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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 368 327 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 20.08% 21.18% 25.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.26% 22.15% 26.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 211 192
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 £276 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 7
Median hourly rate £32.25 £37.50 £37.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +0.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.80 £37.50 £28.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.05 £37.50 £78.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £32.88
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
1731 1476 1211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.44% 95.60% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1008 814 625
Median daily rate £383 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 70 68
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.87 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -10.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 25 £350 +6.06% 15
Salford +1 24 £450 +16.12% 1
Sale - 2 - - 4
Altrincham 0 1 £370 +34.54% 14
Wigan -1 1 £190 -33.33% 6
Developer
North West

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 391 (48.09%) JavaScript
2 350 (43.05%) Agile Software Development
3 289 (35.55%) CSS
4 284 (34.93%) Java
5 283 (34.81%) HTML
6 219 (26.94%) TDD
7 212 (26.08%) .NET
8 190 (23.37%) C#
9 164 (20.17%) SQL
10 162 (19.93%) HTML5
11 156 (19.19%) SQL Server
12 149 (18.33%) MVC
12 149 (18.33%) Web Development
13 143 (17.59%) Scrum
14 133 (16.36%) Web Services
15 129 (15.87%) XML
16 126 (15.50%) CSS3
16 126 (15.50%) AngularJS
17 116 (14.27%) jQuery
18 101 (12.42%) Spring
18 101 (12.42%) BDD
19 98 (12.05%) ASP.NET
20 94 (11.56%) Finance
20 94 (11.56%) Git (software)
21 85 (10.46%) REST
22 82 (10.09%) Linux
23 75 (9.23%) Front End Development
24 71 (8.73%) OO
24 71 (8.73%) Oracle
25 70 (8.61%) PHP

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 54 (6.64%) Node.js
2 33 (4.06%) CMS
3 26 (3.20%) SharePoint
3 26 (3.20%) Tomcat
4 24 (2.95%) Apache
5 21 (2.58%) JBoss
6 17 (2.09%) WebSphere
7 16 (1.97%) GeoServer
8 14 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
8 14 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
9 13 (1.60%) Sitecore CMS
10 9 (1.11%) WordPress
11 8 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
12 7 (0.86%) SAS
13 6 (0.74%) Confluence
14 5 (0.62%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.62%) IBM Domino
14 5 (0.62%) IBM Notes
15 4 (0.49%) Drupal
15 4 (0.49%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (1.60%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (0.37%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.25%) MS Office
4 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 26 (3.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (2.58%) Magento
3 9 (1.11%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.62%) Infor CRM
5 3 (0.37%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.12%) SAP MII
7 1 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 37 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (2.09%) GitHub
3 8 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.49%) PaaS
5 3 (0.37%) SaaS
6 2 (0.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 56 (6.89%) HTTP
2 13 (1.60%) Network Security
3 9 (1.11%) Intranet
4 3 (0.37%) DNS
4 3 (0.37%) Ethernet
4 3 (0.37%) RS-422
5 2 (0.25%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.25%) SSL
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
1 156 (19.19%) SQL Server
2 54 (6.64%) NoSQL
3 44 (5.41%) MySQL
4 34 (4.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 31 (3.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 26 (3.20%) Relational Database
7 24 (2.95%) Oracle Database
8 21 (2.58%) MongoDB
8 21 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
10 17 (2.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 16 (1.97%) GIS
11 16 (1.97%) Oracle ODI
12 12 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (1.11%) DB2
15 8 (0.98%) Hadoop
15 8 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
16 7 (0.86%) RDBMS
16 7 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 94 (11.56%) Git (software)
2 60 (7.38%) Subversion
3 37 (4.55%) Visual Studio
4 32 (3.94%) Jenkins
5 30 (3.69%) JIRA
5 30 (3.69%) JUnit
5 30 (3.69%) Maven
6 28 (3.44%) Selenium
7 25 (3.08%) Mercurial
8 17 (2.09%) Ant
8 17 (2.09%) Grunt
9 16 (1.97%) Gradle
10 13 (1.60%) Cucumber
11 12 (1.48%) Jasmine
11 12 (1.48%) SpecFlow
11 12 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (1.23%) Mocha
13 9 (1.11%) Eclipse
13 9 (1.11%) Karma Test Runner
14 7 (0.86%) NUnit
General
1 94 (11.56%) Finance
2 36 (4.43%) Retail
3 35 (4.31%) Banking
4 16 (1.97%) Marketing
5 12 (1.48%) Retail Banking
6 10 (1.23%) Games
6 10 (1.23%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.11%) Advertising
8 7 (0.86%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.74%) Electronics
10 5 (0.62%) Local Government
11 3 (0.37%) Publishing
12 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.12%) Back Office
13 1 (0.12%) Legal
13 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 289 (35.55%) CSS
2 283 (34.81%) HTML
3 212 (26.08%) .NET
4 162 (19.93%) HTML5
5 133 (16.36%) Web Services
6 129 (15.87%) XML
7 126 (15.50%) AngularJS
7 126 (15.50%) CSS3
8 116 (14.27%) jQuery
9 101 (12.42%) Spring
10 98 (12.05%) ASP.NET
11 85 (10.46%) REST
12 69 (8.49%) JSON
12 69 (8.49%) RESTful
13 47 (5.78%) J2EE
14 45 (5.54%) Hibernate
14 45 (5.54%) SOAP
14 45 (5.54%) XSLT
15 44 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
16 42 (5.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 59 (7.26%) User Experience
2 33 (4.06%) Enterprise Software
3 22 (2.71%) Visualisation
4 21 (2.58%) Mobile App
5 15 (1.85%) Digital Media
6 14 (1.72%) Computer Science
7 11 (1.35%) Online Banking
8 10 (1.23%) NHS
9 8 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (0.98%) iPad
10 6 (0.74%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.49%) Inversion of Control
11 4 (0.49%) IPTV
11 4 (0.49%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.49%) N-Tier
11 4 (0.49%) Web 2.0
12 3 (0.37%) e-Learning
12 3 (0.37%) Interactive TV
12 3 (0.37%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.37%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 82 (10.09%) Linux
2 26 (3.20%) Android
3 25 (3.08%) Unix
4 23 (2.83%) Windows
5 18 (2.21%) Apple iOS
6 16 (1.97%) Mac OS X
7 7 (0.86%) AIX
8 3 (0.37%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.37%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.37%) Windows Vista
8 3 (0.37%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.25%) CentOS
9 2 (0.25%) openSUSE
9 2 (0.25%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.12%) webOS
10 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.12%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 350 (43.05%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (26.94%) TDD
3 149 (18.33%) MVC
3 149 (18.33%) Web Development
4 143 (17.59%) Scrum
5 101 (12.42%) BDD
6 75 (9.23%) Front End Development
7 71 (8.73%) OO
8 67 (8.24%) Continuous Integration
9 56 (6.89%) E-Commerce
10 55 (6.77%) Software Engineering
11 48 (5.90%) CRM
12 45 (5.54%) OOP
12 45 (5.54%) Open Source
13 41 (5.04%) Responsive Web Design
14 40 (4.92%) Business Intelligence
14 40 (4.92%) SDLC
14 40 (4.92%) Unit Testing
15 39 (4.80%) Pair Programming
16 37 (4.55%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 391 (48.09%) JavaScript
2 284 (34.93%) Java
3 190 (23.37%) C#
4 164 (20.17%) SQL
5 70 (8.61%) PHP
6 68 (8.36%) Scala
7 56 (6.89%) Python
8 36 (4.43%) T-SQL
9 34 (4.18%) Ruby
10 29 (3.57%) C++
11 19 (2.34%) XPath
12 18 (2.21%) VB.NET
13 16 (1.97%) XAML
14 15 (1.85%) C
14 15 (1.85%) Objective-C
15 14 (1.72%) Groovy
15 14 (1.72%) PL/SQL
16 11 (1.35%) Clojure
17 7 (0.86%) Apex Code
17 7 (0.86%) Go
Qualifications
1 20 (2.46%) Degree
1 20 (2.46%) Security Cleared
2 15 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
3 13 (1.60%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.62%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.25%) ISEB
6 2 (0.25%) OCPJP
6 2 (0.25%) PhD
7 1 (0.12%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.12%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.95%) QA
2 10 (1.23%) WCAG
3 3 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.12%) CDISC
4 1 (0.12%) ISO26262
4 1 (0.12%) MISRA
System Software
1 15 (1.85%) Docker
2 4 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.25%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.12%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (0.25%) TIBCO Hawk
1 2 (0.25%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 71 (8.73%) Oracle
2 51 (6.27%) Microsoft
3 27 (3.32%) IBM
4 17 (2.09%) Telerik
5 16 (1.97%) Sitecore
6 15 (1.85%) EPiServer
7 14 (1.72%) ESRI
8 10 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (1.23%) Zend
9 9 (1.11%) Google
9 9 (1.11%) hybris
10 7 (0.86%) TIBCO
11 6 (0.74%) SAP
12 5 (0.62%) BEA
12 5 (0.62%) Capita
12 5 (0.62%) Lotus
12 5 (0.62%) Tableau
12 5 (0.62%) Twitter
12 5 (0.62%) Xamarin
13 4 (0.49%) Axway
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