The median contractor rate for a Development Manager was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 452 448 385
Rank change year-on-year -4 -63  
Contract jobs requiring a Development Manager 124 177 223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.30% 0.35% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.37% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 121 141
Median daily rate £525 £443 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.64% +4.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £313 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £468 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +11.30% -1.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Median hourly rate £30.00 £40.25 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.46% -10.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.56 £22.45 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £58.05 £46.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.23 £40.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year -32.36% -10.55%  

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 39809 47592 46241
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.81% 95.25% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25961 31270 28439
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1355 1455 1881
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Development Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 30 March 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Development Manager in England over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 30 March 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 +28 58 £575 +21.05% 39
South East +23 43 £511 +13.55% 30
East of England +4 6 £400 -28.88% 5
Yorkshire -4 5 £463 +15.62% 8
North West +22 3 £450 +51.26% 12
West Midlands +12 3 £500 +5.54% 4
South West 0 3 £400 +7.23% 13
North East -10 3 £410 +4.45% 3
Development Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 158 (58.09%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (32.35%) Project Management
3 78 (28.68%) Finance
4 75 (27.57%) Java
5 53 (19.49%) Scrum
5 53 (19.49%) .NET
6 41 (15.07%) Oracle
7 40 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 36 (13.24%) SDLC
9 34 (12.50%) Software Engineering
10 33 (12.13%) Waterfall
11 32 (11.76%) SQL Server
12 29 (10.66%) JavaScript
13 28 (10.29%) Mentoring
14 24 (8.82%) Banking
14 24 (8.82%) PRINCE2
15 22 (8.09%) Retail
15 22 (8.09%) E-Commerce
15 22 (8.09%) Microsoft
16 21 (7.72%) C#
16 21 (7.72%) Telecoms
17 20 (7.35%) Web Development
17 20 (7.35%) TDD
18 18 (6.62%) Change Management
18 18 (6.62%) HTML
19 17 (6.25%) DevOps
19 17 (6.25%) Line Management
20 16 (5.88%) Coaching
20 16 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
20 16 (5.88%) SQL

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 9 (3.31%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (2.21%) CMS
2 6 (2.21%) Confluence
3 3 (1.10%) Apache
3 3 (1.10%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.74%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.74%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.37%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.37%) Drupal
5 1 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.37%) Mule
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (2.57%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.47%) MS Project
4 3 (1.10%) MS Office
4 3 (1.10%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (4.04%) RMDS
2 6 (2.21%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.37%) HFM
4 1 (0.37%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.37%) Magento
4 1 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.37%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.51%) SaaS
2 6 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.10%) PaaS
5 2 (0.74%) IaaS
6 1 (0.37%) GitHub
6 1 (0.37%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.47%) Ethernet
1 4 (1.47%) VoIP
1 4 (1.47%) xDSL
2 3 (1.10%) PBX
2 3 (1.10%) SMS
2 3 (1.10%) Unified Communications
3 2 (0.74%) Internet
4 1 (0.37%) Extranet
4 1 (0.37%) HTTP
4 1 (0.37%) Intranet
4 1 (0.37%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.57%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (1.84%) MySQL
4 5 (1.84%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.84%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.10%) Big Data
5 3 (1.10%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.10%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.74%) Blockchain
6 2 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.74%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.74%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.37%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.37%) Power BI
7 1 (0.37%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 16 (5.88%) JIRA
2 13 (4.78%) JUnit
3 7 (2.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.84%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.84%) Subversion
5 3 (1.10%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.10%) TestDirector
6 2 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.37%) CA Gen
7 1 (0.37%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.37%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.37%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.37%) Maven
7 1 (0.37%) NUnit
7 1 (0.37%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.37%) Redmine
7 1 (0.37%) Selenium
7 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 78 (28.68%) Finance
2 24 (8.82%) Banking
3 22 (8.09%) Retail
4 21 (7.72%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.31%) Manufacturing
5 9 (3.31%) Marketing
6 8 (2.94%) Advertising
6 8 (2.94%) Front Office
6 8 (2.94%) Investment Banking
7 6 (2.21%) Automotive
7 6 (2.21%) Games
8 4 (1.47%) Legal
8 4 (1.47%) Local Government
8 4 (1.47%) Publishing
9 2 (0.74%) Back Office
9 2 (0.74%) Billing
9 2 (0.74%) Electronics
10 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.37%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (19.49%) .NET
2 18 (6.62%) HTML
3 12 (4.41%) CSS
4 11 (4.04%) FIX Protocol
4 11 (4.04%) Rendezvous
5 9 (3.31%) HTML5
6 8 (2.94%) WPF
7 6 (2.21%) ASP.NET
7 6 (2.21%) Web Services
8 5 (1.84%) AngularJS
8 5 (1.84%) CSS3
8 5 (1.84%) REST
9 4 (1.47%) JSON
9 4 (1.47%) Middleware
9 4 (1.47%) RESTful
10 3 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (1.10%) Kafka
10 3 (1.10%) Play Framework
10 3 (1.10%) Spring
11 2 (0.74%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.51%) Fixed Income
2 11 (4.04%) User Experience
3 9 (3.31%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.94%) Fintech
5 6 (2.21%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.21%) NHS
6 5 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.47%) AS400
7 4 (1.47%) e-Learning
7 4 (1.47%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.47%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.10%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.10%) Equities
8 3 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.74%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.37%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.37%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.37%) Social Media
10 1 (0.37%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.51%) Linux
2 6 (2.21%) Windows
3 5 (1.84%) Android
3 5 (1.84%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.74%) Unix
5 1 (0.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (58.09%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (32.35%) Project Management
3 53 (19.49%) Scrum
4 40 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 36 (13.24%) SDLC
6 34 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 33 (12.13%) Waterfall
8 28 (10.29%) Mentoring
9 24 (8.82%) PRINCE2
10 22 (8.09%) E-Commerce
11 20 (7.35%) TDD
11 20 (7.35%) Web Development
12 18 (6.62%) Change Management
13 17 (6.25%) DevOps
13 17 (6.25%) Line Management
14 16 (5.88%) Coaching
14 16 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
15 15 (5.51%) MVC
16 14 (5.15%) Electronic Trading
17 12 (4.41%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 75 (27.57%) Java
2 29 (10.66%) JavaScript
3 21 (7.72%) C#
4 16 (5.88%) SQL
5 9 (3.31%) Python
6 8 (2.94%) Scala
7 6 (2.21%) Ruby
8 5 (1.84%) PHP
9 3 (1.10%) C++
10 1 (0.37%) LINC
10 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.37%) R
10 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (4.41%) Degree
2 7 (2.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (1.84%) PMP
3 5 (1.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (1.47%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.10%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.10%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.37%) CIPD
6 1 (0.37%) MCIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.04%) QA
2 4 (1.47%) PMO
3 3 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.74%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.74%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.74%) Docker
2 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.74%) Puppet
2 1 (0.37%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 41 (15.07%) Oracle
2 22 (8.09%) Microsoft
3 11 (4.04%) ION Trading
3 11 (4.04%) Reuters
3 11 (4.04%) TIBCO
4 4 (1.47%) IBM
4 4 (1.47%) LANDesk
4 4 (1.47%) SAP
5 3 (1.10%) GUPTA
5 3 (1.10%) Jaspersoft
5 3 (1.10%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (0.74%) Google
6 2 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.74%) Teradata
7 1 (0.37%) Adobe
7 1 (0.37%) ATG
7 1 (0.37%) CA
7 1 (0.37%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.37%) Murex
7 1 (0.37%) webMethods
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