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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
North West / Manchester
Rank 64 84 70
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 31 23 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.28% 1.23% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.39% 1.30% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 23
Median daily rate £375 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £37.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-55.40% -17.77%

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
1298 1771 1352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.30% 95.01% 95.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 807 1016 803
Median daily rate £375 £365 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 54 65
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £28.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 23 January 2017.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 61 (68.54%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (51.69%) JavaScript
3 45 (50.56%) Scrum
4 44 (49.44%) Java
5 41 (46.07%) TDD
6 32 (35.96%) BDD
7 30 (33.71%) HTML
8 28 (31.46%) .NET
8 28 (31.46%) CSS
9 27 (30.34%) C#
9 27 (30.34%) MVC
10 24 (26.97%) ASP.NET
11 23 (25.84%) SQL Server
12 21 (23.60%) HTML5
13 20 (22.47%) jQuery
13 20 (22.47%) Git (software)
14 19 (21.35%) Scala
14 19 (21.35%) Spring
15 17 (19.10%) Pair Programming
16 16 (17.98%) OO
16 16 (17.98%) RESTful
16 16 (17.98%) Continuous Integration
17 13 (14.61%) Team Foundation Server
17 13 (14.61%) Hibernate
18 12 (13.48%) OOP
18 12 (13.48%) SQL
18 12 (13.48%) Umbraco
18 12 (13.48%) ASP.NET Web API
18 12 (13.48%) Microservices
19 11 (12.36%) Groovy

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 12 (13.48%) Umbraco
2 11 (12.36%) CMS
3 4 (4.49%) Apache Spark
4 3 (3.37%) Apache
4 3 (3.37%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.25%) Jetty
5 2 (2.25%) nginx
5 2 (2.25%) NServiceBus
6 1 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.12%) Drupal
6 1 (1.12%) JBoss
6 1 (1.12%) SAS
6 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.12%) SilverStripe
6 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.99%) GitHub
2 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.37%) SaaS
3 2 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.25%) AMQP
2 1 (1.12%) FTP
2 1 (1.12%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.84%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (11.24%) NoSQL
3 10 (11.24%) SQL Server 2014
4 8 (8.99%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (6.74%) MongoDB
5 6 (6.74%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.49%) Big Data
6 4 (4.49%) Hadoop
6 4 (4.49%) MySQL
7 3 (3.37%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.37%) Redis
7 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.12%) BODI
9 1 (1.12%) Couchbase
9 1 (1.12%) DataStage
9 1 (1.12%) Endeca
9 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (22.47%) Git (software)
2 13 (14.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (11.24%) Cucumber
3 10 (11.24%) Mercurial
4 9 (10.11%) Jenkins
5 6 (6.74%) JIRA
6 5 (5.62%) Subversion
7 3 (3.37%) Babel
7 3 (3.37%) Eclipse
7 3 (3.37%) Selenium
7 3 (3.37%) TestNG
8 2 (2.25%) Gradle
8 2 (2.25%) JUnit
9 1 (1.12%) Maven
9 1 (1.12%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (1.12%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (12.36%) Finance
2 3 (3.37%) Games
3 2 (2.25%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.12%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (33.71%) HTML
2 28 (31.46%) .NET
2 28 (31.46%) CSS
3 24 (26.97%) ASP.NET
4 21 (23.60%) HTML5
5 20 (22.47%) jQuery
6 19 (21.35%) Spring
7 16 (17.98%) RESTful
8 13 (14.61%) Hibernate
9 12 (13.48%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (11.24%) AngularJS
11 9 (10.11%) .NET Framework
12 8 (8.99%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (8.99%) CSS3
12 8 (8.99%) Entity Framework
12 8 (8.99%) Gherkin
12 8 (8.99%) NHibernate
12 8 (8.99%) React
12 8 (8.99%) Web Services
13 6 (6.74%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.11%) User Experience
2 7 (7.87%) Mobile App
3 6 (6.74%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.25%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.12%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.12%) Fintech
6 1 (1.12%) iSeries
6 1 (1.12%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.12%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.74%) Android
2 4 (4.49%) Linux
3 2 (2.25%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.12%) Unix
4 1 (1.12%) Windows
4 1 (1.12%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (68.54%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (50.56%) Scrum
3 41 (46.07%) TDD
4 32 (35.96%) BDD
5 27 (30.34%) MVC
6 17 (19.10%) Pair Programming
7 16 (17.98%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (17.98%) OO
8 12 (13.48%) Microservices
8 12 (13.48%) OOP
9 11 (12.36%) Data Modelling
9 11 (12.36%) SOA
9 11 (12.36%) Software Delivery
10 9 (10.11%) Project Management
11 8 (8.99%) Kanban
12 6 (6.74%) Android Development
12 6 (6.74%) Mentoring
12 6 (6.74%) Open Source
12 6 (6.74%) Software Engineering
13 5 (5.62%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 46 (51.69%) JavaScript
2 44 (49.44%) Java
3 27 (30.34%) C#
4 19 (21.35%) Scala
5 12 (13.48%) SQL
6 11 (12.36%) Clojure
6 11 (12.36%) Groovy
6 11 (12.36%) Python
7 10 (11.24%) Ruby
8 4 (4.49%) PHP
9 3 (3.37%) F#
10 2 (2.25%) C++
10 2 (2.25%) Objective-C
10 2 (2.25%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.12%) JCL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (8.99%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.12%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (3.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (3.37%) Apigee
2 2 (2.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.25%) Xamarin
2 2 (2.25%) Zend
3 1 (1.12%) Ab Initio
3 1 (1.12%) Axway
3 1 (1.12%) FatWire
3 1 (1.12%) hybris
3 1 (1.12%) IBM
3 1 (1.12%) IBM Sterling
3 1 (1.12%) Informatica
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle
3 1 (1.12%) Talend
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