Period
to 21 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Development Manager was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

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
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 - 53
Rank change year-on-year - +53 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Development Manager 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.28% - 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% - 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Kent median daily rate - - £525
South East median daily rate £463 £510 £494
% change year-on-year -9.31% +3.29% +9.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £60.00 - £27.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent. 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
Kent
Contract vacancies in Kent with a recognized job title 347 510 450
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.47% 96.23% 96.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 386 316
Kent median daily rate £409 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.79% - +3.70%
10th Percentile £152 £138 £181
90th Percentile £613 £588 £538
South East median daily rate £433 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +2.37% +5.63% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 16
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 £24.85 £13.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.87% +87.86% -22.21%
10th Percentile £15.19 £10.35 £9.68
90th Percentile £47.50 £39.45 £20.50
South East median hourly rate £20.25 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +2.86% -8.04%

Development Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Development Manager in Kent

Development Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Development Manager in Kent

Development Manager Skill Set
Top 9 Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, Development Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Kent region featuring Development Manager in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD

Development Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle