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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Development Manager
Rank 466 402 399
Rank change year-on-year
-64 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Development Manager 194 240 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.43% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.45% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 147 154
Average daily rate £450 £435 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -5.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £350 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £630 £738
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £38.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.54% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £38.75 -
% change year-on-year
-53.54% -

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
53058 52916 51575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.92% 94.76% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34561 32091 31451
Average daily rate £425 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1534 2122 2107
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Development Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 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 -62 180 £450 +3.44% 98
London -16 75 £450 -9.81% 40
South East -29 35 £475 +2.70% 18
Yorkshire 0 25 £400 -2.43% 14
West Yorkshire -1 24 £400 -2.43% 12
City of London +43 17 £400 -20.00% 12
Leeds -5 16 £438 +5.42% 10
North West -10 13 £370 -7.50% 8
West Midlands -6 12 £479 +16.12% 6
Buckinghamshire +17 11 £430 -4.44%
Milton Keynes +9 11 £430 -9.47%
Scotland -22 10 £420 +8.38% 10
East Midlands +9 9 £433 +8.12% 4
East of England +1 8 £469 +11.94% 4
Berkshire +5 7 £488 +14.70% 5
Cheshire -1 7 £175 -56.25% 1
Edinburgh -13 6 £388 - 6
Suffolk +7 5 £463 +15.48%
Nottinghamshire +3 5 £415 +3.75% 1
Nottingham -2 5 £415 +3.75% 1
Hampshire -3 5 £375 -9.63% 5
Birmingham -3 5 £380 -13.14% 1
Manchester -8 5 £500 +53.84% 7
Surrey -16 5 £475 - 1
Uxbridge - 5 £425 -
Livingston +7 4 £420 -
West Lothian +7 4 £420 - 1
Aldershot +1 3 - -
South West -5 3 £288 -36.11% 4
Halifax - 3 £400 - 1

Development Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

1 182 (47.77%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (31.50%) Project Management
3 110 (28.87%) .NET
4 74 (19.42%) Finance
5 71 (18.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 66 (17.32%) Java
7 62 (16.27%) PRINCE2
8 54 (14.17%) SDLC
8 54 (14.17%) Scrum
8 54 (14.17%) Microsoft
9 48 (12.60%) C#
10 35 (9.19%) Waterfall
11 33 (8.66%) Retail
11 33 (8.66%) SQL
12 31 (8.14%) Banking
12 31 (8.14%) DevOps
13 29 (7.61%) Coaching
14 27 (7.09%) Mentoring
15 25 (6.56%) Supplier Management
15 25 (6.56%) E-Commerce
16 23 (6.04%) SQL Server
17 22 (5.77%) Degree
18 21 (5.51%) Team Foundation Server
18 21 (5.51%) TDD
19 20 (5.25%) Oracle
19 20 (5.25%) PMI Certification
19 20 (5.25%) JIRA
20 19 (4.99%) HTML
20 19 (4.99%) JavaScript
20 19 (4.99%) Change Management

Development Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 15 (3.94%) Confluence
2 7 (1.84%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (1.84%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.57%) CMS
3 6 (1.57%) IIS
4 4 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (0.79%) Node.js
5 3 (0.79%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.52%) JBoss
7 1 (0.26%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.26%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 18 (4.72%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.67%) MS Project
3 9 (2.36%) MS Office
4 4 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.36%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.79%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.52%) Maximo
5 1 (0.26%) Global One
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.26%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.05%) SaaS
4 2 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.52%) GitHub
5 1 (0.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.05%) Internet
1 4 (1.05%) LAN
1 4 (1.05%) WAN
2 3 (0.79%) MVNO
3 1 (0.26%) BIG-IP
3 1 (0.26%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.26%) Firewall
3 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.26%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.26%) LDAP
3 1 (0.26%) Network Security
3 1 (0.26%) RFID
3 1 (0.26%) SSL
3 1 (0.26%) VPN
3 1 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (6.04%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.62%) MongoDB
3 5 (1.31%) Big Data
4 4 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.79%) CouchDB
6 2 (0.52%) MySQL
6 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.26%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.26%) DataStage
7 1 (0.26%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.26%) Redis
7 1 (0.26%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.26%) UniData
7 1 (0.26%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 21 (5.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (5.25%) JIRA
3 11 (2.89%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.79%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.79%) Subversion
5 2 (0.52%) Grunt
6 1 (0.26%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.26%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (0.26%) Maven
6 1 (0.26%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.26%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 74 (19.42%) Finance
2 33 (8.66%) Retail
3 31 (8.14%) Banking
4 7 (1.84%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.57%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.57%) Marketing
6 5 (1.31%) Billing
6 5 (1.31%) Games
6 5 (1.31%) Multimedia
6 5 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.05%) Back Office
7 4 (1.05%) Legal
7 4 (1.05%) Publishing
8 3 (0.79%) Advertising
9 2 (0.52%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.52%) Automotive
9 2 (0.52%) Law
10 1 (0.26%) Front Office
10 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (28.87%) .NET
2 19 (4.99%) HTML
3 10 (2.62%) ASP.NET
4 9 (2.36%) CSS
5 8 (2.10%) Web Services
6 7 (1.84%) HTML5
6 7 (1.84%) J2EE
6 7 (1.84%) Middleware
6 7 (1.84%) Velocity
6 7 (1.84%) XML
7 6 (1.57%) AngularJS
7 6 (1.57%) Hibernate
7 6 (1.57%) JSP
7 6 (1.57%) WinForms
8 5 (1.31%) LINQ
9 4 (1.05%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (1.05%) Ext JS
9 4 (1.05%) RESTful
9 4 (1.05%) WCF
10 3 (0.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (3.67%) NHS
2 12 (3.15%) PMI
3 11 (2.89%) Mobile App
4 10 (2.62%) Smart Meter
5 8 (2.10%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.84%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.57%) User Experience
8 5 (1.31%) Chip and PIN
8 5 (1.31%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.31%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.31%) Fintech
9 4 (1.05%) Handset
10 3 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.52%) Blog
11 2 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.52%) Life Science
11 2 (0.52%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.52%) Online Banking
11 2 (0.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (3.67%) Windows
2 9 (2.36%) Unix
3 6 (1.57%) Android
3 6 (1.57%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.79%) Linux
5 1 (0.26%) AIX
5 1 (0.26%) OS/400
5 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.26%) Solaris
5 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.26%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (47.77%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (31.50%) Project Management
3 71 (18.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 62 (16.27%) PRINCE2
5 54 (14.17%) Scrum
5 54 (14.17%) SDLC
6 35 (9.19%) Waterfall
7 31 (8.14%) DevOps
8 29 (7.61%) Coaching
9 27 (7.09%) Mentoring
10 25 (6.56%) E-Commerce
10 25 (6.56%) Supplier Management
11 21 (5.51%) TDD
12 19 (4.99%) Change Management
13 18 (4.72%) Software Engineering
14 17 (4.46%) Continuous Improvement
14 17 (4.46%) Software Delivery
15 16 (4.20%) Line Management
16 15 (3.94%) Project Planning
17 14 (3.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 66 (17.32%) Java
2 48 (12.60%) C#
3 33 (8.66%) SQL
4 19 (4.99%) JavaScript
5 11 (2.89%) Python
6 7 (1.84%) VB.NET
7 6 (1.57%) C
7 6 (1.57%) C++
8 4 (1.05%) Ruby
9 3 (0.79%) Perl
10 2 (0.52%) PHP
10 2 (0.52%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.52%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.52%) VB
10 2 (0.52%) VBA
11 1 (0.26%) RPG
11 1 (0.26%) VB6
Qualifications
1 22 (5.77%) Degree
2 20 (5.25%) PMI Certification
3 16 (4.20%) PMP
4 13 (3.41%) Security Cleared
5 12 (3.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 12 (3.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (1.31%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.05%) APMP
8 3 (0.79%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.79%) ISEB
9 2 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.26%) PgMP
10 1 (0.26%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.46%) QA
2 7 (1.84%) SLA
3 3 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.52%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.26%) COBIT
5 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.26%) ISO27002
System Software
1 3 (0.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.52%) Puppet
2 1 (0.26%) Ansible
2 1 (0.26%) Control-M
2 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 54 (14.17%) Microsoft
2 20 (5.25%) Oracle
3 13 (3.41%) SAP
4 6 (1.57%) ServiceNow
4 6 (1.57%) Sitecore
5 3 (0.79%) Capita
6 2 (0.52%) hybris
6 2 (0.52%) Informatica
6 2 (0.52%) Murex
6 2 (0.52%) Pega
7 1 (0.26%) Apple
7 1 (0.26%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.26%) Cisco
7 1 (0.26%) CollabNet
7 1 (0.26%) F5
7 1 (0.26%) Google
7 1 (0.26%) IBM
7 1 (0.26%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.26%) Talend
7 1 (0.26%) WSO2
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