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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Development Manager
Rank 499 453 390
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -63
Contract jobs requiring a Development Manager 112 147 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.27% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.29% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 106 117
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£475 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £688 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £470 £393
% change year-on-year
-14.78% +19.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00

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
52776 50579 47249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.50% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33542 30709 27642
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1943 1998 2143
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 29 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Development Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
England -48 104 £475 - 118
London +6 59 £575 +15.00% 48
City of London +10 24 £650 +18.18% 20
South East -45 17 £475 - 23
West Midlands +7 11 £400 +24.03% 9
East Midlands -14 8 £401 -35.84% 10
Nottinghamshire -15 7 £406 -37.50%
Nottingham -7 6 £406 -10.95%
Scotland +1 5 - - 3
Edinburgh -2 5 - - 1
South West +3 4 £463 +27.58% 5
Staffordshire - 4 £388 - 1
Kent - 4 £463 - 2
Surrey -1 3 £475 - 6
East of England -1 3 £350 +3.70% 5
North West -21 3 £325 -16.12% 9
Coventry - 3 £400 - 1
Berkshire +2 2 - - 6
Leicestershire -1 2 £450 - 2
Derbyshire -4 2 £450 -28.00% 3
Ipswich - 2 £350 -
Cambridge - 2 £350 -
Peterborough - 2 £350 -
Derby - 2 £450 - 3
Leicester - 2 £450 -
Great Yarmouth - 2 £350 -
Hampshire - 2 £449 - 2
Birmingham - 2 £380 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 2 £350 -
Norfolk - 2 £350 - 1

Development Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

1 110 (42.80%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (29.57%) Finance
3 74 (28.79%) .NET
4 57 (22.18%) Project Management
5 55 (21.40%) Scrum
6 45 (17.51%) SQL Server
7 43 (16.73%) Banking
8 42 (16.34%) C#
8 42 (16.34%) Java
9 41 (15.95%) Microsoft
10 38 (14.79%) SQL
11 35 (13.62%) PRINCE2
12 30 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
13 26 (10.12%) SDLC
14 22 (8.56%) Oracle
15 21 (8.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 20 (7.78%) CRM
16 20 (7.78%) Data Warehouse
16 20 (7.78%) ETL
17 19 (7.39%) Business Intelligence
17 19 (7.39%) HTML
17 19 (7.39%) QA
18 18 (7.00%) Web Development
19 17 (6.61%) Degree
19 17 (6.61%) SharePoint
20 16 (6.23%) ASP.NET
20 16 (6.23%) Waterfall
21 15 (5.84%) Investment Banking
22 14 (5.45%) Big Data
22 14 (5.45%) Coaching

