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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Development Manager
Rank 474 445 422
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Development Manager 135 138 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.25% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.27% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 104 76
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£460 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £334 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £750 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £438 £422
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +3.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £40.19 - £37.63
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.04 - £37.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.34 - £37.73
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.19 - £37.63

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
51607 50411 43965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.30% 92.36% 92.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 31422 30973 25103
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
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 2048 2023 2174
Average hourly rate £17.22 £17.50 £18.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.60% -5.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -35 121 £460 -3.15% 153
London -6 55 £550 -6.77% 68
South East -30 22 £450 -2.70% 26
City of London +11 15 £513 -30.50% 24
South West +13 14 £450 +4.34% 4
Scotland +6 13 - - 2
West Yorkshire +2 10 £410 -31.66% 9
Yorkshire -11 10 £410 -6.81% 10
Leeds -9 8 £415 -30.83% 5
North West -13 8 £325 -11.86% 14
Hampshire -6 7 £415 +29.68% 6
West Midlands -9 7 £438 +28.67% 11
Wiltshire +14 6 £425 +3.03%
Edinburgh -4 6 - - 2
Surrey +4 5 £475 - 3
Bristol - 5 £500 - 2
Birmingham 0 4 £475 +39.70% 5
Berkshire -6 4 £420 -16.00% 4
Southampton - 4 £400 - 1
Reading +4 3 £425 -10.52% 2
East Midlands -10 3 £400 - 7
Oxfordshire -21 3 £550 -9.27% 6
Renfrewshire - 3 - -
Merseyside - 3 - - 1
West Lothian - 3 - -
North Lanarkshire - 3 - -
Livingston - 3 - -
Motherwell - 3 - -
Paisley - 3 - -
Fife - 3 - -

Development Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 132 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (28.73%) Finance
3 78 (28.36%) .NET
4 66 (24.00%) Scrum
5 55 (20.00%) Project Management
6 50 (18.18%) Java
7 49 (17.82%) SQL Server
8 45 (16.36%) C#
9 34 (12.36%) Banking
10 30 (10.91%) PRINCE2
11 28 (10.18%) Oracle
12 26 (9.45%) Microsoft
13 25 (9.09%) SQL
14 24 (8.73%) Kanban
15 23 (8.36%) Waterfall
15 23 (8.36%) ASP.NET
15 23 (8.36%) Web Development
16 22 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
17 21 (7.64%) QA
18 20 (7.27%) Degree
19 18 (6.55%) Mentoring
20 17 (6.18%) Coaching
20 17 (6.18%) OO
21 16 (5.82%) CRM
21 16 (5.82%) JavaScript
21 16 (5.82%) TDD
22 15 (5.45%) Line Management
22 15 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
23 14 (5.09%) CSS
23 14 (5.09%) SharePoint

Development Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 14 (5.09%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.91%) SAS
2 8 (2.91%) IIS
3 7 (2.55%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (2.18%) CMS
5 5 (1.82%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.82%) JBoss
6 3 (1.09%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.09%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.73%) Drupal
7 2 (0.73%) Liferay
7 2 (0.73%) FileNet
8 1 (0.36%) Documentum
8 1 (0.36%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.36%) Apache
8 1 (0.36%) Moodle
8 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.36%) K2 blackpearl
8 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (1.82%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.45%) MS Project
2 4 (1.45%) MS Office
3 2 (0.73%) SPSS
4 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.45%) Misys Midas
3 2 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.36%) SaaS
4 1 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.36%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.73%) Intranet
2 1 (0.36%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (17.82%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.18%) MySQL
4 6 (2.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.82%) WhereScape RED
5 5 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.45%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.09%) Big Data
7 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.09%) IBM InfoSphere
7 3 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.73%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.73%) QlikView
8 2 (0.73%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.36%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 1 (0.36%) DTS
9 1 (0.36%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (3.27%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.18%) JIRA
3 3 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (1.09%) Grunt
3 3 (1.09%) Bower
4 2 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.36%) PROIV
5 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.36%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
General
1 79 (28.73%) Finance
2 34 (12.36%) Banking
3 12 (4.36%) Retail
4 10 (3.64%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.18%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.82%) Legal
7 4 (1.45%) Publishing
7 4 (1.45%) Marketing
8 3 (1.09%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.09%) Law
9 2 (0.73%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.73%) Front Office
9 2 (0.73%) Back Office
9 2 (0.73%) Advertising
9 2 (0.73%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.36%) Billing
10 1 (0.36%) Electronics
10 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (28.36%) .NET
2 23 (8.36%) ASP.NET
3 14 (5.09%) CSS
4 13 (4.73%) .NET Framework
5 12 (4.36%) Web Services
5 12 (4.36%) HTML
6 11 (4.00%) jQuery
7 10 (3.64%) XML
8 9 (3.27%) Entity Framework
9 7 (2.55%) HTML5
9 7 (2.55%) WCF
9 7 (2.55%) Middleware
10 6 (2.18%) J2EE
10 6 (2.18%) WPF
11 5 (1.82%) CSS3
12 4 (1.45%) MSMQ
12 4 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (1.09%) SAP PI
13 3 (1.09%) Oracle Fusion
13 3 (1.09%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.73%) User Experience
1 13 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.18%) Visualisation
3 5 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (1.82%) NHS
3 5 (1.82%) Management Information System
3 5 (1.82%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.45%) E-Learning
4 4 (1.45%) Social Media
5 3 (1.09%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.73%) Market Risk
6 2 (0.73%) Statistics
6 2 (0.73%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.73%) AS400
6 2 (0.73%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.73%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.36%) PMI
7 1 (0.36%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.36%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.64%) Windows
2 5 (1.82%) UNIX
3 4 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.36%) Linux
4 1 (0.36%) Android
4 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (24.00%) Scrum
3 55 (20.00%) Project Management
4 30 (10.91%) PRINCE2
5 24 (8.73%) Kanban
6 23 (8.36%) Waterfall
6 23 (8.36%) Web Development
7 22 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (6.55%) Mentoring
9 17 (6.18%) Coaching
9 17 (6.18%) OO
10 16 (5.82%) CRM
10 16 (5.82%) TDD
11 15 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (5.45%) Line Management
12 13 (4.73%) People Management
12 13 (4.73%) ETL
13 12 (4.36%) SOA
13 12 (4.36%) E-Commerce
13 12 (4.36%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (18.18%) Java
2 45 (16.36%) C#
3 25 (9.09%) SQL
4 16 (5.82%) JavaScript
5 7 (2.55%) PHP
5 7 (2.55%) VB.NET
6 6 (2.18%) Python
7 5 (1.82%) C++
8 4 (1.45%) Ruby
9 3 (1.09%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.09%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.73%) VB
10 2 (0.73%) C
10 2 (0.73%) MATLAB
10 2 (0.73%) VBA
11 1 (0.36%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (7.27%) Degree
2 14 (5.09%) Security Cleared
3 11 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (1.45%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.09%) PMP
7 2 (0.73%) APMP
7 2 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.36%) CIPD
8 1 (0.36%) ISEB
8 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.64%) QA
2 3 (1.09%) MiFID
3 2 (0.73%) SLA
4 1 (0.36%) EMIR
System Software
1 4 (1.45%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.73%) Puppet
1 2 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.36%) Ansible
2 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (10.18%) Oracle
2 26 (9.45%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.64%) SAP
4 7 (2.55%) IBM
4 7 (2.55%) Tableau
5 5 (1.82%) Greenplum
5 5 (1.82%) Business Objects
6 4 (1.45%) Cognos
6 4 (1.45%) Informatica
6 4 (1.45%) VMware
6 4 (1.45%) EPiServer
6 4 (1.45%) HP
7 3 (1.09%) BMC
7 3 (1.09%) hybris
7 3 (1.09%) Google
8 2 (0.73%) Adobe
9 1 (0.36%) Siebel
9 1 (0.36%) Sybase
9 1 (0.36%) Teradata
9 1 (0.36%) Northgate
London
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £500 per day + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City of London
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £510 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
asos
Posted: 4 days ago
South East England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £525 - £575 per day
Posted: 18 days ago