The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
North West / Manchester
Rank 71 68 81
Rank change year-on-year -3 +13  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 21 38 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.59% 2.12% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 2.24% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 13
Median daily rate £375 £413 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +8.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £340 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £538 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £43.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -28.48% +14.66%  

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 1256 1697 1545
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 94.86% 94.54% 95.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 791 982 808
Median daily rate £375 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.06% +12.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £232
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 42 34 48
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.64 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.89% +11.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £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 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Manchester

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Developer in Manchester

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Manchester over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Developer in Manchester

Senior Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Developer in Manchester

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Senior Developer 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 30 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (51.92%) JavaScript
3 24 (46.15%) .NET
4 23 (44.23%) C#
4 23 (44.23%) Scrum
5 20 (38.46%) MVC
5 20 (38.46%) HTML
5 20 (38.46%) ASP.NET
5 20 (38.46%) CSS
6 19 (36.54%) SQL Server
7 17 (32.69%) jQuery
8 15 (28.85%) HTML5
9 14 (26.92%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (26.92%) ASP.NET Web API
9 14 (26.92%) Umbraco
10 13 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (25.00%) TDD
10 13 (25.00%) Data Modelling
10 13 (25.00%) CMS
11 12 (23.08%) Java
11 12 (23.08%) SQL Server 2014
12 10 (19.23%) BDD
13 9 (17.31%) OO
13 9 (17.31%) Python
14 8 (15.38%) Git (software)
14 8 (15.38%) RESTful
14 8 (15.38%) Scala
14 8 (15.38%) React
15 7 (13.46%) AngularJS
15 7 (13.46%) Continuous Integration

Senior Developer 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 14 (26.92%) Umbraco
2 13 (25.00%) CMS
3 4 (7.69%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.92%) Apache
4 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.92%) Drupal
4 1 (1.92%) Jetty
4 1 (1.92%) nginx
4 1 (1.92%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.92%) SilverStripe
4 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.77%) SaaS
2 2 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.85%) GitHub
2 2 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) AMQP
1 1 (1.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (36.54%) SQL Server
2 13 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (23.08%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (11.54%) NoSQL
5 4 (7.69%) Big Data
5 4 (7.69%) Hadoop
5 4 (7.69%) MongoDB
6 3 (5.77%) MySQL
7 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.92%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.92%) Endeca
8 1 (1.92%) HDInsight
8 1 (1.92%) Spark SQL
8 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (26.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.69%) Mercurial
4 3 (5.77%) Babel
4 3 (5.77%) JIRA
5 2 (3.85%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.85%) NUnit
5 2 (3.85%) Subversion
6 1 (1.92%) Selenium
6 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.92%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.92%) Xcode
General
1 4 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (46.15%) .NET
2 20 (38.46%) ASP.NET
2 20 (38.46%) CSS
2 20 (38.46%) HTML
3 17 (32.69%) jQuery
4 15 (28.85%) HTML5
5 14 (26.92%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (15.38%) React
6 8 (15.38%) RESTful
7 7 (13.46%) AngularJS
7 7 (13.46%) Web Services
8 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (7.69%) REST
9 3 (5.77%) CSS3
9 3 (5.77%) WebSockets
10 2 (3.85%) Backbone.js
10 2 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (3.85%) LESS
10 2 (3.85%) Node.js
10 2 (3.85%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Mobile App
2 5 (9.62%) User Experience
3 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.85%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.92%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Android
2 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (44.23%) Scrum
3 20 (38.46%) MVC
4 13 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 13 (25.00%) TDD
5 10 (19.23%) BDD
6 9 (17.31%) OO
7 7 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (11.54%) Microservices
8 6 (11.54%) OOD
9 5 (9.62%) OOP
9 5 (9.62%) Pair Programming
9 5 (9.62%) SOA
10 4 (7.69%) Mentoring
10 4 (7.69%) Web Development
11 3 (5.77%) Multithreading
11 3 (5.77%) Software Delivery
11 3 (5.77%) Software Engineering
12 2 (3.85%) Strategic Planning
12 2 (3.85%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (51.92%) JavaScript
2 23 (44.23%) C#
3 12 (23.08%) Java
4 9 (17.31%) Python
5 8 (15.38%) Scala
6 6 (11.54%) SQL
7 5 (9.62%) Ruby
8 4 (7.69%) PHP
9 3 (5.77%) Clojure
9 3 (5.77%) Groovy
10 2 (3.85%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.92%) Apple Swift
11 1 (1.92%) F#
11 1 (1.92%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (3.85%) Apigee
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
1 2 (3.85%) Xamarin
1 2 (3.85%) Zend
2 1 (1.92%) FatWire
2 1 (1.92%) hybris
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