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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Development Manager
Rank 493 408 454
Rank change year-on-year
-85 +46
Contract jobs requiring a Development Manager 120 170 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.32% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.35% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 109 106
Average daily rate
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£460 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £300 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £461 £378 £400
% change year-on-year
+22.18% -5.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -

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
51314 48841 53723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.73% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31055 29011 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1971 2118 2640
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -58 113 £460 +2.22% 122
London -36 46 £450 -18.18% 42
South East -7 34 £475 +18.75% 26
Buckinghamshire +11 14 £493 +27.09% 2
Milton Keynes +5 12 £490 +22.50% 1
City of London +14 11 £469 -18.47% 11
Nottinghamshire +23 7 £650 - 2
East Midlands +6 7 £650 - 7
West Midlands -1 7 £323 - 7
Hertfordshire -11 6 £338 +12.50% 1
East of England -28 6 £338 -18.67% 14
Shropshire - 6 £323 -
Berkshire +10 5 £475 +15.15% 9
West Sussex 0 5 £600 +84.61%
North West -1 5 £388 +29.16% 14
Nottingham +20 4 £456 - 2
Oxfordshire -3 4 £475 +18.75% 1
Watford -2 3 - -
Scotland -18 3 - - 4
South West -42 3 £363 -7.05% 5
Tyne and Wear - 3 £425 - 2
North East - 3 £425 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £425 - 2
West Yorkshire +1 2 £563 +45.16% 2
Yorkshire 0 2 £563 +60.71% 3
Leeds -1 2 £563 +28.57% 2
Oxford -2 2 £419 +4.68%
Brighton -5 2 £460 - 1
Manchester -7 2 - - 7
East Sussex -7 2 £460 - 1

Development Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 79 (29.70%) .NET
2 77 (28.95%) Finance
3 72 (27.07%) Oracle
4 65 (24.44%) SQL
5 59 (22.18%) Scrum
6 56 (21.05%) Java
7 51 (19.17%) C#
8 44 (16.54%) Project Management
8 44 (16.54%) Agile Software Development
9 43 (16.17%) PRINCE2
10 41 (15.41%) ASP.NET
11 39 (14.66%) MVC
12 35 (13.16%) E-Commerce
13 32 (12.03%) Banking
13 32 (12.03%) Waterfall
14 30 (11.28%) Microsoft
15 29 (10.90%) TDD
15 29 (10.90%) Web Development
16 28 (10.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 27 (10.15%) Solaris
17 27 (10.15%) Linux
17 27 (10.15%) Stakeholder Management
18 26 (9.77%) SOA
19 25 (9.40%) Risk Management
19 25 (9.40%) ASP.NET MVC
20 24 (9.02%) Front Office
21 23 (8.65%) OO
21 23 (8.65%) BDD
21 23 (8.65%) 29West
22 22 (8.27%) Low Latency

