The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Senior Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Developer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £310 £380
% change year-on-year
+20.96% -18.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 - -
Senior Software Developer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1749 1583 1299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.80% 95.25% 93.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1023 834 676
Median daily rate £390 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 59 63
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.54 £10.01 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £20.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Senior Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Manchester region that featured Senior Software Developer in the job title.

Senior Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Senior Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Senior Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, Senior Software Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region featuring Senior Software Developer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Perforce
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Gradle
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (100.00%) SOLID

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
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 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Gradle
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) SOLID
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Perforce