The table below looks at the statistics 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 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 70 83 75
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 37 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.04% 0.96% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 1.01% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 5
Average daily rate £450 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £355 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.75 £40.00 £40.57
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -1.40%
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
1717 1590 1299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.65% 95.15% 93.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 996 834 673
Average daily rate £390 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 61 65
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.27 £10.05 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.45 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Altrincham - 3 £370 - 1
Stockport - 3 £338 - 4
Senior Developer
North West

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 42 (70.00%) Java
2 33 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 24 (40.00%) HTML
4 24 (40.00%) TDD
4 24 (40.00%) Spring
5 19 (31.67%) CSS
6 16 (26.67%) Scrum
7 15 (25.00%) Hibernate
7 15 (25.00%) Kanban
8 14 (23.33%) BDD
9 13 (21.67%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (21.67%) MVC
9 13 (21.67%) Pair Programming
10 12 (20.00%) OO
10 12 (20.00%) RESTful
11 11 (18.33%) HTML5
12 10 (16.67%) CSS3
12 10 (16.67%) jQuery
12 10 (16.67%) Git (software)
12 10 (16.67%) Scala
12 10 (16.67%) .NET
12 10 (16.67%) J2EE
12 10 (16.67%) Ajax
13 9 (15.00%) MySQL
13 9 (15.00%) C#
13 9 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET
14 8 (13.33%) E-Commerce
14 8 (13.33%) Finance

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 6 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (6.67%) Confluence
3 3 (5.00%) Apache
3 3 (5.00%) JBoss
4 2 (3.33%) CMS
4 2 (3.33%) Node.js
4 2 (3.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.67%) GitHub
2 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) HTTP
1 2 (3.33%) Network Security
2 1 (1.67%) DNS
2 1 (1.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.00%) MySQL
2 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.67%) Subversion
3 6 (10.00%) Mercurial
4 4 (6.67%) JIRA
4 4 (6.67%) JUnit
5 3 (5.00%) Maven
6 2 (3.33%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.33%) Gradle
6 2 (3.33%) Selenium
7 1 (1.67%) Ant
7 1 (1.67%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Banking
2 2 (3.33%) Retail
2 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.67%) Advertising
3 1 (1.67%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (40.00%) HTML
1 24 (40.00%) Spring
2 19 (31.67%) CSS
3 15 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 12 (20.00%) RESTful
5 11 (18.33%) HTML5
6 10 (16.67%) .NET
6 10 (16.67%) Ajax
6 10 (16.67%) CSS3
6 10 (16.67%) J2EE
6 10 (16.67%) jQuery
7 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET
8 7 (11.67%) JSP
8 7 (11.67%) Spring MVC
8 7 (11.67%) XML
9 5 (8.33%) Web Services
10 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (6.67%) SOAP
10 4 (6.67%) XSD
11 3 (5.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.67%) iPad
3 3 (5.00%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.33%) NHS
4 2 (3.33%) User Experience
5 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.67%) iSeries
5 1 (1.67%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.67%) Tandem
5 1 (1.67%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.00%) Unix
2 5 (8.33%) Linux
3 4 (6.67%) Android
4 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.33%) Windows
5 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (40.00%) TDD
3 16 (26.67%) Scrum
4 15 (25.00%) Kanban
5 14 (23.33%) BDD
6 13 (21.67%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (21.67%) MVC
6 13 (21.67%) Pair Programming
7 12 (20.00%) OO
8 8 (13.33%) E-Commerce
9 7 (11.67%) Data Modelling
9 7 (11.67%) Open Source
9 7 (11.67%) SOA
10 6 (10.00%) Microservices
10 6 (10.00%) OOP
10 6 (10.00%) Software Delivery
11 5 (8.33%) B2C
11 5 (8.33%) Project Management
11 5 (8.33%) Web Development
12 4 (6.67%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 42 (70.00%) Java
2 30 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (16.67%) Scala
4 9 (15.00%) C#
5 7 (11.67%) Groovy
6 6 (10.00%) Clojure
7 3 (5.00%) PHP
7 3 (5.00%) SQL
8 2 (3.33%) Ruby
9 1 (1.67%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.67%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.67%) C
9 1 (1.67%) C++
9 1 (1.67%) JCL
9 1 (1.67%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.67%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 5 (8.33%) hybris
2 3 (5.00%) IBM
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.67%) Axway
4 1 (1.67%) BroadVision
4 1 (1.67%) Google
4 1 (1.67%) Perforce
4 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.67%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.67%) webMethods
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