Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Development Manager was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 19 November 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 > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 295 309 301
Rank change year-on-year +14 -8 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Development Manager 63 56 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.38% 0.34% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.36% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 44 70
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.26% -7.63%
10th Percentile £411 £341 £335
90th Percentile £599 £618 £541
England median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -1.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
South East median hourly rate - £47.50 -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £32.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year +37.40% +2.34% +16.36%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15679 15620 18481
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.53% 93.99% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 9308 9314 10851
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.34%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 637 776 915
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.56 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.95% +5.70% +15.63%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £48.98 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%

Development Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 19 November 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
Thames Valley +9 36 £525 +5.00% 3
Berkshire +21 23 £495 +2.80% 2
Surrey -5 13 £500 -9.09% 4
Oxfordshire +8 12 £563 +15.68% 1
Hampshire -5 8 £470 +12.91% 2
West Sussex -8 3 £450 +5.88% 2
Middlesex +6 1 £475 -10.38%
East Sussex -1 1 £425 +41.67%
Kent -11 1 £425 -
Buckinghamshire -27 1 £420 -23.64%
Development Manager
England

Development Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 43 (68.25%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (31.75%) Project Management
3 16 (25.40%) Scrum
4 15 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (22.22%) Finance
6 10 (15.87%) Waterfall
6 10 (15.87%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (15.87%) Software Delivery
6 10 (15.87%) SDLC
7 9 (14.29%) JIRA
8 8 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (12.70%) Telecoms
9 7 (11.11%) Smartphone
9 7 (11.11%) E-Commerce
9 7 (11.11%) Java
10 6 (9.52%) .NET
11 5 (7.94%) C#
11 5 (7.94%) PRINCE2
11 5 (7.94%) Change Management
11 5 (7.94%) TDD
11 5 (7.94%) Security Cleared
11 5 (7.94%) Analytics
12 4 (6.35%) DevOps
12 4 (6.35%) Big Data
12 4 (6.35%) Mentoring
12 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
12 4 (6.35%) Product Management
12 4 (6.35%) Degree
12 4 (6.35%) Confluence
12 4 (6.35%) Business Analysis

Development Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (6.35%) Confluence
2 2 (3.17%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.17%) IIS
3 1 (1.59%) Apache TomEE
3 1 (1.59%) CMS
3 1 (1.59%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.59%) JBoss
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) HFM
1 2 (3.17%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Google App Engine
1 1 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (1.59%) Google Compute Engine
1 1 (1.59%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) Firewall
1 3 (4.76%) IPsec
1 3 (4.76%) IPv6
1 3 (4.76%) Network Security
2 1 (1.59%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.35%) Big Data
1 4 (6.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.17%) Essbase
2 2 (3.17%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (3.17%) Pentaho
3 1 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.59%) MySQL
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (1.59%) Artifactory
2 1 (1.59%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.59%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.59%) FishEye
2 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.59%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (1.59%) jMock
2 1 (1.59%) JUnit
2 1 (1.59%) Maven
2 1 (1.59%) Mockito
2 1 (1.59%) Selenium
2 1 (1.59%) Subversion
2 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (22.22%) Finance
2 8 (12.70%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.76%) Marketing
3 3 (4.76%) Publishing
4 2 (3.17%) Advertising
4 2 (3.17%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.17%) Games
4 2 (3.17%) Military
5 1 (1.59%) Back Office
5 1 (1.59%) Legal
5 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.59%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) .NET
2 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.17%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.17%) CSS
3 2 (3.17%) HTML
4 1 (1.59%) Angular 2
4 1 (1.59%) CSS3
4 1 (1.59%) EJB
4 1 (1.59%) Facelets
4 1 (1.59%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.59%) HTML5
4 1 (1.59%) JPA
4 1 (1.59%) JSP
4 1 (1.59%) PrimeFaces
4 1 (1.59%) REST
4 1 (1.59%) RichFaces
4 1 (1.59%) SOAP
4 1 (1.59%) Vaadin
4 1 (1.59%) Velocity
4 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) Smartphone
2 3 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.76%) PKI
3 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.17%) User Experience
3 2 (3.17%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.59%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.59%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.59%) PMI
4 1 (1.59%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.59%) Android
1 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (68.25%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (31.75%) Project Management
3 16 (25.40%) Scrum
4 15 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (15.87%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (15.87%) SDLC
5 10 (15.87%) Software Delivery
5 10 (15.87%) Waterfall
6 8 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 5 (7.94%) Analytics
8 5 (7.94%) Change Management
8 5 (7.94%) PRINCE2
8 5 (7.94%) TDD
9 4 (6.35%) Business Analysis
9 4 (6.35%) DevOps
9 4 (6.35%) Mentoring
9 4 (6.35%) Product Management
10 3 (4.76%) Data Analysis
10 3 (4.76%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.11%) Java
2 5 (7.94%) C#
3 3 (4.76%) Scala
4 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.59%) C++
5 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.59%) Python
5 1 (1.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.35%) Degree
2 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.76%) PMP
4 2 (3.17%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) PMO
2 2 (3.17%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
1 4 (6.35%) Oracle
2 2 (3.17%) Hyperion
3 1 (1.59%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (1.59%) Capita
3 1 (1.59%) Dell
3 1 (1.59%) EMC
3 1 (1.59%) Google
3 1 (1.59%) HP
3 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.59%) SAP