The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Senior Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer
Rank - 102 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 0 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.36% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £413 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +0.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.23%
Senior Software Engineer
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
1587 1807 1376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.07% 93.92% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1049 1019 841
Median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 70 65
Median hourly rate £14.75 £17.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% +29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £37.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Senior Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Senior Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Senior Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Senior Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Senior Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, Senior Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Calabash
2 2 (66.67%) Objective-C
2 2 (66.67%) Robotium
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Hudson
2 2 (66.67%) Coaching
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Development
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) TeamCity
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (66.67%) Streaming Media
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Pair Programming
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) DRM

Senior Software Engineer 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 (33.33%) Confluence
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
2 2 (66.67%) Calabash
2 2 (66.67%) Hudson
2 2 (66.67%) Robotium
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) TeamCity
3 1 (33.33%) Bitbucket
3 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (33.33%) IntelliJ
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) JMeter
3 1 (33.33%) jMock
3 1 (33.33%) Mockito
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) JDBC
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Streaming Media
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Coaching
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) DRM
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Development
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) Pair Programming
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle