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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Development Manager
Rank 479 456 385
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -71
Contract jobs requiring a Development Manager 121 143 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.27% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.29% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 99 124
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£475 £495 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.04% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £693 £780 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £470 £415
% change year-on-year
-14.36% +13.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00

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
51835 49864 44801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.43% 92.59% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 32680 30673 25940
Average daily rate £400 £394 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.52% -1.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1944 1967 2098
Average hourly rate £16.60 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.51 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -5.71%

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 June 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 June 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 -57 109 £475 -4.04% 141
London -9 66 £550 -15.38% 57
City of London -1 23 £550 -10.20% 13
South East -44 16 £480 +1.05% 25
West Midlands +2 9 £400 +2.56% 9
Scotland 0 9 - - 5
West Yorkshire -10 7 £415 - 7
Yorkshire -20 7 £415 +10.66% 10
Surrey +1 6 £475 - 5
Leeds -18 6 £415 - 4
Edinburgh - 5 - - 3
East Midlands -8 4 £400 -14.66% 5
Coventry - 4 £393 -
Birmingham -3 3 £475 +39.70% 6
South West -3 3 £488 +30.00% 13
Nottinghamshire -4 3 £350 -23.28% 1
Nottingham -9 3 £350 -23.28%
North West -20 3 £325 -7.14% 16
Oxfordshire -26 3 £550 +7.31% 5
Renfrewshire - 3 - -
West Lothian - 3 - -
North Lanarkshire - 3 - -
Paisley - 3 - -
Livingston - 3 - -
Motherwell - 3 - -
Fife - 3 - -
Dunfermline - 3 - -
Peterborough +4 2 £350 -6.66%
Berkshire +2 2 - - 9
Leicestershire +1 2 £438 - 2

Development Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 113 (42.48%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (30.83%) Finance
3 77 (28.95%) .NET
4 55 (20.68%) Project Management
5 51 (19.17%) Scrum
5 51 (19.17%) Java
6 48 (18.05%) SQL Server
7 47 (17.67%) C#
8 39 (14.66%) SQL
9 38 (14.29%) Banking
10 36 (13.53%) PRINCE2
11 35 (13.16%) Microsoft
12 29 (10.90%) SDLC
13 26 (9.77%) Oracle
14 25 (9.40%) Stakeholder Management
15 24 (9.02%) Web Development
16 21 (7.89%) ASP.NET
17 20 (7.52%) CRM
18 19 (7.14%) SharePoint
18 19 (7.14%) ETL
18 19 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
18 19 (7.14%) QA
18 19 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 19 (7.14%) Line Management
19 18 (6.77%) Degree
20 17 (6.39%) Data Warehouse
20 17 (6.39%) Waterfall
21 15 (5.64%) Kanban
21 15 (5.64%) .NET Framework
22 14 (5.26%) OO

Development Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 19 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.01%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (2.63%) SAS
4 6 (2.26%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (2.26%) IIS
5 5 (1.88%) JBoss
6 4 (1.50%) CMS
6 4 (1.50%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.13%) Confluence
7 3 (1.13%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.13%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.75%) Apache
8 2 (0.75%) Drupal
8 2 (0.75%) Liferay
8 2 (0.75%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.75%) Node.js
9 1 (0.38%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.38%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 13 (4.89%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.26%) MS Office
3 4 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.50%) MS Project
3 4 (1.50%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.75%) SPSS
5 1 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (4.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.50%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.38%) SAP FI-CA
3 1 (0.38%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.38%) Finacle
3 1 (0.38%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.38%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.38%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.38%) SaaS
4 1 (0.38%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.38%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.75%) Intranet
2 1 (0.38%) Network Security
2 1 (0.38%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.38%) GSM
2 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (18.05%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (6.39%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (4.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (2.63%) Big Data
6 6 (2.26%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.26%) MySQL
7 5 (1.88%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.88%) WhereScape RED
8 3 (1.13%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.13%) IBM InfoSphere
8 3 (1.13%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.13%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.75%) DB2
9 2 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.38%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 8 (3.01%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.50%) JIRA
3 3 (1.13%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.13%) Grunt
3 3 (1.13%) Bower
4 2 (0.75%) Selenium
4 2 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.75%) JMeter
4 2 (0.75%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.38%) PROIV
5 1 (0.38%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
General
1 82 (30.83%) Finance
2 38 (14.29%) Banking
3 12 (4.51%) Investment Banking
4 9 (3.38%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.63%) Retail
6 5 (1.88%) Law
7 4 (1.50%) Legal
7 4 (1.50%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.13%) Front Office
8 3 (1.13%) Publishing
9 2 (0.75%) Billing
9 2 (0.75%) Marketing
9 2 (0.75%) Back Office
9 2 (0.75%) Advertising
10 1 (0.38%) Electronics
10 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.38%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (28.95%) .NET
2 21 (7.89%) ASP.NET
3 15 (5.64%) .NET Framework
4 14 (5.26%) CSS
5 13 (4.89%) HTML
6 10 (3.76%) jQuery
7 9 (3.38%) WCF
7 9 (3.38%) Middleware
7 9 (3.38%) Entity Framework
8 8 (3.01%) Web Services
8 8 (3.01%) XML
8 8 (3.01%) HTML5
9 5 (1.88%) WPF
9 5 (1.88%) CSS3
9 5 (1.88%) AngularJS
10 4 (1.50%) Apache Camel
10 4 (1.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (1.50%) Java EE
10 4 (1.50%) MSMQ
11 3 (1.13%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.14%) User Experience
2 9 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.01%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.63%) NHS
4 7 (2.63%) Visualisation
5 6 (2.26%) Social Media
6 5 (1.88%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.50%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.13%) Smart Meter
8 3 (1.13%) E-Learning
8 3 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.13%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.75%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.75%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.75%) Economics
9 2 (0.75%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.75%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.38%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.38%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.76%) Windows
2 7 (2.63%) UNIX
3 4 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.38%) Solaris
4 1 (0.38%) Linux
4 1 (0.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (42.48%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (20.68%) Project Management
3 51 (19.17%) Scrum
4 36 (13.53%) PRINCE2
5 29 (10.90%) SDLC
6 25 (9.40%) Stakeholder Management
7 24 (9.02%) Web Development
8 20 (7.52%) CRM
9 19 (7.14%) ETL
9 19 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (7.14%) Line Management
10 17 (6.39%) Waterfall
11 15 (5.64%) Kanban
12 14 (5.26%) Mentoring
12 14 (5.26%) OO
13 13 (4.89%) E-Commerce
13 13 (4.89%) Service Management
13 13 (4.89%) Coaching
14 12 (4.51%) Business Development
15 11 (4.14%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (19.17%) Java
2 47 (17.67%) C#
3 39 (14.66%) SQL
4 14 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 9 (3.38%) PHP
6 8 (3.01%) Python
7 7 (2.63%) VB.NET
8 5 (1.88%) C++
9 4 (1.50%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.50%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.50%) Ruby
9 4 (1.50%) Scala
10 3 (1.13%) ABAP
10 3 (1.13%) VB
11 2 (0.75%) Perl
11 2 (0.75%) VBA
11 2 (0.75%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.75%) C
12 1 (0.38%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 18 (6.77%) Degree
2 14 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 11 (4.14%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (2.26%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.88%) PMP
7 2 (0.75%) ISEB
7 2 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.75%) APMP
7 2 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.38%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.14%) QA
2 5 (1.88%) MiFID
3 3 (1.13%) EMIR
4 2 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.50%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.75%) Puppet
1 2 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.38%) Ansible
Vendors
1 35 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 26 (9.77%) Oracle
3 10 (3.76%) SAP
4 6 (2.26%) Cognos
4 6 (2.26%) IBM
4 6 (2.26%) Tableau
5 5 (1.88%) Greenplum
6 4 (1.50%) EPiServer
6 4 (1.50%) HP
6 4 (1.50%) Informatica
6 4 (1.50%) VMware
7 3 (1.13%) Business Objects
7 3 (1.13%) Google
8 2 (0.75%) WorldPay
8 2 (0.75%) BMC
8 2 (0.75%) Northgate
8 2 (0.75%) Capita
9 1 (0.38%) Teradata
9 1 (0.38%) Lotus
9 1 (0.38%) Red Hat
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