The table below looks at the statistics for the Development Manager role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Development Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Development Manager
Rank 443 393 386
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Development Manager 187 220 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.43% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.46% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 149 149
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £350 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £590 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £423 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £39.25 £30.00 £140.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.83% -78.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+30.83% -

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
48768 48345 46356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.58% 94.48% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 31355 30091 27314
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1699 1902 2042
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.22 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% -1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Development Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Development Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 14 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Development Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Development Manager Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Development Manager
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Development Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
England -34 173 £450 +5.88% 156
London -4 50 £500 +2.56% 41
South East +12 38 £450 +5.26% 27
Yorkshire -22 28 £400 -5.88% 18
East Midlands +10 22 £463 +6.01% 13
West Yorkshire -23 20 £400 -5.88% 11
Nottinghamshire +7 14 £500 - 5
Leeds -24 14 £400 -2.43% 7
Nottingham - 14 £500 - 4
Hampshire +16 10 £638 +28.78% 2
Berkshire +3 10 £475 -2.56% 9
Scotland -8 10 £473 +11.17% 8
South West -1 9 £415 +18.57% 7
Surrey -1 8 £450 -2.70% 4
Edinburgh -15 8 £525 +23.52% 3
North West -21 8 £463 +8.82% 16
Buckinghamshire +12 6 £393 +12.14% 2
Milton Keynes +7 6 £393 +14.59%
Reading -4 6 £563 +2.27% 6
West Midlands -15 6 £473 +15.24% 23
East of England -20 6 £600 +44.57% 7
City of London +40 5 £513 +1.48% 11
North Yorkshire +10 5 £400 -5.88% 4
York +7 5 £400 -5.88% 1
Birmingham 0 5 £380 -24.00% 4
Bristol 0 5 £356 -8.12% 3
Leicestershire -3 4 £350 - 2
Cheshire -4 4 £450 +9.09% 6
Havant - 4 £1,000 -
Halifax +4 3 £400 -27.27% 2

Development Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Development Manager 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 Development Manager in their job title.

1 169 (42.78%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (34.43%) Project Management
3 87 (22.03%) Finance
4 80 (20.25%) .NET
5 68 (17.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 67 (16.96%) PRINCE2
7 54 (13.67%) C#
8 52 (13.16%) Scrum
9 49 (12.41%) Java
9 49 (12.41%) SDLC
10 47 (11.90%) Microsoft
10 47 (11.90%) Banking
11 41 (10.38%) SQL
12 40 (10.13%) Waterfall
13 32 (8.10%) Retail
13 32 (8.10%) Supplier Management
14 24 (6.08%) TDD
14 24 (6.08%) QA
14 24 (6.08%) Mentoring
15 23 (5.82%) SQL Server
16 22 (5.57%) Team Foundation Server
17 21 (5.32%) Project Planning
18 20 (5.06%) Oracle
18 20 (5.06%) HTML
19 19 (4.81%) DevOps
19 19 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
20 18 (4.56%) Coaching
20 18 (4.56%) Degree
20 18 (4.56%) Business Intelligence
20 18 (4.56%) Change Management

Development Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Development Manager 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 Development Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (2.03%) Confluence
2 7 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (1.52%) CMS
3 6 (1.52%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.01%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (0.76%) JBoss
5 3 (0.76%) Node.js
6 2 (0.51%) IIS
6 2 (0.51%) WildFly
7 1 (0.25%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (4.30%) MS Office
2 16 (4.05%) MS Excel
3 12 (3.04%) MS Project
4 5 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.76%) Maximo
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.25%) Global One
3 1 (0.25%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.25%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.25%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.76%) SaaS
3 2 (0.51%) GitHub
4 1 (0.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.52%) Internet
2 3 (0.76%) LAN
2 3 (0.76%) WAN
3 1 (0.25%) 3GPP
3 1 (0.25%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.25%) LDAP
3 1 (0.25%) MVNO
3 1 (0.25%) Network Security
3 1 (0.25%) RFID
3 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.82%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.28%) Big Data
3 8 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (1.01%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.01%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.01%) Parquet
5 4 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.76%) CouchDB
7 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.25%) DataStage
8 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.25%) QlikView
8 1 (0.25%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (5.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (3.04%) Visual Studio
3 11 (2.78%) JIRA
4 5 (1.27%) Subversion
5 3 (0.76%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.76%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.51%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.25%) FogBugz
7 1 (0.25%) Grunt
7 1 (0.25%) JBehave
7 1 (0.25%) JUnit
7 1 (0.25%) Maven
7 1 (0.25%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.25%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 87 (22.03%) Finance
2 47 (11.90%) Banking
3 32 (8.10%) Retail
4 8 (2.03%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.52%) Back Office
5 6 (1.52%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.52%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.01%) Front Office
7 4 (1.01%) Marketing
8 3 (0.76%) Billing
8 3 (0.76%) Games
8 3 (0.76%) Law
8 3 (0.76%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.51%) Legal
9 2 (0.51%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.51%) Publishing
10 1 (0.25%) Advertising
10 1 (0.25%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (20.25%) .NET
2 20 (5.06%) HTML
3 16 (4.05%) AngularJS
4 15 (3.80%) ASP.NET
5 10 (2.53%) CSS
6 8 (2.03%) LINQ
6 8 (2.03%) Velocity
7 7 (1.77%) Apache Cordova
7 7 (1.77%) Ionic Framework
7 7 (1.77%) PhoneGap
7 7 (1.77%) WinForms
8 6 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (1.52%) HTML5
8 6 (1.52%) J2EE
8 6 (1.52%) Web Services
9 5 (1.27%) XML
10 4 (1.01%) Apache Avro
10 4 (1.01%) Kafka
10 4 (1.01%) SOAP
11 3 (0.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.54%) Management Information System
2 14 (3.54%) NHS
3 13 (3.29%) PMI
4 10 (2.53%) Chip and PIN
4 10 (2.53%) Mobile App
4 10 (2.53%) Smart Meter
5 9 (2.28%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.77%) User Experience
7 4 (1.01%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.01%) DTV
7 4 (1.01%) Economics
7 4 (1.01%) Video on Demand
8 3 (0.76%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.76%) EPoS
8 3 (0.76%) Fintech
8 3 (0.76%) FMCG
8 3 (0.76%) Learning Management System
8 3 (0.76%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.76%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (2.78%) Windows
2 7 (1.77%) Android
2 7 (1.77%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.01%) Unix
4 3 (0.76%) Linux
5 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.25%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (42.78%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (34.43%) Project Management
3 68 (17.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 67 (16.96%) PRINCE2
5 52 (13.16%) Scrum
6 49 (12.41%) SDLC
7 40 (10.13%) Waterfall
8 32 (8.10%) Supplier Management
9 24 (6.08%) Mentoring
9 24 (6.08%) TDD
10 21 (5.32%) Project Planning
11 19 (4.81%) DevOps
12 18 (4.56%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (4.56%) Change Management
12 18 (4.56%) Coaching
13 17 (4.30%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (4.30%) OO
13 17 (4.30%) Web Development
14 15 (3.80%) MVC
14 15 (3.80%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 54 (13.67%) C#
2 49 (12.41%) Java
3 41 (10.38%) SQL
4 17 (4.30%) JavaScript
5 11 (2.78%) VB.NET
6 5 (1.27%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.01%) COBOL
7 4 (1.01%) Scala
7 4 (1.01%) VBA
8 3 (0.76%) C++
8 3 (0.76%) Perl
9 2 (0.51%) C
9 2 (0.51%) Python
9 2 (0.51%) Ruby
9 2 (0.51%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.51%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.25%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (4.56%) Degree
1 18 (4.56%) PMI Certification
2 17 (4.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 15 (3.80%) Security Cleared
4 10 (2.53%) SC Cleared
5 9 (2.28%) PMP
6 6 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (1.27%) ISEB
8 3 (0.76%) APMP
8 3 (0.76%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.25%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.25%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.08%) QA
2 3 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (0.76%) SLA
3 1 (0.25%) COBIT
3 1 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.25%) EMIR
3 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.25%) ISO27002
3 1 (0.25%) PMBOK
System Software
1 4 (1.01%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (0.51%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (0.25%) Control-M
1 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.25%) Puppet
1 1 (0.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 47 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 20 (5.06%) Oracle
3 13 (3.29%) SAP
4 6 (1.52%) Sitecore
5 4 (1.01%) MapR
5 4 (1.01%) ServiceNow
5 4 (1.01%) Splunk
6 2 (0.51%) IBM
6 2 (0.51%) Informatica
6 2 (0.51%) Murex
6 2 (0.51%) Pega
7 1 (0.25%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.25%) Apple
7 1 (0.25%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.25%) Cisco
7 1 (0.25%) Cognos
7 1 (0.25%) CollabNet
7 1 (0.25%) Google
7 1 (0.25%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.25%) Teradata
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