The median contractor rate for a Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Ipswich during the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Developer
Suffolk / Ipswich
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 5 20
Rank change year-on-year +4 +15  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 23 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 24.21% 12.87% 6.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.73% 12.94% 7.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 8
Median daily rate £400 £356 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.28% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £297 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £405 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Ipswich. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Ipswich
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 93 170 156
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 97.89% 99.42% 96.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 103 102
Median daily rate £475 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.03% -19.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £160 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +0.62% +6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 15
Median hourly rate £12.00 £10.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -33.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.70
% change year-on-year - +4.79%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Ipswich that featured Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Ipswich

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Developer in Ipswich.

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Ipswich

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Ipswich over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Ipswich

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer in Ipswich.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Ipswich

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, Developer 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 Ipswich region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 32 (52.46%) JavaScript
2 31 (50.82%) AngularJS
3 23 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (34.43%) HTML
5 19 (31.15%) CSS
6 18 (29.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 18 (29.51%) Java
6 18 (29.51%) C#
6 18 (29.51%) SQL
6 18 (29.51%) jQuery
7 16 (26.23%) MVC
8 14 (22.95%) TDD
9 13 (21.31%) JSON
9 13 (21.31%) RESTful
10 11 (18.03%) .NET
10 11 (18.03%) Ajax
10 11 (18.03%) Node.js
11 10 (16.39%) HTML5
11 10 (16.39%) Jasmine
11 10 (16.39%) Angular 2
11 10 (16.39%) Spring
11 10 (16.39%) Web Services
12 9 (14.75%) Finance
12 9 (14.75%) Front End Development
13 8 (13.11%) Bower
13 8 (13.11%) Sass
13 8 (13.11%) Hibernate
13 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
13 8 (13.11%) Software Engineering
14 7 (11.48%) OO

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.20%) IIS
2 3 (4.92%) Oracle Spatial
3 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.28%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.64%) Apache
4 1 (1.64%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.64%) Confluence
4 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.64%) JBoss
4 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.28%) Office 365
1 2 (3.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) SSL
1 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.84%) Relational Database
2 6 (9.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (9.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (8.20%) Power BI
3 5 (8.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.64%) Big Data
4 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.64%) HBase
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (16.39%) Jasmine
2 8 (13.11%) Bower
3 7 (11.48%) Karma Test Runner
3 7 (11.48%) PostCSS
4 5 (8.20%) Git (software)
4 5 (8.20%) gulp
4 5 (8.20%) JSHint
4 5 (8.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (4.92%) Grunt
5 3 (4.92%) Mocha
6 2 (3.28%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.28%) Maven
6 2 (3.28%) Subversion
7 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.64%) Hudson
7 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.64%) JIRA
7 1 (1.64%) JUnit
7 1 (1.64%) Protractor
7 1 (1.64%) Selenium
General
1 9 (14.75%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.28%) Marketing
3 2 (3.28%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (50.82%) AngularJS
2 21 (34.43%) HTML
3 19 (31.15%) CSS
4 18 (29.51%) jQuery
4 18 (29.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 13 (21.31%) JSON
5 13 (21.31%) RESTful
6 11 (18.03%) .NET
6 11 (18.03%) Ajax
6 11 (18.03%) Node.js
7 10 (16.39%) Angular 2
7 10 (16.39%) HTML5
7 10 (16.39%) Spring
7 10 (16.39%) Web Services
8 8 (13.11%) Hibernate
8 8 (13.11%) Sass
9 7 (11.48%) Apache Cordova
9 7 (11.48%) LESS
9 7 (11.48%) Swagger
10 6 (9.84%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (8.20%) Client/Server
2 3 (4.92%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.28%) IPTV
4 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.64%) Digital TV
4 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.64%) Streaming Music
4 1 (1.64%) Streaming Video
4 1 (1.64%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.92%) Linux
2 1 (1.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (26.23%) MVC
3 14 (22.95%) TDD
4 9 (14.75%) Front End Development
5 8 (13.11%) Software Engineering
6 7 (11.48%) Dependency Management
6 7 (11.48%) OO
7 6 (9.84%) Analytics
7 6 (9.84%) API Integration
7 6 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (8.20%) DevOps
9 4 (6.56%) Continuous Deployment
9 4 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (6.56%) Release Management
9 4 (6.56%) Scrum
9 4 (6.56%) Test Strategy
10 3 (4.92%) BDD
10 3 (4.92%) CRM
10 3 (4.92%) Workflow
11 2 (3.28%) Inversion of Control
Programming Languages
1 32 (52.46%) JavaScript
2 18 (29.51%) C#
2 18 (29.51%) Java
2 18 (29.51%) SQL
3 5 (8.20%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.28%) C
4 2 (3.28%) Groovy
5 1 (1.64%) Apex Code
5 1 (1.64%) C++
5 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.64%) Python
5 1 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (1.64%) Degree
1 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
1 1 (1.64%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Apache Flume
1 1 (1.64%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Kibana
Vendors
1 6 (9.84%) Telerik
2 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.56%) Oracle
3 3 (4.92%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.28%) Google
5 1 (1.64%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.64%) Sencha