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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
North West / Manchester
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 390 433 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.48% 23.94% 23.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.13% 25.10% 24.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 296 241
Median daily rate £375 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Median hourly rate £43.75 £44.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% +17.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.11 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
- +13.19%

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
1253 1725 1438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.71% 95.36% 95.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 778 991 814
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 46 53
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.30 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.51% +4.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 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
Salford -3 24 £400 -5.88% 11
Stockport +1 12 £325 -10.95% 12
Bolton -1 8 £400 +23.07% 6
Altrincham 0 3 £375 +1.35% 7
Oldham -1 2 £400 +31.68% 5
Wigan -3 1 £338 -3.57% 4
Developer
North West

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 385 (43.85%) JavaScript
2 312 (35.54%) Agile Software Development
3 272 (30.98%) HTML
4 247 (28.13%) .NET
5 236 (26.88%) CSS
6 223 (25.40%) C#
7 221 (25.17%) Java
8 201 (22.89%) SQL
9 173 (19.70%) SQL Server
10 161 (18.34%) MVC
10 161 (18.34%) AngularJS
11 151 (17.20%) TDD
12 139 (15.83%) Scrum
13 133 (15.15%) ASP.NET
14 123 (14.01%) HTML5
15 114 (12.98%) Web Services
16 105 (11.96%) BDD
17 97 (11.05%) Git (software)
18 90 (10.25%) jQuery
19 89 (10.14%) Microsoft
20 85 (9.68%) MySQL
21 78 (8.88%) OO
22 77 (8.77%) PHP
23 74 (8.43%) Spring
24 71 (8.09%) Web Development
24 71 (8.09%) Node.js
25 69 (7.86%) NoSQL
26 68 (7.74%) REST
26 68 (7.74%) Software Engineering
27 67 (7.63%) Oracle

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 55 (6.26%) CMS
2 47 (5.35%) Umbraco
3 22 (2.51%) SharePoint
4 17 (1.94%) WordPress
5 14 (1.59%) GeoServer
6 13 (1.48%) WebSphere
7 12 (1.37%) Apache
7 12 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
7 12 (1.37%) EPiServer
8 11 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
8 11 (1.25%) Tomcat
9 8 (0.91%) WebLogic
10 7 (0.80%) Confluence
11 6 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (0.68%) SAS
12 5 (0.57%) Apache Spark
12 5 (0.57%) IIS
12 5 (0.57%) JBoss
13 4 (0.46%) IBM Domino
13 4 (0.46%) Kentico
Applications
1 30 (3.42%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.48%) Photoshop
3 8 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.23%) InVision
4 2 (0.23%) SPSS
5 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.11%) MS Office
5 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 37 (4.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.94%) Magento
3 6 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.46%) Visualfiles
6 3 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.23%) BASE24
7 2 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.11%) OpenText MBPM
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.11%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.11%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.11%) SAP EWM
8 1 (0.11%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 41 (4.67%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (1.71%) GitHub
4 12 (1.37%) SaaS
5 10 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (1.14%) Amazon S3
6 8 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.68%) Slack
9 4 (0.46%) TestFlight
10 3 (0.34%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.23%) PaaS
12 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.11%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.11%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.82%) HTTP
2 10 (1.14%) Internet
3 6 (0.68%) LDAP
4 3 (0.34%) HTTPS
4 3 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.23%) AMQP
5 2 (0.23%) ATM
5 2 (0.23%) VoIP
6 1 (0.11%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.11%) Intranet
6 1 (0.11%) NFC
6 1 (0.11%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (19.70%) SQL Server
2 85 (9.68%) MySQL
3 69 (7.86%) NoSQL
4 51 (5.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 47 (5.35%) MongoDB
6 45 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 44 (5.01%) SQL Server 2008
8 38 (4.33%) Relational Database
9 32 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
10 27 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
10 27 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 19 (2.16%) SQL Server 2014
12 17 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
13 15 (1.71%) Oracle Database
14 12 (1.37%) Big Data
14 12 (1.37%) Couchbase
14 12 (1.37%) QlikView
15 11 (1.25%) Hadoop
16 10 (1.14%) Power BI
17 9 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 97 (11.05%) Git (software)
2 44 (5.01%) Jenkins
2 44 (5.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 41 (4.67%) JIRA
4 38 (4.33%) Cucumber
5 30 (3.42%) Jasmine
6 27 (3.08%) Maven
7 25 (2.85%) JUnit
8 23 (2.62%) Selenium
9 20 (2.28%) Gradle
10 18 (2.05%) Subversion
10 18 (2.05%) Visual Studio
11 15 (1.71%) NUnit
12 13 (1.48%) Eclipse
12 13 (1.48%) gulp
12 13 (1.48%) Karma Test Runner
13 12 (1.37%) Grunt
13 12 (1.37%) JBehave
14 9 (1.03%) Babel
15 8 (0.91%) Mocha
General
1 64 (7.29%) Finance
2 35 (3.99%) Games
3 23 (2.62%) Banking
3 23 (2.62%) Retail
4 18 (2.05%) Advertising
5 16 (1.82%) Marketing
6 12 (1.37%) Manufacturing
7 7 (0.80%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.57%) Electronics
9 4 (0.46%) Legal
10 2 (0.23%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.23%) Billing
10 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.11%) Back Office
11 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 272 (30.98%) HTML
2 247 (28.13%) .NET
3 236 (26.88%) CSS
4 161 (18.34%) AngularJS
5 133 (15.15%) ASP.NET
6 123 (14.01%) HTML5
7 114 (12.98%) Web Services
8 90 (10.25%) jQuery
9 74 (8.43%) Spring
10 71 (8.09%) Node.js
11 68 (7.74%) REST
12 67 (7.63%) CSS3
13 66 (7.52%) React
14 65 (7.40%) RESTful
15 64 (7.29%) ASP.NET MVC
16 56 (6.38%) JSON
17 53 (6.04%) .NET Framework
18 51 (5.81%) SOAP
18 51 (5.81%) XML
19 46 (5.24%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 46 (5.24%) User Experience
2 40 (4.56%) Mobile App
3 37 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (1.14%) Computer Science
4 10 (1.14%) Web 2.0
5 7 (0.80%) NHS
6 6 (0.68%) 3D Graphics
6 6 (0.68%) Data Structures
6 6 (0.68%) Mobile Games
7 5 (0.57%) Client/Server
7 5 (0.57%) Fintech
8 4 (0.46%) Clustering
8 4 (0.46%) iPhone
8 4 (0.46%) SWIFT
9 3 (0.34%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.34%) iPad
9 3 (0.34%) New Media
10 2 (0.23%) Social Media
10 2 (0.23%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 57 (6.49%) Android
2 54 (6.15%) Linux
3 41 (4.67%) Apple iOS
4 33 (3.76%) Windows
5 11 (1.25%) Unix
6 10 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.57%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.46%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.34%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.34%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.23%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.11%) AIX
11 1 (0.11%) CentOS
11 1 (0.11%) HPUX
11 1 (0.11%) Solaris
11 1 (0.11%) VME
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (35.54%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (18.34%) MVC
3 151 (17.20%) TDD
4 139 (15.83%) Scrum
5 105 (11.96%) BDD
6 78 (8.88%) OO
7 71 (8.09%) Web Development
8 68 (7.74%) Software Engineering
9 65 (7.40%) Business Intelligence
10 56 (6.38%) Front End Development
11 55 (6.26%) E-Commerce
12 54 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
13 46 (5.24%) CRM
14 42 (4.78%) Migration
14 42 (4.78%) Unit Testing
15 41 (4.67%) Data Modelling
16 39 (4.44%) OOP
17 38 (4.33%) Android Development
18 35 (3.99%) Microservices
19 31 (3.53%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 385 (43.85%) JavaScript
2 223 (25.40%) C#
3 221 (25.17%) Java
4 201 (22.89%) SQL
5 77 (8.77%) PHP
6 49 (5.58%) Python
7 36 (4.10%) Ruby
8 30 (3.42%) Scala
8 30 (3.42%) T-SQL
9 20 (2.28%) C++
10 18 (2.05%) ES6
10 18 (2.05%) PL/SQL
11 17 (1.94%) Objective-C
12 15 (1.71%) Groovy
13 11 (1.25%) Apple Swift
13 11 (1.25%) VB
14 10 (1.14%) Clojure
14 10 (1.14%) VB.NET
14 10 (1.14%) VB6
15 8 (0.91%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (3.53%) Degree
2 19 (2.16%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.37%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (0.46%) DBS Check
5 4 (0.46%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.23%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.11%) MCP
7 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.87%) QA
2 6 (0.68%) HL7
3 5 (0.57%) SDET
4 4 (0.46%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.23%) ISO26262
5 2 (0.23%) MISRA
6 1 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (1.82%) Docker
2 4 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.23%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.11%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.11%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (0.68%) Ansible
1 6 (0.68%) Puppet
2 4 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.34%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.23%) Terraform
5 1 (0.11%) IBM BigFix
5 1 (0.11%) Kibana
5 1 (0.11%) Netcool
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 89 (10.14%) Microsoft
2 67 (7.63%) Oracle
3 19 (2.16%) ServiceNow
4 18 (2.05%) SAP
5 17 (1.94%) Tableau
6 16 (1.82%) Sitecore
7 14 (1.59%) ESRI
7 14 (1.59%) Xamarin
8 13 (1.48%) Adobe
9 10 (1.14%) Red Hat
9 10 (1.14%) Zend
10 9 (1.03%) Google
11 7 (0.80%) Sybase
12 6 (0.68%) IBM
12 6 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (0.57%) MicroStrategy
13 5 (0.57%) Perforce
14 4 (0.46%) hybris
14 4 (0.46%) JD Edwards
15 3 (0.34%) Twitter
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