The table below looks at the statistics for the Development Manager 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 Development Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Development Manager
Rank 103 81 78
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Development Manager 3 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% 0.64% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.67% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Average daily rate £513 £500 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £440 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £560 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £415 £384
% change year-on-year
+4.81% +8.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 - -
Development Manager
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
1744 1339 1083
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.94% 95.78% 95.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1001 783 576
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £263 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 60 51
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £18.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -23.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Development Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Development Manager in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Development Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Development Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Development Manager across the Manchester region.

Development Manager Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Development Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Development Manager across the Manchester region.

Development Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Development Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Development Manager 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 Development Manager in their job title.

1 5 (45.45%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) .NET
3 3 (27.27%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) XML
3 3 (27.27%) Retail
4 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
4 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
4 2 (18.18%) User Experience
4 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (18.18%) WildFly
4 2 (18.18%) SOAP
4 2 (18.18%) Subversion
4 2 (18.18%) MVC
4 2 (18.18%) JBoss
4 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
4 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Unix
4 2 (18.18%) PMI Certification
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) J2EE
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
5 1 (9.09%) SAP
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 1 (9.09%) CSS
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) HTML

Development Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Development Manager 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 Development Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) JBoss
1 2 (18.18%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
1 2 (18.18%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) XML
3 2 (18.18%) J2EE
3 2 (18.18%) SOAP
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (9.09%) CSS
4 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
4 1 (9.09%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) WinForms
4 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
2 1 (9.09%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) MVC
2 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
3 1 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (9.09%) Project Governance
3 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C#
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) PMI Certification
2 1 (9.09%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) SAP