The median contractor rate for a Development Manager was £565 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Development Manager
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 163 143 174
Rank change year-on-year -20 +31  
Contract jobs requiring a Development Manager 3 21 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.091% 0.62% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.65% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 19 21
Median daily rate £565 £400 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.25% -21.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £375 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £753 £750 £665
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £453 £415
% change year-on-year -0.55% +9.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -44.44%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3152 3240 5510
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.52% 95.74% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2416 2625 4243
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 39 100
Median hourly rate £17.77 £19.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.47% -3.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £12.50 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £37.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Development Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Development Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Development Manager in the City of London

Development Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Development Manager in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Development Manager in the City of London

Development Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Development Manager in the City of London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Development Manager in the City of London

Development Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Development Manager in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Development Manager in the City of London

Development Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 across the City of London region featuring Development Manager in the job title.

1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) .NET
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) Change Management
3 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) Fintech
4 3 (27.27%) Project Planning
4 3 (27.27%) Time Management
4 3 (27.27%) MVC
4 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) C#
5 2 (18.18%) Confluence
5 2 (18.18%) JIRA
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (9.09%) Analytics
6 1 (9.09%) DevOps
6 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
6 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 1 (9.09%) Flow Trading
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Logistics
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 1 (9.09%) Web Development
6 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
6 1 (9.09%) Algorithmic Trading

Development Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (18.18%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Front Office
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Fintech
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Equities
2 1 (9.09%) PDA
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Change Management
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) MVC
3 3 (27.27%) Project Planning
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (27.27%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) Algorithmic Trading
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Flow Trading
4 1 (9.09%) Greeks
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) Web Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) Java