The median contractor rate for a Development Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Development Manager
North West / Manchester
Rank 86 106 86
Rank change year-on-year +20 -20  
Contract jobs requiring a Development Manager 3 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.23% 0.11% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.12% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £450 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £500 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £468 £425 £421
% change year-on-year +10.00% +0.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.23 £40.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year -32.36% +3.87%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1233 1676 1531
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 94.77% 94.42% 95.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 774 968 811
Median daily rate £375 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% +11.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 36 45
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.71 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.84% +12.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.06 £13.50 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £32.50
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 Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Development Manager in Manchester

Development Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Development Manager in Manchester

Development Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Development Manager in Manchester over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Development Manager in Manchester

Development Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Development Manager in Manchester

Development Manager
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 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
Salford - 1 £450 -
Development Manager
North West

Development Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

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

1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Kanban
3 3 (37.50%) Android
3 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) Mobile Development
4 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (12.50%) Web Development
5 1 (12.50%) JIRA
5 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Multimedia
5 1 (12.50%) Content Management
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) MS Project
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 1 (12.50%) OO

Development Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 (12.50%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
1 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Games
2 1 (12.50%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) HTML5
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Android
1 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) Kanban
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Mobile Development
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (12.50%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 1 (12.50%) Game Development
5 1 (12.50%) Machine Learning
5 1 (12.50%) Programme Governance
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Service Management
5 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft