Period
to 19 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a Development Manager was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 134 148
Rank change year-on-year -17 +14 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Development Manager 6 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.20% 0.28% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.30% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 6
Manchester median daily rate £438 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% -2.70% +8.82%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £363
90th Percentile £500 £545 £519
North West median daily rate £438 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -2.78% +12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £18.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Contract vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 2,853 2,688 3,564
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.10% 94.78% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,843 1,675 2,044
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £243 £213 £220
90th Percentile £575 £544 £535
North West median daily rate £400 £377 £393
% change year-on-year +6.17% -4.01% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 64 87
Manchester median hourly rate £17.43 £15.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.45% -8.82% +25.05%
10th Percentile £11.93 £10.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £43.75 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% -11.11% +28.57%

Development Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Development Manager in Manchester

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

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, 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 Manchester region featuring Development Manager in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) JSON
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) Release Management
3 2 (33.33%) Atlassian
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) Erlang
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) Riak
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) C
4 1 (16.67%) Intranet
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Learning Management System

Development Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Riak
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) JSON
2 2 (33.33%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Release Management
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) Erlang
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Atlassian
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft