The median contractor rate for a Development Manager was £511 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Development Manager
England / South East
Rank 202 222 225
Rank change year-on-year +20 +3  
Contract jobs requiring a Development Manager 43 40 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.55% 0.44% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.46% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 31 27
Median daily rate £511 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.55% +4.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £330 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £800 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £468 £425 £421
% change year-on-year +10.00% +0.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £24.45 £62.50 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.88% +61.29%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.23 £40.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year -32.36% +3.87%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7288 8686 9157
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.05% 94.92% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4122 5321 4899
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 373 440
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +8.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.05 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Development Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Development Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Development Manager in the South East

Development Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Development Manager in the South East

Development Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Development Manager in the South East over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Development Manager in the South East

Development Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Development Manager in the South East

Development Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Berkshire +27 13 £438 -10.25% 8
Kent +21 9 £471 +17.81% 2
Surrey +15 8 £530 +11.57% 5
Hampshire +5 7 £481 -46.61% 4
Oxfordshire -7 3 £550 +4.76% 1
West Sussex +2 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -16 1 - - 2
Middlesex - 1 £538 - 1
Development Manager
England

Development Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 South East region featuring Development Manager in the job title.

1 47 (55.29%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (36.47%) Project Management
3 20 (23.53%) Finance
4 19 (22.35%) Waterfall
5 18 (21.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (18.82%) Scrum
6 16 (18.82%) Java
7 14 (16.47%) Telecoms
8 11 (12.94%) E-Commerce
9 10 (11.76%) SQL Server
9 10 (11.76%) Product Management
9 10 (11.76%) SDLC
10 9 (10.59%) JIRA
10 9 (10.59%) Software Engineering
10 9 (10.59%) Oracle
11 8 (9.41%) .NET
12 7 (8.24%) User Experience
13 6 (7.06%) Advertising
13 6 (7.06%) JavaScript
13 6 (7.06%) C#
13 6 (7.06%) HTML
13 6 (7.06%) B2B
13 6 (7.06%) SaaS
13 6 (7.06%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (7.06%) DevOps
13 6 (7.06%) Line Management
14 5 (5.88%) Software Delivery
14 5 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (5.88%) Web Development
14 5 (5.88%) PRINCE2

Development Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 4 (4.71%) Confluence
2 1 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.18%) HFM
1 1 (1.18%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (1.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.06%) SaaS
2 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.18%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.71%) Ethernet
1 4 (4.71%) VoIP
1 4 (4.71%) xDSL
2 3 (3.53%) PBX
2 3 (3.53%) SMS
2 3 (3.53%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.53%) MySQL
2 3 (3.53%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.18%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (10.59%) JIRA
2 3 (3.53%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.53%) Subversion
2 3 (3.53%) TestDirector
3 2 (2.35%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.18%) CA Gen
4 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.18%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.18%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (1.18%) Redmine
General
1 20 (23.53%) Finance
2 14 (16.47%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.06%) Advertising
4 5 (5.88%) Banking
4 5 (5.88%) Marketing
5 4 (4.71%) Retail
6 3 (3.53%) Games
7 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.35%) Publishing
8 1 (1.18%) Legal
8 1 (1.18%) Military
8 1 (1.18%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.41%) .NET
2 6 (7.06%) HTML
3 5 (5.88%) CSS
4 3 (3.53%) Middleware
4 3 (3.53%) WPF
5 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET Core
6 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.18%) Java EE
6 1 (1.18%) React
6 1 (1.18%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) User Experience
2 5 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.71%) AS400
3 4 (4.71%) Smartphone
4 3 (3.53%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.18%) NHS
6 1 (1.18%) Social Media
6 1 (1.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.35%) Linux
2 1 (1.18%) Solaris
2 1 (1.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (55.29%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (36.47%) Project Management
3 19 (22.35%) Waterfall
4 18 (21.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (18.82%) Scrum
6 11 (12.94%) E-Commerce
7 10 (11.76%) Product Management
7 10 (11.76%) SDLC
8 9 (10.59%) Software Engineering
9 6 (7.06%) B2B
9 6 (7.06%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (7.06%) DevOps
9 6 (7.06%) Line Management
10 5 (5.88%) MVC
10 5 (5.88%) PRINCE2
10 5 (5.88%) Software Delivery
10 5 (5.88%) TDD
10 5 (5.88%) Web Development
11 4 (4.71%) Business Analysis
11 4 (4.71%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (18.82%) Java
2 6 (7.06%) C#
2 6 (7.06%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.53%) PHP
3 3 (3.53%) Python
3 3 (3.53%) SQL
4 1 (1.18%) C++
4 1 (1.18%) LINC
4 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (4.71%) Degree
2 3 (3.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.35%) PMP
4 1 (1.18%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.18%) QA
1 1 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.18%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (10.59%) Oracle
2 5 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.53%) Jaspersoft
4 1 (1.18%) ATG
4 1 (1.18%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.18%) CA
4 1 (1.18%) HP
4 1 (1.18%) hybris
4 1 (1.18%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.18%) SAP
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