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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 3 9 1
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 47 30 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 19.58% 13.51% 33.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.92% 13.95% 34.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 23 82
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.86% +8.57%
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
236 215 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 98.33% 96.85% 97.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 135 201
Average daily rate £425 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 19 20
Average hourly rate £10.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +13 22 £356 +1.78% 12
Bury St Edmunds +1 14 £450 +12.50% 3
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 37 (38.95%) C#
2 26 (27.37%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (26.32%) .NET
4 19 (20.00%) Web Services
5 18 (18.95%) JavaScript
6 17 (17.89%) Java
6 17 (17.89%) SQL Server
6 17 (17.89%) ASP.NET
6 17 (17.89%) ETL
6 17 (17.89%) Microsoft
7 15 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (15.79%) SQL
8 14 (14.74%) MVC
8 14 (14.74%) IBM
8 14 (14.74%) CRM
8 14 (14.74%) DataStage
9 13 (13.68%) TDD
9 13 (13.68%) Scrum
9 13 (13.68%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (12.63%) AngularJS
10 12 (12.63%) Dynamics CRM
10 12 (12.63%) Netezza
10 12 (12.63%) SOAP
11 11 (11.58%) Cognos
11 11 (11.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (10.53%) Migration
12 10 (10.53%) Oracle
12 10 (10.53%) Data Migration
13 9 (9.47%) RESTful
13 9 (9.47%) WCF

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 6 (6.32%) Apache
1 6 (6.32%) Tomcat
2 5 (5.26%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.21%) Facebook Platform
3 4 (4.21%) Node.js
4 3 (3.16%) IIS
5 2 (2.11%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.11%) CMS
5 2 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.05%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.05%) JBoss
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.05%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.05%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (12.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.11%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.05%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.11%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.05%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.89%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.74%) DataStage
3 11 (11.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (6.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.21%) Big Data
5 4 (4.21%) QlikView
6 3 (3.16%) Apache Hive
6 3 (3.16%) MySQL
6 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.11%) Data Mining
7 2 (2.11%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.11%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.11%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.05%) Impala
8 1 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (13.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (5.26%) JUnit
3 4 (4.21%) Subversion
4 3 (3.16%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.16%) NUnit
4 3 (3.16%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.11%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.11%) Gradle
5 2 (2.11%) Maven
6 1 (1.05%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.05%) MSTest
6 1 (1.05%) NuGet
6 1 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.05%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.05%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (8.42%) Finance
2 4 (4.21%) Games
2 4 (4.21%) Marketing
3 3 (3.16%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.11%) Billing
5 1 (1.05%) Local Government
5 1 (1.05%) Publishing
5 1 (1.05%) Retail
5 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (26.32%) .NET
2 19 (20.00%) Web Services
3 17 (17.89%) ASP.NET
4 12 (12.63%) AngularJS
4 12 (12.63%) SOAP
5 9 (9.47%) HTML
5 9 (9.47%) RESTful
5 9 (9.47%) WCF
6 8 (8.42%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (7.37%) .NET Framework
7 7 (7.37%) Entity Framework
7 7 (7.37%) KnockoutJS
8 6 (6.32%) LINQ
8 6 (6.32%) REST
9 5 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 5 (5.26%) HTML5
9 5 (5.26%) jQuery
9 5 (5.26%) Spring
10 4 (4.21%) Ajax
10 4 (4.21%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.26%) N-Tier
1 5 (5.26%) Social Media
2 3 (3.16%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.11%) iPad
3 2 (2.11%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.05%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.05%) Informatics
4 1 (1.05%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.32%) Windows
2 3 (3.16%) Linux
3 2 (2.11%) Android
4 1 (1.05%) Unix
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.37%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (17.89%) ETL
3 15 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (14.74%) CRM
4 14 (14.74%) MVC
5 13 (13.68%) Scrum
5 13 (13.68%) TDD
6 10 (10.53%) Data Migration
6 10 (10.53%) Migration
7 8 (8.42%) Open Source
8 7 (7.37%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (6.32%) OO
10 5 (5.26%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (5.26%) Web Development
11 4 (4.21%) Front End Development
11 4 (4.21%) Release Management
11 4 (4.21%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (3.16%) API Development
12 3 (3.16%) Case Management
12 3 (3.16%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (38.95%) C#
2 18 (18.95%) JavaScript
3 17 (17.89%) Java
4 15 (15.79%) SQL
5 5 (5.26%) PHP
5 5 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 5 (5.26%) VB.NET
6 4 (4.21%) Python
7 2 (2.11%) Perl
8 1 (1.05%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.05%) Ruby
8 1 (1.05%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (5.26%) MCITP
1 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.16%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.11%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Docker
1 1 (1.05%) VirtualBox
1 1 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) Check_MK
1 2 (2.11%) Kibana
2 1 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (17.89%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.74%) IBM
3 12 (12.63%) Netezza
4 11 (11.58%) Cognos
5 10 (10.53%) Oracle
6 6 (6.32%) Facebook
7 3 (3.16%) Actuate
8 2 (2.11%) Alteryx
8 2 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.11%) Twitter
9 1 (1.05%) Cerner
9 1 (1.05%) Informatica
9 1 (1.05%) MuleSoft
9 1 (1.05%) OpenText
9 1 (1.05%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.05%) RedPrairie
9 1 (1.05%) Tableau
9 1 (1.05%) Teradata
9 1 (1.05%) VMware
9 1 (1.05%) Zend
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