The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Suffolk region that had Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programmer
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 27 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.92% - 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% - 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £425 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
- -65.71%

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
201 153 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 96.63% 98.08% 97.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 108 117
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 16
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.14 £10.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £20.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Suffolk region that featured Programmer in the job title.

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Programmer across the Suffolk region.

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Programmer across the Suffolk region.

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Programmer
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich - 4 £425 -
Programmer
East of England

Programmer Skill Set
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, Programmer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Suffolk region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) SSL
1 2 (50.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Groovy
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow

Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SSL
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) BDD
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) SDLC
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) TDD
1 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Groovy
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft