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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
North West / Manchester
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 381 456 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 27.29% 23.65% 25.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.65% 24.90% 27.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 312 260
Median daily rate £375 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Median hourly rate £47.50 £13.00 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+265.38% -53.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +13.71%

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
1330 1831 1326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.27% 94.97% 96.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 842 1049 785
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £225 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 58 69
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £25.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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 17 January 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
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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 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 18 £400 -5.88% 3
Bolton -1 10 £344 +3.38% 10
Stockport 0 9 £375 +2.04% 15
Wigan +1 3 £319 - 2
Altrincham 0 3 £325 +18.18% 5
Oldham -2 3 £300 -3.22% 4
Developer
North West

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 374 (41.42%) JavaScript
2 333 (36.88%) Agile Software Development
3 265 (29.35%) HTML
4 260 (28.79%) Java
5 237 (26.25%) CSS
6 235 (26.02%) .NET
7 213 (23.59%) C#
8 199 (22.04%) SQL
9 181 (20.04%) TDD
10 171 (18.94%) SQL Server
11 155 (17.17%) AngularJS
12 152 (16.83%) MVC
13 146 (16.17%) Scrum
14 130 (14.40%) BDD
15 126 (13.95%) ASP.NET
16 114 (12.62%) HTML5
17 103 (11.41%) Git (software)
18 99 (10.96%) Web Services
19 96 (10.63%) Web Development
20 91 (10.08%) Microsoft
21 89 (9.86%) Spring
22 88 (9.75%) jQuery
23 82 (9.08%) OO
24 77 (8.53%) PHP
25 76 (8.42%) MySQL
26 71 (7.86%) Business Intelligence
26 71 (7.86%) NoSQL
27 70 (7.75%) Continuous Integration
28 69 (7.64%) Software Engineering
28 69 (7.64%) 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 49 (5.43%) CMS
2 38 (4.21%) Umbraco
3 20 (2.21%) SharePoint
3 20 (2.21%) Tomcat
4 15 (1.66%) GeoServer
4 15 (1.66%) WordPress
5 14 (1.55%) WebSphere
6 13 (1.44%) Apache
7 11 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
7 11 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
8 10 (1.11%) JBoss
9 9 (1.00%) SAS
9 9 (1.00%) WebLogic
10 7 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (0.66%) Sitefinity
12 5 (0.55%) Confluence
12 5 (0.55%) Drupal
12 5 (0.55%) GlassFish
12 5 (0.55%) IIS
12 5 (0.55%) nginx
Applications
1 36 (3.99%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.89%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (0.44%) MS Office
4 2 (0.22%) InVision
5 1 (0.11%) Camtasia
5 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.11%) Snagit
5 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 28 (3.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.66%) Magento
3 6 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.55%) Visualfiles
5 4 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.22%) BASE24
6 2 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.11%) OpenText MBPM
7 1 (0.11%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.11%) SAP EWM
7 1 (0.11%) SAP WM
7 1 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 45 (4.98%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (3.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.22%) GitHub
3 11 (1.22%) SaaS
4 8 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (0.89%) Amazon S3
4 8 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (0.66%) Slack
6 4 (0.44%) TestFlight
7 3 (0.33%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.33%) Office 365
8 2 (0.22%) Force.com
8 2 (0.22%) Google Play
8 2 (0.22%) PaaS
9 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.11%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.21%) HTTP
2 12 (1.33%) Internet
3 5 (0.55%) LDAP
3 5 (0.55%) Network Security
4 4 (0.44%) AMQP
5 3 (0.33%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.22%) ATM
6 2 (0.22%) VoIP
7 1 (0.11%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.11%) FTP
7 1 (0.11%) Intranet
7 1 (0.11%) NFC
7 1 (0.11%) SSL
7 1 (0.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (18.94%) SQL Server
2 76 (8.42%) MySQL
3 71 (7.86%) NoSQL
4 53 (5.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 46 (5.09%) MongoDB
6 43 (4.76%) Relational Database
7 41 (4.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 37 (4.10%) SQL Server 2008
9 32 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
10 31 (3.43%) PostgreSQL
11 23 (2.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 16 (1.77%) Oracle Database
12 16 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
13 14 (1.55%) SQL Server 2014
14 13 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
14 13 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
15 12 (1.33%) Couchbase
16 11 (1.22%) Hadoop
17 10 (1.11%) Big Data
17 10 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 103 (11.41%) Git (software)
2 68 (7.53%) Jenkins
3 48 (5.32%) Cucumber
4 40 (4.43%) Maven
5 37 (4.10%) JUnit
5 37 (4.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 32 (3.54%) JIRA
7 27 (2.99%) Subversion
8 24 (2.66%) Jasmine
9 23 (2.55%) Gradle
9 23 (2.55%) Selenium
10 21 (2.33%) Visual Studio
11 15 (1.66%) Eclipse
12 13 (1.44%) JBehave
13 12 (1.33%) gulp
13 12 (1.33%) Mercurial
14 11 (1.22%) Grunt
15 10 (1.11%) Karma Test Runner
15 10 (1.11%) Oracle Forms
16 9 (1.00%) Xcode
General
1 66 (7.31%) Finance
2 39 (4.32%) Games
3 33 (3.65%) Retail
4 21 (2.33%) Banking
5 19 (2.10%) Advertising
6 17 (1.88%) Marketing
7 14 (1.55%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.66%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.55%) Electronics
9 5 (0.55%) Legal
10 4 (0.44%) Publishing
11 2 (0.22%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.22%) Billing
11 2 (0.22%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 265 (29.35%) HTML
2 237 (26.25%) CSS
3 235 (26.02%) .NET
4 155 (17.17%) AngularJS
5 126 (13.95%) ASP.NET
6 114 (12.62%) HTML5
7 99 (10.96%) Web Services
8 89 (9.86%) Spring
9 88 (9.75%) jQuery
10 69 (7.64%) Node.js
11 67 (7.42%) RESTful
12 64 (7.09%) XML
13 63 (6.98%) CSS3
14 61 (6.76%) REST
15 59 (6.53%) JSON
16 58 (6.42%) ASP.NET MVC
17 57 (6.31%) React
18 54 (5.98%) Hibernate
18 54 (5.98%) SOAP
19 50 (5.54%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 45 (4.98%) User Experience
2 39 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (3.88%) Mobile App
4 9 (1.00%) Computer Science
4 9 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (1.00%) Web 2.0
5 7 (0.78%) Algorithms
5 7 (0.78%) Data Structures
5 7 (0.78%) Inversion of Control
5 7 (0.78%) Visualisation
6 6 (0.66%) 3D Graphics
6 6 (0.66%) Client/Server
6 6 (0.66%) Fintech
6 6 (0.66%) Mobile Games
7 5 (0.55%) Digital Media
7 5 (0.55%) iPhone
7 5 (0.55%) Mathematics
8 4 (0.44%) iPad
8 4 (0.44%) SWIFT
9 3 (0.33%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 68 (7.53%) Android
2 63 (6.98%) Linux
3 46 (5.09%) Apple iOS
4 39 (4.32%) Windows
5 13 (1.44%) Unix
6 9 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.55%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.44%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.33%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.33%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.22%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.11%) VME
11 1 (0.11%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 333 (36.88%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (20.04%) TDD
3 152 (16.83%) MVC
4 146 (16.17%) Scrum
5 130 (14.40%) BDD
6 96 (10.63%) Web Development
7 82 (9.08%) OO
8 71 (7.86%) Business Intelligence
9 70 (7.75%) Continuous Integration
10 69 (7.64%) Software Engineering
11 63 (6.98%) E-Commerce
12 54 (5.98%) Front End Development
13 49 (5.43%) Android Development
14 48 (5.32%) CRM
15 45 (4.98%) OOP
16 44 (4.87%) Unit Testing
17 39 (4.32%) Migration
18 34 (3.77%) Kanban
19 33 (3.65%) Microservices
20 32 (3.54%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 374 (41.42%) JavaScript
2 260 (28.79%) Java
3 213 (23.59%) C#
4 199 (22.04%) SQL
5 77 (8.53%) PHP
6 49 (5.43%) Python
6 49 (5.43%) Ruby
7 39 (4.32%) Scala
8 26 (2.88%) T-SQL
9 23 (2.55%) C++
9 23 (2.55%) Objective-C
10 21 (2.33%) Groovy
11 17 (1.88%) PL/SQL
12 16 (1.77%) VB.NET
13 15 (1.66%) Clojure
14 14 (1.55%) ES6
15 12 (1.33%) VB
16 11 (1.22%) Apex Code
16 11 (1.22%) Apple Swift
17 10 (1.11%) VB6
Qualifications
1 29 (3.21%) Degree
2 19 (2.10%) Security Cleared
3 11 (1.22%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (0.44%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.22%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.22%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.11%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.32%) QA
2 4 (0.44%) SDET
3 2 (0.22%) ISO26262
3 2 (0.22%) MISRA
4 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (1.44%) Docker
2 11 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.11%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.11%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.11%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.11%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 10 (1.11%) Puppet
2 8 (0.89%) Ansible
3 5 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.44%) Oracle Identity Management
4 4 (0.44%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (0.22%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.22%) Terraform
6 1 (0.11%) Netcool
6 1 (0.11%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 1 (0.11%) RSA Archer
6 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 91 (10.08%) Microsoft
2 69 (7.64%) Oracle
3 18 (1.99%) SAP
3 18 (1.99%) Sitecore
4 15 (1.66%) ESRI
4 15 (1.66%) ServiceNow
5 14 (1.55%) Google
5 14 (1.55%) Tableau
6 12 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (1.33%) Xamarin
7 11 (1.22%) Cognos
7 11 (1.22%) IBM
8 9 (1.00%) Adobe
8 9 (1.00%) Red Hat
9 8 (0.89%) Perforce
9 8 (0.89%) Zend
10 6 (0.66%) Ektron
10 6 (0.66%) hybris
10 6 (0.66%) MicroStrategy
11 5 (0.55%) Sybase
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