Period
to 23 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Technical Developer
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 138 144
Rank change year-on-year +5 +6 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Developer 3 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.11% 0.22% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.23% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Manchester median daily rate £425 - £500
10th Percentile £413 - £475
90th Percentile £438 - £525
North West median daily rate £425 £500 £488
% change year-on-year -15.00% +2.56% +9.55%
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 2634 3493 3105
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 94.07% 94.97% 95.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1596 2063 1733
Manchester median daily rate £375 £395 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.06% +12.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £213 £225 £213
90th Percentile £545 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 81 120
Manchester median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £36.00 £36.38
North West median hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £18.48
% change year-on-year +18.42% +2.81% +8.71%

Technical Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Developer in Manchester

Technical Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Developer in Manchester

Technical Developer Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, Technical 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 Technical Developer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (66.67%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Umbraco
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching

Technical 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 2 (66.67%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript