The median contractor rate for a Development Manager was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 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
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 467 459 440
Rank change year-on-year -8 -19  
Contract jobs requiring a Development Manager 136 185 202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.34% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.36% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 129 147
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £610 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £453 £415
% change year-on-year -0.55% +9.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £25.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -44.44%  
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. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44357 51050 53273
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28704 33277 33414
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1368 1510 2064
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Development Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Development Manager in the UK

Development Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Development Manager in the UK

Development Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Development Manager over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Development Manager in the UK

Development Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Development Manager in the UK

Development Manager
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 23 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
England -11 131 £500 +5.26% 99
London -19 54 £558 +11.50% 41
South East +3 28 £510 +13.33% 22
Yorkshire +22 12 £438 +1.74% 4
East of England -7 12 £418 -14.35% 5
Berkshire +25 9 £438 +26.35% 7
North West +20 9 £450 -25.00% 10
Oxfordshire -4 8 £563 +25.00% 4
West Yorkshire +13 6 £473 +9.88% 3
Hampshire +7 6 £425 +13.33% 4
South West +5 6 £425 +28.78% 6
Essex -8 6 £418 -20.47%
Southend-on-Sea - 6 £418 -
Leeds +10 5 £425 - 2
Manchester +10 4 £525 +5.00% 5
Bristol 0 4 £425 -10.52% 4
Hertfordshire -4 4 £425 -26.08% 1
East Midlands -12 4 - - 3
North Yorkshire - 4 £450 - 1
York - 4 £450 -
Surrey +9 3 £525 -12.50% 5
City of London -20 3 £565 +41.25% 13
Slough - 3 £425 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 3 £410 - 1
North East - 3 £410 - 1
Reading +15 2 £675 +48.35% 2
West Midlands +11 2 £650 +26.76% 7
Milton Keynes -22 2 - - 2
Buckinghamshire -24 2 - - 2
South Yorkshire - 2 £165 -

Development Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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 featuring Development Manager in the job title.

1 155 (57.62%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (28.25%) Finance
3 70 (26.02%) Project Management
4 67 (24.91%) Java
5 46 (17.10%) .NET
6 43 (15.99%) Scrum
7 38 (14.13%) Oracle
8 37 (13.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 31 (11.52%) SQL Server
10 28 (10.41%) Waterfall
11 26 (9.67%) Mentoring
11 26 (9.67%) SDLC
11 26 (9.67%) Banking
12 25 (9.29%) Change Management
13 24 (8.92%) JavaScript
13 24 (8.92%) C#
14 22 (8.18%) TDD
15 20 (7.43%) Retail
16 19 (7.06%) JIRA
16 19 (7.06%) Microsoft
17 18 (6.69%) Analytics
17 18 (6.69%) DevOps
18 17 (6.32%) HTML
18 17 (6.32%) PRINCE2
18 17 (6.32%) Software Engineering
19 16 (5.95%) Coaching
19 16 (5.95%) Scala
20 15 (5.58%) Software Delivery
20 15 (5.58%) Fixed Income
20 15 (5.58%) SQL

