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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 70 61 70
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 16 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.13% 1.24% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 1.32% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 19
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £370 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.29 £40.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +3.22%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1313 908 1284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 92.79% 94.09% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 686 405 640
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 89 83
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £61.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 4 - - 1
Salford - 2 - -
Stockport - - - - 2
Wigan - - - - 1
Cheadle - - - -
Altrincham - - - - 1
Senior Developer
North West

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 27 (75.00%) .NET
2 21 (58.33%) C#
3 19 (52.78%) SQL Server
3 19 (52.78%) Finance
4 17 (47.22%) JavaScript
5 16 (44.44%) ASP.NET
6 15 (41.67%) HTML
7 14 (38.89%) CSS
7 14 (38.89%) Scrum
7 14 (38.89%) MVC
7 14 (38.89%) TDD
8 12 (33.33%) Java
9 11 (30.56%) Ajax
9 11 (30.56%) jQuery
9 11 (30.56%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (27.78%) Spring
10 10 (27.78%) SQL
10 10 (27.78%) XML
10 10 (27.78%) OOP
11 9 (25.00%) Tomcat
11 9 (25.00%) J2EE
11 9 (25.00%) MySQL
11 9 (25.00%) Oracle
11 9 (25.00%) Hibernate
11 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (22.22%) CMS
13 7 (19.44%) Visual Studio
13 7 (19.44%) Ruby on Rails
13 7 (19.44%) HTML5
14 6 (16.67%) Escenic

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 8 (22.22%) CMS
3 6 (16.67%) Escenic
3 6 (16.67%) Adobe CQ
3 6 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 6 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 6 (16.67%) MQSeries
4 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.56%) Apache
6 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.78%) Orchard CMS
6 1 (2.78%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.33%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle E-Business Tax
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.78%) Magento
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (52.78%) SQL Server
2 9 (25.00%) MySQL
3 6 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 6 (16.67%) Big Data
4 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.56%) QlikView
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.56%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Visual Studio
2 4 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.78%) Hudson
3 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.78%) NUnit
3 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
General
1 19 (52.78%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Games
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (75.00%) .NET
2 16 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 15 (41.67%) HTML
4 14 (38.89%) CSS
5 11 (30.56%) Ajax
5 11 (30.56%) jQuery
5 11 (30.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (27.78%) Spring
6 10 (27.78%) XML
7 9 (25.00%) J2EE
7 9 (25.00%) Hibernate
8 7 (19.44%) Ruby on Rails
8 7 (19.44%) HTML5
9 6 (16.67%) CSS3
9 6 (16.67%) JSF
9 6 (16.67%) Struts
9 6 (16.67%) EJB
9 6 (16.67%) LAMP
9 6 (16.67%) Java RMI
10 5 (13.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Open Source
3 1 (2.78%) Linked Data
3 1 (2.78%) Semantic Web
3 1 (2.78%) Online Gambling
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Android
1 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Scrum
1 14 (38.89%) MVC
1 14 (38.89%) TDD
2 10 (27.78%) OOP
3 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (16.67%) BDD
4 6 (16.67%) UML
4 6 (16.67%) RUP
4 6 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
4 6 (16.67%) OOD
5 5 (13.89%) OO
6 4 (11.11%) Project Management
7 3 (8.33%) Web Development
7 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.56%) Data Management
8 2 (5.56%) Android Development
8 2 (5.56%) iOS Development
8 2 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 21 (58.33%) C#
2 17 (47.22%) JavaScript
3 12 (33.33%) Java
4 10 (27.78%) SQL
5 6 (16.67%) Scala
6 4 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 3 (8.33%) VB.NET
8 2 (5.56%) Ruby
9 1 (2.78%) SPARQL
9 1 (2.78%) Python
9 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Oracle
2 6 (16.67%) JBoss
3 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) Adobe