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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 63 73 77
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 40 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.24% 0.94% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.36% 0.98% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 11 6
Median daily rate £500 £388 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +20.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £429 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.18% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £42.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.73% +33.33%
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
1696 1427 1236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.91% 95.58% 96.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1006 841 656
Median daily rate £375 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 63 63
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.87 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.87% -10.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £23.00 £37.24
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 £250 - 2
Salford - 2 £220 -
Senior Developer
North West

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 55 (70.51%) Java
2 45 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (51.28%) JavaScript
4 33 (42.31%) TDD
5 32 (41.03%) Spring
6 31 (39.74%) HTML
7 30 (38.46%) CSS
8 28 (35.90%) Scrum
9 23 (29.49%) Hibernate
10 22 (28.21%) Pair Programming
11 21 (26.92%) Git (software)
11 21 (26.92%) RESTful
12 20 (25.64%) OO
13 19 (24.36%) MVC
13 19 (24.36%) Scala
13 19 (24.36%) HTML5
13 19 (24.36%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (21.79%) CSS3
14 17 (21.79%) Enterprise Software
15 16 (20.51%) Groovy
15 16 (20.51%) SOA
16 15 (19.23%) Open Source
16 15 (19.23%) GitHub
17 14 (17.95%) Microservices
17 14 (17.95%) Software Delivery
17 14 (17.95%) Virtual Machines
17 14 (17.95%) Mercurial
17 14 (17.95%) Kanban
17 14 (17.95%) Clojure
17 14 (17.95%) OOP

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 9 (11.54%) Tomcat
2 5 (6.41%) JBoss
3 4 (5.13%) Confluence
4 3 (3.85%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.56%) Apache
5 2 (2.56%) CMS
6 1 (1.28%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
6 1 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (19.23%) GitHub
2 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) HTTP
1 2 (2.56%) Network Security
2 1 (1.28%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.54%) Relational Database
2 7 (8.97%) MySQL
2 7 (8.97%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.85%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.56%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.56%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.28%) JasperReports
6 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (26.92%) Git (software)
2 14 (17.95%) Mercurial
3 9 (11.54%) JUnit
4 7 (8.97%) Maven
5 6 (7.69%) Subversion
6 5 (6.41%) Jenkins
6 5 (6.41%) JIRA
6 5 (6.41%) Selenium
6 5 (6.41%) SonarQube
7 4 (5.13%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.56%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.56%) Gradle
9 1 (1.28%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.28%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (8.97%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Retail
3 2 (2.56%) Banking
3 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.28%) Advertising
4 1 (1.28%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (41.03%) Spring
2 31 (39.74%) HTML
3 30 (38.46%) CSS
4 23 (29.49%) Hibernate
5 21 (26.92%) RESTful
6 19 (24.36%) HTML5
7 17 (21.79%) CSS3
8 11 (14.10%) .NET
9 10 (12.82%) Ajax
9 10 (12.82%) jQuery
10 9 (11.54%) J2EE
11 8 (10.26%) ASP.NET
12 7 (8.97%) JSP
12 7 (8.97%) Spring MVC
12 7 (8.97%) XML
13 6 (7.69%) Middleware
13 6 (7.69%) Web Services
14 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (5.13%) GWT
14 4 (5.13%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.79%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (6.41%) NHS
3 4 (5.13%) iPad
3 4 (5.13%) SCADA
4 3 (3.85%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.56%) User Experience
6 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.28%) iSeries
6 1 (1.28%) IVR
6 1 (1.28%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.28%) Tandem
6 1 (1.28%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.97%) Linux
2 5 (6.41%) Unix
3 2 (2.56%) Windows
4 1 (1.28%) Android
4 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (42.31%) TDD
3 28 (35.90%) Scrum
4 22 (28.21%) Pair Programming
5 20 (25.64%) OO
6 19 (24.36%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (24.36%) MVC
7 16 (20.51%) SOA
8 15 (19.23%) Open Source
9 14 (17.95%) Kanban
9 14 (17.95%) Microservices
9 14 (17.95%) OOP
9 14 (17.95%) Software Delivery
10 13 (16.67%) BDD
11 8 (10.26%) Data Modelling
11 8 (10.26%) E-Commerce
12 5 (6.41%) B2C
12 5 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (6.41%) Project Management
12 5 (6.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (70.51%) Java
2 40 (51.28%) JavaScript
3 19 (24.36%) Scala
4 16 (20.51%) Groovy
5 14 (17.95%) Clojure
6 11 (14.10%) C#
7 7 (8.97%) SQL
8 3 (3.85%) Ruby
9 2 (2.56%) C++
9 2 (2.56%) PHP
9 2 (2.56%) Python
10 1 (1.28%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.28%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.28%) C
10 1 (1.28%) JCL
10 1 (1.28%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.28%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 14 (17.95%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.28%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 5 (6.41%) hybris
1 5 (6.41%) Oracle
1 5 (6.41%) TIBCO
2 4 (5.13%) Axway
2 4 (5.13%) BroadVision
2 4 (5.13%) webMethods
3 3 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.56%) IBM
5 1 (1.28%) Google
5 1 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
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