Period
to 19 August 2019

The median contractor rate for a Development Manager was £428 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 19 August 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
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 49 59
Rank change year-on-year -2 +10 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Development Manager 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.63% 0.23% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.25% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Kent median daily rate £428 £625 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.60% +38.89% +12.50%
10th Percentile £413 £613 £418
90th Percentile £596 £638 £483
South East median daily rate £500 £500 £520
% change year-on-year - -3.85% +14.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £24.45

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 465 408 511
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.10% 95.55% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 257 370
Kent median daily rate £423 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% +14.29% -4.11%
10th Percentile £231 £173 £189
90th Percentile £630 £611 £546
South East median daily rate £440 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +3.53% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 32 25
Kent median hourly rate £17.00 £39.38 £27.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.83% +43.81% +30.38%
10th Percentile £15.00 £11.18 £12.75
90th Percentile £44.90 £174.38 £93.28
South East median hourly rate £23.75 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% +5.56% -8.28%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Development Manager in Kent over the 6 months to 19 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Development Manager in Kent

Development Manager
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 6 months to 19 August 2019. 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
Maidstone - 1 £420 -
Development Manager
South East

Development Manager Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Project Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow Management
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Management
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) KYC
3 1 (33.33%) Conflict Management
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Coaching

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) Project Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) Conflict Management
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Management
3 1 (33.33%) KYC
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner