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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 465 300 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 25.19% 18.61% 26.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.51% 19.54% 27.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 221 219
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Median hourly rate £32.25 £40.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.37% +39.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £37.45 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.81% +10.14%
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
1754 1535 1219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.02% 95.22% 97.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1065 923 678
Median daily rate £388 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 61 66
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.95 £31.50 £29.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 34 £375 +19.52% 17
Salford 0 19 £360 - 2
Bolton 0 8 £275 -15.38% 10
Bury 0 4 £350 +59.09% 3
Cheadle - 2 £404 - 3
Wigan -3 1 £500 +150.00% 4
Developer
North West

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 398 (46.82%) Agile Software Development
2 377 (44.35%) JavaScript
3 302 (35.53%) Java
4 269 (31.65%) HTML
5 262 (30.82%) CSS
6 204 (24.00%) TDD
7 200 (23.53%) .NET
8 182 (21.41%) C#
9 169 (19.88%) SQL
10 159 (18.71%) MVC
11 153 (18.00%) SQL Server
12 142 (16.71%) HTML5
13 131 (15.41%) Scrum
14 129 (15.18%) AngularJS
15 122 (14.35%) jQuery
16 116 (13.65%) Web Services
16 116 (13.65%) CSS3
17 115 (13.53%) Spring
17 115 (13.53%) Web Development
18 113 (13.29%) ASP.NET
19 95 (11.18%) BDD
20 94 (11.06%) XML
21 92 (10.82%) Finance
22 89 (10.47%) Oracle
23 87 (10.24%) PHP
24 83 (9.76%) Git (software)
25 74 (8.71%) Front End Development
26 72 (8.47%) OO
27 69 (8.12%) Continuous Integration
28 68 (8.00%) RESTful

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 35 (4.12%) CMS
2 28 (3.29%) Tomcat
3 25 (2.94%) Apache
4 24 (2.82%) JBoss
5 23 (2.71%) SharePoint
6 18 (2.12%) WebSphere
7 11 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
7 11 (1.29%) GeoServer
8 10 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
8 10 (1.18%) WordPress
9 8 (0.94%) SAS
10 7 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (0.82%) Umbraco
11 6 (0.71%) IBM Domino
11 6 (0.71%) IBM Notes
11 6 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (0.71%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.59%) Apache Solr
12 5 (0.59%) Drupal
12 5 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 17 (2.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (0.35%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.24%) MS Office
4 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 22 (2.59%) Magento
2 21 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.59%) Unit4 Business World
4 4 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.35%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.35%) Visualfiles
6 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.12%) nopCommerce
7 1 (0.12%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 24 (2.82%) GitHub
2 18 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.35%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (0.35%) Office 365
5 2 (0.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (0.24%) PaaS
5 2 (0.24%) TestFlight
6 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.12%) Google Play
6 1 (0.12%) SaaS
6 1 (0.12%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.53%) HTTP
2 20 (2.35%) Network Security
3 6 (0.71%) SSL
4 4 (0.47%) Internet
4 4 (0.47%) LDAP
5 3 (0.35%) DNS
5 3 (0.35%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.12%) AMQP
6 1 (0.12%) DHCP
6 1 (0.12%) FTP
6 1 (0.12%) Intranet
6 1 (0.12%) SAN
6 1 (0.12%) Skype
6 1 (0.12%) SMS
6 1 (0.12%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.12%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (18.00%) SQL Server
2 59 (6.94%) MySQL
3 38 (4.47%) NoSQL
4 37 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 34 (4.00%) Oracle Database
5 34 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 32 (3.76%) Relational Database
7 27 (3.18%) PostgreSQL
8 26 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
9 22 (2.59%) MongoDB
9 22 (2.59%) Oracle Database 11g
10 17 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 13 (1.53%) Hadoop
12 12 (1.41%) Oracle ODI
13 11 (1.29%) GIS
14 9 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
14 9 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
15 8 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
16 7 (0.82%) DB2
16 7 (0.82%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 83 (9.76%) Git (software)
2 38 (4.47%) Jenkins
2 38 (4.47%) Maven
3 33 (3.88%) Subversion
4 32 (3.76%) JUnit
5 30 (3.53%) JIRA
6 23 (2.71%) Selenium
6 23 (2.71%) Visual Studio
7 19 (2.24%) Mercurial
8 17 (2.00%) Grunt
8 17 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (1.76%) Ant
10 14 (1.65%) Gradle
11 13 (1.53%) Jasmine
11 13 (1.53%) Oracle Forms
12 11 (1.29%) Cucumber
12 11 (1.29%) Eclipse
12 11 (1.29%) Mocha
13 10 (1.18%) gulp
14 9 (1.06%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 92 (10.82%) Finance
2 43 (5.06%) Retail
3 29 (3.41%) Banking
4 25 (2.94%) Marketing
5 12 (1.41%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.29%) Retail Banking
7 8 (0.94%) Advertising
8 6 (0.71%) Financial Institution
8 6 (0.71%) Games
8 6 (0.71%) Local Government
9 5 (0.59%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.35%) Back Office
10 3 (0.35%) Law
10 3 (0.35%) Legal
10 3 (0.35%) Publishing
11 2 (0.24%) Electronics
12 1 (0.12%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 269 (31.65%) HTML
2 262 (30.82%) CSS
3 200 (23.53%) .NET
4 142 (16.71%) HTML5
5 129 (15.18%) AngularJS
6 122 (14.35%) jQuery
7 116 (13.65%) CSS3
7 116 (13.65%) Web Services
8 115 (13.53%) Spring
9 113 (13.29%) ASP.NET
10 94 (11.06%) XML
11 68 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 68 (8.00%) REST
11 68 (8.00%) RESTful
12 66 (7.76%) J2EE
13 61 (7.18%) Hibernate
14 59 (6.94%) Node.js
15 58 (6.82%) JSON
16 49 (5.76%) SOAP
17 36 (4.24%) React
Miscellaneous
1 50 (5.88%) User Experience
2 28 (3.29%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (2.35%) Digital Media
4 19 (2.24%) Mobile App
5 12 (1.41%) NHS
6 11 (1.29%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (1.18%) Computer Science
7 10 (1.18%) Online Banking
8 8 (0.94%) Data Structures
8 8 (0.94%) Visualisation
9 7 (0.82%) iPad
9 7 (0.82%) Virtual Team
10 6 (0.71%) Mainframe
11 5 (0.59%) SCADA
12 4 (0.47%) Inversion of Control
12 4 (0.47%) IVR
13 3 (0.35%) Cryptography
13 3 (0.35%) Data Integration
13 3 (0.35%) Replication
14 2 (0.24%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 63 (7.41%) Linux
2 38 (4.47%) Android
3 29 (3.41%) Apple iOS
4 22 (2.59%) Windows
5 8 (0.94%) Unix
6 5 (0.59%) AIX
7 3 (0.35%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.24%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.24%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 398 (46.82%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (24.00%) TDD
3 159 (18.71%) MVC
4 131 (15.41%) Scrum
5 115 (13.53%) Web Development
6 95 (11.18%) BDD
7 74 (8.71%) Front End Development
8 72 (8.47%) OO
9 69 (8.12%) Continuous Integration
10 65 (7.65%) E-Commerce
11 53 (6.24%) OOP
12 50 (5.88%) Pair Programming
13 48 (5.65%) Open Source
14 46 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
15 44 (5.18%) CRM
16 43 (5.06%) SDLC
16 43 (5.06%) SOA
16 43 (5.06%) Software Engineering
17 42 (4.94%) Unit Testing
18 40 (4.71%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 377 (44.35%) JavaScript
2 302 (35.53%) Java
3 182 (21.41%) C#
4 169 (19.88%) SQL
5 87 (10.24%) PHP
6 51 (6.00%) Scala
7 37 (4.35%) Python
8 29 (3.41%) Ruby
9 26 (3.06%) Groovy
10 24 (2.82%) PL/SQL
11 23 (2.71%) T-SQL
12 17 (2.00%) Clojure
12 17 (2.00%) VB.NET
13 16 (1.88%) C++
13 16 (1.88%) Objective-C
14 7 (0.82%) Apple Swift
14 7 (0.82%) C
14 7 (0.82%) Go
15 6 (0.71%) Apex Code
16 5 (0.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (3.18%) Security Cleared
2 13 (1.53%) Degree
3 9 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
3 9 (1.06%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.82%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.35%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.24%) ISEB
6 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.24%) PhD
7 1 (0.12%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.12%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.12%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.82%) QA
2 7 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.12%) CDISC
3 1 (0.12%) ISO26262
3 1 (0.12%) MISRA
System Software
1 17 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
2 13 (1.53%) Docker
3 4 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.12%) RACF
4 1 (0.12%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 5 (0.59%) Oracle Identity Management
1 5 (0.59%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 4 (0.47%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.24%) Puppet
3 2 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.24%) TIBCO Hawk
4 1 (0.12%) Ansible
4 1 (0.12%) Netcool
4 1 (0.12%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 89 (10.47%) Oracle
2 61 (7.18%) Microsoft
3 31 (3.65%) IBM
4 17 (2.00%) Google
5 13 (1.53%) SAP
5 13 (1.53%) Sitecore
6 11 (1.29%) ESRI
7 10 (1.18%) Zend
8 8 (0.94%) hybris
8 8 (0.94%) Xamarin
9 7 (0.82%) TIBCO
10 6 (0.71%) Lotus
10 6 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (0.71%) Tableau
10 6 (0.71%) Twitter
11 5 (0.59%) Adobe
11 5 (0.59%) Baan
11 5 (0.59%) Cognos
11 5 (0.59%) EPiServer
11 5 (0.59%) Informatica
Stockport, Cheshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £240 - £275 Per Day pls send cv
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £235 - £275 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester
ECOM
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago