £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Suffolk
Lawrence Harvey
Posted: 27 days ago