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 2 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Development Manager
Rank 470 433 409
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Development Manager 124 145 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.28% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.30% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 108 97
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£475 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £775 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £470 £424
% change year-on-year
-11.70% +10.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £47.88 - £37.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.88 - £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
49496 48382 42407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.51% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 30854 29920 24330
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £240
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 1937 1986 2076
Average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £18.26
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -6.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £41.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -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 2 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 2 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 -39 111 £475 -5.00% 146
London -15 61 £550 -12.87% 56
City of London +9 19 £550 -25.42% 20
South East -17 19 £469 -1.31% 29
Scotland 0 11 - - 4
South West +2 10 £425 +3.03% 10
West Midlands 0 8 £400 +17.64% 7
West Yorkshire -11 8 £415 -30.83% 13
Yorkshire -15 8 £415 -14.87% 14
Hampshire +7 7 £400 +25.00% 5
Leeds -8 7 £415 -30.83% 8
Surrey +7 6 £475 - 6
Edinburgh - 6 - - 2
Wiltshire +6 5 £419 +11.66%
Coventry - 4 £393 - 2
Southampton - 4 £400 - 2
Birmingham -3 3 £475 +39.70% 3
East Midlands -11 3 £400 -15.78% 10
Oxfordshire -20 3 £550 -9.27% 3
Renfrewshire - 3 - -
Fife - 3 - -
Motherwell - 3 - -
Paisley - 3 - -
Dunfermline - 3 - -
Livingston - 3 - -
West Lothian - 3 - -
North Lanarkshire - 3 - -
Swindon +7 2 £388 -13.88%
Leicestershire +1 2 £438 - 1
Nottingham -10 2 £375 -18.91% 2

Development Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 125 (46.13%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (29.52%) .NET
2 80 (29.52%) Finance
3 60 (22.14%) Scrum
4 56 (20.66%) Project Management
5 51 (18.82%) SQL Server
6 45 (16.61%) C#
7 42 (15.50%) Java
8 34 (12.55%) Microsoft
9 33 (12.18%) Banking
10 32 (11.81%) SDLC
11 30 (11.07%) SQL
11 30 (11.07%) PRINCE2
12 25 (9.23%) Oracle
13 22 (8.12%) ASP.NET
13 22 (8.12%) Web Development
14 21 (7.75%) QA
15 20 (7.38%) Stakeholder Management
15 20 (7.38%) Waterfall
16 19 (7.01%) Kanban
16 19 (7.01%) Degree
16 19 (7.01%) SharePoint
17 18 (6.64%) CRM
17 18 (6.64%) Business Intelligence
17 18 (6.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 17 (6.27%) ETL
18 17 (6.27%) Line Management
19 16 (5.90%) JavaScript
20 15 (5.54%) Data Warehouse
20 15 (5.54%) Mentoring

Development Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (7.01%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.95%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (2.95%) IIS
2 8 (2.95%) SAS
3 5 (1.85%) CMS
3 5 (1.85%) JBoss
3 5 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (1.48%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.11%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.11%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.74%) Confluence
6 2 (0.74%) Liferay
6 2 (0.74%) Drupal
6 2 (0.74%) Apache
7 1 (0.37%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.37%) Documentum
7 1 (0.37%) FileNet
7 1 (0.37%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.37%) Moodle
Applications
1 8 (2.95%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.85%) MS Project
3 4 (1.48%) MS Office
4 2 (0.74%) SPSS
4 2 (0.74%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (3.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.48%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.95%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.37%) SaaS
4 1 (0.37%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.37%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.74%) Intranet
2 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.37%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (18.82%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (5.54%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (3.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (2.21%) MySQL
