The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Developer 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 Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 76 67 81
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 10 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.81% 1.14% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 1.22% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 6
Average daily rate
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£323 £368 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.24% +22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £482 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-46.66% -11.76%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1170 1064 1264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.12% 93.50% 90.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 657 530 618
Average daily rate £330 £333 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.75% +10.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 85 103
Average hourly rate £15.13 £15.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.96% -19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £10.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.00 £41.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Senior Developer
North West

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

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 30 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford +1 3 £320 -0.77%
Stockport - - - - 3
Wigan - - - - 2
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - - 2
Cheadle - - - - 1
Oldham - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
Sale - - - - 1
Senior Developer
North West

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Senior Developer 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 Senior Developer in their job title.

1 18 (78.26%) .NET
2 17 (73.91%) C#
3 15 (65.22%) SQL Server
4 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
5 10 (43.48%) Java
6 9 (39.13%) HTML
6 9 (39.13%) SQL
6 9 (39.13%) OOD
6 9 (39.13%) Ajax
7 8 (34.78%) jQuery
7 8 (34.78%) Finance
7 8 (34.78%) CSS
7 8 (34.78%) OO
8 7 (30.43%) J2EE
8 7 (30.43%) CMS
8 7 (30.43%) Scrum
8 7 (30.43%) TDD
9 6 (26.09%) Spring
9 6 (26.09%) Scala
9 6 (26.09%) HTML5
9 6 (26.09%) Hibernate
9 6 (26.09%) OOP
9 6 (26.09%) XML
9 6 (26.09%) EJB
10 5 (21.74%) UML
10 5 (21.74%) Struts
10 5 (21.74%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (21.74%) MQSeries
10 5 (21.74%) JBoss
10 5 (21.74%) RUP

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Senior Developer 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 Senior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (30.43%) CMS
2 5 (21.74%) MQSeries
2 5 (21.74%) Tomcat
2 5 (21.74%) WebLogic
2 5 (21.74%) Escenic
2 5 (21.74%) Adobe CQ
2 5 (21.74%) WebSphere
3 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) Mingle
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (65.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) MySQL
2 5 (21.74%) Hadoop
2 5 (21.74%) Big Data
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (8.70%) QlikView
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
2 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.35%) JUnit
3 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.35%) NUnit
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) Gradle
3 1 (4.35%) Mercurial
3 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (78.26%) .NET
2 9 (39.13%) HTML
2 9 (39.13%) Ajax
3 8 (34.78%) jQuery
3 8 (34.78%) CSS
4 7 (30.43%) J2EE
5 6 (26.09%) Spring
5 6 (26.09%) HTML5
5 6 (26.09%) Hibernate
5 6 (26.09%) XML
5 6 (26.09%) EJB
6 5 (21.74%) Struts
6 5 (21.74%) LAMP
6 5 (21.74%) Java RMI
6 5 (21.74%) JSF
6 5 (21.74%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (21.74%) CSS3
7 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
8 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Open Source
1 1 (4.35%) Linked Data
1 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (4.35%) Online Gambling
1 1 (4.35%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.35%) Android
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) OOD
2 8 (34.78%) OO
3 7 (30.43%) Scrum
3 7 (30.43%) TDD
4 6 (26.09%) OOP
5 5 (21.74%) UML
5 5 (21.74%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (21.74%) RUP
5 5 (21.74%) BDD
6 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
6 4 (17.39%) Project Management
7 3 (13.04%) MVC
8 2 (8.70%) Web Development
8 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (8.70%) Data Management
8 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (4.35%) Game Development
9 1 (4.35%) RDF
9 1 (4.35%) SEO
9 1 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) C#
2 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
3 10 (43.48%) Java
4 9 (39.13%) SQL
5 6 (26.09%) Scala
6 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
6 2 (8.70%) C++
7 1 (4.35%) Python
7 1 (4.35%) VB
7 1 (4.35%) PHP
7 1 (4.35%) VB6
7 1 (4.35%) Ruby
7 1 (4.35%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) JBoss
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.35%) Atlassian
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago