The median contractor rate for a Development Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 22 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.

Development Manager
England / North West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 149 141
Rank change year-on-year +20 -8  
Contract jobs requiring a Development Manager 8 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.27% 0.31% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.33% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 8
Median daily rate £450 £600 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +60.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £485 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £650 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £455 £415
% change year-on-year -1.09% +9.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -44.44%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2750 3641 3522
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 93.82% 94.74% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1621 2258 1996
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 130 203
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.79% -9.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.31 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.40 £45.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Development Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Development Manager in the North West

Development Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Development Manager in the North West

Development Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Development Manager in the North West over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Development Manager in the North West

Development Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Development Manager in the North West

Development Manager
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 22 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
Manchester +8 3 £525 +5.00% 5
Cheshire +19 1 - - 2
Cumbria - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £351 - 1
Development Manager
England

Development Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 North West region featuring Development Manager in the job title.

1 4 (36.36%) Java
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) SaaS
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
3 2 (18.18%) Kanban
3 2 (18.18%) Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Ajax
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) Business Development
4 1 (9.09%) Java EE
4 1 (9.09%) QA
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) Scala
4 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
4 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) HTML5
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
4 1 (9.09%) Node.js
4 1 (9.09%) Machine Learning
4 1 (9.09%) Big Data

Development Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (9.09%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) SaaS
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Big Data
1 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
1 1 (9.09%) Ingres
General
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) Ajax
2 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) J2EE
2 1 (9.09%) Java EE
2 1 (9.09%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Kanban
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
4 1 (9.09%) Business Development
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Machine Learning
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Governance
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) Scala
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft