The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Systems Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Developer
Rank 85 - 81
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Developer 7 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.50% - 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% - 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£175 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £42.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-21.76% +112.50%
Systems 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
1314 1062 1087
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.59% 92.91% 90.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 793 553 580
Average daily rate £330 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 67 83
Average hourly rate £13.50 £21.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.93% +11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.28 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.13 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Systems Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Systems Developer in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Systems Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Systems Developer across the Manchester region.

Systems Developer Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Systems Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Developer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Systems Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Systems Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Systems Developer across the Manchester region.

Systems Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Systems Developer
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Developer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - - - - 1
Rochdale - - - -
Systems Developer
North West

Systems Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Systems Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Systems Developer in their job title.

1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
2 5 (45.45%) PL/SQL
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) .NET
3 4 (36.36%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
4 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
4 3 (27.27%) Data Migration
4 3 (27.27%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (27.27%) Data Extraction
4 3 (27.27%) Data Architecture
4 3 (27.27%) Northgate
4 3 (27.27%) QA
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (27.27%) Migration
4 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) RAD
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (27.27%) VMS
4 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft

Systems Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Systems Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Systems Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle 11i
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (27.27%) SQLPlus
2 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
2 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (18.18%) Toad
4 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) WSDL
3 1 (9.09%) WCF
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) VMS
1 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Data Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Data Cleansing
2 3 (27.27%) Data Architecture
2 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (27.27%) RAD
2 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) OOD
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) PL/SQL
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 3 (27.27%) HP
1 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
1 3 (27.27%) Northgate