The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Kindle in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Kindle over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Manchester region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Kindle
Rank 82 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Kindle 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.28% 0.10% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.43% 0.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate £375 £160 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+134.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £360 £388
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -7.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 - £13.00
Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
280 263 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 19.79% 27.25% 23.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 119 132
Average daily rate £325 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £229 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 23 22
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.42 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.02% -22.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.58 £10.95 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.39 £61.00 £45.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Kindle
North West

Kindle
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Kindle Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Kindle
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Kindle Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Kindle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Kindle 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 Kindle.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) TDD
2 4 (57.14%) BDD
2 4 (57.14%) Technical Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) OOD
2 4 (57.14%) ISO 9001
2 4 (57.14%) OO
3 3 (42.86%) Flash
3 3 (42.86%) Internet
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) ActionScript
3 3 (42.86%) Games
3 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
3 3 (42.86%) Apple iOS
3 3 (42.86%) Game Development
3 3 (42.86%) New Media
3 3 (42.86%) Multimedia
3 3 (42.86%) Content Management
3 3 (42.86%) JIRA
3 3 (42.86%) Android

Kindle
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Kindle 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 Kindle. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 3 (42.86%) JIRA
General
1 3 (42.86%) Games
1 3 (42.86%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) .NET Software Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
1 4 (57.14%) .NET Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Software Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 3 (42.86%) Flash
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
1 3 (42.86%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Apple iOS
1 3 (42.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) TDD
2 4 (57.14%) BDD
2 4 (57.14%) Technical Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) OOD
2 4 (57.14%) OO
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) Game Development
3 3 (42.86%) Content Management
4 2 (28.57%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (14.29%) Android Development
5 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) ActionScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) ISO 9001