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 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 4 1 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 39 72 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 19.31% 43.64% 14.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.21% 45.57% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 57 15
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£375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.06% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £288 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £435 £410
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
193 158 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 95.54% 95.76% 96.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 117 126
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £202 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 14
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.50 £9.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £30.00 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 4 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 4 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 -5 23 £375 - 20
Bury St Edmunds 0 3 £388 - 2
Felixstowe - - - - 1
Haverhill - - - - 1
Lowestoft - - - - 3
Stowmarket - - - -
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 4 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 52 (50.98%) C#
2 43 (42.16%) .NET
3 30 (29.41%) SQL Server
4 27 (26.47%) WCF
5 23 (22.55%) Java
5 23 (22.55%) Web Services
5 23 (22.55%) BizTalk Server
6 21 (20.59%) SQL
7 20 (19.61%) XML
7 20 (19.61%) SOAP
8 19 (18.63%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (17.65%) JavaScript
10 17 (16.67%) HTML
10 17 (16.67%) Linux
10 17 (16.67%) TDD
11 16 (15.69%) ASP.NET
11 16 (15.69%) CRM
11 16 (15.69%) Jenkins
12 15 (14.71%) Windows
13 14 (13.73%) CSS
14 12 (11.76%) UNIX
14 12 (11.76%) Microsoft
14 12 (11.76%) jQuery
15 11 (10.78%) Security Cleared
15 11 (10.78%) REST
15 11 (10.78%) C++
15 11 (10.78%) JIRA
15 11 (10.78%) Dynamics CRM
16 10 (9.80%) JUnit
16 10 (9.80%) OO

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 23 (22.55%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (5.88%) Drupal
3 5 (4.90%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.98%) WordPress
5 1 (0.98%) JBoss
5 1 (0.98%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.98%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 11 (10.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.96%) IaaS
2 2 (1.96%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.96%) PaaS
2 2 (1.96%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.92%) Firewall
1 4 (3.92%) TCP/IP
1 4 (3.92%) VPN
1 4 (3.92%) DNS
1 4 (3.92%) SAN
1 4 (3.92%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (0.98%) Intranet
2 1 (0.98%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.92%) MySQL
5 4 (3.92%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.94%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (15.69%) Jenkins
2 11 (10.78%) JIRA
3 10 (9.80%) JUnit
3 10 (9.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (8.82%) Subversion
5 8 (7.84%) Maven
5 8 (7.84%) Visual Studio
6 7 (6.86%) JBehave
6 7 (6.86%) Git (software)
6 7 (6.86%) Eclipse
6 7 (6.86%) IntelliJ
6 7 (6.86%) Ant
6 7 (6.86%) ReSharper
6 7 (6.86%) NUnit
7 3 (2.94%) Moq
General
1 7 (6.86%) Advertising
2 3 (2.94%) Finance
2 3 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (0.98%) Law
3 1 (0.98%) Legal
3 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.98%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (42.16%) .NET
2 27 (26.47%) WCF
3 23 (22.55%) Web Services
4 20 (19.61%) XML
4 20 (19.61%) SOAP
5 17 (16.67%) HTML
6 16 (15.69%) ASP.NET
7 14 (13.73%) CSS
8 12 (11.76%) jQuery
9 11 (10.78%) REST
10 10 (9.80%) JSON
11 8 (7.84%) Hibernate
11 8 (7.84%) Spring
11 8 (7.84%) HTML5
12 7 (6.86%) Castle Windsor
12 7 (6.86%) MFC
12 7 (6.86%) JDBC
13 4 (3.92%) LINQ
14 3 (2.94%) OSGi
14 3 (2.94%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.88%) Client/Server
2 4 (3.92%) Replication
2 4 (3.92%) Clustering
2 4 (3.92%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (2.94%) Data Integration
3 3 (2.94%) Online Banking
4 2 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.96%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.96%) Open Source
5 1 (0.98%) CUDA
5 1 (0.98%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.98%) DataPower
5 1 (0.98%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.98%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.67%) Linux
2 15 (14.71%) Windows
3 12 (11.76%) UNIX
4 2 (1.96%) CentOS
5 1 (0.98%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.63%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (16.67%) TDD
3 16 (15.69%) CRM
4 10 (9.80%) OO
4 10 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (7.84%) MVC
5 8 (7.84%) OOD
6 7 (6.86%) Scrum
7 6 (5.88%) ETL
8 5 (4.90%) Unit Testing
8 5 (4.90%) Software Engineering
9 4 (3.92%) Information Management
9 4 (3.92%) Web Development
10 3 (2.94%) Data Transformation
11 2 (1.96%) Workflow
11 2 (1.96%) Migration
11 2 (1.96%) DevOps
11 2 (1.96%) BDD
11 2 (1.96%) Data Migration
11 2 (1.96%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (50.98%) C#
2 23 (22.55%) Java
3 21 (20.59%) SQL
4 18 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 11 (10.78%) C++
6 8 (7.84%) T-SQL
7 6 (5.88%) PHP
8 4 (3.92%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.92%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.92%) Groovy
9 2 (1.96%) Python
9 2 (1.96%) ActionScript
9 2 (1.96%) Delphi
10 1 (0.98%) R
10 1 (0.98%) GLSL
10 1 (0.98%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.98%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 11 (10.78%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.86%) SC Cleared
2 7 (6.86%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.98%) Degree
Systems Management
1 10 (9.80%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.92%) Puppet
3 3 (2.94%) OpenAM
4 2 (1.96%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 12 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.92%) Oracle
3 3 (2.94%) ForgeRock
4 2 (1.96%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.96%) Macromedia
5 1 (0.98%) IBM
5 1 (0.98%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
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Posted: 8 days ago
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