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 25 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Development Manager
Rank 483 440 413
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Development Manager 178 209 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.37% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.39% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 153 145
Median daily rate £500 £444 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -4.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £670 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £413 £450
% change year-on-year
+15.15% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 £39.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.10% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £39.75 -
% change year-on-year
-37.10% -

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
51181 53984 51041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.77% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33252 34149 30933
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1553 2015 2063
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 25 July 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 25 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
England -27 173 £500 +12.35% 128
London -5 88 £540 -1.81% 42
South East -23 24 £453 +1.68% 25
City of London +33 19 £550 - 9
North West +14 15 £625 +56.25% 18
East Midlands -2 13 £475 +18.45% 3
Yorkshire -8 9 £430 +7.50% 12
East of England +21 8 £525 +50.00% 9
Cheshire +7 8 £650 +41.30%
Warrington +5 8 £650 +41.30%
West Yorkshire +1 8 £430 +27.40% 10
Hampshire +1 7 £375 -11.76% 5
South West -1 7 £475 +4.10% 3
Northampton +5 6 £463 +15.33%
Northamptonshire +3 6 £463 +15.33% 1
West Midlands -38 6 £458 +14.37% 10
Halifax - 6 £430 -
Hertfordshire +19 5 £575 +27.77% 2
Buckinghamshire +13 5 £475 +5.55% 2
Nottinghamshire -6 5 £450 +11.80%
Nottingham -6 5 £450 +11.80%
Manchester -9 5 £525 +31.25% 14
Milton Keynes +5 4 £475 +6.74% 1
Berkshire -2 4 £346 -22.62% 7
Surrey -8 4 £575 +27.77% 3
Canary Wharf +8 3 £412 -
North East -44 3 £600 -0.82% 2
Bracknell - 3 £238 - 1
Wiltshire -4 2 £403 -23.28%
Warwick -5 2 £525 +50.00%

Development Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 177 (47.84%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (28.11%) Project Management
2 104 (28.11%) .NET
3 87 (23.51%) Java
4 80 (21.62%) Finance
5 74 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 60 (16.22%) SDLC
7 56 (15.14%) Scrum
7 56 (15.14%) Microsoft
8 43 (11.62%) PRINCE2
9 40 (10.81%) Waterfall
10 34 (9.19%) SQL
11 31 (8.38%) DevOps
12 29 (7.84%) Retail
13 28 (7.57%) Banking
13 28 (7.57%) JIRA
14 27 (7.30%) Coaching
14 27 (7.30%) JavaScript
14 27 (7.30%) C#
15 26 (7.03%) HTML
16 25 (6.76%) MS Excel
17 24 (6.49%) Windows
18 23 (6.22%) CRM
18 23 (6.22%) Line Management
18 23 (6.22%) Continuous Improvement
19 22 (5.95%) E-Commerce
19 22 (5.95%) TDD
20 21 (5.68%) Programme Management
20 21 (5.68%) Oracle
20 21 (5.68%) SQL Server

