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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Development Manager
Rank 183 181 189
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Development Manager 13 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.23% 0.32% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.34% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 9
Average daily rate
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£550 £675 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £463 £515
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £713 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- -69.65%
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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
5189 6212 5579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.83% 93.41% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4020 4517 4147
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 110 147
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £34.30 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Development Manager across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Development Manager Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 December 2014, 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 15 (53.57%) Finance
2 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (35.71%) Java
4 7 (25.00%) Oracle
5 6 (21.43%) Project Management
6 5 (17.86%) SQL
6 5 (17.86%) Business Development
6 5 (17.86%) Domain-Driven Design
7 4 (14.29%) RESTful
7 4 (14.29%) Scala
7 4 (14.29%) HTML5
7 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (14.29%) Spring
7 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis
7 4 (14.29%) Derivative
7 4 (14.29%) C#
7 4 (14.29%) Windows
7 4 (14.29%) SOA
7 4 (14.29%) HTML
7 4 (14.29%) TDD
7 4 (14.29%) Banking
8 3 (10.71%) Retail
8 3 (10.71%) Hibernate
8 3 (10.71%) Scrum
8 3 (10.71%) UNIX
8 3 (10.71%) Workflow
8 3 (10.71%) Adobe
8 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
8 3 (10.71%) Front Office
8 3 (10.71%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (10.71%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.14%) FileNet
3 1 (3.57%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.57%) Big Data
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Ant
1 2 (7.14%) Maven
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (53.57%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Banking
3 3 (10.71%) Retail
3 3 (10.71%) Front Office
3 3 (10.71%) Investment Banking
3 3 (10.71%) Marketing
4 2 (7.14%) Games
4 2 (7.14%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.57%) Billing
5 1 (3.57%) Law
5 1 (3.57%) Legal
5 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) HTML
1 4 (14.29%) Spring
1 4 (14.29%) RESTful
1 4 (14.29%) HTML5
2 3 (10.71%) Hibernate
2 3 (10.71%) Akka
2 3 (10.71%) Apache Flex
2 3 (10.71%) Web Services
2 3 (10.71%) .NET
2 3 (10.71%) J2EE
2 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.57%) WPF
4 1 (3.57%) jQuery
4 1 (3.57%) CSS3
4 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (3.57%) CSS
4 1 (3.57%) XML
4 1 (3.57%) XSLT
4 1 (3.57%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Derivative
1 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (7.14%) Hedge funds
2 2 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.57%) NHS
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Equities
3 1 (3.57%) Statistics
3 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.57%) Market Risk
3 1 (3.57%) Open Source
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
3 1 (3.57%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.57%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (21.43%) Project Management
3 5 (17.86%) Business Development
3 5 (17.86%) Domain-Driven Design
4 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 4 (14.29%) SOA
4 4 (14.29%) TDD
5 3 (10.71%) MVC
5 3 (10.71%) Risk Management
5 3 (10.71%) Workflow
5 3 (10.71%) Scrum
5 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (10.71%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
6 2 (7.14%) B2B
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.14%) Asset Management
6 2 (7.14%) Data Management
6 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) Java
2 5 (17.86%) SQL
3 4 (14.29%) Scala
3 4 (14.29%) C#
4 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
4 3 (10.71%) Groovy
5 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) PhD
1 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Squid
1 1 (3.57%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) Sybase
2 3 (10.71%) Adobe
3 2 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) Reuters