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 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
Development Manager
Rank 462 432 413
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Development Manager 130 139 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.27% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.29% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 95 84
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£475 £450 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £700 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -69.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- -69.65%

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
49935 47333 45284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31866 28484 25556
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2011 2083 2584
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.77 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 2014.

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 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
England -41 119 £475 +5.55% 79
London -16 44 £550 - 25
South East -19 35 £535 +46.57% 16
East of England +6 21 £388 -1.89% 6
City of London -2 13 £550 -18.51% 10
Berkshire +3 11 £563 -6.25% 7
Hampshire -16 8 £390 +0.32% 1
Hertfordshire +14 7 £350 - 1
Bedfordshire -5 7 £395 +58.00% 3
North West -13 7 £475 +35.71% 7
Reading +22 6 - - 3
Suffolk - 6 £413 -
Southampton -2 5 - -
Yorkshire - 5 £425 - 7
Wales - 5 £525 - 2
Scotland -8 4 - - 3
Surrey -11 4 £525 +61.53% 1
Edinburgh -11 4 - - 1
Oxfordshire -16 4 £700 +64.70% 3
South Wales - 4 £525 - 1
Cardiff - 4 £525 - 1
Luton -16 3 £415 +66.00% 1
Oxford -20 3 £725 +70.58% 2
South West -32 3 £325 +6.99% 6
West Yorkshire - 3 £425 - 4
East Sussex - 3 £300 -
East Midlands +6 2 £450 - 1
West Midlands -11 2 £388 +3.33% 8
Manchester -14 2 £500 +43.88% 3
Bristol -17 2 £325 +1.96% 4

Development Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 122 (51.05%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (31.38%) Finance
3 59 (24.69%) Scrum
4 48 (20.08%) Project Management
4 48 (20.08%) .NET
5 42 (17.57%) Java
6 34 (14.23%) SQL
7 32 (13.39%) Waterfall
8 31 (12.97%) Stakeholder Management
9 29 (12.13%) C#
10 27 (11.30%) SQL Server
10 27 (11.30%) PRINCE2
10 27 (11.30%) Banking
11 25 (10.46%) TDD
12 23 (9.62%) Oracle
13 22 (9.21%) MVC
13 22 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
14 21 (8.79%) ASP.NET
15 19 (7.95%) Microsoft
16 17 (7.11%) Business Intelligence
16 17 (7.11%) Degree
17 16 (6.69%) Business Development
17 16 (6.69%) E-Commerce
17 16 (6.69%) OO
17 16 (6.69%) Web Services
18 15 (6.28%) Web Development
18 15 (6.28%) Mentoring
19 14 (5.86%) QA
19 14 (5.86%) Retail
20 13 (5.44%) J2EE