Development Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 17 (6.61%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.11%) Apache Spark
3 7 (2.72%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (2.33%) IIS
4 6 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.17%) Confluence
6 3 (1.17%) SAS
6 3 (1.17%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.17%) JBoss
7 2 (0.78%) Apache
7 2 (0.78%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.78%) Liferay
7 2 (0.78%) Node.js
8 1 (0.39%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.39%) K2 blackpearl
8 1 (0.39%) Drupal
8 1 (0.39%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (5.06%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.33%) MS Office
3 4 (1.56%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.56%) MS Project
3 4 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.78%) SPSS
5 1 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.39%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (4.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.17%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.39%) SAP FI-CA
3 1 (0.39%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.39%) Finacle
3 1 (0.39%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.39%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.39%) SaaS
4 1 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.39%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.78%) Intranet
2 1 (0.39%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.39%) GSM
2 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (17.51%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (7.78%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (5.45%) Big Data
5 12 (4.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (3.89%) Hadoop
7 8 (3.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (2.72%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.33%) Oracle Database
9 6 (2.33%) MySQL
10 5 (1.95%) WhereScape RED
11 4 (1.56%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (1.17%) QlikView
12 3 (1.17%) MongoDB
12 3 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.78%) Spotfire
13 2 (0.78%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (3.89%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.95%) JIRA
3 4 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.17%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.17%) Grunt
4 3 (1.17%) Bower
5 2 (0.78%) JMeter
5 2 (0.78%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.78%) Selenium
5 2 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.39%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.39%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.39%) PROIV
General
1 76 (29.57%) Finance
2 43 (16.73%) Banking
3 15 (5.84%) Investment Banking
4 7 (2.72%) Retail
4 7 (2.72%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.95%) Publishing
5 5 (1.95%) Law
5 5 (1.95%) Front Office
6 3 (1.17%) Legal
6 3 (1.17%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.78%) Back Office
7 2 (0.78%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.78%) Billing
8 1 (0.39%) Local Government
8 1 (0.39%) Marketing
8 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.39%) Electronics
8 1 (0.39%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (28.79%) .NET
2 19 (7.39%) HTML
3 16 (6.23%) ASP.NET
4 13 (5.06%) CSS
5 12 (4.67%) .NET Framework
6 10 (3.89%) HTML5
7 9 (3.50%) WCF
7 9 (3.50%) Web Services
7 9 (3.50%) AngularJS
8 7 (2.72%) Middleware
9 6 (2.33%) XML
9 6 (2.33%) WPF
10 5 (1.95%) jQuery
10 5 (1.95%) Entity Framework
10 5 (1.95%) CSS3
11 4 (1.56%) Apache Avro
11 4 (1.56%) Apache Camel
11 4 (1.56%) Kafka
11 4 (1.56%) Ionic Framework
11 4 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.67%) Management Information System
2 11 (4.28%) User Experience
3 9 (3.50%) NHS
4 7 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.72%) Visualisation
5 5 (1.95%) Social Media
5 5 (1.95%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.56%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.56%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.17%) Smart Meter
7 3 (1.17%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.17%) Market Risk
7 3 (1.17%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.78%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.78%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.39%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.39%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.67%) Windows
2 7 (2.72%) UNIX
3 5 (1.95%) Linux
4 4 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.39%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.39%) Android
5 1 (0.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (42.80%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (22.18%) Project Management
3 55 (21.40%) Scrum
4 35 (13.62%) PRINCE2
5 30 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 26 (10.12%) SDLC
7 20 (7.78%) CRM
7 20 (7.78%) ETL
8 19 (7.39%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (7.00%) Web Development
10 16 (6.23%) Waterfall
11 14 (5.45%) Coaching
12 13 (5.06%) Line Management
12 13 (5.06%) Mentoring
12 13 (5.06%) Kanban
12 13 (5.06%) OO
13 12 (4.67%) ITIL
13 12 (4.67%) Service Delivery
14 10 (3.89%) Service Management
14 10 (3.89%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 42 (16.34%) C#
1 42 (16.34%) Java
2 38 (14.79%) SQL
3 10 (3.89%) Scala
4 9 (3.50%) JavaScript
5 8 (3.11%) PHP
6 7 (2.72%) VB.NET
7 6 (2.33%) Python
8 5 (1.95%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.95%) VB
9 4 (1.56%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.17%) ABAP
10 3 (1.17%) Ruby
11 2 (0.78%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.78%) C++
11 2 (0.78%) COBOL
12 1 (0.39%) Perl
12 1 (0.39%) C
12 1 (0.39%) VBA
12 1 (0.39%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 17 (6.61%) Degree
2 10 (3.89%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.50%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.17%) PMP
5 3 (1.17%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.39%) ISEB
6 1 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.39%) QA
2 7 (2.72%) MiFID
3 3 (1.17%) EMIR
4 2 (0.78%) SLA
5 1 (0.39%) Basel III
5 1 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 4 (1.56%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.39%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.39%) Docker
2 1 (0.39%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.78%) Puppet
1 2 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.39%) Ansible
2 1 (0.39%) Oozie
Vendors
1 41 (15.95%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.56%) Oracle
3 9 (3.50%) SAP
4 6 (2.33%) Tableau
5 5 (1.95%) Greenplum
6 4 (1.56%) Cognos
6 4 (1.56%) Informatica
6 4 (1.56%) VMware
7 3 (1.17%) HP
7 3 (1.17%) IBM
7 3 (1.17%) Google
8 2 (0.78%) Northgate
8 2 (0.78%) Capita
8 2 (0.78%) WorldPay
8 2 (0.78%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.39%) Hummingbird
9 1 (0.39%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.39%) Teradata
9 1 (0.39%) Lotus
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