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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Development Manager
Rank 445 437 394
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -43
Contract jobs requiring a Development Manager 127 122 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.25% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.27% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 81 76
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£425 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £358 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
Average hourly rate - £140.00 £35.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +292.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.25

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
46318 45203 42184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.55% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29063 26904 23919
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1785 1961 2473
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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 -20 114 £420 -3.44% 155
London -17 33 £475 -5.00% 51
South East -9 27 £413 +26.92% 29
East of England +13 20 £400 - 14
North West +7 10 £488 +25.80% 16
Hertfordshire +6 9 £350 +27.27% 8
City of London +5 9 £450 -29.41% 9
South West -12 9 £388 -28.73% 13
Hampshire -16 8 £390 +0.32% 7
West Yorkshire 0 7 £425 +21.42% 4
Yorkshire -4 7 £425 +21.42% 5
Berkshire +2 6 £563 -6.25% 7
Manchester +2 6 £500 +29.03% 8
West Midlands +1 6 £410 +8.60% 10
Edinburgh -3 6 £425 -
Bristol -4 6 £388 -28.73% 2
Scotland -7 6 £425 - 1
Suffolk - 6 £413 -
Bedfordshire -5 5 £415 +3.75% 3
Leeds -9 5 £425 +21.42% 2
Southampton -12 5 - - 1
Coventry - 4 £410 -
Reading - 4 £650 - 2
Wales - 4 £525 - 1
Luton -8 3 £415 +3.75% 1
Cardiff - 3 £525 - 1
South Wales - 3 £525 - 1
East Sussex - 3 £300 - 1
East Midlands +14 2 £450 +41.73% 11
Surrey -7 2 £375 +15.38% 3

Development Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

1 114 (46.91%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (32.10%) Finance
3 52 (21.40%) Project Management
4 49 (20.16%) Scrum
5 48 (19.75%) Java
6 45 (18.52%) .NET
7 30 (12.35%) SQL Server
7 30 (12.35%) C#
7 30 (12.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 28 (11.52%) SQL
9 27 (11.11%) Banking
10 25 (10.29%) PRINCE2
11 24 (9.88%) Oracle
11 24 (9.88%) Waterfall
12 23 (9.47%) TDD
13 21 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
14 18 (7.41%) Degree
15 17 (7.00%) Web Development
15 17 (7.00%) JavaScript
15 17 (7.00%) E-Commerce
16 16 (6.58%) Web Services
16 16 (6.58%) OO
16 16 (6.58%) ASP.NET
16 16 (6.58%) Retail
17 14 (5.76%) Business Development
17 14 (5.76%) MVC
17 14 (5.76%) Microsoft
17 14 (5.76%) Line Management
18 13 (5.35%) Kanban
18 13 (5.35%) J2EE