Development Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 21 (7.89%) Oracle Coherence
2 4 (1.50%) SAS
3 3 (1.13%) CICS
3 3 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.75%) CMS
4 2 (0.75%) Liferay
4 2 (0.75%) Confluence
4 2 (0.75%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.38%) Node.js
5 1 (0.38%) Magnolia
5 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.38%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.38%) FileNet
5 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.38%) IIS
5 1 (0.38%) Apache
5 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.01%) MS Office
3 5 (1.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.88%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.13%) MS Project
5 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (7.89%) RMDS
2 11 (4.14%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (1.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.38%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.38%) Magento
4 1 (0.38%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.14%) SaaS
2 5 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.75%) Office 365
4 1 (0.38%) Gitorious
4 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.26%) Internet
2 1 (0.38%) SMS
2 1 (0.38%) HTTP
2 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.38%) SSL
2 1 (0.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.39%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.01%) NoSQL
3 7 (2.63%) Couchbase
4 6 (2.26%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.26%) Big Data
5 5 (1.88%) DB2
5 5 (1.88%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (1.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (1.50%) Oracle Exadata
7 3 (1.13%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.75%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.75%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 2 (0.75%) Base SAS
9 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.38%) QlikView
9 1 (0.38%) MySQL
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (4.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.26%) JIRA
3 4 (1.50%) NUnit
3 4 (1.50%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.13%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.13%) Maven
4 3 (1.13%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.75%) Subversion
5 2 (0.75%) Selenium
6 1 (0.38%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.38%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.38%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.38%) Hudson
6 1 (0.38%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.38%) FindBugs
6 1 (0.38%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.38%) dotCover
6 1 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 77 (28.95%) Finance
2 32 (12.03%) Banking
3 24 (9.02%) Front Office
4 14 (5.26%) Marketing
5 13 (4.89%) Investment Banking
6 10 (3.76%) Advertising
7 9 (3.38%) Telecoms
8 7 (2.63%) Legal
9 6 (2.26%) Back Office
9 6 (2.26%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.88%) Games
11 4 (1.50%) Electronics
11 4 (1.50%) Manufacturing
11 4 (1.50%) Publishing
11 4 (1.50%) Local Government
12 3 (1.13%) Law
12 3 (1.13%) Retail
13 1 (0.38%) Billing
13 1 (0.38%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.38%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (29.70%) .NET
2 41 (15.41%) ASP.NET
3 25 (9.40%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (4.14%) HTML
5 8 (3.01%) WCF
5 8 (3.01%) Spring
5 8 (3.01%) Web Services
6 7 (2.63%) XML
7 6 (2.26%) J2EE
7 6 (2.26%) HTML5
7 6 (2.26%) Oracle Fusion
8 5 (1.88%) .NET Framework
8 5 (1.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 4 (1.50%) jQuery
9 4 (1.50%) JMS
9 4 (1.50%) Middleware
10 3 (1.13%) LAMP
10 3 (1.13%) Hibernate
10 3 (1.13%) COM
10 3 (1.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 18 (6.77%) N-Tier
3 17 (6.39%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.63%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.26%) Open Source
6 4 (1.50%) DTV
6 4 (1.50%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.50%) Market Risk
7 3 (1.13%) iSeries
7 3 (1.13%) PMI
7 3 (1.13%) NHS
7 3 (1.13%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.75%) Kindle
8 2 (0.75%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (0.75%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.75%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.75%) Online Games
8 2 (0.75%) E-Learning
8 2 (0.75%) Derivative
8 2 (0.75%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 27 (10.15%) Solaris
1 27 (10.15%) Linux
2 10 (3.76%) UNIX
3 9 (3.38%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.63%) Android
5 6 (2.26%) Windows
6 1 (0.38%) AIX
6 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (22.18%) Scrum
2 44 (16.54%) Project Management
2 44 (16.54%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (16.17%) PRINCE2
4 39 (14.66%) MVC
5 35 (13.16%) E-Commerce
6 32 (12.03%) Waterfall
7 29 (10.90%) TDD
7 29 (10.90%) Web Development
8 27 (10.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 26 (9.77%) SOA
10 25 (9.40%) Risk Management
11 23 (8.65%) OO
11 23 (8.65%) BDD
12 22 (8.27%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (8.27%) Low Latency
13 20 (7.52%) Domain-Driven Design
13 20 (7.52%) Business Development
14 17 (6.39%) Programme Management
15 16 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 65 (24.44%) SQL
2 56 (21.05%) Java
3 51 (19.17%) C#
4 18 (6.77%) PL/SQL
5 8 (3.01%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.26%) VB
7 4 (1.50%) C++
7 4 (1.50%) COBOL
7 4 (1.50%) PHP
8 3 (1.13%) Ruby
9 2 (0.75%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.38%) VBA
10 1 (0.38%) Python
10 1 (0.38%) Scala
10 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (6.02%) Degree
2 8 (3.01%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (3.01%) PMP
2 8 (3.01%) PMI Certification
3 7 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (1.88%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.50%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.38%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.38%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.39%) QA
2 7 (2.63%) SLA
3 2 (0.75%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.38%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.38%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (0.75%) Puppet
2 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.38%) Control-M
Vendors
1 72 (27.07%) Oracle
2 30 (11.28%) Microsoft
3 23 (8.65%) 29West
4 11 (4.14%) SAP
5 4 (1.50%) IBM
6 3 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.75%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.75%) Remedy
7 2 (0.75%) Adobe
7 2 (0.75%) Apple
8 1 (0.38%) Facebook
8 1 (0.38%) Twitter
8 1 (0.38%) Jaspersoft
8 1 (0.38%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.38%) Citrix
8 1 (0.38%) Informatica
8 1 (0.38%) JBoss
8 1 (0.38%) Cognos
8 1 (0.38%) Sybase
8 1 (0.38%) Business Objects
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