The median contractor rate for a Development Manager was £520 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 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
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 454 451 440
Rank change year-on-year -3 -11  
Contract jobs requiring a Development Manager 129 170 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.30% 0.34% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.36% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 119 155
Median daily rate £520 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.47% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £25.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -35.48%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year - -47.36%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40967 46994 47631
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.77% 95.03% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 91549 110551 112831
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £256 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4078 4763 6999
Median hourly rate £18.18 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.88% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £44.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Development Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Development Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Development Manager in England

Development Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Development Manager in England

Development Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Development Manager in England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Development Manager in England

Development Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Development Manager in England

Development Manager
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
London -8 55 £573 +11.70% 44
South East +23 27 £500 +11.11% 20
North of England +53 22 £450 -2.17% 15
Yorkshire +15 12 £438 +2.33% 5
East of England -3 11 £426 -12.56% 7
North West +19 10 £525 -12.50% 9
Midlands +8 7 £650 +36.84% 13
South West -2 6 £425 +28.78% 5
East Midlands -15 5 - - 7
West Midlands +22 3 £650 +26.76% 6
Development Manager
UK

Development Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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 England region featuring Development Manager in the job title.

1 148 (58.73%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (28.97%) Finance
3 65 (25.79%) Project Management
4 64 (25.40%) Java
5 43 (17.06%) .NET
6 42 (16.67%) Scrum
7 36 (14.29%) Oracle
8 34 (13.49%) Stakeholder Management
9 28 (11.11%) SQL Server
10 25 (9.92%) JavaScript
10 25 (9.92%) Change Management
10 25 (9.92%) Banking
10 25 (9.92%) Waterfall
10 25 (9.92%) Mentoring
11 24 (9.52%) SDLC
12 23 (9.13%) C#
13 21 (8.33%) TDD
14 19 (7.54%) Retail
15 18 (7.14%) JIRA
15 18 (7.14%) Microsoft
15 18 (7.14%) DevOps
16 17 (6.75%) PRINCE2
16 17 (6.75%) Software Engineering
17 16 (6.35%) HTML
17 16 (6.35%) Coaching
18 15 (5.95%) Analytics
18 15 (5.95%) Scala
18 15 (5.95%) Software Delivery
18 15 (5.95%) Fixed Income
19 14 (5.56%) Linux

Development Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 11 (4.37%) Apache Spark
2 9 (3.57%) Oracle Workflow
3 7 (2.78%) Confluence
4 6 (2.38%) Apache Solr
4 6 (2.38%) CMS
5 4 (1.59%) Apache
6 3 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.19%) OpenROAD
6 3 (1.19%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.79%) nginx
7 2 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.79%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.79%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.40%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (3.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (1.59%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (4.37%) RMDS
2 4 (1.59%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.40%) Maximo
4 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.17%) SaaS
3 5 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.79%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (0.79%) GitHub
4 2 (0.79%) IaaS
4 2 (0.79%) PaaS
5 1 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.40%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.79%) Ethernet
1 2 (0.79%) Internet
1 2 (0.79%) VoIP
1 2 (0.79%) xDSL
2 1 (0.40%) Extranet
2 1 (0.40%) HTTP
2 1 (0.40%) Intranet
2 1 (0.40%) PBX
2 1 (0.40%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.56%) Big Data
3 10 (3.97%) Hadoop
4 5 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (1.98%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.19%) Ingres
6 3 (1.19%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.19%) Pentaho
7 2 (0.79%) Blockchain
7 2 (0.79%) MySQL
7 2 (0.79%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.79%) QlikView
7 2 (0.79%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.40%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.40%) Power BI
8 1 (0.40%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 18 (7.14%) JIRA
2 12 (4.76%) JUnit
3 9 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (3.17%) Subversion
5 7 (2.78%) Git (software)
6 6 (2.38%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.19%) Gradle
7 3 (1.19%) TestDirector
8 2 (0.79%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.79%) Maven
8 2 (0.79%) Selenium
8 2 (0.79%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.40%) CA Gen
9 1 (0.40%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (0.40%) NUnit
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.40%) PowerBuilder
9 1 (0.40%) Redmine
General
1 73 (28.97%) Finance
2 25 (9.92%) Banking
3 19 (7.54%) Retail
4 12 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.17%) Front Office
6 6 (2.38%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.38%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.59%) Publishing
8 3 (1.19%) Back Office
8 3 (1.19%) Marketing
9 2 (0.79%) Automotive
9 2 (0.79%) Billing
9 2 (0.79%) Electronics
9 2 (0.79%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.79%) Games
9 2 (0.79%) Local Government
10 1 (0.40%) Advertising
10 1 (0.40%) Law
10 1 (0.40%) Military
10 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (17.06%) .NET
2 16 (6.35%) HTML
3 11 (4.37%) FIX Protocol
3 11 (4.37%) Rendezvous
4 8 (3.17%) ASP.NET
4 8 (3.17%) HTML5
4 8 (3.17%) WPF
5 7 (2.78%) CSS
6 6 (2.38%) AngularJS
6 6 (2.38%) React
6 6 (2.38%) Web Services
7 5 (1.98%) .NET Framework
7 5 (1.98%) Middleware
8 4 (1.59%) JSON
8 4 (1.59%) Kafka
8 4 (1.59%) Node.js
8 4 (1.59%) RESTful
8 4 (1.59%) Spring
9 3 (1.19%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (1.19%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.95%) Fixed Income
2 10 (3.97%) Fintech
3 8 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (1.98%) PMI
6 4 (1.59%) AS400
6 4 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.59%) Smartphone
6 4 (1.59%) User Experience
6 4 (1.59%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.19%) Equities
7 3 (1.19%) NHS
7 3 (1.19%) Tandem
8 2 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.79%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.79%) Linked Data
8 2 (0.79%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.56%) Linux
2 5 (1.98%) Android
2 5 (1.98%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.79%) Unix
4 1 (0.40%) MVS
4 1 (0.40%) Solaris
4 1 (0.40%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (58.73%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (25.79%) Project Management
3 42 (16.67%) Scrum
4 34 (13.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (9.92%) Change Management
5 25 (9.92%) Mentoring
5 25 (9.92%) Waterfall
6 24 (9.52%) SDLC
7 21 (8.33%) TDD
8 18 (7.14%) DevOps
9 17 (6.75%) PRINCE2
9 17 (6.75%) Software Engineering
10 16 (6.35%) Coaching
11 15 (5.95%) Analytics
11 15 (5.95%) Software Delivery
12 14 (5.56%) Electronic Trading
13 13 (5.16%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (5.16%) E-Commerce
13 13 (5.16%) Line Management
13 13 (5.16%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 64 (25.40%) Java
2 25 (9.92%) JavaScript
3 23 (9.13%) C#
4 15 (5.95%) Scala
5 11 (4.37%) Python
5 11 (4.37%) SQL
6 5 (1.98%) PHP
6 5 (1.98%) Ruby
7 3 (1.19%) SPARQL
8 2 (0.79%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.40%) C++
9 1 (0.40%) Clojure
9 1 (0.40%) Groovy
9 1 (0.40%) LINC
9 1 (0.40%) Perl
9 1 (0.40%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 6 (2.38%) Degree
3 5 (1.98%) PMI Certification
3 5 (1.98%) PMP
4 4 (1.59%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.79%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.40%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.76%) QA
2 2 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.79%) ISO 14001
2 2 (0.79%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.79%) PMO
3 1 (0.40%) MiFID
3 1 (0.40%) P3O
System Software
1 3 (1.19%) Docker
2 2 (0.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (14.29%) Oracle
2 18 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.16%) Reuters
4 11 (4.37%) ION Trading
4 11 (4.37%) TIBCO
5 5 (1.98%) SAP
6 3 (1.19%) GUPTA
6 3 (1.19%) IBM
6 3 (1.19%) Jaspersoft
6 3 (1.19%) Progress
7 2 (0.79%) Bloomberg
7 2 (0.79%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (0.79%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.40%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.40%) Adobe
8 1 (0.40%) CA
8 1 (0.40%) HP
8 1 (0.40%) Informatica
8 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.40%) webMethods
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