Development Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 8 (3.29%) CMS
2 7 (2.88%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.88%) SAS
3 6 (2.47%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.65%) Drupal
4 4 (1.65%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.65%) IIS
5 2 (0.82%) JBoss
5 2 (0.82%) Apache
5 2 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.82%) FileNet
6 1 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.41%) Moodle
6 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (2.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.82%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.82%) MS Project
2 2 (0.82%) MS Office
3 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.41%) Magento
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.41%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.41%) SaaS
1 1 (0.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.82%) HTTP
1 2 (0.82%) Internet
2 1 (0.41%) Network Security
2 1 (0.41%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.41%) SAN
2 1 (0.41%) SSL
2 1 (0.41%) Intranet
2 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (12.35%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.88%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.47%) MySQL
4 5 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.06%) Big Data
4 5 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.82%) QlikView
5 2 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.82%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.41%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.41%) MS Access
6 1 (0.41%) Essbase
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.88%) JIRA
2 5 (2.06%) Ant
2 5 (2.06%) Maven
3 4 (1.65%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.82%) Selenium
5 2 (0.82%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.82%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.41%) Subversion
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle APEX
General
1 78 (32.10%) Finance
2 27 (11.11%) Banking
3 16 (6.58%) Retail
4 12 (4.94%) Marketing
5 6 (2.47%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.47%) Front Office
6 5 (2.06%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.06%) Games
6 5 (2.06%) Legal
7 4 (1.65%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.23%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.82%) German Language
9 2 (0.82%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.82%) Local Government
9 2 (0.82%) Law
9 2 (0.82%) Billing
10 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.41%) Electronics
10 1 (0.41%) Automotive
10 1 (0.41%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (18.52%) .NET
2 16 (6.58%) Web Services
2 16 (6.58%) ASP.NET
3 13 (5.35%) J2EE
4 11 (4.53%) HTML
4 11 (4.53%) Spring
5 10 (4.12%) Hibernate
5 10 (4.12%) CSS
6 9 (3.70%) jQuery
6 9 (3.70%) XML
7 7 (2.88%) RESTful
8 6 (2.47%) Akka
9 5 (2.06%) HTML5
9 5 (2.06%) .NET Framework
10 4 (1.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 4 (1.65%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (1.23%) Middleware
11 3 (1.23%) XSLT
11 3 (1.23%) LAMP
11 3 (1.23%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.12%) User Experience
3 9 (3.70%) Derivative
4 8 (3.29%) PMI
5 5 (2.06%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (2.06%) Equities
6 4 (1.65%) Market Risk
6 4 (1.65%) E-Learning
6 4 (1.65%) Mobile Payment
6 4 (1.65%) Digital Media
6 4 (1.65%) Kindle
7 3 (1.23%) DataPower
7 3 (1.23%) Open Source
7 3 (1.23%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.23%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.23%) NHS
8 2 (0.82%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.82%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.94%) UNIX
2 10 (4.12%) Windows
3 8 (3.29%) Linux
4 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.41%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (46.91%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (21.40%) Project Management
3 49 (20.16%) Scrum
4 30 (12.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (10.29%) PRINCE2
6 24 (9.88%) Waterfall
7 23 (9.47%) TDD
8 17 (7.00%) Web Development
8 17 (7.00%) E-Commerce
9 16 (6.58%) OO
10 14 (5.76%) Business Development
10 14 (5.76%) MVC
10 14 (5.76%) Line Management
11 13 (5.35%) Kanban
12 12 (4.94%) Migration
12 12 (4.94%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (4.94%) Mentoring
13 11 (4.53%) People Management
13 11 (4.53%) SOA
13 11 (4.53%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 48 (19.75%) Java
2 30 (12.35%) C#
3 28 (11.52%) SQL
4 17 (7.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (3.29%) Scala
6 6 (2.47%) Groovy
7 5 (2.06%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.65%) Ruby
8 4 (1.65%) PHP
8 4 (1.65%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.23%) C++
9 3 (1.23%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.82%) Python
10 2 (0.82%) VB
11 1 (0.41%) VBA
11 1 (0.41%) C
11 1 (0.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (7.41%) Degree
2 10 (4.12%) PMI Certification
3 8 (3.29%) PMP
3 8 (3.29%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.65%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.82%) APMP
5 2 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.41%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.41%) ISEB
6 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.41%) MCTS
6 1 (0.41%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.35%) QA
2 4 (1.65%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.41%) SLA
3 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.41%) Varnish
1 1 (0.41%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (1.23%) Puppet
2 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (9.88%) Oracle
2 14 (5.76%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.70%) IBM
4 5 (2.06%) SAP
5 4 (1.65%) Ab Initio
5 4 (1.65%) Adobe
5 4 (1.65%) EPiServer
6 3 (1.23%) hybris
6 3 (1.23%) Sybase
6 3 (1.23%) Business Objects
7 2 (0.82%) Cognos
7 2 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.82%) Reuters
7 2 (0.82%) HP
7 2 (0.82%) BMC
8 1 (0.41%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.41%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.41%) Tableau
8 1 (0.41%) Facebook
8 1 (0.41%) Twitter
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