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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 399 306 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 22.58% 20.31% 24.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.81% 21.25% 26.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 214 202
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 £275 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 6
Median hourly rate £32.25 £40.00 £33.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.37% +20.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.80 £40.00 £28.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.05 £40.00 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.88
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +14.06%
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
1676 1440 1245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.85% 95.55% 95.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 993 850 660
Median daily rate £378 £350 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +2.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 64 63
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.94 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.29% -10.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £23.00 £37.24
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 26 June 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 32 £350 +7.69% 13
Salford 0 21 £350 -6.66% 1
Bury -1 3 £315 -17.03% 2
Cheadle +3 1 £388 - 3
Wigan -1 1 £500 +127.27% 6
Developer
North West

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 396 (48.77%) JavaScript
2 375 (46.18%) Agile Software Development
3 289 (35.59%) Java
4 288 (35.47%) CSS
5 284 (34.98%) HTML
6 204 (25.12%) TDD
7 195 (24.01%) .NET
8 165 (20.32%) C#
9 158 (19.46%) HTML5
10 153 (18.84%) MVC
11 146 (17.98%) SQL
12 135 (16.63%) Scrum
13 133 (16.38%) Web Development
13 133 (16.38%) jQuery
13 133 (16.38%) CSS3
14 132 (16.26%) SQL Server
15 126 (15.52%) AngularJS
16 120 (14.78%) Web Services
17 114 (14.04%) XML
18 112 (13.79%) Spring
19 103 (12.68%) ASP.NET
20 94 (11.58%) BDD
21 91 (11.21%) Finance
22 88 (10.84%) Git (software)
23 83 (10.22%) PHP
23 83 (10.22%) Front End Development
24 75 (9.24%) Oracle
25 74 (9.11%) REST
26 71 (8.74%) RESTful
27 70 (8.62%) OO

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 41 (5.05%) CMS
2 31 (3.82%) Tomcat
3 28 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 23 (2.83%) Apache
5 22 (2.71%) JBoss
6 16 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
6 16 (1.97%) WebSphere
7 14 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
8 11 (1.35%) GeoServer
8 11 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
9 9 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
10 8 (0.99%) WordPress
11 7 (0.86%) SAS
12 6 (0.74%) Confluence
12 6 (0.74%) Umbraco
13 5 (0.62%) Apache Solr
13 5 (0.62%) Drupal
13 5 (0.62%) EPiServer CMS
13 5 (0.62%) IBM Domino
13 5 (0.62%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 12 (1.48%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.62%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.12%) MS Office
5 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 28 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (2.46%) Magento
3 8 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.37%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.12%) Infor CRM
7 1 (0.12%) nopCommerce
7 1 (0.12%) SAP MII
7 1 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.12%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 24 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (2.59%) GitHub
3 9 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (0.25%) PaaS
4 2 (0.25%) TestFlight
5 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.19%) HTTP
2 16 (1.97%) Network Security
3 5 (0.62%) SSL
4 4 (0.49%) Intranet
5 3 (0.37%) DNS
5 3 (0.37%) Ethernet
5 3 (0.37%) RS-422
6 1 (0.12%) DHCP
6 1 (0.12%) DVB
6 1 (0.12%) FTP
6 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.12%) Internet
6 1 (0.12%) LDAP
6 1 (0.12%) SAN
6 1 (0.12%) SMS
6 1 (0.12%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (16.26%) SQL Server
2 51 (6.28%) MySQL
3 43 (5.30%) NoSQL
4 31 (3.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 27 (3.33%) Oracle Database
6 27 (3.33%) Relational Database
7 25 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
8 24 (2.96%) MongoDB
9 21 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
10 15 (1.85%) Oracle ODI
10 15 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (1.48%) Hadoop
12 11 (1.35%) GIS
13 7 (0.86%) Hazelcast
13 7 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (0.86%) RDBMS
13 7 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 88 (10.84%) Git (software)
2 46 (5.67%) Subversion
3 32 (3.94%) Jenkins
3 32 (3.94%) JIRA
4 31 (3.82%) JUnit
5 30 (3.69%) Maven
5 30 (3.69%) Mercurial
6 23 (2.83%) Selenium
7 20 (2.46%) Visual Studio
8 16 (1.97%) Grunt
9 13 (1.60%) Ant
9 13 (1.60%) Jasmine
10 12 (1.48%) Gradle
10 12 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (1.23%) Eclipse
11 10 (1.23%) Mocha
12 9 (1.11%) Cucumber
12 9 (1.11%) Karma Test Runner
13 8 (0.99%) gulp
13 8 (0.99%) SpecFlow
General
1 91 (11.21%) Finance
2 40 (4.93%) Retail
3 29 (3.57%) Banking
4 23 (2.83%) Marketing
5 14 (1.72%) Manufacturing
6 12 (1.48%) Retail Banking
7 10 (1.23%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.11%) Advertising
9 6 (0.74%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.74%) Games
9 6 (0.74%) Local Government
10 5 (0.62%) Electronics
11 3 (0.37%) Back Office
11 3 (0.37%) Publishing
12 2 (0.25%) Law
13 1 (0.12%) Legal
13 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 288 (35.47%) CSS
2 284 (34.98%) HTML
3 195 (24.01%) .NET
4 158 (19.46%) HTML5
5 133 (16.38%) CSS3
5 133 (16.38%) jQuery
6 126 (15.52%) AngularJS
7 120 (14.78%) Web Services
8 114 (14.04%) XML
9 112 (13.79%) Spring
10 103 (12.68%) ASP.NET
11 74 (9.11%) REST
12 71 (8.74%) RESTful
13 61 (7.51%) JSON
14 57 (7.02%) Node.js
15 56 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
16 52 (6.40%) Hibernate
17 50 (6.16%) J2EE
18 47 (5.79%) SOAP
19 43 (5.30%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 64 (7.88%) User Experience
2 32 (3.94%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (2.34%) Mobile App
4 18 (2.22%) Digital Media
5 14 (1.72%) NHS
5 14 (1.72%) Virtual Team
6 11 (1.35%) Online Banking
7 10 (1.23%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.11%) iPad
9 7 (0.86%) Data Structures
9 7 (0.86%) Visualisation
10 5 (0.62%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (0.62%) Inversion of Control
10 5 (0.62%) SCADA
11 4 (0.49%) IPTV
11 4 (0.49%) IVR
11 4 (0.49%) Web 2.0
12 3 (0.37%) e-Learning
12 3 (0.37%) Interactive TV
12 3 (0.37%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 63 (7.76%) Linux
2 28 (3.45%) Android
3 21 (2.59%) Apple iOS
4 20 (2.46%) Windows
5 8 (0.99%) Unix
6 6 (0.74%) AIX
7 3 (0.37%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.25%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
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 Mobile
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 375 (46.18%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (25.12%) TDD
3 153 (18.84%) MVC
4 135 (16.63%) Scrum
5 133 (16.38%) Web Development
6 94 (11.58%) BDD
7 83 (10.22%) Front End Development
8 70 (8.62%) OO
9 66 (8.13%) Continuous Integration
10 59 (7.27%) E-Commerce
11 49 (6.03%) CRM
12 46 (5.67%) OOP
12 46 (5.67%) Open Source
12 46 (5.67%) Software Engineering
13 45 (5.54%) Business Intelligence
13 45 (5.54%) Pair Programming
14 41 (5.05%) ERP
14 41 (5.05%) SOA
15 40 (4.93%) Unit Testing
16 37 (4.56%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 396 (48.77%) JavaScript
2 289 (35.59%) Java
3 165 (20.32%) C#
4 146 (17.98%) SQL
5 83 (10.22%) PHP
6 50 (6.16%) Scala
7 35 (4.31%) Python
8 25 (3.08%) Ruby
9 24 (2.96%) Groovy
10 23 (2.83%) T-SQL
11 20 (2.46%) C++
12 16 (1.97%) PL/SQL
12 16 (1.97%) XPath
13 14 (1.72%) Clojure
13 14 (1.72%) Objective-C
13 14 (1.72%) VB.NET
14 11 (1.35%) C
15 7 (0.86%) Apex Code
15 7 (0.86%) Apple Swift
15 7 (0.86%) Go
Qualifications
1 22 (2.71%) Security Cleared
2 15 (1.85%) Degree
3 13 (1.60%) BPSS Clearance
4 12 (1.48%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.37%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.37%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.25%) ISEB
6 2 (0.25%) PhD
7 1 (0.12%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.12%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.12%) MCP
7 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.34%) QA
2 7 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (0.74%) WCAG
4 1 (0.12%) CDISC
4 1 (0.12%) ISO26262
4 1 (0.12%) MISRA
System Software
1 14 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
2 12 (1.48%) Docker
3 3 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.12%) RACF
4 1 (0.12%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (0.37%) Oracle Identity Management
1 3 (0.37%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.25%) TIBCO Hawk
3 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 75 (9.24%) Oracle
2 54 (6.65%) Microsoft
3 27 (3.33%) IBM
4 19 (2.34%) Sitecore
5 12 (1.48%) EPiServer
6 11 (1.35%) ESRI
6 11 (1.35%) hybris
7 10 (1.23%) Google
8 9 (1.11%) Zend
9 7 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (0.86%) SAP
9 7 (0.86%) TIBCO
9 7 (0.86%) Twitter
10 6 (0.74%) Xamarin
11 5 (0.62%) Adobe
11 5 (0.62%) Baan
11 5 (0.62%) Lotus
11 5 (0.62%) Tableau
12 4 (0.49%) Axway
12 4 (0.49%) Capita
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Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
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Rate: £350 - £425 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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eCom Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
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Oscar
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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Oscar
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Chassam Contract
Rate: Unspecified Salary Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £140 - £160 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day +
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £100 - £140 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Adria Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
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Intelletec
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £360 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + Neg.
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 25 days ago