The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 334 364 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 20.24% 26.30% 27.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.76% 28.55% 28.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 230 132
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +10.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £331 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.66% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 14
Average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.23% +44.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.49 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £106.50 £146.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
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
1535 1275 905
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.03% 92.12% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 808 670 407
Average daily rate £355 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £466 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 59 86
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.49 £82.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

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 5 May 2015.

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
Stockport +1 14 £330 -14.83% 16
Bolton +1 13 £288 -23.33% 7
Salford -1 7 £375 - 2
Altrincham 0 4 - - 10
Wigan +2 2 £220 - 8
Bury 0 2 £380 +1.33% 4
Rochdale +1 1 - - 4
Cheadle - 1 - - 5
Oldham - 1 - - 2
Developer
North West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Developer 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 Developer in their job title.

1 249 (35.12%) JavaScript
2 233 (32.86%) HTML
3 229 (32.30%) Agile Software Development
4 214 (30.18%) CSS
5 206 (29.06%) .NET
6 193 (27.22%) SQL
7 181 (25.53%) C#
8 162 (22.85%) SQL Server
9 138 (19.46%) MVC
10 131 (18.48%) Java
11 126 (17.77%) jQuery
12 122 (17.21%) TDD
13 109 (15.37%) ASP.NET
14 85 (11.99%) OO
15 84 (11.85%) Scrum
16 81 (11.42%) Web Services
17 80 (11.28%) XML
17 80 (11.28%) Microsoft
18 79 (11.14%) HTML5
19 76 (10.72%) Finance
20 75 (10.58%) Oracle
21 71 (10.01%) Git (software)
22 70 (9.87%) PHP
23 67 (9.45%) Business Intelligence
24 64 (9.03%) JSON
25 63 (8.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 60 (8.46%) Continuous Integration
26 60 (8.46%) CSS3
27 57 (8.04%) ASP.NET MVC
27 57 (8.04%) OOP

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Developer 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 38 (5.36%) CMS
2 27 (3.81%) SAS
3 23 (3.24%) Apache
4 20 (2.82%) WebSphere
5 18 (2.54%) Node.js
6 15 (2.12%) SharePoint
7 14 (1.97%) Umbraco
7 14 (1.97%) WordPress
8 13 (1.83%) Drupal
9 11 (1.55%) Tomcat
9 11 (1.55%) WebLogic
10 10 (1.41%) Confluence
11 7 (0.99%) IIS
12 6 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
12 6 (0.85%) Oracle Service Bus
12 6 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.71%) Orchard CMS
13 5 (0.71%) IBM Notes
13 5 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (0.56%) MQSeries
Applications
1 33 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.27%) MS Office
3 8 (1.13%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.85%) Mingle
5 3 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.28%) Doxygen
7 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.14%) SPSS
7 1 (0.14%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 19 (2.68%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.83%) Magento
3 10 (1.41%) Oracle Applications
4 9 (1.27%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (0.99%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 4 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.56%) Cognos TM1
7 3 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.28%) Hyperion Planning
8 2 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.14%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.14%) SAP SRM
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.71%) PaaS
3 4 (0.56%) SaaS
4 3 (0.42%) IaaS
4 3 (0.42%) Veeva
5 2 (0.28%) Office 365
5 2 (0.28%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.14%) Responsys
6 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.81%) HTTP
2 10 (1.41%) Internet
3 8 (1.13%) AMQP
4 4 (0.56%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.42%) Bluetooth
5 3 (0.42%) GSM
5 3 (0.42%) Intranet
6 2 (0.28%) iBeacon
7 1 (0.14%) ATM
7 1 (0.14%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (22.85%) SQL Server
2 63 (8.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 46 (6.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 41 (5.78%) MySQL
5 36 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
5 36 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 32 (4.51%) Oracle Database
7 31 (4.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 21 (2.96%) Base SAS
8 21 (2.96%) QlikView
8 21 (2.96%) NoSQL
9 20 (2.82%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 17 (2.40%) RavenDB
11 16 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
11 16 (2.26%) MongoDB
11 16 (2.26%) Oracle Reports
12 14 (1.97%) Big Data
13 13 (1.83%) Relational Database
13 13 (1.83%) Hadoop
13 13 (1.83%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 71 (10.01%) Git (software)
2 50 (7.05%) Visual Studio
3 42 (5.92%) Subversion
4 22 (3.10%) Maven
5 20 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (2.26%) JIRA
6 16 (2.26%) Eclipse
7 14 (1.97%) Oracle Forms
8 13 (1.83%) JUnit
8 13 (1.83%) Jenkins
9 12 (1.69%) Gradle
9 12 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 12 (1.69%) Hudson
10 9 (1.27%) Cucumber
10 9 (1.27%) Mercurial
10 9 (1.27%) Ant
10 9 (1.27%) ReSharper
11 8 (1.13%) NUnit
11 8 (1.13%) TeamCity
12 6 (0.85%) Oracle APEX
General
1 76 (10.72%) Finance
2 27 (3.81%) Retail
3 16 (2.26%) Banking
4 14 (1.97%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.41%) Manufacturing
6 7 (0.99%) Marketing
7 5 (0.71%) Back Office
8 3 (0.42%) Electronics
8 3 (0.42%) Games
9 2 (0.28%) Legal
9 2 (0.28%) Advertising
9 2 (0.28%) Publishing
10 1 (0.14%) Law
10 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.14%) Local Government
10 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (32.86%) HTML
2 214 (30.18%) CSS
3 206 (29.06%) .NET
4 126 (17.77%) jQuery
5 109 (15.37%) ASP.NET
6 81 (11.42%) Web Services
7 80 (11.28%) XML
8 79 (11.14%) HTML5
9 64 (9.03%) JSON
10 60 (8.46%) CSS3
11 57 (8.04%) ASP.NET MVC
12 47 (6.63%) AngularJS
12 47 (6.63%) .NET Framework
13 43 (6.06%) Ajax
14 42 (5.92%) WCF
15 40 (5.64%) REST
16 39 (5.50%) RESTful
16 39 (5.50%) Entity Framework
16 39 (5.50%) Spring
16 39 (5.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 29 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (3.53%) Open Source
3 24 (3.39%) NHS
3 24 (3.39%) Mobile App
3 24 (3.39%) User Experience
4 16 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (2.26%) Computer Science
5 9 (1.27%) IBM Mainframe
5 9 (1.27%) Mainframe
5 9 (1.27%) Visualisation
6 8 (1.13%) Digital Media
6 8 (1.13%) Data Structures
6 8 (1.13%) Data Extraction
7 7 (0.99%) Algorithms
8 5 (0.71%) Video on Demand
8 5 (0.71%) N-Tier
9 4 (0.56%) W3C
9 4 (0.56%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (0.56%) Social Network
10 3 (0.42%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 54 (7.62%) Linux
2 37 (5.22%) UNIX
3 32 (4.51%) Apple iOS
4 30 (4.23%) Android
5 27 (3.81%) Windows
6 19 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (1.27%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.56%) zOS
9 3 (0.42%) MVS
9 3 (0.42%) VMS
10 2 (0.28%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.14%) HPUX
11 1 (0.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (32.30%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (19.46%) MVC
3 122 (17.21%) TDD
4 85 (11.99%) OO
5 84 (11.85%) Scrum
6 67 (9.45%) Business Intelligence
7 60 (8.46%) Continuous Integration
8 57 (8.04%) OOP
9 52 (7.33%) Unit Testing
10 50 (7.05%) Software Engineering
11 39 (5.50%) ETL
11 39 (5.50%) BDD
12 36 (5.08%) Web Development
13 34 (4.80%) Migration
14 31 (4.37%) E-Commerce
15 29 (4.09%) iOS Development
16 28 (3.95%) Responsive Web Design
17 27 (3.81%) CRM
18 24 (3.39%) SOA
19 23 (3.24%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 249 (35.12%) JavaScript
2 193 (27.22%) SQL
3 181 (25.53%) C#
4 131 (18.48%) Java
5 70 (9.87%) PHP
6 51 (7.19%) T-SQL
7 48 (6.77%) Python
8 23 (3.24%) Ruby
9 22 (3.10%) PL/SQL
9 22 (3.10%) C++
10 14 (1.97%) Scala
11 12 (1.69%) Objective-C
11 12 (1.69%) VBA
12 11 (1.55%) VB.NET
13 9 (1.27%) C
13 9 (1.27%) Perl
13 9 (1.27%) XPath
14 8 (1.13%) XQuery
14 8 (1.13%) PHP5
15 7 (0.99%) REXX
Qualifications
1 29 (4.09%) Degree
2 27 (3.81%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.69%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.55%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.14%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.14%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.14%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.54%) QA
2 4 (0.56%) SLA
2 4 (0.56%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.28%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.14%) Varnish
1 1 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 7 (0.99%) Puppet
1 7 (0.99%) Vagrant
2 3 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.28%) SCOM
3 2 (0.28%) Capistrano
3 2 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.28%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 80 (11.28%) Microsoft
2 75 (10.58%) Oracle
3 22 (3.10%) Red Hat
4 15 (2.12%) IBM
5 14 (1.97%) Twitter
6 12 (1.69%) Cognos
7 10 (1.41%) Informatica
8 9 (1.27%) Atlassian
9 7 (0.99%) Xamarin
9 7 (0.99%) Tableau
9 7 (0.99%) SAP
10 6 (0.85%) Zend
10 6 (0.85%) Google
11 5 (0.71%) TIBCO
11 5 (0.71%) hybris
11 5 (0.71%) Business Objects
11 5 (0.71%) Adobe
11 5 (0.71%) Lotus
12 4 (0.56%) HP
12 4 (0.56%) Sybase
Manchester, Lancashire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Rate: £40,000 - £50,000 equivalent Pro-rata (Depending on experience)
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venn Group
Rate: Dependant on Experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Spectrum IT
Rate: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Streamline Connections
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Greater Manchester
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 11 days ago