Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £385 per day in advertised job vacancies in Suffolk 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.

Developer
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 72 119 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 22.71% 25.11% 28.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.44% 26.50% 29.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 68 111
Suffolk median daily rate £385 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% - -
10th Percentile £213 £281 £311
90th Percentile £485 £500 £475
East of England median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +3.33% +1.35% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Suffolk median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk. 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
Suffolk
Contract vacancies in Suffolk with a recognized job title 283 449 437
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.27% 94.73% 96.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 276 289
Suffolk median daily rate £393 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.27% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £130 £216 £268
90th Percentile £569 £550 £526
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 18
Suffolk median hourly rate £12.00 £16.56 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.53% +32.46% -3.85%
10th Percentile £10.30 £11.95 £8.63
90th Percentile £35.50 £43.13 £15.45
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £24.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -26.53% +16.67% +5.00%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer in Suffolk.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +2 44 £394 +21.15% 8
Bury St Edmunds -2 7 £375 -11.76%
Stowmarket - 4 £238 -
Haverhill - 2 £130 -
Woodbridge - 1 £325 -
Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 31 (43.06%) C#
2 20 (27.78%) SQL
2 20 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 19 (26.39%) Microsoft
4 18 (25.00%) .NET
4 18 (25.00%) HTML
5 17 (23.61%) SQL Server
6 16 (22.22%) Java
7 13 (18.06%) TDD
7 13 (18.06%) T-SQL
7 13 (18.06%) CSS
8 11 (15.28%) Finance
8 11 (15.28%) Web Development
8 11 (15.28%) WPF
9 10 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (13.89%) Spring
9 10 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (13.89%) MVC
10 9 (12.50%) XAML
10 9 (12.50%) Visual Studio
10 9 (12.50%) HTML5
10 9 (12.50%) jQuery
11 8 (11.11%) MVVM
11 8 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (11.11%) Web Services
11 8 (11.11%) C++
12 7 (9.72%) PHP
12 7 (9.72%) Windows

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (6.94%) CMS
2 3 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.78%) JBoss
4 1 (1.39%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.39%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.39%) Confluence
4 1 (1.39%) IIS
4 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Adobe Captivate
1 3 (4.17%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 3 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.61%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.72%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (9.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (9.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (8.33%) Power BI
4 5 (6.94%) MySQL
5 3 (4.17%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.78%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.78%) Big Data
6 2 (2.78%) FileMaker
6 2 (2.78%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.39%) Impala
7 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Power View
7 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.39%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 10 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 5 (6.94%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.17%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (4.17%) MorphX
5 2 (2.78%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.39%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.39%) Gradle
6 1 (1.39%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.39%) JIRA
6 1 (1.39%) Maven
6 1 (1.39%) Mocha
6 1 (1.39%) Sinon.JS
6 1 (1.39%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.39%) Subversion
General
1 11 (15.28%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Marketing
2 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.39%) Billing
3 1 (1.39%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.00%) .NET
1 18 (25.00%) HTML
2 13 (18.06%) CSS
3 11 (15.28%) WPF
4 10 (13.89%) Spring
5 9 (12.50%) HTML5
5 9 (12.50%) jQuery
6 8 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (11.11%) Web Services
7 6 (8.33%) AngularJS
7 6 (8.33%) ASP.NET
7 6 (8.33%) Spring Boot
7 6 (8.33%) WCF
8 5 (6.94%) .NET Framework
8 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (6.94%) CSS3
8 5 (6.94%) REST
8 5 (6.94%) XML
9 4 (5.56%) Entity Framework
9 4 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.94%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.56%) Graphic Design
4 3 (4.17%) Animation
4 3 (4.17%) e-Learning
4 3 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.17%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.39%) DataPower
6 1 (1.39%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.39%) NHS
6 1 (1.39%) Reinsurance
6 1 (1.39%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.72%) Windows
2 5 (6.94%) Android
2 5 (6.94%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.17%) Linux
4 2 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.06%) TDD
2 11 (15.28%) Web Development
3 10 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (13.89%) MVC
4 8 (11.11%) MVVM
5 7 (9.72%) OOP
6 6 (8.33%) Microservices
7 5 (6.94%) Analytics
7 5 (6.94%) Android Development
7 5 (6.94%) Data Modelling
7 5 (6.94%) iOS Development
7 5 (6.94%) Kimball Methodology
7 5 (6.94%) Mobile Development
7 5 (6.94%) Workflow
8 4 (5.56%) CRM
8 4 (5.56%) Scrum
8 4 (5.56%) Visualisation
9 3 (4.17%) BDD
9 3 (4.17%) Content Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (43.06%) C#
2 20 (27.78%) JavaScript
2 20 (27.78%) SQL
3 16 (22.22%) Java
4 13 (18.06%) T-SQL
5 9 (12.50%) XAML
6 8 (11.11%) C++
7 7 (9.72%) PHP
8 5 (6.94%) Objective-C
9 4 (5.56%) X++
10 2 (2.78%) Delphi
10 2 (2.78%) ES6
11 1 (1.39%) Groovy
11 1 (1.39%) PHP 5
11 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.39%) Python
11 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.39%) VB
11 1 (1.39%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.39%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (5.56%) Degree
1 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) MCP
3 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.94%) Docker
2 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (1.39%) Oozie
Vendors
1 19 (26.39%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.56%) Xamarin
3 3 (4.17%) Adobe
3 3 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (1.39%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.39%) Borland
4 1 (1.39%) BroadSoft
4 1 (1.39%) IBM