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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 65 77 70
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 40 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.16% 0.92% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.28% 0.96% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 11 4
Median daily rate £500 £388 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £338 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £324
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £411 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.34% +9.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £42.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +7.69%
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
1753 1455 1193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.45% 95.60% 94.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1015 794 617
Median daily rate £383 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 68 65
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.87 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -10.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £21.10 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 - 5 £294 - 3
Altrincham - 1 £370 - 1
Senior Developer
North West

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 50 (71.43%) Java
2 39 (55.71%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (52.86%) JavaScript
4 29 (41.43%) Spring
4 29 (41.43%) TDD
5 28 (40.00%) HTML
6 25 (35.71%) CSS
7 23 (32.86%) Scrum
8 21 (30.00%) Hibernate
9 19 (27.14%) Pair Programming
10 17 (24.29%) MVC
10 17 (24.29%) OO
10 17 (24.29%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (24.29%) Git (software)
10 17 (24.29%) RESTful
11 16 (22.86%) HTML5
11 16 (22.86%) Scala
12 15 (21.43%) CSS3
13 14 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
13 14 (20.00%) Kanban
14 13 (18.57%) BDD
15 12 (17.14%) Open Source
15 12 (17.14%) Groovy
15 12 (17.14%) GitHub
15 12 (17.14%) SOA
16 11 (15.71%) OOP
16 11 (15.71%) C#
16 11 (15.71%) .NET
16 11 (15.71%) Microservices
16 11 (15.71%) Software Delivery

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 7 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (7.14%) JBoss
3 4 (5.71%) Apache
3 4 (5.71%) Confluence
4 3 (4.29%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.86%) CMS
5 2 (2.86%) Node.js
6 1 (1.43%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
6 1 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.14%) GitHub
2 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) HTTP
1 2 (2.86%) Network Security
2 1 (1.43%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) MySQL
1 7 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (8.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.86%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.43%) JasperReports
4 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (24.29%) Git (software)
2 11 (15.71%) Mercurial
3 7 (10.00%) JUnit
3 7 (10.00%) Subversion
4 6 (8.57%) Maven
5 4 (5.71%) Jenkins
5 4 (5.71%) JIRA
5 4 (5.71%) Selenium
6 3 (4.29%) Eclipse
6 3 (4.29%) SonarQube
7 2 (2.86%) Gradle
8 1 (1.43%) Ant
8 1 (1.43%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.43%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.43%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (11.43%) Finance
2 5 (7.14%) Retail
3 2 (2.86%) Banking
3 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.43%) Advertising
4 1 (1.43%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (41.43%) Spring
2 28 (40.00%) HTML
3 25 (35.71%) CSS
4 21 (30.00%) Hibernate
5 17 (24.29%) RESTful
6 16 (22.86%) HTML5
7 15 (21.43%) CSS3
8 11 (15.71%) .NET
9 10 (14.29%) Ajax
9 10 (14.29%) J2EE
10 9 (12.86%) jQuery
11 8 (11.43%) ASP.NET
11 8 (11.43%) XML
12 7 (10.00%) JSP
12 7 (10.00%) Spring MVC
13 6 (8.57%) Middleware
14 5 (7.14%) Web Services
15 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
15 4 (5.71%) XSD
16 3 (4.29%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.71%) iPad
3 3 (4.29%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.86%) NHS
4 2 (2.86%) SCADA
4 2 (2.86%) User Experience
5 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.43%) iSeries
5 1 (1.43%) IVR
5 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.43%) Tandem
5 1 (1.43%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.57%) Linux
2 5 (7.14%) Unix
3 2 (2.86%) Windows
4 1 (1.43%) Android
4 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (55.71%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (41.43%) TDD
3 23 (32.86%) Scrum
4 19 (27.14%) Pair Programming
5 17 (24.29%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (24.29%) MVC
5 17 (24.29%) OO
6 14 (20.00%) Kanban
7 13 (18.57%) BDD
8 12 (17.14%) Open Source
8 12 (17.14%) SOA
9 11 (15.71%) Microservices
9 11 (15.71%) OOP
9 11 (15.71%) Software Delivery
10 8 (11.43%) Data Modelling
10 8 (11.43%) E-Commerce
11 5 (7.14%) B2C
11 5 (7.14%) Project Management
11 5 (7.14%) Web Development
12 4 (5.71%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (71.43%) Java
2 37 (52.86%) JavaScript
3 16 (22.86%) Scala
4 12 (17.14%) Groovy
5 11 (15.71%) C#
5 11 (15.71%) Clojure
6 3 (4.29%) Ruby
6 3 (4.29%) SQL
7 2 (2.86%) C++
7 2 (2.86%) PHP
7 2 (2.86%) Python
8 1 (1.43%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.43%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.43%) C
8 1 (1.43%) JCL
8 1 (1.43%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.43%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.43%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 6 (8.57%) Oracle
2 5 (7.14%) hybris
2 5 (7.14%) TIBCO
3 4 (5.71%) Axway
3 4 (5.71%) BroadVision
3 4 (5.71%) webMethods
4 3 (4.29%) IBM
4 3 (4.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.43%) Google
5 1 (1.43%) Perforce
5 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
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