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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Development Manager
Rank 436 455 433
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Development Manager 150 139 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.26% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.28% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 101 55
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£450 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £300 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £693 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £394 £436
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -9.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £40.19 £140.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.29% +330.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.04 £140.00 £31.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.34 £140.00 £36.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.19 - £35.13

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
51554 49982 43833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.36% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 31354 30067 25181
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £226 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2020 2056 2247
Average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £17.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.22% -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Development Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Development Manager Hourly Rate Histogram 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 April 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 -2 139 £450 - 106
London -7 53 £475 - 35
South East -28 25 £450 +2.85% 30
South West +19 21 £450 - 4
North West -7 13 £463 +21.31% 5
City of London +13 11 £488 -20.32% 12
Berkshire -8 10 £475 -10.58% 4
West Midlands +2 9 £410 - 6
West Yorkshire 0 9 £250 -34.21% 5
Yorkshire -5 9 £250 -28.57% 7
Leeds -6 8 - - 5
Scotland -12 8 £425 +9.67% 5
Bristol - 8 £505 - 2
Wiltshire +8 7 £425 -5.55% 1
Hampshire -1 7 £415 +29.68% 4
Reading +6 6 £540 +13.68% 2
Manchester -7 6 £500 +33.33% 4
Edinburgh -4 5 £425 +9.67% 1
East of England +3 4 £538 +79.16% 11
Surrey -4 4 £475 +46.15% 6
Tyne and Wear - 4 £325 - 1
North East - 4 £325 - 2
Southampton - 4 £400 - 1
Hertfordshire 0 3 £650 +136.36% 3
Merseyside - 3 - -
Coventry - 3 £410 - 1
Swindon +6 2 £388 -13.88%
Kent -2 2 £425 -
East Midlands -8 2 £411 +29.52% 3
Gloucestershire - 2 - -

Development Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 125 (45.13%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (29.60%) Finance
3 65 (23.47%) .NET
4 64 (23.10%) Scrum
5 53 (19.13%) Java
6 52 (18.77%) Project Management
7 43 (15.52%) SQL Server
8 38 (13.72%) C#
9 33 (11.91%) Oracle
10 30 (10.83%) Banking
11 29 (10.47%) PRINCE2
11 29 (10.47%) SQL
12 27 (9.75%) Stakeholder Management
13 26 (9.39%) Microsoft
14 25 (9.03%) Kanban
15 23 (8.30%) Waterfall
16 22 (7.94%) TDD
16 22 (7.94%) Web Development
17 20 (7.22%) OO
18 19 (6.86%) ASP.NET
18 19 (6.86%) Degree
19 18 (6.50%) QA
20 17 (6.14%) Line Management
21 16 (5.78%) Mentoring
21 16 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
21 16 (5.78%) JavaScript
22 15 (5.42%) HTML
22 15 (5.42%) CSS
22 15 (5.42%) People Management
23 14 (5.05%) Security Cleared

Development Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 13 (4.69%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.25%) SAS
3 8 (2.89%) IIS
4 7 (2.53%) WebSphere
4 7 (2.53%) CMS
5 5 (1.81%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (1.81%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.44%) JBoss
7 3 (1.08%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.08%) Drupal
7 3 (1.08%) FileNet
8 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.36%) Moodle
9 1 (0.36%) Liferay
9 1 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.36%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.36%) Documentum
Applications
1 4 (1.44%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.08%) MS Office
3 2 (0.72%) MS Project
3 2 (0.72%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.72%) SPSS
3 2 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.36%) SiteCatalyst
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.36%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.36%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.36%) SaaS
3 1 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.72%) Intranet
2 1 (0.36%) Network Security
2 1 (0.36%) SAN
2 1 (0.36%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (15.52%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (2.17%) MySQL
3 6 (2.17%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.81%) WhereScape RED
4 5 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.44%) Big Data
5 4 (1.44%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.08%) IBM InfoSphere
6 3 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.72%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.72%) QlikView
7 2 (0.72%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.36%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 6 (2.17%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.81%) JIRA
3 4 (1.44%) Ant
3 4 (1.44%) Maven
4 3 (1.08%) Grunt
4 3 (1.08%) Bower
4 3 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.72%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.36%) PROIV
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.36%) Subversion
6 1 (0.36%) Eclipse
General
1 82 (29.60%) Finance
2 30 (10.83%) Banking
3 13 (4.69%) Retail
4 8 (2.89%) Marketing
5 6 (2.17%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.81%) Legal
6 5 (1.81%) Front Office
7 4 (1.44%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.44%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.08%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.72%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.72%) German Language
10 1 (0.36%) Billing
10 1 (0.36%) Electronics
10 1 (0.36%) Advertising
10 1 (0.36%) Publishing
10 1 (0.36%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (23.47%) .NET
2 19 (6.86%) ASP.NET
3 15 (5.42%) HTML
3 15 (5.42%) CSS
4 12 (4.33%) Web Services
4 12 (4.33%) J2EE
5 11 (3.97%) jQuery
6 9 (3.25%) Entity Framework
6 9 (3.25%) HTML5
6 9 (3.25%) .NET Framework
7 8 (2.89%) XML
8 7 (2.53%) WCF
8 7 (2.53%) Hibernate
9 5 (1.81%) Akka
9 5 (1.81%) CSS3
9 5 (1.81%) RESTful
9 5 (1.81%) Spring
10 4 (1.44%) MSMQ
10 4 (1.44%) Java EE
10 4 (1.44%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.33%) User Experience
3 7 (2.53%) Derivative
4 6 (2.17%) Visualisation
5 5 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.81%) Digital Media
5 5 (1.81%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.81%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.44%) NHS
6 4 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (1.44%) E-Learning
6 4 (1.44%) Social Media
6 4 (1.44%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (1.44%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (1.08%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.08%) Equities
7 3 (1.08%) PMI
8 2 (0.72%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.72%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.72%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.05%) Windows
2 11 (3.97%) UNIX
3 4 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.72%) Linux
5 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.36%) Android
5 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (45.13%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (23.10%) Scrum
3 52 (18.77%) Project Management
4 29 (10.47%) PRINCE2
5 27 (9.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (9.03%) Kanban
7 23 (8.30%) Waterfall
8 22 (7.94%) TDD
8 22 (7.94%) Web Development
9 20 (7.22%) OO
10 17 (6.14%) Line Management
11 16 (5.78%) Mentoring
12 15 (5.42%) People Management
13 14 (5.05%) ITIL
13 14 (5.05%) E-Commerce
13 14 (5.05%) ETL
14 13 (4.69%) Software Engineering
15 12 (4.33%) CRM
15 12 (4.33%) SOA
15 12 (4.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 53 (19.13%) Java
2 38 (13.72%) C#
3 29 (10.47%) SQL
4 16 (5.78%) JavaScript
5 7 (2.53%) PHP
6 6 (2.17%) Python
7 5 (1.81%) Scala
7 5 (1.81%) Groovy
7 5 (1.81%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.44%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.44%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.44%) Ruby
9 3 (1.08%) C++
10 2 (0.72%) VBA
10 2 (0.72%) C
10 2 (0.72%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.36%) Perl
11 1 (0.36%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (6.86%) Degree
2 14 (5.05%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.97%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.17%) PMI Certification
5 5 (1.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.44%) PMP
7 2 (0.72%) APMP
7 2 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.36%) CIPD
8 1 (0.36%) MCTS
8 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.36%) ISEB
8 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.50%) QA
2 3 (1.08%) SLA
3 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (1.44%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.72%) Puppet
1 2 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.36%) Ansible
Vendors
1 33 (11.91%) Oracle
2 26 (9.39%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.25%) IBM
3 9 (3.25%) SAP
4 7 (2.53%) Tableau
5 5 (1.81%) Greenplum
5 5 (1.81%) Business Objects
6 4 (1.44%) Adobe
6 4 (1.44%) VMware
6 4 (1.44%) EPiServer
7 3 (1.08%) hybris
7 3 (1.08%) Google
7 3 (1.08%) BMC
7 3 (1.08%) Informatica
7 3 (1.08%) HP
7 3 (1.08%) Cognos
7 3 (1.08%) Sybase
8 2 (0.72%) Reuters
8 2 (0.72%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.36%) Facebook
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