The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Development Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Development Manager
UK
Rank 448 441 401
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -40
Contract jobs requiring a Development Manager 148 186 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.36% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.38% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 109 153
Median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £335 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £630 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £468 £430 £415
% change year-on-year
+8.72% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Median hourly rate £25.23 £39.25 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.73% +25.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.39 £19.35 £30.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.80 £60.55 £32.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.45 £39.25 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-37.70% +25.60%

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
42939 48598 48934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.99% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28014 31275 30245
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1573 1632 1895
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Development Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Development Manager in the job title.

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Development Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -6 136 £500 +11.11% 126
London +14 58 £550 +12.24% 54
South East +27 49 £511 +13.55% 26
Berkshire +28 18 £475 +6.74% 8
Scotland +19 9 £375 -20.63% 10
Yorkshire -8 9 £450 +12.50% 6
Hampshire +10 8 £483 -24.19% 3
Kent - 8 £468 - 1
West Midlands +2 7 £500 +5.54% 11
City of London -1 7 £525 +2.43% 11
West Yorkshire +4 6 £500 +25.00%
East of England +3 6 £450 -25.00% 5
Leeds -1 6 £500 +25.00%
Reading +11 5 £400 -12.08% 3
Surrey +11 5 £529 +14.32% 4
Oxfordshire -3 5 £550 +7.31% 3
Maidenhead - 5 £525 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £488 - 1
Edinburgh +13 3 £456 -13.09% 3
Milton Keynes +3 3 £600 +52.86% 3
Buckinghamshire +2 3 £600 +52.86% 5
South Yorkshire +1 3 £310 -38.00% 4
Bracknell - 3 - - 2
Abingdon - 3 £550 -
Hook - 3 £456 -
North West +18 2 £450 -2.70% 10
Crawley +12 2 £420 -4.00%
Manchester +12 2 £450 -12.19% 8
Oxford +3 2 £650 +26.82% 1
Hertfordshire -1 2 £469 -14.77%

Development Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, Development Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Development Manager in the job title.

1 172 (58.11%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (35.81%) Project Management
3 82 (27.70%) Finance
4 73 (24.66%) Java
5 54 (18.24%) .NET
6 52 (17.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 52 (17.57%) Scrum
7 44 (14.86%) Waterfall
7 44 (14.86%) SDLC
8 32 (10.81%) JavaScript
9 31 (10.47%) Oracle
9 31 (10.47%) Software Engineering
10 29 (9.80%) SQL Server
11 28 (9.46%) PRINCE2
11 28 (9.46%) Web Development
11 28 (9.46%) Mentoring
12 26 (8.78%) Microsoft
13 23 (7.77%) JIRA
13 23 (7.77%) HTML
14 22 (7.43%) C#
14 22 (7.43%) Telecoms
14 22 (7.43%) Coaching
15 21 (7.09%) SQL
15 21 (7.09%) TDD
15 21 (7.09%) Banking
15 21 (7.09%) Retail
16 20 (6.76%) E-Commerce
16 20 (6.76%) Continuous Improvement
17 19 (6.42%) CSS
18 18 (6.08%) MVC

Development Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (3.04%) Confluence
2 8 (2.70%) CMS
3 6 (2.03%) Apache
3 6 (2.03%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (1.35%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.01%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.68%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.68%) Drupal
6 2 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.68%) IIS
6 2 (0.68%) JBoss
6 2 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.34%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.34%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.34%) Mule
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (3.72%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (2.03%) MS Office
4 5 (1.69%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.01%) MS Project
6 2 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (2.70%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (2.03%) RMDS
3 4 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.68%) Magento
5 1 (0.34%) HFM
5 1 (0.34%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.34%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.05%) SaaS
2 4 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.35%) Ethernet
1 4 (1.35%) Internet
1 4 (1.35%) VoIP
1 4 (1.35%) xDSL
2 3 (1.01%) PBX
2 3 (1.01%) SMS
2 3 (1.01%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.34%) Extranet
3 1 (0.34%) HTTP
3 1 (0.34%) Intranet
3 1 (0.34%) NAS
3 1 (0.34%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.36%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (1.69%) NoSQL
3 5 (1.69%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.35%) MySQL
4 4 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.01%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.01%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.68%) MarkLogic
7 1 (0.34%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.34%) Big Data
7 1 (0.34%) dBASE
7 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.34%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (7.77%) JIRA
2 10 (3.38%) JUnit
3 6 (2.03%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.03%) Selenium
4 5 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.35%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.35%) Subversion
6 3 (1.01%) Maven
6 3 (1.01%) Mockito
6 3 (1.01%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.01%) TestDirector
7 2 (0.68%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.68%) VersionOne
8 1 (0.34%) CA Gen
8 1 (0.34%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.34%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 82 (27.70%) Finance
2 22 (7.43%) Telecoms
3 21 (7.09%) Banking
3 21 (7.09%) Retail
4 16 (5.41%) Marketing
5 9 (3.04%) Advertising
5 9 (3.04%) Publishing
6 8 (2.70%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.03%) Front Office
7 6 (2.03%) Games
7 6 (2.03%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.69%) Legal
9 4 (1.35%) Automotive
9 4 (1.35%) Local Government
10 2 (0.68%) Back Office
10 2 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.34%) Electronics
11 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.34%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (18.24%) .NET
2 23 (7.77%) HTML
3 19 (6.42%) CSS
4 12 (4.05%) HTML5
5 9 (3.04%) jQuery
6 8 (2.70%) REST
6 8 (2.70%) Web Services
7 7 (2.36%) XML
8 6 (2.03%) AngularJS
8 6 (2.03%) ASP.NET
8 6 (2.03%) FIX Protocol
8 6 (2.03%) Java EE
8 6 (2.03%) JSON
8 6 (2.03%) Rendezvous
8 6 (2.03%) Spring
9 5 (1.69%) CSS3
9 5 (1.69%) RESTful
9 5 (1.69%) SOAP
10 4 (1.35%) Middleware
10 4 (1.35%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.73%) Computer Science
2 13 (4.39%) User Experience
3 8 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.36%) Fintech
4 7 (2.36%) Fixed Income
5 6 (2.03%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.03%) Virtual Team
6 4 (1.35%) AS400
6 4 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (1.35%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.35%) NHS
6 4 (1.35%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.01%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.68%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.68%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.68%) Equities
8 2 (0.68%) PMI
9 1 (0.34%) Derivative
9 1 (0.34%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.73%) Linux
2 6 (2.03%) Windows
3 5 (1.69%) Android
3 5 (1.69%) Apple iOS
3 5 (1.69%) Unix
4 1 (0.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (58.11%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (35.81%) Project Management
3 52 (17.57%) Scrum
3 52 (17.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 44 (14.86%) SDLC
4 44 (14.86%) Waterfall
5 31 (10.47%) Software Engineering
6 28 (9.46%) Mentoring
6 28 (9.46%) PRINCE2
6 28 (9.46%) Web Development
7 22 (7.43%) Coaching
8 21 (7.09%) TDD
9 20 (6.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 20 (6.76%) E-Commerce
10 18 (6.08%) Change Management
10 18 (6.08%) MVC
11 16 (5.41%) Line Management
11 16 (5.41%) Product Management
12 15 (5.07%) Software Delivery
13 14 (4.73%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 73 (24.66%) Java
2 32 (10.81%) JavaScript
3 22 (7.43%) C#
4 21 (7.09%) SQL
5 10 (3.38%) Scala
6 7 (2.36%) Python
7 5 (1.69%) PHP
7 5 (1.69%) Ruby
8 2 (0.68%) C++
8 2 (0.68%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.34%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.34%) LINC
9 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.34%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (4.39%) Degree
2 9 (3.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 7 (2.36%) PMP
4 6 (2.03%) PMI Certification
4 6 (2.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (1.35%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.35%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.34%) CIPD
6 1 (0.34%) ISEB
6 1 (0.34%) MCIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.41%) QA
2 3 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.68%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.68%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.34%) Docker
1 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.34%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.34%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (10.47%) Oracle
2 26 (8.78%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.03%) ION Trading
3 6 (2.03%) Reuters
3 6 (2.03%) TIBCO
4 4 (1.35%) IBM
4 4 (1.35%) LANDesk
4 4 (1.35%) OpenText
4 4 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (1.35%) SAP
5 3 (1.01%) HP
5 3 (1.01%) Jaspersoft
5 3 (1.01%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (0.68%) ATG
6 2 (0.68%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (0.68%) Google
6 2 (0.68%) hybris
6 2 (0.68%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.68%) Teradata
7 1 (0.34%) Demandware
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