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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 8 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 28 92 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 13.21% 35.25% 25.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.93% 36.22% 25.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 80 29
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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 £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
201 254 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 94.81% 97.32% 97.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 188 120
Average daily rate £450 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 18
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £9.50 £9.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.30 £25.00 £21.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 April 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 April 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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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 -17 11 £333 -14.19% 22
Bury St Edmunds -1 3 £400 +18.51% 5
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 36 (46.15%) C#
2 29 (37.18%) Web Services
3 24 (30.77%) XML
3 24 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 23 (29.49%) SOAP
5 22 (28.21%) Java
5 22 (28.21%) .NET
5 22 (28.21%) WCF
6 21 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (25.64%) BizTalk Server
8 16 (20.51%) SQL
9 15 (19.23%) JavaScript
10 14 (17.95%) TDD
10 14 (17.95%) Jenkins
11 13 (16.67%) Linux
12 12 (15.38%) HTML
12 12 (15.38%) Microsoft
13 11 (14.10%) JIRA
13 11 (14.10%) REST
13 11 (14.10%) Opscode Chef
14 10 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
14 10 (12.82%) jQuery
14 10 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (12.82%) Windows
15 9 (11.54%) Subversion
15 9 (11.54%) Spring
15 9 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
16 8 (10.26%) Hibernate
16 8 (10.26%) CRM
16 8 (10.26%) UNIX

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 20 (25.64%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (6.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.28%) JBoss
3 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.28%) Drupal
3 1 (1.28%) Jetty
3 1 (1.28%) WordPress
3 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) MS Office
1 2 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) Mathematica
2 1 (1.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (2.56%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.56%) PaaS
3 2 (2.56%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (2.56%) IaaS
4 1 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) TCP/IP
1 4 (5.13%) VPN
1 4 (5.13%) DNS
1 4 (5.13%) SAN
1 4 (5.13%) Firewall
1 4 (5.13%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (1.28%) FTP
2 1 (1.28%) HTTP
2 1 (1.28%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (7.69%) MySQL
4 4 (5.13%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.85%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 14 (17.95%) Jenkins
2 11 (14.10%) JIRA
3 9 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (11.54%) Subversion
4 7 (8.97%) NUnit
4 7 (8.97%) JUnit
4 7 (8.97%) Visual Studio
4 7 (8.97%) ReSharper
4 7 (8.97%) Git (software)
5 5 (6.41%) Maven
6 4 (5.13%) Ant
6 4 (5.13%) Eclipse
6 4 (5.13%) IntelliJ
6 4 (5.13%) JBehave
7 3 (3.85%) Moq
8 2 (2.56%) Robot Framework
General
1 3 (3.85%) Advertising
2 2 (2.56%) Finance
3 1 (1.28%) Publishing
3 1 (1.28%) Games
3 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (37.18%) Web Services
2 24 (30.77%) XML
3 23 (29.49%) SOAP
4 22 (28.21%) .NET
4 22 (28.21%) WCF
5 12 (15.38%) HTML
6 11 (14.10%) REST
7 10 (12.82%) jQuery
8 9 (11.54%) Spring
9 8 (10.26%) Hibernate
9 8 (10.26%) CSS
9 8 (10.26%) ASP.NET
10 7 (8.97%) JSON
10 7 (8.97%) Castle Windsor
11 6 (7.69%) HTML5
12 4 (5.13%) LINQ
12 4 (5.13%) JDBC
13 3 (3.85%) MFC
13 3 (3.85%) Ajax
13 3 (3.85%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.13%) Replication
1 4 (5.13%) Clustering
1 4 (5.13%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (3.85%) Open Source
3 2 (2.56%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.56%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.28%) CUDA
4 1 (1.28%) MPEG
4 1 (1.28%) Statistics
4 1 (1.28%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.28%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.67%) Linux
2 10 (12.82%) Windows
3 8 (10.26%) UNIX
4 2 (2.56%) Android
4 2 (2.56%) CentOS
4 2 (2.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (17.95%) TDD
3 10 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (10.26%) CRM
5 6 (7.69%) Scrum
6 4 (5.13%) MVC
6 4 (5.13%) Software Engineering
7 3 (3.85%) Project Planning
7 3 (3.85%) Data Migration
7 3 (3.85%) Unit Testing
7 3 (3.85%) Migration
7 3 (3.85%) OO
7 3 (3.85%) OOD
8 2 (2.56%) ETL
8 2 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.56%) Data Modelling
8 2 (2.56%) Information Security
8 2 (2.56%) Web Testing
8 2 (2.56%) BDD
8 2 (2.56%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 36 (46.15%) C#
2 22 (28.21%) Java
3 16 (20.51%) SQL
4 15 (19.23%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.41%) C++
5 5 (6.41%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.13%) Groovy
6 4 (5.13%) PowerShell
6 4 (5.13%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.56%) VBA
7 2 (2.56%) Python
7 2 (2.56%) PHP
8 1 (1.28%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.28%) R
8 1 (1.28%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.41%) SC Cleared
1 5 (6.41%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.85%) Degree
2 3 (3.85%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 11 (14.10%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (7.69%) Puppet
3 3 (3.85%) OpenAM
4 2 (2.56%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 12 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle
2 3 (3.85%) CheckPoint
2 3 (3.85%) Google
2 3 (3.85%) ForgeRock
3 2 (2.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.28%) IBM
4 1 (1.28%) Apigee
4 1 (1.28%) Mashery
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £450.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £430 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Ipswich
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 24 days ago