The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Author featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Author
Rank 100 101 86
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Contract jobs requiring an Author 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.27% 0.056% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.058% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Median daily rate £263 - £293
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 - £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 - £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +25.00%
Author
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1735 1711 1280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.96% 95.27% 96.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1073 1007 750
Median daily rate £400 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 66 63
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.65 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Author
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Manchester region that featured Author in the job title.

Author Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Author
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Author across the Manchester region.

Author Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Author
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Author across the Manchester region.

Author Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Author Skill Set
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, Author 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 Manchester region featuring Author in the job title.

1 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Data Management
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
1 4 (44.44%) Data Management
2 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
2 2 (22.22%) Financial Institution
2 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) MS Office
3 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (11.11%) Adobe
3 1 (11.11%) Acrobat
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 1 (11.11%) Content Management
3 1 (11.11%) Document Management
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) Adobe Captivate

Author Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
2 1 (11.11%) Acrobat
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Financial Institution
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Data Management
1 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Data Management
2 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 1 (11.11%) Content Management
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Document Management
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle