The table below looks at the statistics for the Development Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Development Manager
Rank 455 435 390
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -45
Contract jobs requiring a Development Manager 118 134 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.29% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.31% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 92 85
Average daily rate
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£510 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £700 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £350 £418
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -16.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -68.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -68.57%
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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 England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47141 43312 43321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.67% 92.78% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 30352 26814 24841
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £226 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1943 1885 2412
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

Development Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Development Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

Development Manager
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Development Manager Daily Rate Trend in England

Development Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Development Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Development Manager Daily Rate Histogram in England

Development Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Development Manager Hourly Rate Trend in England

Development Manager
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
London -21 60 £525 - 48
South East -16 31 £550 +37.50% 31
East of England -6 10 £395 +28.45% 10
North West -11 5 £475 +35.71% 15
South West -39 5 £325 +10.16% 7
Yorkshire -11 4 £360 -15.29% 8
East Midlands +3 1 £450 - 8
West Midlands -19 1 - - 6
South Coast - - - -
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 1
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Development Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 122 (52.81%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (31.17%) Finance
3 56 (24.24%) .NET
3 56 (24.24%) Scrum
4 44 (19.05%) Java
5 42 (18.18%) SQL
6 40 (17.32%) C#
7 37 (16.02%) Project Management
8 36 (15.58%) Waterfall
9 34 (14.72%) Oracle
10 32 (13.85%) PRINCE2
10 32 (13.85%) TDD
11 31 (13.42%) MVC
12 27 (11.69%) ASP.NET
12 27 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
13 26 (11.26%) Web Development
14 22 (9.52%) OO
15 20 (8.66%) Degree
15 20 (8.66%) SOA
15 20 (8.66%) Domain-Driven Design
16 19 (8.23%) Banking
17 18 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
17 18 (7.79%) SQL Server
18 17 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
19 16 (6.93%) Continuous Integration
20 15 (6.49%) Business Development
20 15 (6.49%) E-Commerce
20 15 (6.49%) Microsoft
20 15 (6.49%) People Management
20 15 (6.49%) Line Management

Development Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 (1.30%) Drupal
1 3 (1.30%) WebSphere
1 3 (1.30%) CICS
1 3 (1.30%) SAS
2 2 (0.87%) WebLogic
2 2 (0.87%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.87%) Apache
2 2 (0.87%) FileNet
2 2 (0.87%) CMS
3 1 (0.43%) Alfresco
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.43%) JBoss
3 1 (0.43%) IIS
3 1 (0.43%) Confluence
3 1 (0.43%) Liferay
3 1 (0.43%) Magnolia
3 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (4.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.43%) MS Project
4 1 (0.43%) MS Office
4 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (2.60%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.43%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.73%) SaaS
2 1 (0.43%) Office 365
2 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.30%) Internet
2 2 (0.87%) HTTP
3 1 (0.43%) Intranet
3 1 (0.43%) SAN
3 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.43%) SSL
3 1 (0.43%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.79%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.03%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.60%) Big Data
4 5 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.16%) DB2
5 4 (1.73%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.73%) MySQL
5 4 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.30%) Couchbase
7 2 (0.87%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.43%) Essbase
8 1 (0.43%) QlikView
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.43%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (3.03%) JIRA
3 5 (2.16%) Maven
3 5 (2.16%) Ant
4 4 (1.73%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.73%) Selenium
5 3 (1.30%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.87%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.87%) NUnit
7 1 (0.43%) Subversion
7 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.43%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.43%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.43%) Hudson
General
1 72 (31.17%) Finance
2 19 (8.23%) Banking
3 14 (6.06%) Marketing
4 10 (4.33%) Retail
5 7 (3.03%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.03%) Front Office
6 6 (2.60%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.60%) Legal
7 5 (2.16%) Games
7 5 (2.16%) Advertising
7 5 (2.16%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.73%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.30%) Electronics
10 2 (0.87%) Back Office
10 2 (0.87%) Local Government
10 2 (0.87%) German Language
10 2 (0.87%) Law
11 1 (0.43%) Billing
11 1 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (24.24%) .NET
2 27 (11.69%) ASP.NET
3 15 (6.49%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (5.63%) Web Services
5 12 (5.19%) Spring
6 11 (4.76%) HTML
7 10 (4.33%) J2EE
7 10 (4.33%) Hibernate
8 7 (3.03%) XML
8 7 (3.03%) RESTful
9 6 (2.60%) Akka
9 6 (2.60%) HTML5
10 4 (1.73%) CSS
10 4 (1.73%) WCF
11 3 (1.30%) LAMP
11 3 (1.30%) Apache Flex
11 3 (1.30%) JMS
11 3 (1.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 2 (0.87%) REST
12 2 (0.87%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.19%) N-Tier
3 10 (4.33%) Derivative
4 7 (3.03%) Market Risk
4 7 (3.03%) PMI
4 7 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (3.03%) User Experience
5 6 (2.60%) Equities
6 5 (2.16%) Open Source
6 5 (2.16%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (1.73%) Mobile Payment
7 4 (1.73%) Kindle
7 4 (1.73%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.30%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.30%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.30%) DTV
8 3 (1.30%) NHS
8 3 (1.30%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.30%) DataPower
8 3 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.63%) UNIX
2 11 (4.76%) Windows
3 9 (3.90%) Linux
4 4 (1.73%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.87%) Android
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.43%) VMS
6 1 (0.43%) AIX
6 1 (0.43%) Solaris
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (52.81%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (24.24%) Scrum
3 37 (16.02%) Project Management
4 36 (15.58%) Waterfall
5 32 (13.85%) PRINCE2
5 32 (13.85%) TDD
6 31 (13.42%) MVC
7 27 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 26 (11.26%) Web Development
9 22 (9.52%) OO
10 20 (8.66%) SOA
10 20 (8.66%) Domain-Driven Design
11 18 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (6.93%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (6.49%) Business Development
13 15 (6.49%) E-Commerce
13 15 (6.49%) People Management
13 15 (6.49%) Line Management
13 15 (6.49%) Coaching
13 15 (6.49%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 44 (19.05%) Java
2 42 (18.18%) SQL
3 40 (17.32%) C#
4 13 (5.63%) PL/SQL
5 10 (4.33%) JavaScript
6 8 (3.46%) Scala
7 6 (2.60%) Groovy
8 5 (2.16%) Ruby
8 5 (2.16%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.30%) PHP
9 3 (1.30%) COBOL
10 2 (0.87%) C++
10 2 (0.87%) VB
10 2 (0.87%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.43%) Python
11 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (8.66%) Degree
2 7 (3.03%) PMI Certification
3 6 (2.60%) PMP
4 4 (1.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.30%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.43%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.43%) MCTS
7 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.43%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.06%) QA
2 5 (2.16%) SLA
3 4 (1.73%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.43%) Squid
1 1 (0.43%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (1.30%) Puppet
2 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 34 (14.72%) Oracle
2 15 (6.49%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.03%) IBM
4 6 (2.60%) SAP
5 4 (1.73%) Sybase
5 4 (1.73%) Adobe
5 4 (1.73%) Ab Initio
6 2 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.87%) Reuters
6 2 (0.87%) Remedy
6 2 (0.87%) Apple
7 1 (0.43%) Teradata
7 1 (0.43%) Google
7 1 (0.43%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.43%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.43%) JDA
7 1 (0.43%) Avaya
7 1 (0.43%) Sun
7 1 (0.43%) Cisco
7 1 (0.43%) Cognos
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