The table below looks at the statistics for Broadband skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Broadband over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Broadband
North West / Manchester
Rank 94 105 83
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -22
Contract jobs citing Broadband 1 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.073% 0.11% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.46% 0.72% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £315 £338
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 £16.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-30.30% -70.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
216 276 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.86% 14.81% 11.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 142 72
Median daily rate £400 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 19
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -21.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Broadband
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Broadband as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Broadband Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Broadband
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Broadband Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Broadband
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Broadband Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Broadband
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Broadband also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Broadband.

1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) RUP
2 3 (75.00%) PRINCE
2 3 (75.00%) Competitor Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) User Stories
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Use Case
4 1 (25.00%) Drupal
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (25.00%) GitLab
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC

Broadband
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 (25.00%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) GitLab
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Digital Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Digital Business Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Web Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Web Applications Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Web Applications Business Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Web Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Delivery Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Development Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Development Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Delivery Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Competitor Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) PRINCE
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) RUP
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA