The table below looks at the statistics for the Development Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Development Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Development Manager
Rank 126 119 105
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Development Manager 11 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.37% 0.32% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.36% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 7
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£475 £531 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £483 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £589 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.19 - £35.13
Development Manager
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire 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
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2610 2519 2109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.84% 89.74% 91.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1368 1295 835
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 112 136
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £34.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

Development Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Development Manager in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Development Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Development Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Development Manager Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Development Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Development Manager across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Development Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Development Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Development Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Development Manager
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Development Manager within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +5 6 £540 +13.68% 2
Slough - 1 £488 - 1
Windsor - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Hungerford - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Development Manager
South East

Development Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Development Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Development Manager in their job title.

1 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (25.00%) Business Development
2 4 (20.00%) Line Management
2 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (20.00%) Change Management
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) IBM
2 4 (20.00%) C#
2 4 (20.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) .NET
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle
3 3 (15.00%) Legal
3 3 (15.00%) Scrum
3 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (10.00%) Java EE
4 2 (10.00%) Marketing
4 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) Ab Initio
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (10.00%) Spring
4 2 (10.00%) J2EE
4 2 (10.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) C++
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (10.00%) ETL
4 2 (10.00%) Middleware

Development Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Development Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Development Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Project
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (5.00%) EDRMS
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Legal
3 2 (10.00%) Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) J2EE
2 2 (10.00%) Middleware
2 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (10.00%) Spring
2 2 (10.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) DataPower
2 1 (5.00%) iSeries
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (25.00%) Business Development
2 4 (20.00%) Line Management
2 4 (20.00%) Change Management
3 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (15.00%) Scrum
4 2 (10.00%) ETL
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Service Management
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.00%) Kanban
5 1 (5.00%) High Availability
5 1 (5.00%) Demand Forecasting
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.00%) Data Management
5 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) C#
1 4 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) PMP
3 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.00%) MCTS
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) IBM
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) Ab Initio
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft