Period
to 21 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Development Manager was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 21 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.

Development Manager
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 166 199 180
Rank change year-on-year +33 -19 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Development Manager 6 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.14% 0.22% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.23% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 4
Scotland median daily rate £375 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% -1.18% +6.58%
10th Percentile £218 £305 £382
90th Percentile £494 £438 £438
UK median daily rate £500 £466 £438
% change year-on-year +7.24% +6.57% -2.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £21.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year +39.53% -44.52% -72.32%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4026 5160 5967
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.09% 93.72% 95.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2345 2902 3114
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £219 £230 £225
90th Percentile £525 £513 £488
UK median daily rate £427 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +0.47% +6.25% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 101 169
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.05% +10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.01 £43.75 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%

Development Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Development Manager in Scotland

Development Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Development Manager in Scotland

Development Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Development Manager in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Development Manager in Scotland

Development Manager
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 21 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +26 2 £488 +20.00% 5
Moray - 2 £363 -
Glasgow - 1 £375 -
Aberdeen - 1 £250 -
Development Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 Scotland region featuring Development Manager in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) JBoss
3 2 (33.33%) Apache
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) Scala
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) Play Framework
4 1 (16.67%) User Experience
4 1 (16.67%) Release Management
4 1 (16.67%) Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
4 1 (16.67%) Informatica
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) CMS

Development Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) CMS
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
4 1 (16.67%) Release Management
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) Scala
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) Informatica
2 1 (16.67%) OpenText
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle