The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet
North West / Manchester
Rank 71 89 79
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -10
Contract jobs citing Internet 19 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.36% 0.83% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.23% 5.78% 7.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 10
Median daily rate £313 £638 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.98% +57.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £428 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £780 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.40% +14.28%

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
231 277 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.55% 14.37% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 142 65
Median daily rate £400 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £248 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 21
Median hourly rate £14.75 £16.50 £20.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.60% -18.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Internet
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Internet
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 Internet within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 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 £425 - 3
Internet
North West

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (31.58%) Windows
3 9 (23.68%) XML
3 9 (23.68%) OOP
3 9 (23.68%) Java
3 9 (23.68%) SQL
3 9 (23.68%) Firewall
3 9 (23.68%) Scrum
3 9 (23.68%) Android
4 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
4 8 (21.05%) Apple iOS
4 8 (21.05%) TDD
4 8 (21.05%) C#
4 8 (21.05%) .NET
4 8 (21.05%) Web Services
5 7 (18.42%) Mobile App
6 6 (15.79%) REST
6 6 (15.79%) JSON
6 6 (15.79%) Project Management
6 6 (15.79%) VMware
6 6 (15.79%) Linux
6 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
6 6 (15.79%) PBX
6 6 (15.79%) VoIP
6 6 (15.79%) HTTP
6 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 5 (13.16%) SOAP
7 5 (13.16%) JUnit
7 5 (13.16%) Objective-C
7 5 (13.16%) Subversion

Internet
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 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.26%) SAS
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.26%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.63%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Office 365
1 2 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) Firewall
2 6 (15.79%) HTTP
2 6 (15.79%) PBX
2 6 (15.79%) VoIP
3 5 (13.16%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (10.53%) SAN
5 3 (7.89%) DNS
5 3 (7.89%) HTTPS
5 3 (7.89%) LAN
5 3 (7.89%) VPN
5 3 (7.89%) WAN
6 2 (5.26%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (5.26%) Broadband
6 2 (5.26%) NAS
6 2 (5.26%) PABX
6 2 (5.26%) Unified Communications
6 2 (5.26%) VLAN
7 1 (2.63%) DHCP
7 1 (2.63%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.63%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (7.89%) SQLite
2 2 (5.26%) MySQL
2 2 (5.26%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (2.63%) EDRMS
3 1 (2.63%) GIS
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
1 5 (13.16%) JUnit
1 5 (13.16%) Subversion
2 4 (10.53%) Xcode
3 3 (7.89%) MSI
3 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.26%) JIRA
5 1 (2.63%) Calabash
5 1 (2.63%) Hudson
5 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.63%) Robotium
5 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Games
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Developer
2 7 (18.42%) Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) .NET Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Android Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Objective-C Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Software Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Test Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (7.89%) C# Developer
5 3 (7.89%) C# WCF Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Java Android Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Java Mobile Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Mobile Developer
5 3 (7.89%) WCF Developer
6 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.26%) Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) XML
2 8 (21.05%) .NET
2 8 (21.05%) Web Services
3 6 (15.79%) JSON
3 6 (15.79%) REST
4 5 (13.16%) Node.js
4 5 (13.16%) SOAP
5 4 (10.53%) Cocoa
5 4 (10.53%) HTML
5 4 (10.53%) RESTful
6 3 (7.89%) CSS
6 3 (7.89%) WCF
6 3 (7.89%) WPF
7 2 (5.26%) HTML5
7 2 (5.26%) React
8 1 (2.63%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Mobile App
2 4 (10.53%) User Experience
3 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.26%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.26%) BYOD
4 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.26%) EPoS
4 2 (5.26%) Interactive TV
4 2 (5.26%) IPTV
4 2 (5.26%) MHEG
5 1 (2.63%) Clustering
5 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.63%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.63%) New Media
5 1 (2.63%) Streaming Media
5 1 (2.63%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Windows
2 9 (23.68%) Android
3 8 (21.05%) Apple iOS
4 6 (15.79%) Linux
5 5 (13.16%) Windows Server
6 3 (7.89%) Unix
6 3 (7.89%) Windows 10
6 3 (7.89%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.26%) Mac OS
7 2 (5.26%) Solaris
8 1 (2.63%) AIX
8 1 (2.63%) CentOS
8 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.63%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (23.68%) OOP
2 9 (23.68%) Scrum
3 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
3 8 (21.05%) TDD
4 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
4 6 (15.79%) Project Management
5 5 (13.16%) Android Development
5 5 (13.16%) Automated Testing
5 5 (13.16%) BDD
5 5 (13.16%) Mobile Development
6 4 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (10.53%) Defect Management
6 4 (10.53%) iOS Development
6 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery
6 4 (10.53%) Unit Testing
7 3 (7.89%) Data Entry
7 3 (7.89%) ERP
7 3 (7.89%) ETL
7 3 (7.89%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) Java
1 9 (23.68%) SQL
2 8 (21.05%) C#
3 5 (13.16%) Objective-C
4 4 (10.53%) Apple Swift
4 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.26%) ActionScript
5 2 (5.26%) C++
5 2 (5.26%) Perl
5 2 (5.26%) PHP
5 2 (5.26%) Python
5 2 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) ISEB
2 3 (7.89%) Degree
3 2 (5.26%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.63%) CCNA
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.63%) MCSE
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.63%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (5.26%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
1 6 (15.79%) VMware
2 3 (7.89%) GENBAND
3 2 (5.26%) 3PAR
3 2 (5.26%) BroadSoft
3 2 (5.26%) Citrix
3 2 (5.26%) Fortinet
3 2 (5.26%) Google
3 2 (5.26%) HP
3 2 (5.26%) OpenTV
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.26%) SAP
3 2 (5.26%) Teradata
4 1 (2.63%) Infor
4 1 (2.63%) Lotus
4 1 (2.63%) Pega
4 1 (2.63%) Veritas