The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 29 June 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.

Senior Developer
North West > Manchester
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 64 80
Rank change year-on-year -7 +16  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 19 42 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.35% 2.35% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 2.47% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 35 11
Manchester median daily rate £400 £500 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +29.03%  
10th Percentile £313 £250 £313
90th Percentile £525 £538 £475
North West median daily rate £425 £450 £420
% change year-on-year -5.55% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 1317 1699 1453
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 93.40% 95.13% 95.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2445 3693 3086
Manchester median daily rate £388 £389 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.25% +11.00%  
10th Percentile £200 £248 £208
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 142 233
Manchester median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -6.27%  
10th Percentile £11.07 £9.27 £10.05
90th Percentile £48.75 £30.25 £23.75
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +16.66% -6.25%  

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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 29 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Developer in Manchester

Senior Developer
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 Senior Developer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 June 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 +4 2 - -
Stockport +1 1 £400 +60.00% 5
Senior Developer
North West

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 26 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (52.38%) HTML
2 22 (52.38%) JavaScript
3 20 (47.62%) CSS
4 19 (45.24%) SQL Server
4 19 (45.24%) Scrum
5 17 (40.48%) MVC
5 17 (40.48%) .NET
5 17 (40.48%) C#
5 17 (40.48%) Data Modelling
6 16 (38.10%) HTML5
7 14 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 14 (33.33%) jQuery
8 12 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (26.19%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (26.19%) Java
9 11 (26.19%) SQL
10 10 (23.81%) Umbraco
11 9 (21.43%) TDD
11 9 (21.43%) SQL Server 2014
12 8 (19.05%) CSS3
12 8 (19.05%) CMS
12 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
13 6 (14.29%) Web Services
14 5 (11.90%) Node.js
14 5 (11.90%) BDD
14 5 (11.90%) Finance
14 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
14 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence

Senior Developer 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 10 (23.81%) Umbraco
2 8 (19.05%) CMS
3 3 (7.14%) Confluence
4 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.38%) Apache
5 1 (2.38%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.38%) Drupal
5 1 (2.38%) NServiceBus
5 1 (2.38%) SilverStripe
5 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) Azure Machine Learning
2 1 (2.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (45.24%) SQL Server
2 9 (21.43%) SQL Server 2014
3 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.76%) MySQL
6 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
6 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (4.76%) Power BI
6 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.38%) Big Data
7 1 (2.38%) Data Mining
7 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.14%) JIRA
4 2 (4.76%) gulp
4 2 (4.76%) JUnit
4 2 (4.76%) NUnit
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (4.76%) webpack
5 1 (2.38%) Babel
5 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.38%) Gradle
5 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.38%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.38%) Xcode
General
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Digital Economy
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (52.38%) HTML
2 20 (47.62%) CSS
3 17 (40.48%) .NET
4 16 (38.10%) HTML5
5 14 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 14 (33.33%) jQuery
6 12 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (19.05%) CSS3
8 6 (14.29%) Web Services
9 5 (11.90%) Node.js
10 4 (9.52%) AngularJS
10 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (9.52%) J2EE
11 3 (7.14%) React
11 3 (7.14%) REST
11 3 (7.14%) Sass
12 2 (4.76%) Android SDK
12 2 (4.76%) Apache Camel
12 2 (4.76%) RESTful
12 2 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (2.38%) CCTV
3 1 (2.38%) iPad
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Unix
2 2 (4.76%) Android
2 2 (4.76%) Solaris
3 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.38%) Debian
3 1 (2.38%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (45.24%) Scrum
3 17 (40.48%) Data Modelling
3 17 (40.48%) MVC
4 9 (21.43%) TDD
5 5 (11.90%) BDD
5 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (9.52%) ETL
6 4 (9.52%) Microservices
7 3 (7.14%) OO
7 3 (7.14%) OOP
7 3 (7.14%) SOA
7 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.14%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.76%) B2B
8 2 (4.76%) B2C
8 2 (4.76%) Dimensional Modelling
8 2 (4.76%) Multithreading
8 2 (4.76%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 22 (52.38%) JavaScript
2 17 (40.48%) C#
3 11 (26.19%) Java
3 11 (26.19%) SQL
4 4 (9.52%) T-SQL
5 3 (7.14%) PHP
6 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.76%) Scala
6 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.38%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.38%) C
7 1 (2.38%) C++
7 1 (2.38%) Clojure
7 1 (2.38%) Delphi
7 1 (2.38%) Groovy
7 1 (2.38%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.38%) Python
7 1 (2.38%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) Zend