Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Development Manager was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 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
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 507 472 442
Rank change year-on-year -35 -30 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Development Manager 128 147 187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.27% 0.33% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.34% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 120 130
London median daily rate £575 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £363 £388 £325
90th Percentile £763 £729 £726
England median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year +18.42% +18.75% +16.36%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44677 42926 44295
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.98% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 32353 30510 31225
London median daily rate £498 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.57% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 549 563 683
London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.23 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.60% +1.21% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.77
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Development Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 23 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
Central London +12 31 £575 +4.55% 10
West London -2 4 - - 6
East London -9 2 £575 +35.45%
Development Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region featuring Development Manager in the job title.

1 73 (57.03%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (35.94%) Finance
3 40 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 38 (29.69%) Project Management
5 30 (23.44%) Java
6 27 (21.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (17.19%) React
8 21 (16.41%) Open Source
8 21 (16.41%) HTML
9 19 (14.84%) .NET
10 18 (14.06%) CSS
10 18 (14.06%) Banking
11 17 (13.28%) Node.js
11 17 (13.28%) Microservices
12 16 (12.50%) HTML5
13 15 (11.72%) Middleware
13 15 (11.72%) C#
13 15 (11.72%) Degree
14 14 (10.94%) SDLC
15 13 (10.16%) E-Commerce
15 13 (10.16%) Scrum
16 12 (9.38%) Microsoft
16 12 (9.38%) JIRA
16 12 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
16 12 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
17 11 (8.59%) Test Automation
17 11 (8.59%) Product Management
17 11 (8.59%) Change Management
18 10 (7.81%) TDD
18 10 (7.81%) Salesforce.com

Development Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 6 (4.69%) CMS
1 6 (4.69%) Confluence
2 5 (3.91%) Drupal
3 3 (2.34%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.34%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.78%) Apache
4 1 (0.78%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.78%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.78%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.78%) IIS
4 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.78%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.78%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (5.47%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (4.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (3.91%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (3.13%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.78%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.13%) GitHub
3 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.78%) G Suite
4 1 (0.78%) Heroku
4 1 (0.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.03%) Internet
2 3 (2.34%) SSL
2 3 (2.34%) VPN
3 2 (1.56%) FTP
3 2 (1.56%) HTTP
3 2 (1.56%) SMTP
3 2 (1.56%) SSH
3 2 (1.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.78%) DNS
4 1 (0.78%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.78%) Intranet
4 1 (0.78%) LAN
4 1 (0.78%) LDAP
4 1 (0.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.47%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.91%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (3.13%) MySQL
3 4 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.34%) Big Data
5 2 (1.56%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.56%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.78%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.78%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.78%) GIS
6 1 (0.78%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (9.38%) JIRA
2 10 (7.81%) Git (software)
3 8 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 7 (5.47%) Gradle
5 1 (0.78%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.78%) GitLab
5 1 (0.78%) NuGet
5 1 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.78%) TeamCity
General
1 46 (35.94%) Finance
2 18 (14.06%) Banking
3 8 (6.25%) Marketing
4 7 (5.47%) Law
5 6 (4.69%) Investment Banking
5 6 (4.69%) Legal
6 5 (3.91%) Publishing
7 4 (3.13%) Retail
8 3 (2.34%) Advertising
8 3 (2.34%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.56%) Electronics
9 2 (1.56%) Local Government
9 2 (1.56%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.78%) Billing
10 1 (0.78%) Front Office
10 1 (0.78%) Games
10 1 (0.78%) German Language
10 1 (0.78%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (17.19%) React
2 21 (16.41%) HTML
3 19 (14.84%) .NET
4 18 (14.06%) CSS
5 17 (13.28%) Node.js
6 16 (12.50%) HTML5
7 15 (11.72%) Middleware
8 10 (7.81%) CSS3
9 9 (7.03%) RESTful
10 8 (6.25%) AngularJS
10 8 (6.25%) ASP.NET
11 7 (5.47%) Apache Camel
11 7 (5.47%) Dropwizard
11 7 (5.47%) RabbitMQ
11 7 (5.47%) Spring
11 7 (5.47%) Spring Boot
11 7 (5.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (3.13%) jQuery
12 4 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.81%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (7.03%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.91%) Credit Risk
4 5 (3.91%) Fintech
4 5 (3.91%) Market Risk
5 4 (3.13%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.34%) EPoS
6 3 (2.34%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.34%) User Experience
7 2 (1.56%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.56%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.78%) Derivative
8 1 (0.78%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.78%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.78%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.78%) Tandem
8 1 (0.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.34%) MVS
2 2 (1.56%) Android
2 2 (1.56%) Windows
2 2 (1.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (57.03%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (29.69%) Project Management
3 27 (21.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (16.41%) Open Source
5 17 (13.28%) Microservices
6 14 (10.94%) SDLC
7 13 (10.16%) E-Commerce
7 13 (10.16%) Scrum
8 12 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (8.59%) Change Management
9 11 (8.59%) Product Management
9 11 (8.59%) Test Automation
10 10 (7.81%) Analytics
10 10 (7.81%) Programme Delivery
10 10 (7.81%) Software Delivery
10 10 (7.81%) TDD
11 9 (7.03%) Business Development
11 9 (7.03%) SOA
12 8 (6.25%) B2B
12 8 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 40 (31.25%) JavaScript
2 30 (23.44%) Java
3 15 (11.72%) C#
4 8 (6.25%) Scala
5 7 (5.47%) Clojure
5 7 (5.47%) Groovy
6 6 (4.69%) PHP
6 6 (4.69%) SQL
7 3 (2.34%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.56%) C++
8 2 (1.56%) Python
8 2 (1.56%) Rust
9 1 (0.78%) C
9 1 (0.78%) SPARQL
9 1 (0.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (11.72%) Degree
2 2 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (1.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.69%) QA
2 2 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.78%) P3O
System Software
1 7 (5.47%) Docker
2 2 (1.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (5.47%) MOM
Vendors
1 12 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.81%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (6.25%) SAP
4 3 (2.34%) Atlassian
4 3 (2.34%) IBM
4 3 (2.34%) Progress
4 3 (2.34%) Reuters
5 2 (1.56%) Oracle
6 1 (0.78%) Adobe
6 1 (0.78%) Genesys
6 1 (0.78%) Google
6 1 (0.78%) hybris
6 1 (0.78%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.78%) Sitecore