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 22 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
22 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 316 322 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 20.84% 25.99% 28.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.14% 27.90% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 191 137
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 16
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.49 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.02% +78.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.63 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.94% -6.78%
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
1427 1154 880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.13% 93.14% 93.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 777 605 415
Average daily rate £360 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £193 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 59 76
Average hourly rate £13.94 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.09% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.33 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £40.00 £82.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 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 22 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Bolton 0 15 £325 -3.70% 12
Stockport 0 15 £330 -1.12% 17
Salford -1 7 £375 - 1
Altrincham +1 4 £275 -8.33% 10
Bury - 3 £380 - 5
Wigan - 3 £285 - 7
Rochdale +1 1 - - 6
Oldham -1 1 - - 3
Cheadle - 1 - - 8
Developer
North West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 231 (34.58%) JavaScript
2 215 (32.19%) Agile Software Development
3 212 (31.74%) HTML
4 197 (29.49%) CSS
5 188 (28.14%) .NET
6 187 (27.99%) SQL
7 166 (24.85%) C#
7 166 (24.85%) SQL Server
8 135 (20.21%) MVC
9 120 (17.96%) TDD
10 115 (17.22%) Java
11 110 (16.47%) jQuery
12 100 (14.97%) ASP.NET
13 85 (12.72%) Scrum
14 83 (12.43%) OO
15 82 (12.28%) Web Services
16 80 (11.98%) Microsoft
17 77 (11.53%) HTML5
18 74 (11.08%) PHP
19 73 (10.93%) Git (software)
20 72 (10.78%) XML
20 72 (10.78%) Finance
21 71 (10.63%) Oracle
22 63 (9.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 62 (9.28%) JSON
24 59 (8.83%) Business Intelligence
25 56 (8.38%) Linux
25 56 (8.38%) CSS3
26 55 (8.23%) ASP.NET MVC
26 55 (8.23%) OOP

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 36 (5.39%) CMS
2 26 (3.89%) SAS
3 25 (3.74%) Apache
4 21 (3.14%) Node.js
4 21 (3.14%) WebSphere
5 19 (2.84%) SharePoint
6 16 (2.40%) Umbraco
7 12 (1.80%) WordPress
8 11 (1.65%) IIS
9 10 (1.50%) Confluence
9 10 (1.50%) WebLogic
9 10 (1.50%) Drupal
10 9 (1.35%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.90%) Oracle Service Bus
11 6 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
11 6 (0.90%) nginx
12 5 (0.75%) IBM Notes
12 5 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.75%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 31 (4.64%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.35%) MS Office
2 9 (1.35%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.90%) Mingle
4 2 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.30%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.15%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 18 (2.69%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (1.80%) Magento
4 9 (1.35%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (1.35%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.60%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.30%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.30%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (0.30%) Hyperion Planning
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.15%) SAP SRM
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.75%) SaaS
2 5 (0.75%) PaaS
3 3 (0.45%) Veeva
3 3 (0.45%) IaaS
4 2 (0.30%) Office 365
4 2 (0.30%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.04%) HTTP
2 11 (1.65%) Internet
3 8 (1.20%) AMQP
4 4 (0.60%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.45%) Intranet
5 3 (0.45%) Bluetooth
5 3 (0.45%) GSM
6 2 (0.30%) iBeacon
7 1 (0.15%) SSH
7 1 (0.15%) ATM
7 1 (0.15%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (24.85%) SQL Server
2 63 (9.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 50 (7.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 46 (6.89%) MySQL
5 37 (5.54%) SQL Server 2008
6 36 (5.39%) Data Warehouse
7 33 (4.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 30 (4.49%) Oracle Database
9 21 (3.14%) NoSQL
10 20 (2.99%) Base SAS
10 20 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
11 19 (2.84%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 19 (2.84%) QlikView
12 17 (2.54%) RavenDB
13 15 (2.25%) MongoDB
14 14 (2.10%) Big Data
15 13 (1.95%) Hadoop
15 13 (1.95%) Oracle Reports
16 12 (1.80%) Relational Database
16 12 (1.80%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 73 (10.93%) Git (software)
2 54 (8.08%) Visual Studio
3 44 (6.59%) Subversion
4 18 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (2.54%) JIRA
5 17 (2.54%) Maven
5 17 (2.54%) Eclipse
6 14 (2.10%) Jenkins
6 14 (2.10%) Oracle Forms
6 14 (2.10%) JUnit
7 13 (1.95%) Gradle
8 10 (1.50%) Mercurial
9 9 (1.35%) ReSharper
9 9 (1.35%) Ant
9 9 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 9 (1.35%) Cucumber
10 8 (1.20%) Hudson
10 8 (1.20%) NUnit
10 8 (1.20%) TeamCity
11 7 (1.05%) Selenium
General
1 72 (10.78%) Finance
2 22 (3.29%) Retail
3 19 (2.84%) Banking
4 16 (2.40%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.50%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.20%) Marketing
7 5 (0.75%) Back Office
8 3 (0.45%) Advertising
8 3 (0.45%) Games
8 3 (0.45%) Electronics
9 2 (0.30%) Legal
9 2 (0.30%) Publishing
10 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.15%) Local Government
10 1 (0.15%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (31.74%) HTML
2 197 (29.49%) CSS
3 188 (28.14%) .NET
4 110 (16.47%) jQuery
5 100 (14.97%) ASP.NET
6 82 (12.28%) Web Services
7 77 (11.53%) HTML5
8 72 (10.78%) XML
9 62 (9.28%) JSON
10 56 (8.38%) CSS3
11 55 (8.23%) ASP.NET MVC
12 50 (7.49%) AngularJS
13 44 (6.59%) Spring
13 44 (6.59%) .NET Framework
13 44 (6.59%) RESTful
14 42 (6.29%) J2EE
15 41 (6.14%) WCF
15 41 (6.14%) Ajax
16 40 (5.99%) REST
17 35 (5.24%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 26 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (3.44%) Mobile App
2 23 (3.44%) NHS
3 22 (3.29%) Open Source
4 21 (3.14%) User Experience
5 19 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (1.95%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.35%) IBM Mainframe
7 9 (1.35%) Visualisation
7 9 (1.35%) Mainframe
8 8 (1.20%) Data Structures
8 8 (1.20%) Data Extraction
9 7 (1.05%) Digital Media
10 5 (0.75%) Inversion of Control
10 5 (0.75%) Video on Demand
10 5 (0.75%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.60%) N-Tier
11 4 (0.60%) W3C
11 4 (0.60%) Social Network
12 3 (0.45%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 56 (8.38%) Linux
2 36 (5.39%) Apple iOS
3 33 (4.94%) Android
4 31 (4.64%) UNIX
5 21 (3.14%) Windows
6 19 (2.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.20%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.60%) zOS
9 3 (0.45%) MVS
9 3 (0.45%) VMS
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.15%) CentOS
10 1 (0.15%) HPUX
10 1 (0.15%) Solaris
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (32.19%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (20.21%) MVC
3 120 (17.96%) TDD
4 85 (12.72%) Scrum
5 83 (12.43%) OO
6 59 (8.83%) Business Intelligence
7 55 (8.23%) OOP
8 49 (7.34%) Unit Testing
9 47 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
9 47 (7.04%) Software Engineering
10 43 (6.44%) BDD
11 42 (6.29%) ETL
12 35 (5.24%) Migration
13 32 (4.79%) E-Commerce
14 31 (4.64%) Web Development
14 31 (4.64%) iOS Development
15 26 (3.89%) Android Development
15 26 (3.89%) CRM
16 24 (3.59%) Responsive Web Design
17 23 (3.44%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 231 (34.58%) JavaScript
2 187 (27.99%) SQL
3 166 (24.85%) C#
4 115 (17.22%) Java
5 74 (11.08%) PHP
6 55 (8.23%) T-SQL
7 43 (6.44%) Python
8 25 (3.74%) Ruby
9 22 (3.29%) C++
10 20 (2.99%) PL/SQL
11 13 (1.95%) Scala
12 12 (1.80%) Objective-C
13 11 (1.65%) VBA
14 10 (1.50%) C
15 9 (1.35%) Perl
16 8 (1.20%) VB.NET
16 8 (1.20%) PHP5
17 7 (1.05%) REXX
17 7 (1.05%) Bash Shell
18 5 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (4.04%) Degree
2 26 (3.89%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.80%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.50%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.15%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.15%) MCPD
6 1 (0.15%) HND
6 1 (0.15%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.69%) QA
2 3 (0.45%) SLA
2 3 (0.45%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.30%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 7 (1.05%) Vagrant
1 7 (1.05%) Puppet
2 4 (0.60%) Capistrano
2 4 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.30%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.30%) SCOM
5 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.15%) Oozie
5 1 (0.15%) cPanel
Vendors
1 80 (11.98%) Microsoft
2 71 (10.63%) Oracle
3 22 (3.29%) Red Hat
4 14 (2.10%) Twitter
4 14 (2.10%) IBM
5 9 (1.35%) Atlassian
6 8 (1.20%) Informatica
7 7 (1.05%) Zend
7 7 (1.05%) Google
7 7 (1.05%) TIBCO
7 7 (1.05%) SAP
7 7 (1.05%) Xamarin
8 6 (0.90%) Tableau
8 6 (0.90%) Cognos
8 6 (0.90%) Sybase
9 5 (0.75%) Business Objects
9 5 (0.75%) Lotus
9 5 (0.75%) hybris
10 4 (0.60%) Facebook
10 4 (0.60%) HP
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £325 - £350 per day
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Rate: £250 - £275 per day
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