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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
North West / Manchester
Rank 63 72 71
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 29 29 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.19% 1.60% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.31% 1.68% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 12 22
Median daily rate £375 £406 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +15.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £370 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £427 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £44.10 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-62.58% +17.60%

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
1253 1728 1455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.71% 95.42% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 778 992 816
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 44 53
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.20 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 47 (62.67%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (52.00%) JavaScript
3 36 (48.00%) Scrum
4 29 (38.67%) .NET
4 29 (38.67%) C#
4 29 (38.67%) Java
5 28 (37.33%) MVC
6 27 (36.00%) HTML
7 26 (34.67%) TDD
8 25 (33.33%) ASP.NET
9 24 (32.00%) CSS
9 24 (32.00%) SQL Server
10 23 (30.67%) BDD
11 21 (28.00%) jQuery
12 18 (24.00%) HTML5
13 16 (21.33%) ASP.NET Web API
14 15 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
15 14 (18.67%) Git (software)
15 14 (18.67%) Umbraco
16 13 (17.33%) SQL Server 2008
16 13 (17.33%) CMS
17 12 (16.00%) OO
17 12 (16.00%) Data Modelling
17 12 (16.00%) RESTful
17 12 (16.00%) Scala
17 12 (16.00%) SQL Server 2014
18 11 (14.67%) Continuous Integration
18 11 (14.67%) Spring
18 11 (14.67%) SQL
18 11 (14.67%) Python

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 14 (18.67%) Umbraco
2 13 (17.33%) CMS
3 4 (5.33%) Apache Spark
4 3 (4.00%) Apache
5 2 (2.67%) Jetty
5 2 (2.67%) nginx
5 2 (2.67%) NServiceBus
5 2 (2.67%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.33%) Drupal
6 1 (1.33%) SAS
6 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.33%) SilverStripe
6 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) GitHub
1 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.00%) SaaS
2 2 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) AMQP
2 1 (1.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (17.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (16.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 9 (12.00%) NoSQL
5 8 (10.67%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (6.67%) MongoDB
6 5 (6.67%) Relational Database
7 4 (5.33%) Big Data
7 4 (5.33%) Hadoop
7 4 (5.33%) MySQL
8 3 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (4.00%) Redis
8 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (1.33%) BODI
10 1 (1.33%) DataStage
10 1 (1.33%) Endeca
10 1 (1.33%) Pentaho
10 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (18.67%) Git (software)
3 8 (10.67%) Jenkins
4 7 (9.33%) Cucumber
5 6 (8.00%) JIRA
6 5 (6.67%) Mercurial
6 5 (6.67%) Subversion
7 3 (4.00%) Babel
7 3 (4.00%) Selenium
7 3 (4.00%) TestNG
8 2 (2.67%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.67%) Gradle
8 2 (2.67%) NUnit
9 1 (1.33%) JUnit
9 1 (1.33%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (1.33%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.33%) Xcode
General
1 10 (13.33%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Games
3 2 (2.67%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (38.67%) .NET
2 27 (36.00%) HTML
3 25 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 24 (32.00%) CSS
5 21 (28.00%) jQuery
6 18 (24.00%) HTML5
7 16 (21.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 12 (16.00%) RESTful
9 11 (14.67%) Spring
10 10 (13.33%) Web Services
11 8 (10.67%) React
11 8 (10.67%) REST
12 7 (9.33%) .NET Framework
12 7 (9.33%) AngularJS
12 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (9.33%) Hibernate
13 6 (8.00%) Entity Framework
13 6 (8.00%) Gherkin
13 6 (8.00%) JSON
13 6 (8.00%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) User Experience
2 7 (9.33%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.67%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.00%) Android
2 3 (4.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (62.67%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (48.00%) Scrum
3 28 (37.33%) MVC
4 26 (34.67%) TDD
5 23 (30.67%) BDD
6 12 (16.00%) Data Modelling
6 12 (16.00%) OO
7 11 (14.67%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (12.00%) Microservices
8 9 (12.00%) OOP
8 9 (12.00%) Pair Programming
9 8 (10.67%) SOA
9 8 (10.67%) Software Engineering
10 7 (9.33%) Project Management
11 6 (8.00%) Android Development
11 6 (8.00%) OOD
11 6 (8.00%) Software Delivery
12 5 (6.67%) Mentoring
13 4 (5.33%) DevOps
13 4 (5.33%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 39 (52.00%) JavaScript
2 29 (38.67%) C#
2 29 (38.67%) Java
3 12 (16.00%) Scala
4 11 (14.67%) Python
4 11 (14.67%) SQL
5 8 (10.67%) Ruby
6 6 (8.00%) Clojure
6 6 (8.00%) Groovy
7 4 (5.33%) PHP
8 3 (4.00%) F#
8 3 (4.00%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.67%) C++
9 2 (2.67%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.33%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 2 (2.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.33%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (4.00%) Apigee
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.67%) Xamarin
2 2 (2.67%) Zend
3 1 (1.33%) Ab Initio
3 1 (1.33%) FatWire
3 1 (1.33%) hybris
3 1 (1.33%) Informatica
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle
3 1 (1.33%) Talend
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