6 5 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (1.85%) WhereScape RED
6 5 (1.85%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.11%) IBM InfoSphere
7 3 (1.11%) Big Data
8 2 (0.74%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.74%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.74%) QlikView
8 2 (0.74%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.37%) MS Access
9 1 (0.37%) DTS
Development Applications
1 10 (3.69%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.85%) JIRA
3 3 (1.11%) Grunt
3 3 (1.11%) Bower
4 2 (0.74%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.37%) Selenium
5 1 (0.37%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.37%) JMeter
5 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.37%) PROIV
5 1 (0.37%) Cucumber
General
1 80 (29.52%) Finance
2 33 (12.18%) Banking
3 11 (4.06%) Investment Banking
4 8 (2.95%) Retail
5 6 (2.21%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.85%) Law
6 5 (1.85%) Legal
7 4 (1.48%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.48%) Publishing
8 2 (0.74%) Advertising
8 2 (0.74%) Back Office
8 2 (0.74%) Marketing
9 1 (0.37%) Billing
9 1 (0.37%) Front Office
9 1 (0.37%) Electronics
9 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (29.52%) .NET
2 22 (8.12%) ASP.NET
3 14 (5.17%) CSS
3 14 (5.17%) .NET Framework
4 12 (4.43%) jQuery
5 11 (4.06%) Web Services
5 11 (4.06%) HTML
6 10 (3.69%) XML
7 9 (3.32%) Entity Framework
8 8 (2.95%) WCF
9 7 (2.58%) Middleware
10 6 (2.21%) HTML5
11 5 (1.85%) WPF
11 5 (1.85%) CSS3
12 4 (1.48%) AngularJS
12 4 (1.48%) J2EE
12 4 (1.48%) MSMQ
13 3 (1.11%) XML Messaging
13 3 (1.11%) Java EE
13 3 (1.11%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.69%) User Experience
3 8 (2.95%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.21%) Visualisation
4 6 (2.21%) NHS
5 5 (1.85%) Social Media
6 4 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.48%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.48%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.48%) E-Learning
7 3 (1.11%) Smart Meter
7 3 (1.11%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.74%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.74%) AS400
8 2 (0.74%) Market Risk
8 2 (0.74%) Economics
9 1 (0.37%) LLPG
9 1 (0.37%) Statistics
9 1 (0.37%) IPTV
9 1 (0.37%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.69%) Windows
2 5 (1.85%) UNIX
3 4 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.37%) Solaris
4 1 (0.37%) Linux
4 1 (0.37%) Android
4 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (46.13%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (22.14%) Scrum
3 56 (20.66%) Project Management
4 32 (11.81%) SDLC
5 30 (11.07%) PRINCE2
6 22 (8.12%) Web Development
7 20 (7.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (7.38%) Waterfall
8 19 (7.01%) Kanban
9 18 (6.64%) CRM
9 18 (6.64%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (6.27%) ETL
10 17 (6.27%) Line Management
11 15 (5.54%) Mentoring
11 15 (5.54%) Coaching
12 13 (4.80%) Supplier Management
12 13 (4.80%) OO
12 13 (4.80%) Service Management
13 12 (4.43%) Software Delivery
13 12 (4.43%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 45 (16.61%) C#
2 42 (15.50%) Java
3 30 (11.07%) SQL
4 16 (5.90%) JavaScript
5 8 (2.95%) PHP
6 7 (2.58%) Python
6 7 (2.58%) VB.NET
7 5 (1.85%) C++
8 4 (1.48%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.11%) Ruby
10 2 (0.74%) MATLAB
10 2 (0.74%) VB
10 2 (0.74%) VBA
10 2 (0.74%) C
11 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.37%) Perl
11 1 (0.37%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (7.01%) Degree
2 14 (5.17%) Security Cleared
3 11 (4.06%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.85%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.48%) PMP
7 2 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.74%) APMP
7 2 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.74%) ISEB
8 1 (0.37%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.75%) QA
2 5 (1.85%) MiFID
3 3 (1.11%) EMIR
4 2 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (1.48%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.74%) Puppet
1 2 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.37%) Ansible
Vendors
1 34 (12.55%) Microsoft
2 25 (9.23%) Oracle
3 9 (3.32%) SAP
4 6 (2.21%) Tableau
4 6 (2.21%) Cognos
4 6 (2.21%) IBM
5 5 (1.85%) Business Objects
5 5 (1.85%) HP
5 5 (1.85%) Greenplum
6 4 (1.48%) EPiServer
6 4 (1.48%) Informatica
6 4 (1.48%) VMware
7 3 (1.11%) Google
7 3 (1.11%) BMC
8 2 (0.74%) hybris
8 2 (0.74%) Northgate
8 2 (0.74%) Capita
9 1 (0.37%) Teradata
9 1 (0.37%) Hummingbird
9 1 (0.37%) Siebel
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