Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Ipswich during the 6 months to 22 November 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.

Senior Developer
Suffolk > Ipswich
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 33 32
Rank change year-on-year +8 -1 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 7 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 2.83% 1.31% 2.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.24% 1.39% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Ipswich median daily rate - £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% +20.00%
Suffolk median daily rate - £425 £420
% change year-on-year - +1.19% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Ipswich median hourly rate - - -
Suffolk median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Ipswich
Contract vacancies in Ipswich with a recognized job title 216 288 257
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 87.45% 94.12% 97.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 171 170
Ipswich median daily rate £400 £425 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +2.72% +3.44%
10th Percentile £209 £250 £263
90th Percentile £574 £575 £575
Suffolk median daily rate £393 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -4.27% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 8
Ipswich median hourly rate £26.00 £14.50 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +79.31% +18.37% -7.55%
10th Percentile £14.80 £9.99 £9.35
90th Percentile £37.20 £30.83 £14.48
Suffolk median hourly rate £12.00 £16.56 £12.50
% change year-on-year -27.53% +32.46% -3.85%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

Job postings that featured Senior Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Ipswich.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Ipswich

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Developer in Ipswich

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) Spring
1 6 (85.71%) Spring Boot
2 5 (71.43%) Docker
2 5 (71.43%) Microservices
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) WCF
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Redis
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) MySQL
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Hibernate

Senior 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Spring
1 6 (85.71%) Spring Boot
2 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Microservices
2 1 (14.29%) BDD
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Docker