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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Development Manager
Rank 502 428 472
Rank change year-on-year
-74 +44
Contract jobs requiring a Development Manager 112 151 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.29% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.31% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 100 96
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£450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £698 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +22.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +22.44%

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
52507 48877 54297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.85% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32079 29293 30388
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 £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2048 2078 2690
Average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -61 102 £463 +0.21% 140
London -10 57 £450 -18.18% 52
South East -24 18 £485 +21.25% 22
City of London +20 15 £450 -23.40% 10
Scotland -8 6 £90 -68.69% 1
East Midlands +7 5 £650 - 12
Edinburgh 0 5 £90 -68.69% 1
Hertfordshire -19 5 £338 +12.50% 3
East of England -26 5 £338 -18.67% 9
Nottinghamshire - 5 £650 - 4
Buckinghamshire -2 4 £495 +65.00% 5
West Midlands -12 4 £255 - 14
South West -27 4 £325 +8.33% 6
Berkshire +10 3 £375 -9.09% 2
North West +1 3 £485 +68.69% 17
West Sussex +1 3 £600 +84.61%
Leeds -3 3 £563 +28.57% 1
Yorkshire -5 3 £563 +36.36% 5
Surrey -5 3 £550 +15.78% 4
Oxfordshire -7 3 £450 +12.50% 4
West Yorkshire -12 3 £563 +32.35% 3
Tyne and Wear -30 3 £425 -15.00% 1
North East -33 3 £425 -15.00% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -34 3 £425 -15.00% 1
Shropshire - 3 £255 -
Somerset - 3 £325 -
Oxford -5 2 £419 +4.68% 4
Manchester -9 2 - - 6
Wales -26 2 - - 3
Nottingham - 2 - - 4

Development Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 119 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (30.20%) Finance
3 73 (28.63%) .NET
4 65 (25.49%) SQL
5 64 (25.10%) Oracle
6 54 (21.18%) Java
7 53 (20.78%) Scrum
8 51 (20.00%) C#
9 41 (16.08%) Project Management
9 41 (16.08%) PRINCE2
10 40 (15.69%) MVC
11 38 (14.90%) ASP.NET
12 37 (14.51%) Waterfall
13 32 (12.55%) TDD
13 32 (12.55%) Banking
14 30 (11.76%) Web Development
14 30 (11.76%) E-Commerce
15 29 (11.37%) Stakeholder Management
16 26 (10.20%) SOA
16 26 (10.20%) Microsoft
17 24 (9.41%) ASP.NET MVC
17 24 (9.41%) Coaching
18 23 (9.02%) Business Development
18 23 (9.02%) OO
19 21 (8.24%) Linux
19 21 (8.24%) BDD
19 21 (8.24%) Domain-Driven Design
20 20 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
20 20 (7.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 19 (7.45%) Business Intelligence

Development Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 16 (6.27%) Oracle Coherence
2 4 (1.57%) SAS
3 3 (1.18%) CICS
3 3 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.78%) Apache
4 2 (0.78%) CMS
4 2 (0.78%) Liferay
5 1 (0.39%) Confluence
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.39%) Node.js
5 1 (0.39%) Magnolia
5 1 (0.39%) Drupal
5 1 (0.39%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.39%) IIS
5 1 (0.39%) FileNet
Applications
1 10 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.57%) MS Office
3 2 (0.78%) MS Project
3 2 (0.78%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (6.27%) RMDS
2 11 (4.31%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (1.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.39%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.39%) Magento
4 1 (0.39%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.96%) SaaS
2 1 (0.39%) Office 365
2 1 (0.39%) Gitorious
2 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.35%) Internet
2 1 (0.39%) HTTP
2 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.39%) SSL
2 1 (0.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.45%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.35%) Big Data
2 6 (2.35%) Couchbase
3 5 (1.96%) NoSQL
3 5 (1.96%) DB2
3 5 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.57%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.18%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.18%) MySQL
5 3 (1.18%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.78%) Base SAS
6 2 (0.78%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.39%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 11 (4.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.96%) JIRA
3 4 (1.57%) NUnit
3 4 (1.57%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.18%) Selenium
4 3 (1.18%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.18%) Maven
5 2 (0.78%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.78%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.39%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.39%) Hudson
6 1 (0.39%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.39%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.39%) Subversion
6 1 (0.39%) Ant
General
1 77 (30.20%) Finance
2 32 (12.55%) Banking
3 18 (7.06%) Front Office
4 15 (5.88%) Marketing
5 12 (4.71%) Investment Banking
6 10 (3.92%) Advertising
7 8 (3.14%) Games
8 7 (2.75%) Telecoms
9 6 (2.35%) Legal
9 6 (2.35%) Retail
10 5 (1.96%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.96%) Back Office
11 4 (1.57%) Electronics
11 4 (1.57%) Financial Institution
11 4 (1.57%) Local Government
12 2 (0.78%) Law
12 2 (0.78%) Publishing
13 1 (0.39%) Wholesale Banking
13 1 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.39%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (28.63%) .NET
2 38 (14.90%) ASP.NET
3 24 (9.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (5.10%) Web Services
5 12 (4.71%) HTML
6 10 (3.92%) Spring
7 8 (3.14%) XML
8 7 (2.75%) J2EE
8 7 (2.75%) HTML5
8 7 (2.75%) WCF
9 5 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 5 (1.96%) jQuery
10 4 (1.57%) LAMP
10 4 (1.57%) Hibernate
10 4 (1.57%) .NET Framework
10 4 (1.57%) CSS
10 4 (1.57%) JMS
11 3 (1.18%) Middleware
11 3 (1.18%) XSLT
11 3 (1.18%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 18 (7.06%) N-Tier
3 14 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.31%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.75%) User Experience
6 6 (2.35%) Open Source
7 5 (1.96%) PMI
7 5 (1.96%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.57%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.57%) DTV
8 4 (1.57%) Kindle
8 4 (1.57%) Credit Risk
8 4 (1.57%) Market Risk
9 3 (1.18%) Online Games
9 3 (1.18%) iSeries
9 3 (1.18%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (1.18%) Derivative
10 2 (0.78%) Statistics
10 2 (0.78%) NHS
10 2 (0.78%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 21 (8.24%) Linux
2 16 (6.27%) Solaris
3 11 (4.31%) UNIX
4 8 (3.14%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.75%) Windows
6 6 (2.35%) Android
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.39%) AIX
7 1 (0.39%) VMS
7 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (20.78%) Scrum
3 41 (16.08%) PRINCE2
3 41 (16.08%) Project Management
4 40 (15.69%) MVC
5 37 (14.51%) Waterfall
6 32 (12.55%) TDD
7 30 (11.76%) Web Development
7 30 (11.76%) E-Commerce
8 29 (11.37%) Stakeholder Management
9 26 (10.20%) SOA
10 24 (9.41%) Coaching
11 23 (9.02%) OO
11 23 (9.02%) Business Development
12 21 (8.24%) BDD
12 21 (8.24%) Domain-Driven Design
13 20 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
15 18 (7.06%) Risk Management
16 16 (6.27%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (25.49%) SQL
2 54 (21.18%) Java
3 51 (20.00%) C#
4 19 (7.45%) PL/SQL
5 12 (4.71%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.96%) PHP
6 5 (1.96%) VB
7 4 (1.57%) C++
7 4 (1.57%) COBOL
8 3 (1.18%) Ruby
8 3 (1.18%) Scala
9 2 (0.78%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.39%) VBA
10 1 (0.39%) Python
10 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.39%) Groovy
10 1 (0.39%) Perl
10 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (5.88%) Degree
2 7 (2.75%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (2.75%) PMP
2 7 (2.75%) PMI Certification
3 6 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (1.57%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.18%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.39%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.39%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.67%) QA
2 6 (2.35%) SLA
3 4 (1.57%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.39%) Squid
1 1 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.39%) Varnish
1 1 (0.39%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (1.18%) Puppet
2 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.39%) Control-M
Vendors
1 64 (25.10%) Oracle
2 26 (10.20%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.67%) 29West
4 11 (4.31%) SAP
5 3 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.18%) IBM
6 2 (0.78%) Apple
6 2 (0.78%) TIBCO
6 2 (0.78%) Remedy
7 1 (0.39%) Teradata
7 1 (0.39%) Google
7 1 (0.39%) Planview
7 1 (0.39%) Reuters
7 1 (0.39%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.39%) JBoss
7 1 (0.39%) Cognos
7 1 (0.39%) Sybase
7 1 (0.39%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.39%) Adobe
7 1 (0.39%) Citrix
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