The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HND over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank - 99 87
Contract jobs citing HND 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.02% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £300 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £288
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +39.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.75 £22.38
% change year-on-year
-11.94% +77.65%
HND
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
257 293 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.99% 17.57% 13.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 131 72
Median daily rate £363 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £233 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 19
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £32.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing HND as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

HND
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

HND Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

HND
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

HND Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HND 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 HND.

1 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) JIRA
2 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (50.00%) QA
2 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (50.00%) High Availability
2 4 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 4 (50.00%) QA Automation
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Workflow
2 4 (50.00%) Games
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (37.50%) Project Planning
3 3 (37.50%) Telerik
3 3 (37.50%) ERP
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) SAP PS
3 3 (37.50%) Primavera
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
3 3 (37.50%) SQL

HND
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:

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (37.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (37.50%) Primavera
1 3 (37.50%) SAP PS
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
1 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) Appium
General
1 4 (50.00%) Games
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Programme Planner
1 3 (37.50%) Project Planner
2 2 (25.00%) QA Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 4 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 4 (50.00%) High Availability
1 4 (50.00%) QA Automation
1 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Workflow
2 3 (37.50%) ERP
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Project Planning
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) GNVQ
2 1 (12.50%) HNC
2 1 (12.50%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) SAP
2 3 (37.50%) Telerik
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft