The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Development Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Development Manager
Rank 480 443 443
Rank change year-on-year
-37 0
Contract jobs requiring a Development Manager 150 203 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.37% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.39% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 119 128
Median daily rate £500 £452 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.74% -4.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £350 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £618 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £38.00 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.88% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
+68.88% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47154 52548 52697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.59% 94.79% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 30883 33471 33311
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1660 2050 2167
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Development Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Development Manager in the job title.

Development Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Development Manager
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Development Manager within the UK.

Development Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Development Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Development Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Development Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Development Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Development Manager within the UK.

Development Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Development Manager
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Development Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 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
England -21 144 £500 +8.69% 104
London -12 61 £550 +11.11% 30
South East +28 39 £494 +9.72% 17
East of England +18 14 £418 -24.09% 5
Hampshire +34 13 £456 +7.17% 4
Essex +15 9 £421 +4.01% 1
West Midlands -20 8 £423 -19.42% 9
Berkshire +7 7 £625 +40.44% 1
Oxfordshire +3 7 £500 +21.21% 1
Yorkshire +1 7 £400 -23.80% 5
City of London +1 7 £570 +20.00% 2
Hook - 7 £456 -
North West +2 6 £450 - 13
Manchester -1 5 £450 - 7
East Midlands -17 5 £399 -3.91% 4
Milton Keynes +17 4 £600 +21.51% 3
Buckinghamshire +15 4 £600 +20.00% 3
West Sussex +12 4 £401 -5.58% 1
Reading 0 4 £544 +25.00%
Oxford - 4 £505 - 1
South Yorkshire - 4 £450 - 1
West Yorkshire +14 3 £388 -26.19% 4
Hertfordshire -2 3 £350 -36.36% 1
Coventry -8 3 £425 -22.72% 3
Nottingham -10 3 £415 +27.69% 3
Nottinghamshire -15 3 £415 +27.69% 3
Southend-on-Sea - 3 £418 -
Crawley +18 2 £393 -7.64% 1
Surrey +11 2 £513 +20.58% 4
South West +9 2 - - 17

Development Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, Development Manager 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 featuring Development Manager in the job title.

1 163 (53.80%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (31.68%) Project Management
3 86 (28.38%) Finance
4 66 (21.78%) Java
5 63 (20.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 57 (18.81%) Scrum
7 55 (18.15%) Waterfall
8 51 (16.83%) .NET
9 44 (14.52%) SDLC
10 37 (12.21%) PRINCE2
11 35 (11.55%) Microsoft
12 31 (10.23%) Continuous Improvement
13 28 (9.24%) Coaching
13 28 (9.24%) JIRA
14 27 (8.91%) Banking
15 25 (8.25%) JavaScript
16 24 (7.92%) Software Engineering
16 24 (7.92%) Web Development
17 23 (7.59%) MS Excel
18 22 (7.26%) C#
18 22 (7.26%) Mentoring
19 21 (6.93%) Retail
20 20 (6.60%) Marketing
20 20 (6.60%) HTML
20 20 (6.60%) Oracle
21 18 (5.94%) SQL
21 18 (5.94%) QA
22 17 (5.61%) CSS
22 17 (5.61%) CRM
22 17 (5.61%) Change Management

Development Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 13 (4.29%) Confluence
2 11 (3.63%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.97%) SharePoint Server
4 6 (1.98%) CMS
5 5 (1.65%) Apache
6 4 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.99%) IIS
8 2 (0.66%) Drupal
8 2 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.66%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.33%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.33%) Mule
9 1 (0.33%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (7.59%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.30%) MS Office
3 7 (2.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.98%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.32%) MS Project
6 2 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (4.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.64%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.66%) Magento
4 1 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.33%) HFM
4 1 (0.33%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.33%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.33%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.98%) SaaS
2 2 (0.66%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.66%) Office 365
3 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.99%) Internet
1 3 (0.99%) SMS
2 2 (0.66%) Ethernet
2 2 (0.66%) PBX
2 2 (0.66%) Unified Communications
2 2 (0.66%) VoIP
2 2 (0.66%) xDSL
3 1 (0.33%) Broadband
3 1 (0.33%) Intranet
3 1 (0.33%) NAS
3 1 (0.33%) Network Security
3 1 (0.33%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.96%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.97%) NoSQL
3 7 (2.31%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (1.98%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.65%) MySQL
6 4 (1.32%) MarkLogic
7 3 (0.99%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (0.99%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.66%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.33%) Big Data
9 1 (0.33%) dBASE
9 1 (0.33%) GIS
9 1 (0.33%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (9.24%) JIRA
2 12 (3.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (2.64%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.65%) Selenium
5 4 (1.32%) JUnit
5 4 (1.32%) Maven
5 4 (1.32%) Mockito
5 4 (1.32%) TeamCity
5 4 (1.32%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.66%) VersionOne
7 1 (0.33%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.33%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.33%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 86 (28.38%) Finance
2 27 (8.91%) Banking
3 21 (6.93%) Retail
4 20 (6.60%) Marketing
5 12 (3.96%) Publishing
6 11 (3.63%) Telecoms
7 10 (3.30%) Advertising
8 8 (2.64%) Investment Banking
9 7 (2.31%) Front Office
9 7 (2.31%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.65%) Back Office
10 5 (1.65%) Games
10 5 (1.65%) Legal
11 4 (1.32%) Local Government
12 3 (0.99%) Automotive
13 2 (0.66%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.33%) Law
14 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (16.83%) .NET
2 20 (6.60%) HTML
3 17 (5.61%) CSS
4 14 (4.62%) jQuery
5 11 (3.63%) HTML5
5 11 (3.63%) XML
6 9 (2.97%) Web Services
7 8 (2.64%) REST
8 7 (2.31%) Java EE
8 7 (2.31%) SOAP
9 6 (1.98%) AngularJS
9 6 (1.98%) Node.js
10 5 (1.65%) ASP.NET
10 5 (1.65%) JSON
10 5 (1.65%) Middleware
10 5 (1.65%) Spring
11 4 (1.32%) CSS3
11 4 (1.32%) Dojo
11 4 (1.32%) Java SE
11 4 (1.32%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.28%) Computer Science
2 8 (2.64%) Mobile App
2 8 (2.64%) User Experience
3 7 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (2.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (1.65%) Virtual Team
5 4 (1.32%) Fintech
5 4 (1.32%) Fixed Income
6 3 (0.99%) Data Centre
6 3 (0.99%) e-Learning
6 3 (0.99%) Mainframe
6 3 (0.99%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.99%) NHS
6 3 (0.99%) PMI
7 2 (0.66%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.66%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.66%) Life Science
7 2 (0.66%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.30%) Linux
2 8 (2.64%) Windows
3 6 (1.98%) Unix
4 4 (1.32%) Android
4 4 (1.32%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.99%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.66%) AIX
7 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (53.80%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (31.68%) Project Management
3 63 (20.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 57 (18.81%) Scrum
5 55 (18.15%) Waterfall
6 44 (14.52%) SDLC
7 37 (12.21%) PRINCE2
8 31 (10.23%) Continuous Improvement
9 28 (9.24%) Coaching
10 24 (7.92%) Software Engineering
10 24 (7.92%) Web Development
11 22 (7.26%) Mentoring
12 17 (5.61%) Change Management
12 17 (5.61%) CRM
13 15 (4.95%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (4.95%) Line Management
13 15 (4.95%) Risk Management
13 15 (4.95%) Software Delivery
13 15 (4.95%) TDD
14 14 (4.62%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 66 (21.78%) Java
2 25 (8.25%) JavaScript
3 22 (7.26%) C#
4 18 (5.94%) SQL
5 9 (2.97%) PHP
6 5 (1.65%) Apex Code
6 5 (1.65%) Python
7 3 (0.99%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.66%) C++
8 2 (0.66%) Perl
8 2 (0.66%) Scala
8 2 (0.66%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.33%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.33%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.33%) Ruby
9 1 (0.33%) SOQL
9 1 (0.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (5.28%) Degree
2 11 (3.63%) PMP
3 10 (3.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 9 (2.97%) Security Cleared
5 8 (2.64%) PMI Certification
5 8 (2.64%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.33%) CIPD
7 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.94%) QA
2 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.66%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.66%) SLA
3 1 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.33%) Docker
1 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.33%) Ansible
1 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (11.55%) Microsoft
2 20 (6.60%) Oracle
3 8 (2.64%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (1.98%) Murex
5 3 (0.99%) LANDesk
5 3 (0.99%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (0.99%) OpenText
5 3 (0.99%) SAP
6 2 (0.66%) ATG
6 2 (0.66%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (0.66%) Google
6 2 (0.66%) HP
6 2 (0.66%) hybris
6 2 (0.66%) Teradata
7 1 (0.33%) Adobe
7 1 (0.33%) Calypso
7 1 (0.33%) Cognos
7 1 (0.33%) Dell
7 1 (0.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.33%) SmartStream
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