Development Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 11 (4.09%) Apache Spark
2 9 (3.35%) Oracle Workflow
3 8 (2.97%) CMS
4 7 (2.60%) Confluence
5 6 (2.23%) Apache
5 6 (2.23%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.12%) OpenROAD
6 3 (1.12%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.74%) JBoss
7 2 (0.74%) nginx
7 2 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.74%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.74%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.37%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (2.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (2.60%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (2.23%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (1.49%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (4.09%) RMDS
2 4 (1.49%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.37%) Maximo
4 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.37%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.97%) SaaS
2 7 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.74%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (0.74%) CloudSense
4 2 (0.74%) GitHub
4 2 (0.74%) IaaS
4 2 (0.74%) PaaS
5 1 (0.37%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.37%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.74%) Ethernet
1 2 (0.74%) VoIP
1 2 (0.74%) xDSL
2 1 (0.37%) Extranet
2 1 (0.37%) HTTP
2 1 (0.37%) Internet
2 1 (0.37%) Intranet
2 1 (0.37%) PBX
2 1 (0.37%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (11.52%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.20%) Big Data
3 10 (3.72%) Hadoop
4 5 (1.86%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (1.86%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.49%) MySQL
6 3 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.12%) Ingres
6 3 (1.12%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.12%) Pentaho
7 2 (0.74%) Blockchain
7 2 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.74%) QlikView
7 2 (0.74%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.37%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.37%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.37%) Power BI
8 1 (0.37%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 19 (7.06%) JIRA
2 12 (4.46%) JUnit
3 9 (3.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (2.97%) Subversion
5 6 (2.23%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.86%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.49%) Cucumber
7 4 (1.49%) Selenium
8 3 (1.12%) TestDirector
9 2 (0.74%) Gradle
9 2 (0.74%) Maven
9 2 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.37%) CA Gen
10 1 (0.37%) JIRA Agile
10 1 (0.37%) NUnit
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.37%) PowerBuilder
10 1 (0.37%) Redmine
General
1 76 (28.25%) Finance
2 26 (9.67%) Banking
3 20 (7.43%) Retail
4 12 (4.46%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.97%) Front Office
6 6 (2.23%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.23%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.86%) Marketing
8 4 (1.49%) Publishing
9 3 (1.12%) Back Office
10 2 (0.74%) Automotive
10 2 (0.74%) Billing
10 2 (0.74%) Electronics
10 2 (0.74%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.74%) Games
10 2 (0.74%) Legal
10 2 (0.74%) Local Government
11 1 (0.37%) German Language
11 1 (0.37%) Military
11 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (17.10%) .NET
2 17 (6.32%) HTML
3 11 (4.09%) FIX Protocol
3 11 (4.09%) Rendezvous
4 8 (2.97%) ASP.NET
4 8 (2.97%) CSS
4 8 (2.97%) WPF
5 7 (2.60%) HTML5
6 5 (1.86%) .NET Framework
6 5 (1.86%) AngularJS
6 5 (1.86%) Web Services
7 4 (1.49%) JSON
7 4 (1.49%) Kafka
7 4 (1.49%) Middleware
8 3 (1.12%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (1.12%) Lucene
8 3 (1.12%) Natural Language Processing
8 3 (1.12%) Play Framework
8 3 (1.12%) React
8 3 (1.12%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.58%) Fixed Income
2 10 (3.72%) Fintech
3 8 (2.97%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.23%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.23%) User Experience
5 5 (1.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (1.86%) PMI
6 4 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.49%) AS400
6 4 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.49%) Smartphone
6 4 (1.49%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.12%) Equities
7 3 (1.12%) NHS
7 3 (1.12%) Tandem
8 2 (0.74%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.74%) Linked Data
8 2 (0.74%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.37%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.20%) Linux
2 5 (1.86%) Android
2 5 (1.86%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.74%) Unix
4 1 (0.37%) Solaris
4 1 (0.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (57.62%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (26.02%) Project Management
3 43 (15.99%) Scrum
4 37 (13.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (10.41%) Waterfall
6 26 (9.67%) Mentoring
6 26 (9.67%) SDLC
7 25 (9.29%) Change Management
8 22 (8.18%) TDD
9 18 (6.69%) Analytics
9 18 (6.69%) DevOps
10 17 (6.32%) PRINCE2
10 17 (6.32%) Software Engineering
11 16 (5.95%) Coaching
12 15 (5.58%) Software Delivery
13 14 (5.20%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (5.20%) Electronic Trading
14 13 (4.83%) E-Commerce
14 13 (4.83%) Line Management
14 13 (4.83%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 67 (24.91%) Java
2 24 (8.92%) C#
2 24 (8.92%) JavaScript
3 16 (5.95%) Scala
4 15 (5.58%) SQL
5 11 (4.09%) Python
6 5 (1.86%) PHP
6 5 (1.86%) Ruby
7 3 (1.12%) SPARQL
8 2 (0.74%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.37%) C++
9 1 (0.37%) LINC
9 1 (0.37%) Perl
9 1 (0.37%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (2.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 7 (2.60%) Degree
3 5 (1.86%) PMI Certification
3 5 (1.86%) PMP
4 4 (1.49%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.74%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.37%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.37%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.37%) MCIPD
7 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.46%) QA
2 2 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.74%) ISO 14001
2 2 (0.74%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.74%) PMO
3 1 (0.37%) MiFID
3 1 (0.37%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (0.74%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (0.74%) Docker
2 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 38 (14.13%) Oracle
2 19 (7.06%) Microsoft
3 13 (4.83%) Reuters
4 11 (4.09%) ION Trading
4 11 (4.09%) TIBCO
5 6 (2.23%) SAP
6 4 (1.49%) IBM
7 3 (1.12%) GUPTA
7 3 (1.12%) Jaspersoft
7 3 (1.12%) Progress
7 3 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.74%) Apttus
8 2 (0.74%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.74%) CA Agile Central
8 2 (0.74%) Informatica
8 2 (0.74%) OpenText
8 2 (0.74%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.74%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.37%) Adobe
9 1 (0.37%) CA
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