The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 516 353 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 28.43% 19.18% 27.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.05% 20.23% 28.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 238 257
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £287 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 2
Median hourly rate £34.76 £40.00 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.09% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.57 £35.50 £30.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.95 £42.00 £36.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
Developer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1717 1745 1308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.60% 94.84% 96.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1079 1010 800
Median daily rate £400 £377 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.24% +11.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 71 57
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.25 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Manchester region that featured Developer in the job title.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Developer
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

Developer
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport -1 33 £406 +25.00% 27
Salford +2 16 £400 +55.33% 5
Bolton +4 14 £275 +19.56% 8
Oldham +3 4 £450 - 3
Altrincham +3 3 £370 - 6
Cheadle - 3 £425 -
Bury - 1 £410 - 7
Sale - 1 £455 - 1
Developer
North West

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 Manchester region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 397 (43.01%) Agile Software Development
2 368 (39.87%) JavaScript
3 314 (34.02%) Java
4 275 (29.79%) HTML
5 255 (27.63%) CSS
6 231 (25.03%) .NET
7 217 (23.51%) C#
8 208 (22.54%) TDD
9 198 (21.45%) SQL
10 189 (20.48%) SQL Server
11 185 (20.04%) MVC
12 157 (17.01%) Scrum
13 147 (15.93%) ASP.NET
14 140 (15.17%) AngularJS
15 129 (13.98%) BDD
16 126 (13.65%) HTML5
16 126 (13.65%) Web Development
17 118 (12.78%) Spring
18 115 (12.46%) jQuery
19 109 (11.81%) Git (software)
20 96 (10.40%) Oracle
21 95 (10.29%) CSS3
22 89 (9.64%) PHP
22 89 (9.64%) Web Services
23 86 (9.32%) Continuous Integration
24 82 (8.88%) XML
25 81 (8.78%) ASP.NET MVC
25 81 (8.78%) Jenkins
26 80 (8.67%) Hibernate
27 78 (8.45%) Finance

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 45 (4.88%) CMS
2 34 (3.68%) Tomcat
3 29 (3.14%) JBoss
4 24 (2.60%) Apache
5 18 (1.95%) WebSphere
6 16 (1.73%) SharePoint
7 15 (1.63%) WordPress
8 14 (1.52%) GeoServer
9 13 (1.41%) SAS
10 12 (1.30%) Umbraco
11 9 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
12 8 (0.87%) WebLogic
13 7 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
14 6 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
15 5 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
15 5 (0.54%) Drupal
15 5 (0.54%) GlassFish
15 5 (0.54%) nginx
15 5 (0.54%) Sitefinity
16 4 (0.43%) Jetty
Applications
1 28 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.43%) MS Office
3 3 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (2.28%) Magento
2 12 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.54%) Unit4 Business World
5 4 (0.43%) Visualfiles
6 3 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.11%) nopCommerce
8 1 (0.11%) OpenText MBPM
8 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (3.47%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (3.03%) GitHub
3 18 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.43%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.43%) Office 365
6 3 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.22%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.22%) Force.com
7 2 (0.22%) Google Play
7 2 (0.22%) PaaS
7 2 (0.22%) SaaS
7 2 (0.22%) Slack
7 2 (0.22%) TestFlight
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.11%) Sage Pay
8 1 (0.11%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.14%) HTTP
2 19 (2.06%) Network Security
3 7 (0.76%) Internet
4 5 (0.54%) AMQP
4 5 (0.54%) SSL
5 4 (0.43%) LDAP
6 3 (0.33%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.22%) FTP
7 2 (0.22%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.22%) VoIP
8 1 (0.11%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.11%) DNS
8 1 (0.11%) NFC
8 1 (0.11%) Skype
8 1 (0.11%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (20.48%) SQL Server
2 64 (6.93%) MySQL
3 52 (5.63%) NoSQL
4 40 (4.33%) PostgreSQL
5 37 (4.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 36 (3.90%) Relational Database
6 36 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 34 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
7 34 (3.68%) Oracle Database
8 28 (3.03%) MongoDB
9 23 (2.49%) Oracle Database 11g
10 18 (1.95%) Hadoop
11 15 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
12 14 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 13 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
13 13 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
14 11 (1.19%) GIS
15 10 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
16 9 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
17 8 (0.87%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 109 (11.81%) Git (software)
2 81 (8.78%) Jenkins
3 53 (5.74%) Maven
4 41 (4.44%) JUnit
5 39 (4.23%) Cucumber
5 39 (4.23%) Subversion
6 32 (3.47%) Selenium
7 31 (3.36%) JIRA
8 27 (2.93%) Team Foundation Server
9 21 (2.28%) Mercurial
10 19 (2.06%) Gradle
10 19 (2.06%) Jasmine
10 19 (2.06%) Visual Studio
11 18 (1.95%) Oracle Forms
12 17 (1.84%) Eclipse
13 15 (1.63%) Grunt
14 12 (1.30%) Karma Test Runner
15 11 (1.19%) Mocha
16 10 (1.08%) gulp
16 10 (1.08%) Xcode
General
1 78 (8.45%) Finance
2 44 (4.77%) Retail
3 25 (2.71%) Marketing
4 19 (2.06%) Banking
5 16 (1.73%) Manufacturing
6 13 (1.41%) Advertising
7 9 (0.98%) Games
8 5 (0.54%) Publishing
9 4 (0.43%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.43%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.33%) Law
11 2 (0.22%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.22%) Back Office
11 2 (0.22%) Billing
11 2 (0.22%) Legal
11 2 (0.22%) Local Government
11 2 (0.22%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.11%) Electronics
12 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.11%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 275 (29.79%) HTML
2 255 (27.63%) CSS
3 231 (25.03%) .NET
4 147 (15.93%) ASP.NET
5 140 (15.17%) AngularJS
6 126 (13.65%) HTML5
7 118 (12.78%) Spring
8 115 (12.46%) jQuery
9 95 (10.29%) CSS3
10 89 (9.64%) Web Services
11 82 (8.88%) XML
12 81 (8.78%) ASP.NET MVC
13 80 (8.67%) Hibernate
14 75 (8.13%) JSON
15 73 (7.91%) RESTful
16 64 (6.93%) REST
17 60 (6.50%) Node.js
18 58 (6.28%) .NET Framework
18 58 (6.28%) SOAP
19 50 (5.42%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 49 (5.31%) User Experience
2 27 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
2 27 (2.93%) Mobile App
3 23 (2.49%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (2.06%) Digital Media
5 11 (1.19%) Computer Science
5 11 (1.19%) NHS
6 8 (0.87%) Data Structures
7 7 (0.76%) Mainframe
8 5 (0.54%) Algorithms
8 5 (0.54%) Inversion of Control
8 5 (0.54%) iPad
8 5 (0.54%) Mathematics
8 5 (0.54%) SCADA
8 5 (0.54%) Visualisation
9 4 (0.43%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.33%) Cryptography
10 3 (0.33%) IVR
10 3 (0.33%) Online Banking
10 3 (0.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 70 (7.58%) Linux
2 62 (6.72%) Android
3 46 (4.98%) Apple iOS
4 31 (3.36%) Windows
5 10 (1.08%) Unix
6 5 (0.54%) AIX
7 4 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.33%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.22%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.22%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.11%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 397 (43.01%) Agile Software Development
2 208 (22.54%) TDD
3 185 (20.04%) MVC
4 157 (17.01%) Scrum
5 129 (13.98%) BDD
6 126 (13.65%) Web Development
7 86 (9.32%) Continuous Integration
8 77 (8.34%) OO
9 70 (7.58%) Front End Development
10 65 (7.04%) E-Commerce
11 61 (6.61%) OOP
12 58 (6.28%) Business Intelligence
13 52 (5.63%) Pair Programming
13 52 (5.63%) Software Engineering
14 51 (5.53%) Unit Testing
15 50 (5.42%) Open Source
16 49 (5.31%) Android Development
17 47 (5.09%) Microservices
18 41 (4.44%) CRM
18 41 (4.44%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 368 (39.87%) JavaScript
2 314 (34.02%) Java
3 217 (23.51%) C#
4 198 (21.45%) SQL
5 89 (9.64%) PHP
6 53 (5.74%) Scala
7 52 (5.63%) Ruby
8 41 (4.44%) Python
9 31 (3.36%) Groovy
10 29 (3.14%) T-SQL
11 27 (2.93%) Objective-C
12 23 (2.49%) PL/SQL
12 23 (2.49%) VB.NET
13 22 (2.38%) Clojure
14 14 (1.52%) VB
15 12 (1.30%) Apple Swift
15 12 (1.30%) C++
16 8 (0.87%) Apex Code
16 8 (0.87%) VB6
16 8 (0.87%) X++
Qualifications
1 28 (3.03%) Security Cleared
2 18 (1.95%) Degree
3 11 (1.19%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.65%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (0.43%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.22%) ISEB
7 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.11%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.11%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.11%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.71%) QA
2 7 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.43%) SDET
4 1 (0.11%) CDISC
4 1 (0.11%) ISO26262
4 1 (0.11%) MISRA
System Software
1 20 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
2 16 (1.73%) Docker
3 8 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.22%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.11%) RACF
Systems Management
1 9 (0.98%) Puppet
2 8 (0.87%) Oracle Identity Management
2 8 (0.87%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 4 (0.43%) Ansible
3 4 (0.43%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.22%) TIBCO Hawk
5 1 (0.11%) Netcool
5 1 (0.11%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.11%) RSA Archer
5 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 96 (10.40%) Oracle
2 77 (8.34%) Microsoft
3 30 (3.25%) IBM
4 18 (1.95%) Google
5 17 (1.84%) Sitecore
6 15 (1.63%) SAP
7 14 (1.52%) ESRI
8 12 (1.30%) Cognos
9 11 (1.19%) Xamarin
10 9 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (0.98%) Zend
11 8 (0.87%) hybris
12 7 (0.76%) Informatica
12 7 (0.76%) TIBCO
13 6 (0.65%) Adobe
13 6 (0.65%) EPiServer
13 6 (0.65%) Perforce
14 5 (0.54%) Axway
14 5 (0.54%) Baan
14 5 (0.54%) Sybase
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