The table below looks at the prevalence of the term MHEG in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MHEG over the 3 months to 30 April 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MHEG-5
Rank 102 97 88
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs citing MHEG 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.28% 0.12% 0.072%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.88% 0.41% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate £328 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.96% +3.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £344 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.72% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
MHEG
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
571 489 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 31.48% 29.26% 26.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 250 181
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £230 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 31
Average hourly rate £13.60 £12.00 £15.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.29% -23.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.81 £10.14 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.94 £17.50 £37.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -5.50%

MHEG
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

MHEG Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

MHEG
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

MHEG Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

MHEG
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 MHEG within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Salford -7 2 £325 -3.70%
MHEG
North West

MHEG
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing MHEG 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 MHEG.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) OOP
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) Software Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Service Delivery
3 4 (66.67%) Games
3 4 (66.67%) OpenTV
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) IPTV
3 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
3 4 (66.67%) Mobile Application Development
3 4 (66.67%) Interactive TV
4 3 (50.00%) User Experience
4 3 (50.00%) Ruby
4 3 (50.00%) Subversion
4 3 (50.00%) Spring
4 3 (50.00%) Web Services
5 2 (33.33%) XML
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (33.33%) BDD
6 1 (16.67%) Degree
6 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (16.67%) Internet

MHEG
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing MHEG 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 MHEG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (66.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Spring
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Interactive TV
1 4 (66.67%) IPTV
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 3 (50.00%) User Experience
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) OOP
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) Service Delivery
2 5 (83.33%) Software Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Mobile Application Development
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) Ruby
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) OpenTV