The first table below looks at the demand for Magento skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Magento over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Magento
Rank 78 73 84
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Contract jobs citing Magento 3 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.24% 0.35% 0.29%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.33% 3.54% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £18.00
Business Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
129 113 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.30% 10.03% 12.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 55 92
Average daily rate £375 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £256 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £28.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.56% -11.53%
Magento
North West

Magento
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Magento Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Magento
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Magento Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Magento
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Magento Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Magento
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Magento within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - - - -
Magento
North West

Magento
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Magento 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 Magento.

1 12 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 11 (91.67%) PHP
3 10 (83.33%) HTML
3 10 (83.33%) CSS
4 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 8 (66.67%) MySQL
5 7 (58.33%) jQuery
5 7 (58.33%) WordPress
5 7 (58.33%) HTML5
5 7 (58.33%) CSS3
6 6 (50.00%) Adobe
6 6 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (41.67%) SQL
8 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 4 (33.33%) SEO
8 4 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (33.33%) Sass
8 4 (33.33%) JSON
9 3 (25.00%) Web Development
9 3 (25.00%) OO
10 2 (16.67%) Photoshop
10 2 (16.67%) Sony
10 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
10 2 (16.67%) CMS
10 2 (16.67%) OO PHP
10 2 (16.67%) PHP5
10 2 (16.67%) Content Management
11 1 (8.33%) Ruby
11 1 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
11 1 (8.33%) Marketing

Magento
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Magento 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 Magento. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (58.33%) WordPress
2 2 (16.67%) CMS
3 1 (8.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (16.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) MySQL
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Magento Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) UI Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) PHP Magento Developer
4 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) UI Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) HTML
1 10 (83.33%) CSS
2 7 (58.33%) jQuery
2 7 (58.33%) HTML5
2 7 (58.33%) CSS3
3 4 (33.33%) Sass
3 4 (33.33%) JSON
4 1 (8.33%) Symfony
4 1 (8.33%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (8.33%) CakePHP
4 1 (8.33%) LAMP
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (8.33%) .NET
4 1 (8.33%) Laravel
4 1 (8.33%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (33.33%) SEO
2 4 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (25.00%) Web Development
3 3 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) Content Management
4 2 (16.67%) OO PHP
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) ERP
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) PHP
2 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) PHP5
5 1 (8.33%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) Perl
5 1 (8.33%) Python
5 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Adobe
2 2 (16.67%) Sony
3 1 (8.33%) Zend
3 1 (8.33%) JD Edwards
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) SAP