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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 47 69 62
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 63 32 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.52% 1.70% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.71% 1.79% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 29 13
Median daily rate £475 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £450 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £423 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +9.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £29.53 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -17.64%
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
1699 1787 1321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.81% 94.95% 96.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1070 1033 808
Median daily rate £400 £377 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.24% +11.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 74 57
Median hourly rate £15.13 £15.26 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.88% +1.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.75 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 - 6 £550 - 6
Salford - 3 £450 -
Altrincham - 2 £435 - 1
Cheadle - 2 £425 -
Senior Developer
North West

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 70 (67.96%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (64.08%) Java
3 57 (55.34%) Scrum
4 51 (49.51%) JavaScript
5 50 (48.54%) TDD
6 36 (34.95%) HTML
6 36 (34.95%) CSS
7 34 (33.01%) Spring
8 31 (30.10%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (30.10%) Git (software)
9 29 (28.16%) Pair Programming
10 28 (27.18%) Hibernate
10 28 (27.18%) Scala
10 28 (27.18%) BDD
11 25 (24.27%) MVC
12 24 (23.30%) RESTful
12 24 (23.30%) Microservices
13 23 (22.33%) HTML5
13 23 (22.33%) OOP
14 22 (21.36%) OO
14 22 (21.36%) SOA
14 22 (21.36%) Groovy
15 21 (20.39%) Software Delivery
15 21 (20.39%) Clojure
16 20 (19.42%) CSS3
16 20 (19.42%) GitHub
17 19 (18.45%) Enterprise Software
17 19 (18.45%) Mercurial
17 19 (18.45%) Open Source
17 19 (18.45%) C#

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 (5.83%) Apache
1 6 (5.83%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.85%) JBoss
3 2 (1.94%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.97%) Jetty
4 1 (0.97%) nginx
4 1 (0.97%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.97%) SAS
4 1 (0.97%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 1 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.97%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (19.42%) GitHub
2 1 (0.97%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.88%) HTTP
2 3 (2.91%) HTTPS
2 3 (2.91%) LDAP
3 2 (1.94%) FTP
3 2 (1.94%) Network Security
4 1 (0.97%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.53%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.59%) Relational Database
3 7 (6.80%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.83%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (4.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (4.85%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.88%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.91%) Redis
8 2 (1.94%) MySQL
8 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.94%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.97%) BODI
9 1 (0.97%) DataStage
9 1 (0.97%) JasperReports
9 1 (0.97%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (30.10%) Git (software)
2 19 (18.45%) Mercurial
3 14 (13.59%) Jenkins
4 11 (10.68%) Cucumber
5 8 (7.77%) Maven
6 7 (6.80%) Eclipse
6 7 (6.80%) JUnit
6 7 (6.80%) Selenium
7 5 (4.85%) SonarQube
8 4 (3.88%) Gradle
8 4 (3.88%) JIRA
9 3 (2.91%) Subversion
9 3 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (2.91%) TestNG
10 2 (1.94%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.97%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.97%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (0.97%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.97%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 10 (9.71%) Finance
2 4 (3.88%) Retail
3 3 (2.91%) Games
4 2 (1.94%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.94%) Banking
5 1 (0.97%) Advertising
5 1 (0.97%) Back Office
5 1 (0.97%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (34.95%) CSS
1 36 (34.95%) HTML
2 34 (33.01%) Spring
3 28 (27.18%) Hibernate
4 24 (23.30%) RESTful
5 23 (22.33%) HTML5
6 20 (19.42%) CSS3
7 19 (18.45%) .NET
8 16 (15.53%) ASP.NET
9 12 (11.65%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (10.68%) .NET Framework
10 11 (10.68%) Entity Framework
10 11 (10.68%) jQuery
11 10 (9.71%) Gherkin
11 10 (9.71%) NHibernate
12 9 (8.74%) JSON
13 6 (5.83%) J2EE
13 6 (5.83%) Middleware
14 5 (4.85%) Web Services
14 5 (4.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.45%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (4.85%) NHS
3 4 (3.88%) SCADA
3 4 (3.88%) User Experience
4 2 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.94%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.94%) iSeries
4 2 (1.94%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.94%) Tandem
5 1 (0.97%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.97%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.97%) Fintech
5 1 (0.97%) IVR
5 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.80%) Linux
2 4 (3.88%) Android
3 3 (2.91%) Windows
4 2 (1.94%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.94%) Unix
5 1 (0.97%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.97%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (67.96%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (55.34%) Scrum
3 50 (48.54%) TDD
4 31 (30.10%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (28.16%) Pair Programming
6 28 (27.18%) BDD
7 25 (24.27%) MVC
8 24 (23.30%) Microservices
9 23 (22.33%) OOP
10 22 (21.36%) OO
10 22 (21.36%) SOA
11 21 (20.39%) Software Delivery
12 19 (18.45%) Open Source
13 12 (11.65%) Project Management
14 11 (10.68%) Kanban
15 5 (4.85%) Business Intelligence
15 5 (4.85%) DevOps
15 5 (4.85%) Software Engineering
15 5 (4.85%) Web Development
16 4 (3.88%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 66 (64.08%) Java
2 51 (49.51%) JavaScript
3 28 (27.18%) Scala
4 22 (21.36%) Groovy
5 21 (20.39%) Clojure
6 19 (18.45%) C#
6 19 (18.45%) SQL
7 7 (6.80%) Ruby
8 4 (3.88%) Python
9 3 (2.91%) C++
9 3 (2.91%) Lua
9 3 (2.91%) PHP
9 3 (2.91%) VB
10 2 (1.94%) F#
10 2 (1.94%) JCL
10 2 (1.94%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (2.91%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.94%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (1.94%) QA
System Software
1 19 (18.45%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.94%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (2.91%) Puppet
1 3 (2.91%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.97%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 5 (4.85%) Axway
1 5 (4.85%) Oracle
1 5 (4.85%) TIBCO
2 4 (3.88%) BroadVision
2 4 (3.88%) webMethods
3 3 (2.91%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.94%) IBM
5 1 (0.97%) Ab Initio
5 1 (0.97%) Apigee
5 1 (0.97%) IBM Sterling
5 1 (0.97%) Informatica
5 1 (0.97%) PayPal
5 1 (0.97%) Tableau
5 1 (0.97%) Talend
5 1 (0.97%) WorldPay
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago