The table below looks at the statistics for the Development Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Development Manager
Rank 178 182 184
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Development Manager 7 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.30% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.32% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 9
Average daily rate
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£498 £525 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.23% -8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £453 £485
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £700 £655
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.19 - £35.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4590 5319 5343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.82% 93.40% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3486 3738 3978
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 84 120
Average hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.50% +6.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £33.75 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

Development Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Development Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Development Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Development Manager Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Development Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Development Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Development Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 13 (54.17%) Finance
2 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (33.33%) Java
4 7 (29.17%) Oracle
5 6 (25.00%) Banking
6 5 (20.83%) Project Management
6 5 (20.83%) Business Development
6 5 (20.83%) Domain-Driven Design
6 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (16.67%) Business Analysis
7 4 (16.67%) TDD
7 4 (16.67%) SQL
7 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 4 (16.67%) SOA
7 4 (16.67%) Adobe
8 3 (12.50%) Web Services
8 3 (12.50%) UNIX
8 3 (12.50%) Windows
8 3 (12.50%) Sybase
8 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
8 3 (12.50%) .NET
8 3 (12.50%) J2EE
8 3 (12.50%) C#
8 3 (12.50%) HTML
8 3 (12.50%) Retail
8 3 (12.50%) Scrum
8 3 (12.50%) Shell Script
8 3 (12.50%) Front Office
8 3 (12.50%) MVC
8 3 (12.50%) Workflow

Development Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 3 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.33%) FileNet
3 1 (4.17%) CMS
3 1 (4.17%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SiteCatalyst
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Ant
1 2 (8.33%) Maven
General
1 13 (54.17%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Banking
3 3 (12.50%) Retail
3 3 (12.50%) Marketing
3 3 (12.50%) Front Office
4 2 (8.33%) Financial Institution
4 2 (8.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
5 1 (4.17%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) HTML
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
1 3 (12.50%) J2EE
1 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 3 (12.50%) Web Services
1 3 (12.50%) Spring
1 3 (12.50%) Apache Flex
1 3 (12.50%) RESTful
1 3 (12.50%) HTML5
1 3 (12.50%) Akka
2 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (8.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.17%) Spring MVC
3 1 (4.17%) CSS
3 1 (4.17%) WPF
3 1 (4.17%) jQuery
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Derivative
3 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (8.33%) Hedge funds
3 2 (8.33%) PMI
3 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) Equities
4 1 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (4.17%) NHS
4 1 (4.17%) User Experience
4 1 (4.17%) Open Source
4 1 (4.17%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) UNIX
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.83%) Project Management
2 5 (20.83%) Business Development
2 5 (20.83%) Domain-Driven Design
3 4 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 4 (16.67%) SOA
3 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 4 (16.67%) TDD
4 3 (12.50%) MVC
4 3 (12.50%) Workflow
4 3 (12.50%) Scrum
4 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (8.33%) B2B
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (8.33%) Web Development
5 2 (8.33%) Supplier Management
5 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (16.67%) SQL
3 3 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 3 (12.50%) Groovy
3 3 (12.50%) Scala
3 3 (12.50%) C#
4 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) PMI Certification
1 2 (8.33%) VCP4
2 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) Adobe
3 3 (12.50%) Sybase
4 2 (8.33%) IBM
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.17%) SAP
5 1 (4.17%) Reuters
5 1 (4.17%) EPiServer