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 19 (5.14%) Confluence
2 13 (3.51%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.16%) IIS
3 8 (2.16%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.81%) Apache
5 3 (0.81%) CMS
5 3 (0.81%) JBoss
5 3 (0.81%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.27%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.27%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.27%) SAS
6 1 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 25 (6.76%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.78%) MS Project
3 7 (1.89%) MS Office
4 4 (1.08%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (5.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.43%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.81%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.27%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.27%) SAP hybris
4 1 (0.27%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.35%) SaaS
3 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.27%) IaaS
3 1 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.08%) LAN
1 4 (1.08%) WAN
2 2 (0.54%) Internet
2 2 (0.54%) MVNO
3 1 (0.27%) BIG-IP
3 1 (0.27%) Firewall
3 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.27%) Intranet
3 1 (0.27%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.27%) Network Security
3 1 (0.27%) NFC
3 1 (0.27%) SSL
3 1 (0.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.68%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.78%) MongoDB
3 6 (1.62%) MySQL
4 4 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.08%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.08%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.81%) RDBMS
5 3 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.54%) Big Data
6 2 (0.54%) MarkLogic
6 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.27%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.27%) QlikView
7 1 (0.27%) Redis
7 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 28 (7.57%) JIRA
2 17 (4.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (2.43%) Bitbucket
4 7 (1.89%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.81%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.27%) Grunt
6 1 (0.27%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.27%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (0.27%) Vagrant
General
1 80 (21.62%) Finance
2 29 (7.84%) Retail
3 28 (7.57%) Banking
4 16 (4.32%) Marketing
5 8 (2.16%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.89%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.62%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.35%) Billing
9 4 (1.08%) Automotive
9 4 (1.08%) Games
9 4 (1.08%) Law
9 4 (1.08%) Legal
9 4 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.08%) Publishing
10 3 (0.81%) Advertising
10 3 (0.81%) Front Office
10 3 (0.81%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.54%) Back Office
11 2 (0.54%) Local Government
11 2 (0.54%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (28.11%) .NET
2 26 (7.03%) HTML
3 16 (4.32%) CSS
3 16 (4.32%) XML
4 15 (4.05%) J2EE
5 14 (3.78%) JSP
6 8 (2.16%) Web Services
7 7 (1.89%) Hibernate
8 6 (1.62%) jQuery
8 6 (1.62%) Node.js
9 5 (1.35%) ASP.NET
10 4 (1.08%) .NET Framework
10 4 (1.08%) Ext JS
10 4 (1.08%) Middleware
10 4 (1.08%) SOAP
10 4 (1.08%) Spring
10 4 (1.08%) Velocity
10 4 (1.08%) WCF
11 3 (0.81%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (0.81%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (2.97%) PMI
2 8 (2.16%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (1.89%) Computer Science
3 7 (1.89%) NHS
4 6 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (1.62%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.35%) Fintech
5 5 (1.35%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.08%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.08%) Driving Licence
6 4 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.08%) Virtual Team
7 3 (0.81%) Data Centre
7 3 (0.81%) Fixed Income
7 3 (0.81%) Handset
7 3 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (0.81%) Mathematics
7 3 (0.81%) User Experience
8 2 (0.54%) Blog
8 2 (0.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (6.49%) Windows
2 20 (5.41%) Unix
3 7 (1.89%) Linux
4 5 (1.35%) AIX
5 3 (0.81%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.54%) Android
6 2 (0.54%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.27%) OS/400
7 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.27%) Solaris
7 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (47.84%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (28.11%) Project Management
3 74 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 60 (16.22%) SDLC
5 56 (15.14%) Scrum
6 43 (11.62%) PRINCE2
7 40 (10.81%) Waterfall
8 31 (8.38%) DevOps
9 27 (7.30%) Coaching
10 23 (6.22%) Continuous Improvement
10 23 (6.22%) CRM
10 23 (6.22%) Line Management
11 22 (5.95%) E-Commerce
11 22 (5.95%) TDD
12 21 (5.68%) Programme Management
13 20 (5.41%) Software Engineering
14 18 (4.86%) Change Management
15 16 (4.32%) Open Source
16 15 (4.05%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (4.05%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 87 (23.51%) Java
2 34 (9.19%) SQL
3 27 (7.30%) C#
3 27 (7.30%) JavaScript
4 16 (4.32%) C
5 14 (3.78%) C++
6 13 (3.51%) Python
7 7 (1.89%) Perl
7 7 (1.89%) PHP
8 5 (1.35%) Apex Code
8 5 (1.35%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.81%) Ruby
9 3 (0.81%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.54%) VB
11 1 (0.27%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.27%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.27%) RPG
11 1 (0.27%) SOQL
11 1 (0.27%) VB6
11 1 (0.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (5.68%) Degree
2 16 (4.32%) PMI Certification
3 15 (4.05%) PMP
3 15 (4.05%) Security Cleared
4 12 (3.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 10 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (1.89%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.81%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.54%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.54%) ISEB
9 1 (0.27%) APMP
9 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.27%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.24%) QA
2 7 (1.89%) SLA
3 3 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.54%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 12207
5 1 (0.27%) PMBOK
System Software
1 3 (0.81%) Docker
2 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.54%) Ansible
1 2 (0.54%) Control-M
1 2 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 56 (15.14%) Microsoft
2 21 (5.68%) Oracle
3 10 (2.70%) SAP
4 7 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (1.62%) Murex
6 5 (1.35%) ServiceNow
7 3 (0.81%) Capita
7 3 (0.81%) hybris
8 1 (0.27%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.27%) Calypso
8 1 (0.27%) Dell
8 1 (0.27%) F5
8 1 (0.27%) Google
8 1 (0.27%) Informatica
8 1 (0.27%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.27%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.27%) SmartStream
8 1 (0.27%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.27%) WSO2
8 1 (0.27%) Zend
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