The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 370 274 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 26.15% 28.39% 25.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.18% 30.18% 27.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 135 228
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 18
Average hourly rate £37.49 £32.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.35% +85.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.15 £17.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £115.50 £141.30 £33.82
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1313 908 1284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 92.79% 94.09% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 686 405 640
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 89 83
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £61.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Developer
North West

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham +3 14 £288 +15.00% 12
Bolton +3 12 £375 - 13
Stockport 0 11 £350 - 25
Salford +2 10 £375 +11.11% 5
Wigan -2 3 £298 -0.83% 5
Bury - 2 £375 - 2
Rochdale - 1 £350 - 1
Sale - - - -
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - - 2
Cheadle - - - -
Oldham - - - - 2
Developer
North West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 283 (42.11%) HTML
2 281 (41.82%) JavaScript
3 273 (40.63%) .NET
4 263 (39.14%) CSS
5 241 (35.86%) C#
6 199 (29.61%) SQL
7 179 (26.64%) SQL Server
8 173 (25.74%) jQuery
9 165 (24.55%) ASP.NET
10 164 (24.40%) MVC
11 131 (19.49%) Web Services
12 125 (18.60%) HTML5
13 114 (16.96%) Java
14 92 (13.69%) XML
15 90 (13.39%) CSS3
16 87 (12.95%) OO
16 87 (12.95%) TDD
17 86 (12.80%) Oracle
18 79 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
19 77 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
20 74 (11.01%) Finance
21 73 (10.86%) WCF
22 70 (10.42%) Scrum
23 67 (9.97%) Ajax
24 65 (9.67%) T-SQL
24 65 (9.67%) PHP
24 65 (9.67%) Microsoft
25 64 (9.52%) Spring
26 54 (8.04%) SOAP
27 52 (7.74%) Business Intelligence

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 43 (6.40%) SharePoint
1 43 (6.40%) CMS
2 20 (2.98%) SharePoint 2010
3 13 (1.93%) Node.js
3 13 (1.93%) Tomcat
4 11 (1.64%) Umbraco
4 11 (1.64%) Sitecore CMS
5 10 (1.49%) Apache
5 10 (1.49%) WordPress
6 8 (1.19%) Adobe CQ
6 8 (1.19%) WebLogic
6 8 (1.19%) Drupal
6 8 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
7 7 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (0.89%) Escenic
8 6 (0.89%) IIS
8 6 (0.89%) MQSeries
8 6 (0.89%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.60%) Liferay
Applications
1 24 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.23%) Photoshop
3 11 (1.64%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.60%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.45%) Mingle
6 2 (0.30%) MS Office
7 1 (0.15%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 14 (2.08%) Magento
2 13 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (1.19%) Oracle General Ledger
5 6 (0.89%) Oracle Payables
5 6 (0.89%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (0.74%) SAP CRM
6 5 (0.74%) Oracle 11i
7 4 (0.60%) Oracle Receivables
7 4 (0.60%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.45%) Oracle Assets
9 2 (0.30%) SAP PM
9 2 (0.30%) SAP IS-U
9 2 (0.30%) Visualfiles
10 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.15%) BASE24
10 1 (0.15%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.60%) Force.com
1 4 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.15%) SaaS
3 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.79%) Intranet
2 10 (1.49%) HTTP
3 3 (0.45%) Internet
4 2 (0.30%) CTI
4 2 (0.30%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.30%) FTP
4 2 (0.30%) ATM
5 1 (0.15%) DSL
5 1 (0.15%) X.509
5 1 (0.15%) SMS
5 1 (0.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (26.64%) SQL Server
2 51 (7.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 47 (6.99%) MySQL
4 41 (6.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 37 (5.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 24 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
7 23 (3.42%) Oracle Database
8 21 (3.13%) Relational Database
9 19 (2.83%) SQL Server 2005
9 19 (2.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 17 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
11 15 (2.23%) QlikView
12 14 (2.08%) Oracle BI EE
12 14 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
12 14 (2.08%) RavenDB
13 11 (1.64%) Oracle Discoverer
14 10 (1.49%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 10 (1.49%) MS Access
15 7 (1.04%) PowerCenter
15 7 (1.04%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 49 (7.29%) Visual Studio
2 31 (4.61%) Git (software)
3 23 (3.42%) Subversion
4 21 (3.13%) Eclipse
5 20 (2.98%) NUnit
6 15 (2.23%) ReSharper
7 10 (1.49%) JUnit
8 9 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (1.34%) Cucumber
9 8 (1.19%) Axure RP
10 7 (1.04%) Selenium
10 7 (1.04%) TeamCity
11 6 (0.89%) Grunt
12 5 (0.74%) JIRA
12 5 (0.74%) Mercurial
12 5 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
12 5 (0.74%) Moq
12 5 (0.74%) Mockito
12 5 (0.74%) SpecFlow
13 4 (0.60%) PHPUnit
General
1 74 (11.01%) Finance
2 24 (3.57%) Retail
3 21 (3.13%) Games
4 14 (2.08%) Telecoms
5 6 (0.89%) Banking
5 6 (0.89%) Billing
5 6 (0.89%) Marketing
6 4 (0.60%) Advertising
7 3 (0.45%) General Ledger
7 3 (0.45%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.30%) Legal
9 1 (0.15%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.15%) Local Government
9 1 (0.15%) Publishing
9 1 (0.15%) Back Office
9 1 (0.15%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 283 (42.11%) HTML
2 273 (40.63%) .NET
3 263 (39.14%) CSS
4 173 (25.74%) jQuery
5 165 (24.55%) ASP.NET
6 131 (19.49%) Web Services
7 125 (18.60%) HTML5
8 92 (13.69%) XML
9 90 (13.39%) CSS3
10 79 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
11 73 (10.86%) WCF
12 67 (9.97%) Ajax
13 64 (9.52%) Spring
14 54 (8.04%) SOAP
15 36 (5.36%) .NET Framework
15 36 (5.36%) LINQ
16 35 (5.21%) J2EE
17 34 (5.06%) WPF
18 33 (4.91%) XHTML
19 31 (4.61%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 35 (5.21%) NHS
2 21 (3.13%) Open Source
3 20 (2.98%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (2.83%) Mobile App
5 15 (2.23%) Computer Science
6 11 (1.64%) Web 2.0
7 8 (1.19%) W3C
7 8 (1.19%) Data Extraction
8 7 (1.04%) Derivative
8 7 (1.04%) iPhone
8 7 (1.04%) RIA
9 5 (0.74%) N-Tier
10 4 (0.60%) iPad
10 4 (0.60%) Kindle
10 4 (0.60%) Mobile Games
10 4 (0.60%) Inversion of Control
10 4 (0.60%) Online Gambling
11 3 (0.45%) Online Games
11 3 (0.45%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.45%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (4.17%) Apple iOS
2 20 (2.98%) Linux
3 19 (2.83%) Windows
4 18 (2.68%) Android
5 7 (1.04%) CentOS
5 7 (1.04%) UNIX
6 5 (0.74%) Fedora
7 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.15%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (24.40%) MVC
2 87 (12.95%) OO
2 87 (12.95%) TDD
3 77 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (10.42%) Scrum
5 52 (7.74%) Business Intelligence
6 46 (6.85%) OOP
7 40 (5.95%) E-Commerce
8 39 (5.80%) OOD
9 37 (5.51%) Software Engineering
10 35 (5.21%) Web Development
11 32 (4.76%) BDD
12 30 (4.46%) Web Design
13 28 (4.17%) CRM
14 27 (4.02%) Unit Testing
15 26 (3.87%) Continuous Integration
16 25 (3.72%) SOA
17 24 (3.57%) Web Application Development
18 22 (3.27%) iOS Development
19 21 (3.13%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 281 (41.82%) JavaScript
2 241 (35.86%) C#
3 199 (29.61%) SQL
4 114 (16.96%) Java
5 65 (9.67%) T-SQL
5 65 (9.67%) PHP
6 36 (5.36%) PL/SQL
7 34 (5.06%) Ruby
8 21 (3.13%) VB.NET
9 13 (1.93%) Apex Code
9 13 (1.93%) XPath
10 10 (1.49%) Groovy
11 9 (1.34%) Objective-C
11 9 (1.34%) C++
12 8 (1.19%) Scala
13 5 (0.74%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.74%) VBA
13 5 (0.74%) ABAP
13 5 (0.74%) VB
14 3 (0.45%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 32 (4.76%) Degree
2 10 (1.49%) Security Cleared
3 5 (0.74%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.15%) PMP
4 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.64%) QA
2 5 (0.74%) HL7
2 5 (0.74%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.30%) SLA
3 2 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (0.45%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.15%) Plesk
Vendors
1 86 (12.80%) Oracle
2 65 (9.67%) Microsoft
3 23 (3.42%) JBoss
4 22 (3.27%) Adobe
5 15 (2.23%) Zend
6 14 (2.08%) Red Hat
6 14 (2.08%) Twitter
7 13 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (1.64%) Sitecore
8 11 (1.64%) SAP
9 8 (1.19%) Informatica
10 6 (0.89%) hybris
11 4 (0.60%) Business Objects
11 4 (0.60%) FatWire
11 4 (0.60%) Open Text
11 4 (0.60%) Endeca
12 3 (0.45%) Google
12 3 (0.45%) Civica
12 3 (0.45%) Telerik
12 3 (0.45%) IBM
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Rate: Up to £40 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Experis IT
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Vital Solutions
Rate: £0 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
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Venturi
Rate: £200 - £225 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
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