Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Development Manager was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 590 570 503
Rank change year-on-year -20 -67 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Development Manager 262 306 403
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.28% 0.31% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.33% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 234 295
England median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -1.10%
10th Percentile £373 £358 £325
90th Percentile £704 £696 £675
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
England median hourly rate £45.00 £32.75 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.40% +2.34% +16.36%
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £32.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year +37.40% +2.34% +16.36%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89579 93247 99778
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.76% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 59679 61380 64531
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2656 3007 3839
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.38 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.77% +2.20% +8.97%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.75 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -40 121 £594 +7.95% 32
South East +16 68 £500 +5.26% 11
Midlands +23 25 £500 +11.73% 5
East of England -18 22 £450 +8.43% 9
North of England +40 16 £500 -4.76% 16
West Midlands +28 16 £500 +18.19% 4
East Midlands -7 10 £500 +5.26% 1
Yorkshire +26 8 £500 +20.48% 6
North West +9 8 £500 -6.98% 10
South West +2 6 £450 -5.31% 3
Development Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 153 (58.40%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (29.01%) Project Management
3 74 (28.24%) Finance
4 49 (18.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 48 (18.32%) Java
5 48 (18.32%) JavaScript
6 44 (16.79%) Scrum
7 38 (14.50%) .NET
8 36 (13.74%) SDLC
9 31 (11.83%) Waterfall
10 29 (11.07%) HTML
11 28 (10.69%) C#
12 24 (9.16%) E-Commerce
12 24 (9.16%) Change Management
13 23 (8.78%) CSS
13 23 (8.78%) Software Delivery
14 22 (8.40%) Continuous Integration
14 22 (8.40%) JIRA
15 21 (8.02%) Degree
15 21 (8.02%) Banking
15 21 (8.02%) ASP.NET
15 21 (8.02%) PRINCE2
15 21 (8.02%) Microsoft
15 21 (8.02%) Open Source
15 21 (8.02%) React
16 20 (7.63%) HTML5
16 20 (7.63%) SQL Server
17 19 (7.25%) TDD
17 19 (7.25%) Microservices
18 18 (6.87%) Continuous Improvement

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 (3.44%) Confluence
2 7 (2.67%) CMS
3 6 (2.29%) Apache Spark
4 5 (1.91%) Drupal
5 4 (1.53%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.15%) Apache
6 3 (1.15%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.15%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.76%) IIS
7 2 (0.76%) nginx
7 2 (0.76%) SAS
8 1 (0.38%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.38%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.38%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.38%) JBoss
8 1 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.38%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (4.20%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (2.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (2.29%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.76%) HFM
2 2 (0.76%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.38%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.34%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.53%) GitHub
3 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.76%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (0.76%) SaaS
5 1 (0.38%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.38%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (0.38%) Heroku
5 1 (0.38%) PaaS
5 1 (0.38%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.44%) Internet
2 3 (1.15%) Firewall
2 3 (1.15%) IPsec
2 3 (1.15%) IPv6
2 3 (1.15%) Network Security
3 1 (0.38%) ATM
3 1 (0.38%) DNS
3 1 (0.38%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.38%) Intranet
3 1 (0.38%) LAN
3 1 (0.38%) SMS
3 1 (0.38%) SSL
3 1 (0.38%) VPN
3 1 (0.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.63%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.82%) Big Data
3 9 (3.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (2.67%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (2.67%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.91%) MySQL
6 4 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.76%) Essbase
8 2 (0.76%) IBM InfoSphere
8 2 (0.76%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.76%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.76%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (0.76%) Pentaho
8 2 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.76%) QlikView
8 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (8.40%) JIRA
2 13 (4.96%) Git (software)
3 9 (3.44%) Gradle
3 9 (3.44%) Jenkins
4 7 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.15%) Selenium
5 3 (1.15%) Subversion
6 2 (0.76%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.38%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.38%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.38%) FishEye
7 1 (0.38%) GitLab
7 1 (0.38%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.38%) jMock
7 1 (0.38%) JUnit
7 1 (0.38%) Maven
7 1 (0.38%) Mockito
7 1 (0.38%) NuGet
7 1 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.38%) TeamCity
General
1 74 (28.24%) Finance
2 21 (8.02%) Banking
3 15 (5.73%) Marketing
4 11 (4.20%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.44%) Retail
6 8 (3.05%) Publishing
7 7 (2.67%) Investment Banking
7 7 (2.67%) Law
7 7 (2.67%) Legal
8 5 (1.91%) Advertising
8 5 (1.91%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.53%) Games
10 2 (0.76%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.76%) Electronics
10 2 (0.76%) Local Government
10 2 (0.76%) Military
11 1 (0.38%) Billing
11 1 (0.38%) Front Office
11 1 (0.38%) German Language
11 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (14.50%) .NET
2 29 (11.07%) HTML
3 23 (8.78%) CSS
4 21 (8.02%) ASP.NET
4 21 (8.02%) React
5 20 (7.63%) HTML5
6 17 (6.49%) Node.js
7 15 (5.73%) Middleware
8 14 (5.34%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (4.20%) CSS3
10 10 (3.82%) AngularJS
10 10 (3.82%) jQuery
10 10 (3.82%) Spring
11 9 (3.44%) RESTful
11 9 (3.44%) Web Services
12 8 (3.05%) .NET Framework
13 7 (2.67%) Dropwizard
13 7 (2.67%) RabbitMQ
13 7 (2.67%) Spring Boot
13 7 (2.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.82%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.67%) Computer Science
3 7 (2.67%) Credit Risk
3 7 (2.67%) Smartphone
3 7 (2.67%) User Experience
4 6 (2.29%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.29%) Market Risk
4 6 (2.29%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.91%) Fintech
6 4 (1.53%) EPoS
6 4 (1.53%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.15%) PKI
7 3 (1.15%) Smart Meter
7 3 (1.15%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.76%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.76%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.76%) Linked Data
9 1 (0.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.53%) Windows
2 3 (1.15%) Android
2 3 (1.15%) MVS
3 2 (0.76%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (58.40%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (29.01%) Project Management
3 49 (18.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 44 (16.79%) Scrum
5 36 (13.74%) SDLC
6 31 (11.83%) Waterfall
7 24 (9.16%) Change Management
7 24 (9.16%) E-Commerce
8 23 (8.78%) Software Delivery
9 22 (8.40%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (8.02%) Open Source
10 21 (8.02%) PRINCE2
11 19 (7.25%) Microservices
11 19 (7.25%) TDD
12 18 (6.87%) Continuous Improvement
12 18 (6.87%) MVC
13 17 (6.49%) Mentoring
14 16 (6.11%) Business Development
14 16 (6.11%) Product Management
15 15 (5.73%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 48 (18.32%) Java
1 48 (18.32%) JavaScript
2 28 (10.69%) C#
3 15 (5.73%) Scala
3 15 (5.73%) SQL
4 7 (2.67%) Clojure
4 7 (2.67%) Groovy
5 6 (2.29%) PHP
5 6 (2.29%) T-SQL
6 5 (1.91%) Python
7 3 (1.15%) C
7 3 (1.15%) C++
7 3 (1.15%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.76%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.76%) Rust
9 1 (0.38%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 21 (8.02%) Degree
2 8 (3.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 8 (3.05%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (1.53%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (1.53%) PMP
4 4 (1.53%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.76%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.38%) APMP
6 1 (0.38%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.67%) PMO
1 7 (2.67%) QA
2 4 (1.53%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (0.76%) SLA
4 1 (0.38%) P3O
System Software
1 8 (3.05%) Docker
2 4 (1.53%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 7 (2.67%) MOM
2 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (8.02%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.96%) Oracle
3 11 (4.20%) SAP
4 10 (3.82%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (1.91%) IBM
6 3 (1.15%) Adobe
6 3 (1.15%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.15%) Progress
6 3 (1.15%) Reuters
7 2 (0.76%) Cisco
7 2 (0.76%) Cognos
7 2 (0.76%) Google
7 2 (0.76%) hybris
7 2 (0.76%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.38%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.38%) Capita
8 1 (0.38%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.38%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.38%) Tableau
8 1 (0.38%) Twitter