Development Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 4 (1.67%) IIS
1 4 (1.67%) SharePoint
1 4 (1.67%) CMS
1 4 (1.67%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.26%) Drupal
2 3 (1.26%) SAS
2 3 (1.26%) CICS
3 2 (0.84%) FileNet
3 2 (0.84%) Apache
3 2 (0.84%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.42%) JBoss
4 1 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.42%) Liferay
4 1 (0.42%) Moodle
4 1 (0.42%) Confluence
4 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (4.60%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.84%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.84%) MS Project
3 1 (0.42%) MS Office
3 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (1.26%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.42%) Magento
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.42%) SaaS
1 1 (0.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.26%) Internet
2 2 (0.84%) HTTP
3 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.42%) SSL
3 1 (0.42%) SAN
3 1 (0.42%) Intranet
3 1 (0.42%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (11.30%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.93%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.51%) MySQL
4 5 (2.09%) DB2
4 5 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.09%) Big Data
5 2 (0.84%) QlikView
5 2 (0.84%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.42%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.42%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.42%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.42%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.42%) Essbase
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (4.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (3.77%) JIRA
3 5 (2.09%) Ant
3 5 (2.09%) Maven
3 5 (2.09%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.26%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.26%) Selenium
5 2 (0.84%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.42%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.42%) NUnit
6 1 (0.42%) Subversion
General
1 75 (31.38%) Finance
2 27 (11.30%) Banking
3 14 (5.86%) Retail
4 12 (5.02%) Marketing
5 7 (2.93%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.51%) Legal
6 6 (2.51%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.51%) Front Office
7 5 (2.09%) Advertising
7 5 (2.09%) Games
8 3 (1.26%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.84%) Back Office
9 2 (0.84%) Law
9 2 (0.84%) Billing
9 2 (0.84%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.84%) Local Government
9 2 (0.84%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.84%) German Language
10 1 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (20.08%) .NET
2 21 (8.79%) ASP.NET
3 16 (6.69%) Web Services
4 13 (5.44%) J2EE
5 12 (5.02%) HTML
6 11 (4.60%) Spring
7 10 (4.18%) Hibernate
8 8 (3.35%) XML
9 7 (2.93%) RESTful
10 6 (2.51%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (2.51%) Akka
10 6 (2.51%) CSS
11 5 (2.09%) HTML5
11 5 (2.09%) WCF
11 5 (2.09%) jQuery
12 3 (1.26%) Apache Flex
12 3 (1.26%) XSLT
12 3 (1.26%) LAMP
13 2 (0.84%) JMS
13 2 (0.84%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.18%) Derivative
3 9 (3.77%) User Experience
4 7 (2.93%) PMI
4 7 (2.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (2.09%) Equities
5 5 (2.09%) Market Risk
5 5 (2.09%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (1.67%) Mobile Payment
6 4 (1.67%) Kindle
6 4 (1.67%) Digital Media
6 4 (1.67%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.67%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.26%) Open Source
7 3 (1.26%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.26%) DataPower
7 3 (1.26%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.84%) Online Games
8 2 (0.84%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.02%) UNIX
2 11 (4.60%) Windows
3 9 (3.77%) Linux
4 3 (1.26%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.84%) Android
6 1 (0.42%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.42%) VMS
6 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (51.05%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (24.69%) Scrum
3 48 (20.08%) Project Management
4 32 (13.39%) Waterfall
5 31 (12.97%) Stakeholder Management
6 27 (11.30%) PRINCE2
7 25 (10.46%) TDD
8 22 (9.21%) MVC
9 17 (7.11%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (6.69%) OO
10 16 (6.69%) E-Commerce
10 16 (6.69%) Business Development
11 15 (6.28%) Web Development
11 15 (6.28%) Mentoring
12 12 (5.02%) Coaching
12 12 (5.02%) People Management
13 11 (4.60%) Line Management
13 11 (4.60%) Software Engineering
13 11 (4.60%) Supplier Management
13 11 (4.60%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 42 (17.57%) Java
2 34 (14.23%) SQL
3 29 (12.13%) C#
4 13 (5.44%) JavaScript
5 8 (3.35%) Scala
6 6 (2.51%) Groovy
6 6 (2.51%) PL/SQL
7 5 (2.09%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.67%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.26%) Ruby
9 3 (1.26%) COBOL
10 2 (0.84%) PHP
10 2 (0.84%) VB
11 1 (0.42%) C++
11 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (7.11%) Degree
2 7 (2.93%) PMI Certification
3 6 (2.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (2.51%) PMP
4 5 (2.09%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.26%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.42%) MCTS
7 1 (0.42%) PhD
7 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.42%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.86%) QA
2 4 (1.67%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.67%) SLA
3 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.42%) Squid
1 1 (0.42%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (1.26%) Puppet
2 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (9.62%) Oracle
2 19 (7.95%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.09%) IBM
4 4 (1.67%) Adobe
4 4 (1.67%) Ab Initio
5 3 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.26%) Sybase
5 3 (1.26%) SAP
6 2 (0.84%) Reuters
6 2 (0.84%) Apple
6 2 (0.84%) Teradata
6 2 (0.84%) hybris
7 1 (0.42%) 29West
7 1 (0.42%) Tableau
7 1 (0.42%) Facebook
7 1 (0.42%) Twitter
7 1 (0.42%) Jaspersoft
7 1 (0.42%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.42%) Google
7 1 (0.42%) Sitecore
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