The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Derivative in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Derivative over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Derivatives
Rank 68 80 84
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +4
Contract jobs citing Derivative 16 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.15% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.74% 0.68% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £90.00 -
% change year-on-year
-68.12% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
428 296 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 30.77% 25.36% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 159 163
Average daily rate £350 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £234 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 28 36
Average hourly rate £14.25 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.90 £10.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £21.00 £29.79
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%

Derivative
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Derivative across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Derivative Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Derivative
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Derivative Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Derivative
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Derivative Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Derivative also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Derivative.

1 16 (100.00%) PHP
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
1 16 (100.00%) OO
1 16 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 16 (100.00%) LAMP
2 15 (93.75%) Subversion
2 15 (93.75%) Git (software)
3 14 (87.50%) jQuery
3 14 (87.50%) XSD
4 13 (81.25%) SQL
4 13 (81.25%) Oracle
4 13 (81.25%) Web Services
4 13 (81.25%) XML
4 13 (81.25%) RabbitMQ
4 13 (81.25%) Oracle Database
5 12 (75.00%) XSLT
6 9 (56.25%) Open Source
7 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
9 3 (18.75%) MySQL
10 2 (12.50%) MVC
10 2 (12.50%) OO PHP
11 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (6.25%) TDD
11 1 (6.25%) Ajax
11 1 (6.25%) German Language
11 1 (6.25%) PHP5
11 1 (6.25%) HTML
11 1 (6.25%) CSS
11 1 (6.25%) OOP

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Derivative also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Derivative. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (81.25%) Oracle Database
2 3 (18.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (93.75%) Subversion
1 15 (93.75%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (6.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
1 15 (93.75%) PHP Developer
2 2 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Web Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Web Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Web Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Applications Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Web Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) LAMP
2 14 (87.50%) XSD
2 14 (87.50%) jQuery
3 13 (81.25%) RabbitMQ
3 13 (81.25%) Web Services
3 13 (81.25%) XML
4 12 (75.00%) XSLT
5 1 (6.25%) Ajax
5 1 (6.25%) HTML
5 1 (6.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) OO
2 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 2 (12.50%) MVC
3 2 (12.50%) OO PHP
4 1 (6.25%) OOP
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) PHP
2 13 (81.25%) SQL
3 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) PHP5
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 13 (81.25%) Oracle