The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Senior Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 58 74 71
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 42 30 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.55% 1.53% 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.71% 1.63% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 23 23
Median daily rate £450 £450 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £355 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £495 £487
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +12.50%
Senior 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 1841 1408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.10% 93.79% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1022 1037 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 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 72 65
Median hourly rate £14.75 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £40.00 £23.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Manchester region that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Senior Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Senior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Senior 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 Senior Developer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 3 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
Cheadle - 2 £425 -
Stockport - 2 £435 - 2
Salford -6 1 £450 +16.12% 1
Altrincham - 1 £500 - 1
Senior Developer
North West

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 62 (65.96%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (57.45%) Java
3 48 (51.06%) Scrum
4 47 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 44 (46.81%) TDD
6 29 (30.85%) HTML
6 29 (30.85%) BDD
7 28 (29.79%) CSS
8 26 (27.66%) Spring
8 26 (27.66%) Git (software)
9 25 (26.60%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (23.40%) .NET
11 21 (22.34%) C#
11 21 (22.34%) MVC
11 21 (22.34%) RESTful
12 20 (21.28%) Pair Programming
12 20 (21.28%) OO
13 19 (20.21%) Hibernate
13 19 (20.21%) Scala
14 18 (19.15%) SQL
14 18 (19.15%) Microservices
15 17 (18.09%) ASP.NET
15 17 (18.09%) OOP
16 16 (17.02%) SQL Server
16 16 (17.02%) SOA
16 16 (17.02%) Groovy
16 16 (17.02%) HTML5
17 15 (15.96%) Software Delivery
17 15 (15.96%) Clojure
18 14 (14.89%) Mercurial

Senior 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 6 (6.38%) Apache
2 4 (4.26%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.13%) JBoss
3 2 (2.13%) Jetty
3 2 (2.13%) nginx
3 2 (2.13%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.06%) CMS
4 1 (1.06%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.06%) SAS
4 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.77%) GitHub
2 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.19%) SaaS
3 2 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.13%) PaaS
4 1 (1.06%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.19%) HTTP
1 3 (3.19%) HTTPS
1 3 (3.19%) LDAP
2 2 (2.13%) AMQP
3 1 (1.06%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.70%) Relational Database
3 10 (10.64%) NoSQL
4 7 (7.45%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (6.38%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (6.38%) MongoDB
6 5 (5.32%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (4.26%) MySQL
8 3 (3.19%) Redis
9 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.06%) Big Data
10 1 (1.06%) BODI
10 1 (1.06%) Couchbase
10 1 (1.06%) DataStage
10 1 (1.06%) Pentaho
10 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (27.66%) Git (software)
2 14 (14.89%) Mercurial
3 12 (12.77%) Cucumber
4 10 (10.64%) Jenkins
5 7 (7.45%) JIRA
6 5 (5.32%) Selenium
6 5 (5.32%) Subversion
7 4 (4.26%) Eclipse
7 4 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (3.19%) Babel
8 3 (3.19%) Gradle
8 3 (3.19%) JUnit
8 3 (3.19%) Maven
8 3 (3.19%) TestNG
9 1 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.06%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.06%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.06%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.06%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (11.70%) Finance
2 3 (3.19%) Games
3 2 (2.13%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.06%) Advertising
4 1 (1.06%) Back Office
4 1 (1.06%) Banking
4 1 (1.06%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (30.85%) HTML
2 28 (29.79%) CSS
3 26 (27.66%) Spring
4 22 (23.40%) .NET
5 21 (22.34%) RESTful
6 19 (20.21%) Hibernate
7 17 (18.09%) ASP.NET
8 16 (17.02%) HTML5
9 14 (14.89%) jQuery
10 12 (12.77%) .NET Framework
10 12 (12.77%) CSS3
11 11 (11.70%) AngularJS
11 11 (11.70%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (11.70%) Entity Framework
12 10 (10.64%) Gherkin
12 10 (10.64%) NHibernate
13 9 (9.57%) JSON
14 8 (8.51%) Web Services
15 7 (7.45%) React
16 6 (6.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.77%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (8.51%) User Experience
3 7 (7.45%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.19%) NHS
6 2 (2.13%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.06%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.06%) Fintech
7 1 (1.06%) iSeries
7 1 (1.06%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.06%) SCADA
7 1 (1.06%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.38%) Android
2 5 (5.32%) Linux
3 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.06%) Unix
4 1 (1.06%) Windows
4 1 (1.06%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (65.96%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (51.06%) Scrum
3 44 (46.81%) TDD
4 29 (30.85%) BDD
5 25 (26.60%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (22.34%) MVC
7 20 (21.28%) OO
7 20 (21.28%) Pair Programming
8 18 (19.15%) Microservices
9 17 (18.09%) OOP
10 16 (17.02%) SOA
11 15 (15.96%) Software Delivery
12 12 (12.77%) Open Source
12 12 (12.77%) Project Management
13 9 (9.57%) Kanban
14 7 (7.45%) Web Development
15 6 (6.38%) Android Development
15 6 (6.38%) Software Engineering
16 5 (5.32%) Low Latency
16 5 (5.32%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 54 (57.45%) Java
2 47 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 21 (22.34%) C#
4 19 (20.21%) Scala
5 18 (19.15%) SQL
6 16 (17.02%) Groovy
7 15 (15.96%) Clojure
8 10 (10.64%) Ruby
9 6 (6.38%) Python
10 4 (4.26%) PHP
11 3 (3.19%) F#
11 3 (3.19%) Lua
11 3 (3.19%) VB
12 2 (2.13%) C++
12 2 (2.13%) Objective-C
12 2 (2.13%) TypeScript
13 1 (1.06%) JCL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.19%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (12.77%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.06%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (3.19%) Puppet
1 3 (3.19%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (3.19%) Apigee
1 3 (3.19%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.13%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.06%) Ab Initio
3 1 (1.06%) Axway
3 1 (1.06%) Endeca
3 1 (1.06%) FatWire
3 1 (1.06%) hybris
3 1 (1.06%) IBM
3 1 (1.06%) IBM Sterling
3 1 (1.06%) Informatica
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle
3 1 (1.06%) PayPal
3 1 (1.06%) Tableau
3 1 (1.06%) Talend
3 1 (1.06%) WorldPay
3 1 (1.06%) Zend
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