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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 464 467 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 28.21% 23.99% 27.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.97% 25.58% 29.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 293 293
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 1
Median hourly rate £47.50 £36.25 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% +28.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.63 £39.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-2.21% +12.29%
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
1548 1826 1404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.10% 93.79% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1022 1029 859
Median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 70 67
Median hourly rate £14.75 £17.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% +29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £37.50 £22.67
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 4 December 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 31 £413 +22.22% 14
Bolton 0 13 £363 +6.61% 3
Oldham 0 8 £423 +42.01% 4
Salford -11 8 £400 +10.34% 3
Altrincham 0 4 £370 +34.54% 9
Wigan 0 3 £300 - 7
Cheadle - 2 £425 - 3
Developer
North West

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 393 (40.81%) JavaScript
2 380 (39.46%) Agile Software Development
3 301 (31.26%) Java
4 279 (28.97%) HTML
5 255 (26.48%) .NET
6 250 (25.96%) CSS
7 239 (24.82%) C#
8 221 (22.95%) SQL
9 197 (20.46%) TDD
10 189 (19.63%) SQL Server
11 172 (17.86%) MVC
12 151 (15.68%) Scrum
13 146 (15.16%) ASP.NET
14 145 (15.06%) AngularJS
15 140 (14.54%) BDD
16 117 (12.15%) Web Development
17 116 (12.05%) Git (software)
18 110 (11.42%) jQuery
19 108 (11.21%) HTML5
20 100 (10.38%) Spring
21 98 (10.18%) Microsoft
22 96 (9.97%) Web Services
23 89 (9.24%) PHP
24 87 (9.03%) OO
25 82 (8.52%) Oracle
26 81 (8.41%) XML
27 79 (8.20%) ASP.NET MVC
28 78 (8.10%) MySQL
29 76 (7.89%) Android
30 74 (7.68%) Continuous Integration

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 46 (4.78%) CMS
2 28 (2.91%) Umbraco
3 19 (1.97%) Tomcat
4 18 (1.87%) Apache
5 16 (1.66%) SharePoint
6 15 (1.56%) GeoServer
6 15 (1.56%) WebSphere
7 14 (1.45%) WordPress
8 13 (1.35%) WebLogic
9 12 (1.25%) JBoss
10 11 (1.14%) SAS
11 10 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
12 8 (0.83%) Drupal
13 7 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (0.62%) Confluence
14 6 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
14 6 (0.62%) GlassFish
14 6 (0.62%) Sitefinity
15 5 (0.52%) nginx
16 4 (0.42%) Jetty
Applications
1 36 (3.74%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.42%) MS Office
3 3 (0.31%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.10%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.56%) Magento
3 9 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.62%) Visualfiles
5 5 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.42%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.21%) BASE24
9 1 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.10%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (0.10%) OpenText MBPM
9 1 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (1.56%) GitHub
4 11 (1.14%) SaaS
5 8 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (0.62%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.62%) Google Analytics
6 6 (0.62%) Slack
7 4 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (0.42%) Office 365
8 3 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.21%) Force.com
9 2 (0.21%) Google Play
9 2 (0.21%) PaaS
9 2 (0.21%) TestFlight
10 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.10%) Sage Pay
10 1 (0.10%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.60%) HTTP
2 12 (1.25%) Internet
3 10 (1.04%) Network Security
4 5 (0.52%) AMQP
5 4 (0.42%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.31%) LDAP
6 3 (0.31%) SSL
7 2 (0.21%) ATM
7 2 (0.21%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.21%) VoIP
8 1 (0.10%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.10%) FTP
8 1 (0.10%) Intranet
8 1 (0.10%) NFC
8 1 (0.10%) Skype
8 1 (0.10%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (19.63%) SQL Server
2 78 (8.10%) MySQL
3 69 (7.17%) NoSQL
4 54 (5.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 44 (4.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 42 (4.36%) Data Warehouse
7 40 (4.15%) Relational Database
8 39 (4.05%) MongoDB
9 30 (3.12%) PostgreSQL
10 28 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
11 24 (2.49%) Oracle Database
12 22 (2.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 21 (2.18%) Oracle Database 11g
14 18 (1.87%) Apache Cassandra
15 17 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
16 12 (1.25%) Couchbase
16 12 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
17 10 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
18 8 (0.83%) Hadoop
19 7 (0.73%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 116 (12.05%) Git (software)
2 69 (7.17%) Jenkins
3 50 (5.19%) Cucumber
3 50 (5.19%) Maven
4 43 (4.47%) JUnit
5 37 (3.84%) Subversion
6 36 (3.74%) JIRA
7 31 (3.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 28 (2.91%) Gradle
9 27 (2.80%) Visual Studio
10 22 (2.28%) Jasmine
11 20 (2.08%) Selenium
12 17 (1.77%) Oracle Forms
13 16 (1.66%) Mercurial
14 15 (1.56%) Eclipse
15 12 (1.25%) JBehave
16 9 (0.93%) Grunt
16 9 (0.93%) Xcode
17 8 (0.83%) Ant
17 8 (0.83%) NUnit
General
1 73 (7.58%) Finance
2 37 (3.84%) Retail
3 33 (3.43%) Games
4 23 (2.39%) Marketing
5 20 (2.08%) Advertising
6 18 (1.87%) Manufacturing
7 15 (1.56%) Banking
8 7 (0.73%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.62%) Legal
10 5 (0.52%) Electronics
10 5 (0.52%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.42%) Publishing
12 3 (0.31%) Law
13 2 (0.21%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.21%) Back Office
13 2 (0.21%) Billing
13 2 (0.21%) Local Government
14 1 (0.10%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.10%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 279 (28.97%) HTML
2 255 (26.48%) .NET
3 250 (25.96%) CSS
4 146 (15.16%) ASP.NET
5 145 (15.06%) AngularJS
6 110 (11.42%) jQuery
7 108 (11.21%) HTML5
8 100 (10.38%) Spring
9 96 (9.97%) Web Services
10 81 (8.41%) XML
11 79 (8.20%) ASP.NET MVC
12 72 (7.48%) RESTful
13 69 (7.17%) CSS3
14 68 (7.06%) JSON
15 67 (6.96%) Hibernate
16 66 (6.85%) REST
17 65 (6.75%) Node.js
18 58 (6.02%) .NET Framework
19 57 (5.92%) SOAP
20 51 (5.30%) React
Miscellaneous
1 43 (4.47%) User Experience
2 32 (3.32%) Mobile App
3 31 (3.22%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (1.04%) Computer Science
5 10 (1.04%) Digital Media
6 8 (0.83%) NHS
7 7 (0.73%) Algorithms
8 6 (0.62%) 3D Graphics
8 6 (0.62%) Mobile Games
9 5 (0.52%) Inversion of Control
9 5 (0.52%) iPad
9 5 (0.52%) Mainframe
9 5 (0.52%) Mathematics
9 5 (0.52%) Web 2.0
10 4 (0.42%) Data Integration
10 4 (0.42%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.31%) iPhone
11 3 (0.31%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.31%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 76 (7.89%) Android
2 66 (6.85%) Linux
3 51 (5.30%) Apple iOS
4 38 (3.95%) Windows
5 14 (1.45%) Unix
6 8 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.52%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.21%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.21%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.21%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.21%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.10%) AIX
11 1 (0.10%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.10%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.10%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.10%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.10%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 380 (39.46%) Agile Software Development
2 197 (20.46%) TDD
3 172 (17.86%) MVC
4 151 (15.68%) Scrum
5 140 (14.54%) BDD
6 117 (12.15%) Web Development
7 87 (9.03%) OO
8 74 (7.68%) Continuous Integration
9 72 (7.48%) Software Engineering
10 69 (7.17%) Business Intelligence
11 64 (6.65%) E-Commerce
12 55 (5.71%) Android Development
13 52 (5.40%) OOP
14 49 (5.09%) Front End Development
15 48 (4.98%) Unit Testing
16 43 (4.47%) CRM
17 39 (4.05%) Kanban
17 39 (4.05%) Pair Programming
18 36 (3.74%) Open Source
19 35 (3.63%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 393 (40.81%) JavaScript
2 301 (31.26%) Java
3 239 (24.82%) C#
4 221 (22.95%) SQL
5 89 (9.24%) PHP
6 55 (5.71%) Ruby
7 49 (5.09%) Scala
8 44 (4.57%) Python
9 31 (3.22%) Groovy
10 30 (3.12%) T-SQL
11 27 (2.80%) PL/SQL
12 23 (2.39%) Objective-C
13 22 (2.28%) VB.NET
14 19 (1.97%) C++
15 18 (1.87%) Clojure
16 16 (1.66%) VB
17 14 (1.45%) ES6
18 12 (1.25%) Apex Code
19 10 (1.04%) Apple Swift
19 10 (1.04%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 28 (2.91%) Degree
2 24 (2.49%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.04%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (0.73%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.42%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.21%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.10%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.12%) QA
2 4 (0.42%) SDET
3 3 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.21%) ISO26262
4 2 (0.21%) MISRA
5 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.10%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
2 11 (1.14%) Docker
3 6 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.10%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.10%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.10%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 10 (1.04%) Puppet
2 7 (0.73%) Oracle Identity Management
2 7 (0.73%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 6 (0.62%) Ansible
4 4 (0.42%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.21%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.10%) Netcool
6 1 (0.10%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 1 (0.10%) RSA Archer
6 1 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.10%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 98 (10.18%) Microsoft
2 82 (8.52%) Oracle
3 23 (2.39%) SAP
4 20 (2.08%) Sitecore
5 17 (1.77%) Google
6 15 (1.56%) ESRI
6 15 (1.56%) Xamarin
7 14 (1.45%) IBM
8 13 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
9 12 (1.25%) Cognos
10 9 (0.93%) Perforce
10 9 (0.93%) Zend
11 8 (0.83%) Red Hat
12 7 (0.73%) hybris
12 7 (0.73%) ServiceNow
13 6 (0.62%) Ektron
13 6 (0.62%) Informatica
13 6 (0.62%) MicroStrategy
13 6 (0.62%) Sybase
14 5 (0.52%) Tableau
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