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 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 102 87 82
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Contract jobs citing HND 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.055% 0.20% 0.080%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.38% 1.11% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £300 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £290 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.37% -10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.06 £36.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-16.50% +118.18%
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
264 270 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.40% 18.07% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 117 73
Median daily rate £350 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 18
Median hourly rate £18.00 £15.98 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +3.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £25.00 £40.00
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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Salford - 1 - -
HND
North West

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 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 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) ERP
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) MS Project
3 3 (60.00%) SAP
3 3 (60.00%) SAP PS
3 3 (60.00%) Primavera
3 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 3 (60.00%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (60.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
4 2 (40.00%) QA Automation
4 2 (40.00%) Games
4 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Workflow
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) JIRA
4 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (40.00%) QA
4 2 (40.00%) Selenium
4 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (40.00%) High Availability
4 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing

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 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (60.00%) Primavera
1 3 (60.00%) SAP PS
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Appium
General
1 2 (40.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Programme Planner
1 3 (60.00%) Project Planner
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) ERP
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (40.00%) High Availability
3 2 (40.00%) QA Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Workflow
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Telerik