The median contractor rate for a Development Manager was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Development Manager
England / London
Rank 349 361 339
Rank change year-on-year +12 -22  
Contract jobs requiring a Development Manager 59 59 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.31% 0.27% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.28% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 41 46
Median daily rate £575 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.05% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £720 £680 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £468 £420 £423
% change year-on-year +11.30% -0.59%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £56.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -53.57% +44.51%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18077 20886 19765
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.90% 95.05% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 12856 14960 13636
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 281 362
Median hourly rate £22.75 £15.75 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% -17.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.68 £11.08 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Development Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Development Manager in London

Development Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Development Manager in London

Development Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Development Manager in London over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Development Manager in London

Development Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Development Manager in London

Development Manager
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 22 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
City of London 0 8 £525 +10.52% 7
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £488 -
Development Manager
England

Development Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 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 London region featuring Development Manager in the job title.

1 73 (62.39%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (39.32%) Java
3 34 (29.06%) Finance
4 32 (27.35%) .NET
5 24 (20.51%) Project Management
6 22 (18.80%) Software Engineering
7 20 (17.09%) Scrum
7 20 (17.09%) Mentoring
8 19 (16.24%) JavaScript
9 18 (15.38%) Banking
9 18 (15.38%) SDLC
10 17 (14.53%) SQL Server
11 16 (13.68%) Oracle
12 14 (11.97%) Fixed Income
13 13 (11.11%) Electronic Trading
14 12 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (10.26%) Retail
14 12 (10.26%) TDD
14 12 (10.26%) SQL
14 12 (10.26%) Microsoft
15 11 (9.40%) C#
15 11 (9.40%) JUnit
15 11 (9.40%) Linux
16 10 (8.55%) Multithreading
16 10 (8.55%) FIX Protocol
16 10 (8.55%) TIBCO
16 10 (8.55%) Rendezvous
16 10 (8.55%) Reuters
16 10 (8.55%) ION Trading
16 10 (8.55%) RMDS

Development Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (2.56%) Apache
2 3 (2.56%) CMS
3 2 (1.71%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.71%) Confluence
3 2 (1.71%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.85%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.85%) Drupal
4 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.85%) Mule
4 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.42%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.71%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (8.55%) RMDS
2 2 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.85%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.13%) SaaS
2 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.85%) GitHub
4 1 (0.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.85%) Extranet
1 1 (0.85%) HTTP
1 1 (0.85%) Internet
1 1 (0.85%) Intranet
1 1 (0.85%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.56%) NoSQL
2 3 (2.56%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.56%) RDBMS
2 3 (2.56%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.71%) Blockchain
3 2 (1.71%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.71%) MySQL
4 1 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.85%) Big Data
4 1 (0.85%) dBASE
4 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.85%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.85%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 11 (9.40%) JUnit
2 6 (5.13%) JIRA
3 5 (4.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.71%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.71%) Subversion
5 1 (0.85%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.85%) Maven
5 1 (0.85%) NUnit
5 1 (0.85%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (0.85%) Selenium
5 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (29.06%) Finance
2 18 (15.38%) Banking
3 12 (10.26%) Retail
4 8 (6.84%) Investment Banking
5 7 (5.98%) Front Office
6 3 (2.56%) Local Government
7 2 (1.71%) Advertising
7 2 (1.71%) Games
7 2 (1.71%) Marketing
7 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.85%) Back Office
8 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.85%) French Language
8 1 (0.85%) Law
8 1 (0.85%) Legal
8 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.85%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (27.35%) .NET
2 10 (8.55%) FIX Protocol
2 10 (8.55%) Rendezvous
3 8 (6.84%) HTML
4 7 (5.98%) HTML5
5 6 (5.13%) CSS
6 4 (3.42%) AngularJS
6 4 (3.42%) Web Services
7 3 (2.56%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (2.56%) CSS3
7 3 (2.56%) jQuery
7 3 (2.56%) Kafka
7 3 (2.56%) REST
7 3 (2.56%) WPF
8 2 (1.71%) Akka
8 2 (1.71%) JSON
8 2 (1.71%) RESTful
8 2 (1.71%) RSS
8 2 (1.71%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.97%) Fixed Income
2 8 (6.84%) Fintech
3 7 (5.98%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.56%) Equities
5 3 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.56%) NHS
6 2 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.71%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.85%) Derivative
7 1 (0.85%) EPoS
7 1 (0.85%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.85%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.85%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.85%) PDA
7 1 (0.85%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.85%) User Experience
7 1 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.40%) Linux
2 6 (5.13%) Windows
3 1 (0.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (62.39%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (20.51%) Project Management
3 22 (18.80%) Software Engineering
4 20 (17.09%) Mentoring
4 20 (17.09%) Scrum
5 18 (15.38%) SDLC
6 13 (11.11%) Electronic Trading
7 12 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (10.26%) TDD
8 10 (8.55%) Multithreading
8 10 (8.55%) Workflow
9 9 (7.69%) Coaching
9 9 (7.69%) Web Development
10 8 (6.84%) MVC
11 7 (5.98%) Asset Management
11 7 (5.98%) Change Management
11 7 (5.98%) Line Management
12 6 (5.13%) DevOps
12 6 (5.13%) People Management
12 6 (5.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 46 (39.32%) Java
2 19 (16.24%) JavaScript
3 12 (10.26%) SQL
4 11 (9.40%) C#
5 6 (5.13%) Scala
6 3 (2.56%) Python
6 3 (2.56%) Ruby
7 2 (1.71%) C++
8 1 (0.85%) PHP
8 1 (0.85%) R
8 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (6.84%) Degree
2 1 (0.85%) CIPD
2 1 (0.85%) MCIPD
2 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.71%) ISO 14001
1 2 (1.71%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.71%) PMO
2 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.71%) Docker
2 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.71%) Puppet
2 1 (0.85%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 16 (13.68%) Oracle
2 12 (10.26%) Microsoft
3 10 (8.55%) ION Trading
3 10 (8.55%) Reuters
3 10 (8.55%) TIBCO
4 3 (2.56%) GUPTA
4 3 (2.56%) IBM
4 3 (2.56%) LANDesk
4 3 (2.56%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.71%) Teradata
6 1 (0.85%) Demandware
6 1 (0.85%) Google
6 1 (0.85%) Murex
6 1 (0.85%) Pardot
6 1 (0.85%) PayPal
6 1 (0.85%) SAP
6 1 (0.85%) Sophis
6 1 (0.85%) Twitter
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