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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 54 86 75
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 51 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.76% 0.56% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.91% 0.59% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 9 5
Median daily rate £500 £450 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +40.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +26.98%
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
1754 1535 1219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.02% 95.22% 97.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1065 923 678
Median daily rate £388 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 61 66
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.95 £31.50 £29.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 27 July 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 July 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 - 8 £250 - 3
Salford - 2 £220 - 1
Senior Developer
North West

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 61 (68.54%) Java
2 54 (60.67%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (52.81%) JavaScript
4 39 (43.82%) Scrum
5 38 (42.70%) TDD
6 34 (38.20%) HTML
7 33 (37.08%) CSS
8 31 (34.83%) Spring
9 26 (29.21%) Pair Programming
10 25 (28.09%) Hibernate
10 25 (28.09%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (28.09%) Git (software)
11 23 (25.84%) Scala
12 22 (24.72%) HTML5
12 22 (24.72%) OO
13 21 (23.60%) RESTful
14 20 (22.47%) Microservices
15 19 (21.35%) CSS3
15 19 (21.35%) Enterprise Software
15 19 (21.35%) Groovy
15 19 (21.35%) SOA
15 19 (21.35%) MVC
16 18 (20.22%) OOP
16 18 (20.22%) GitHub
17 17 (19.10%) Virtual Machines
17 17 (19.10%) Software Delivery
17 17 (19.10%) Mercurial
17 17 (19.10%) Clojure
17 17 (19.10%) Open Source
18 16 (17.98%) BDD

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 (7.87%) Tomcat
2 5 (5.62%) Apache
2 5 (5.62%) JBoss
3 3 (3.37%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.25%) CMS
4 2 (2.25%) Confluence
5 1 (1.12%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
5 1 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (20.22%) GitHub
2 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.12%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.62%) HTTP
2 3 (3.37%) HTTPS
2 3 (3.37%) LDAP
3 2 (2.25%) Network Security
4 1 (1.12%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.48%) Relational Database
2 9 (10.11%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.74%) MySQL
4 4 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.37%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (3.37%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.25%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.25%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.12%) JasperReports
7 1 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (28.09%) Git (software)
2 17 (19.10%) Mercurial
3 7 (7.87%) JUnit
3 7 (7.87%) Maven
4 6 (6.74%) Selenium
5 5 (5.62%) Jenkins
5 5 (5.62%) SonarQube
6 4 (4.49%) Cucumber
6 4 (4.49%) Eclipse
6 4 (4.49%) Subversion
7 3 (3.37%) JIRA
8 2 (2.25%) Gradle
8 2 (2.25%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.12%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.12%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (1.12%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (6.74%) Finance
2 5 (5.62%) Retail
3 2 (2.25%) Banking
4 1 (1.12%) Advertising
4 1 (1.12%) Back Office
4 1 (1.12%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (38.20%) HTML
2 33 (37.08%) CSS
3 31 (34.83%) Spring
4 25 (28.09%) Hibernate
5 22 (24.72%) HTML5
6 21 (23.60%) RESTful
7 19 (21.35%) CSS3
8 12 (13.48%) .NET
8 12 (13.48%) J2EE
9 10 (11.24%) jQuery
10 8 (8.99%) ASP.NET
11 6 (6.74%) Middleware
12 5 (5.62%) Ajax
12 5 (5.62%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (5.62%) JSON
12 5 (5.62%) Spring MVC
12 5 (5.62%) XML
13 4 (4.49%) .NET Framework
13 4 (4.49%) Entity Framework
13 4 (4.49%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.35%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.62%) NHS
3 4 (4.49%) SCADA
4 2 (2.25%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.25%) iPad
5 1 (1.12%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.12%) iSeries
5 1 (1.12%) IVR
5 1 (1.12%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.12%) Tandem
5 1 (1.12%) User Experience
5 1 (1.12%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.87%) Linux
2 3 (3.37%) Unix
3 2 (2.25%) Windows
4 1 (1.12%) Android
4 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (60.67%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (43.82%) Scrum
3 38 (42.70%) TDD
4 26 (29.21%) Pair Programming
5 25 (28.09%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (24.72%) OO
7 20 (22.47%) Microservices
8 19 (21.35%) MVC
8 19 (21.35%) SOA
9 18 (20.22%) OOP
10 17 (19.10%) Open Source
10 17 (19.10%) Software Delivery
11 16 (17.98%) BDD
12 14 (15.73%) Kanban
13 6 (6.74%) Data Modelling
13 6 (6.74%) E-Commerce
13 6 (6.74%) Project Management
13 6 (6.74%) Web Development
14 5 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
15 4 (4.49%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (68.54%) Java
2 47 (52.81%) JavaScript
3 23 (25.84%) Scala
4 19 (21.35%) Groovy
5 17 (19.10%) Clojure
6 12 (13.48%) C#
7 11 (12.36%) SQL
8 4 (4.49%) Ruby
9 3 (3.37%) Lua
9 3 (3.37%) PHP
9 3 (3.37%) VB
10 2 (2.25%) C++
10 2 (2.25%) Python
11 1 (1.12%) Apple Swift
11 1 (1.12%) C
11 1 (1.12%) JCL
11 1 (1.12%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (3.37%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 17 (19.10%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.12%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (3.37%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.12%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 5 (5.62%) Oracle
1 5 (5.62%) TIBCO
2 4 (4.49%) Axway
2 4 (4.49%) BroadVision
2 4 (4.49%) webMethods
3 3 (3.37%) hybris
3 3 (3.37%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.25%) IBM
5 1 (1.12%) Google
5 1 (1.12%) PayPal
5 1 (1.12%) Tableau
5 1 (1.12%) WorldPay
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago