The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Development Manager
Rank 450 402 443
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +41
Contract jobs requiring a Development Manager 141 174 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.34% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.37% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 109 97
Average daily rate
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£475 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £695 £700 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £473 £383 £400
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50446 47302 53477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.33% 92.50% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30538 27736 29864
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2115 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 1 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 1 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 -27 134 £475 +11.76% 119
London -33 54 £525 -4.54% 44
South East +10 42 £475 +18.75% 30
Buckinghamshire +13 21 £490 +26.45% 2
Milton Keynes +16 20 £490 +22.50% 2
City of London +16 17 £550 -2.22% 15
East Midlands +7 11 £625 - 6
Nottinghamshire +23 8 £650 - 1
Berkshire +1 7 £475 +5.55% 15
West Midlands -9 7 £323 - 10
Shropshire - 6 £323 -
Nottingham +19 5 £456 - 1
Hertfordshire -1 5 £338 -20.58%
West Sussex -2 5 £600 +84.61%
North West -7 5 £388 +19.23% 4
East of England -19 5 £338 -19.64% 10
Tyne and Wear - 4 £400 -
North East - 4 £400 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £400 -
Oxfordshire 0 3 £500 +66.66% 3
Watford 0 3 - -
South West -44 3 £363 -11.04% 10
Slough - 3 £475 - 2
Manchester -1 2 - - 1
Yorkshire -3 2 £425 +25.92% 6
Surrey -7 2 - - 8
Wiltshire -8 2 £363 - 5
Wales -13 2 - - 1
Worthing - 2 £600 -
East Sussex - 2 £460 -

Development Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 80 (28.67%) .NET
2 74 (26.52%) Finance
3 72 (25.81%) Oracle
4 63 (22.58%) Scrum
5 60 (21.51%) SQL
6 52 (18.64%) Java
7 50 (17.92%) C#
8 47 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
9 44 (15.77%) Project Management
10 40 (14.34%) ASP.NET
10 40 (14.34%) PRINCE2
11 39 (13.98%) MVC
12 36 (12.90%) Microsoft
13 35 (12.54%) E-Commerce
14 31 (11.11%) Banking
15 30 (10.75%) TDD
15 30 (10.75%) Waterfall
16 29 (10.39%) Web Development
16 29 (10.39%) Stakeholder Management
16 29 (10.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 28 (10.04%) Solaris
18 27 (9.68%) SOA
19 25 (8.96%) Risk Management
19 25 (8.96%) Front Office
20 24 (8.60%) ASP.NET MVC
20 24 (8.60%) BDD
20 24 (8.60%) 29West
20 24 (8.60%) Business Development
20 24 (8.60%) Linux
21 22 (7.89%) RMDS

Development Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 22 (7.89%) Oracle Coherence
2 4 (1.43%) SAS
3 3 (1.08%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.08%) CICS
3 3 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.72%) CMS
4 2 (0.72%) Liferay
4 2 (0.72%) Confluence
5 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.36%) Node.js
5 1 (0.36%) Magnolia
5 1 (0.36%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.36%) Lync
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.36%) Apache
5 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.36%) FileNet
Applications
1 14 (5.02%) MS Office
1 14 (5.02%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.15%) MS Visio
2 6 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.43%) MS Project
4 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 22 (7.89%) RMDS
2 11 (3.94%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.36%) Magento
4 1 (0.36%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.36%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.94%) SaaS
2 5 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.08%) Office 365
4 1 (0.36%) Gitorious
4 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.79%) Internet
2 2 (0.72%) Intranet
3 1 (0.36%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.73%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.87%) NoSQL
3 7 (2.51%) Couchbase
3 7 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.15%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (1.79%) DB2
6 4 (1.43%) Oracle Exadata
6 4 (1.43%) Big Data
7 3 (1.08%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.72%) Base SAS
8 2 (0.72%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 2 (0.72%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.36%) QlikView
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (3.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.15%) JIRA
3 4 (1.43%) NUnit
3 4 (1.43%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.08%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.08%) Maven
4 3 (1.08%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.72%) Subversion
5 2 (0.72%) Selenium
6 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.36%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.36%) FindBugs
6 1 (0.36%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.36%) dotCover
6 1 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.36%) Hudson
6 1 (0.36%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.36%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.36%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
General
1 74 (26.52%) Finance
2 31 (11.11%) Banking
3 25 (8.96%) Front Office
4 17 (6.09%) Marketing
5 12 (4.30%) Investment Banking
6 10 (3.58%) Advertising
7 9 (3.23%) Back Office
8 8 (2.87%) Telecoms
9 7 (2.51%) Legal
10 6 (2.15%) Financial Institution
11 4 (1.43%) Manufacturing
11 4 (1.43%) Electronics
11 4 (1.43%) Retail
11 4 (1.43%) Publishing
11 4 (1.43%) Local Government
12 3 (1.08%) Games
13 1 (0.36%) Wholesale Banking
13 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.36%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.36%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (28.67%) .NET
2 40 (14.34%) ASP.NET
3 24 (8.60%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (3.58%) HTML
5 8 (2.87%) WCF
6 7 (2.51%) Web Services
7 6 (2.15%) Oracle Fusion
7 6 (2.15%) HTML5
8 5 (1.79%) .NET Framework
8 5 (1.79%) Spring
9 4 (1.43%) Middleware
9 4 (1.43%) J2EE
9 4 (1.43%) jQuery
9 4 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (1.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (1.08%) COM
10 3 (1.08%) XML
11 2 (0.72%) LAMP
11 2 (0.72%) CSS
11 2 (0.72%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 18 (6.45%) N-Tier
3 16 (5.73%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.51%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.79%) Open Source
6 4 (1.43%) DTV
6 4 (1.43%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.43%) Market Risk
7 3 (1.08%) iSeries
7 3 (1.08%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.08%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.08%) NHS
8 2 (0.72%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.72%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (0.72%) E-Learning
8 2 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.72%) Freedom of Information Act
8 2 (0.72%) Derivative
8 2 (0.72%) Statistics
8 2 (0.72%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 28 (10.04%) Solaris
2 24 (8.60%) Linux
3 9 (3.23%) Apple iOS
4 8 (2.87%) UNIX
5 7 (2.51%) Android
6 5 (1.79%) Windows
7 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.36%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (22.58%) Scrum
2 47 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (15.77%) Project Management
4 40 (14.34%) PRINCE2
5 39 (13.98%) MVC
6 35 (12.54%) E-Commerce
7 30 (10.75%) TDD
7 30 (10.75%) Waterfall
8 29 (10.39%) Web Development
8 29 (10.39%) Stakeholder Management
9 27 (9.68%) SOA
10 25 (8.96%) Risk Management
11 24 (8.60%) BDD
11 24 (8.60%) Business Development
12 22 (7.89%) Low Latency
12 22 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (7.53%) OO
14 20 (7.17%) Business Intelligence
14 20 (7.17%) Domain-Driven Design
15 19 (6.81%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (21.51%) SQL
2 52 (18.64%) Java
3 50 (17.92%) C#
4 18 (6.45%) PL/SQL
5 7 (2.51%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.79%) VB
7 4 (1.43%) C++
7 4 (1.43%) COBOL
7 4 (1.43%) PHP
8 3 (1.08%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.72%) Ruby
10 1 (0.36%) Python
10 1 (0.36%) VBA
10 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.36%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (5.38%) Degree
2 12 (4.30%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (2.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (1.79%) PMP
4 5 (1.79%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.43%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.43%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.36%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.02%) QA
2 10 (3.58%) SLA
3 1 (0.36%) P3O
3 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.36%) vCloud
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.36%) Control-M
Vendors
1 72 (25.81%) Oracle
2 36 (12.90%) Microsoft
3 24 (8.60%) 29West
4 11 (3.94%) SAP
5 4 (1.43%) IBM
6 2 (0.72%) TIBCO
6 2 (0.72%) Remedy
6 2 (0.72%) Apple
7 1 (0.36%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.36%) hybris
7 1 (0.36%) Planview
7 1 (0.36%) Google
7 1 (0.36%) Perforce
7 1 (0.36%) Teradata
7 1 (0.36%) Adobe
7 1 (0.36%) HP
7 1 (0.36%) Citrix
7 1 (0.36%) JBoss
7 1 (0.36%) Cognos
7 1 (0.36%) Sybase
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