The median contractor rate for a Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Suffolk during the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 1 5 4
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 42 37 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 23.73% 19.79% 14.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.28% 20.00% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 26 23
Median daily rate £400 £403 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.62% +7.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £306 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £26.30 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £35.75
% change year-on-year -5.32% +18.18%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk. 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
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 173 185 180
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 97.74% 98.93% 98.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 127 105
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £503 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 17
Median hourly rate £12.00 £11.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -26.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £20.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Suffolk

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Suffolk

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Suffolk over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Suffolk

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Suffolk

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Suffolk

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Suffolk over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Developer in Suffolk

Developer
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 Developer within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 22 March 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 +6 31 £400 +12.28% 7
Bury St Edmunds -3 2 £369 -14.49% 6
Newmarket - 1 £350 - 1
Developer
East of England

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Suffolk region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 43 (43.88%) C#
2 38 (38.78%) JavaScript
3 36 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (31.63%) TDD
4 31 (31.63%) .NET
4 31 (31.63%) AngularJS
5 28 (28.57%) HTML
6 26 (26.53%) MVC
7 25 (25.51%) Java
7 25 (25.51%) SQL
8 23 (23.47%) CSS
9 22 (22.45%) jQuery
10 17 (17.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 17 (17.35%) WPF
10 17 (17.35%) Web Services
10 17 (17.35%) SQL Server
11 16 (16.33%) Spring
12 14 (14.29%) MVVM
13 13 (13.27%) RESTful
14 11 (11.22%) JSON
14 11 (11.22%) HTML5
14 11 (11.22%) Entity Framework
14 11 (11.22%) Ajax
14 11 (11.22%) .NET Framework
14 11 (11.22%) Finance
15 10 (10.20%) Hibernate
15 10 (10.20%) ASP.NET
15 10 (10.20%) Node.js
16 9 (9.18%) Jasmine
16 9 (9.18%) Front End Development

Developer 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.10%) IIS
2 3 (3.06%) JBoss
2 3 (3.06%) Oracle Spatial
3 2 (2.04%) Moodle
3 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.04%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.02%) Apache
4 1 (1.02%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.02%) Confluence
4 1 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.02%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.02%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.02%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.04%) Office 365
1 2 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.06%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.04%) SSL
3 1 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.35%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.16%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.06%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.04%) Power BI
7 1 (1.02%) Big Data
7 1 (1.02%) GIS
7 1 (1.02%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.02%) HBase
7 1 (1.02%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.02%) OLAP
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (9.18%) Jasmine
1 9 (9.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (7.14%) Bower
2 7 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.14%) Karma Test Runner
3 6 (6.12%) gulp
4 5 (5.10%) Eclipse
4 5 (5.10%) JSHint
5 3 (3.06%) JUnit
6 2 (2.04%) EasyMock
6 2 (2.04%) Grunt
6 2 (2.04%) Maven
6 2 (2.04%) Mocha
6 2 (2.04%) Subversion
7 1 (1.02%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.02%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.02%) JIRA
7 1 (1.02%) Moq
7 1 (1.02%) MSTest
7 1 (1.02%) Selenium
General
1 11 (11.22%) Finance
2 4 (4.08%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.06%) Advertising
4 2 (2.04%) Billing
4 2 (2.04%) Games
4 2 (2.04%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.04%) Marketing
4 2 (2.04%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (31.63%) .NET
1 31 (31.63%) AngularJS
2 28 (28.57%) HTML
3 23 (23.47%) CSS
4 22 (22.45%) jQuery
5 17 (17.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 17 (17.35%) Web Services
5 17 (17.35%) WPF
6 16 (16.33%) Spring
7 13 (13.27%) RESTful
8 11 (11.22%) .NET Framework
8 11 (11.22%) Ajax
8 11 (11.22%) Entity Framework
8 11 (11.22%) HTML5
8 11 (11.22%) JSON
9 10 (10.20%) ASP.NET
9 10 (10.20%) Hibernate
9 10 (10.20%) Node.js
10 9 (9.18%) NHibernate
11 8 (8.16%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (5.10%) Client/Server
2 3 (3.06%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.04%) e-Learning
3 2 (2.04%) IPTV
3 2 (2.04%) NHS
4 1 (1.02%) Digital TV
4 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.02%) Streaming Music
4 1 (1.02%) Streaming Video
4 1 (1.02%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.18%) Windows
2 4 (4.08%) Linux
3 1 (1.02%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (31.63%) TDD
3 26 (26.53%) MVC
4 14 (14.29%) MVVM
5 9 (9.18%) Front End Development
6 8 (8.16%) Software Engineering
7 7 (7.14%) Dependency Management
7 7 (7.14%) OO
7 7 (7.14%) Scrum
7 7 (7.14%) Unit Testing
8 6 (6.12%) API Integration
8 6 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (5.10%) CRM
9 5 (5.10%) DevOps
10 4 (4.08%) BDD
10 4 (4.08%) Continuous Deployment
10 4 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (4.08%) Release Management
10 4 (4.08%) Test Strategy
11 3 (3.06%) Inversion of Control
Programming Languages
1 43 (43.88%) C#
2 38 (38.78%) JavaScript
3 25 (25.51%) Java
3 25 (25.51%) SQL
4 7 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 4 (4.08%) PHP
6 3 (3.06%) C
6 3 (3.06%) Groovy
6 3 (3.06%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.06%) Python
7 2 (2.04%) XAML
8 1 (1.02%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.02%) C++
8 1 (1.02%) Perl
8 1 (1.02%) Scala
8 1 (1.02%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (2.04%) Degree
2 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.02%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.02%) Apache Flume
1 1 (1.02%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.02%) Kibana
Vendors
1 7 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.12%) Oracle
2 6 (6.12%) Telerik
3 3 (3.06%) Google
3 3 (3.06%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.02%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.02%) Sencha
Ipswich, Suffolk
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago