The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 69 79 66
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 37 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.00% 1.05% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 1.37% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 11 8
Median daily rate £416 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.07% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £288 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £388 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -12.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.25% +0.95%
Software Engineering
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1491 1237 917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 80.64% 76.69% 74.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 758 521
Median daily rate £408 £377 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.09% +7.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 29 28
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Software Engineering
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 5 £500 - 7
Salford -3 4 £420 +44.82% 2
Bolton -3 1 - -
Software Engineering
North West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 58 (65.17%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (61.80%) Java
3 38 (42.70%) TDD
4 31 (34.83%) Web Services
5 29 (32.58%) Scrum
6 26 (29.21%) JavaScript
7 18 (20.22%) BDD
8 17 (19.10%) SQL
8 17 (19.10%) Linux
8 17 (19.10%) OO
9 16 (17.98%) HTML
9 16 (17.98%) REST
10 15 (16.85%) XML
10 15 (16.85%) OOP
10 15 (16.85%) Git (software)
11 14 (15.73%) Amazon AWS
11 14 (15.73%) Spring
12 13 (14.61%) Subversion
12 13 (14.61%) HTML5
13 12 (13.48%) Unit Testing
13 12 (13.48%) Ruby
13 12 (13.48%) CSS
13 12 (13.48%) User Experience
14 11 (12.36%) SOAP
14 11 (12.36%) Finance
14 11 (12.36%) Security Cleared
15 10 (11.24%) NoSQL
15 10 (11.24%) Requirements Analysis
15 10 (11.24%) Java EE
15 10 (11.24%) C

Software Engineering
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 6 (6.74%) Confluence
2 5 (5.62%) OpenStack
3 4 (4.49%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.12%) CICS
4 1 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.12%) JBoss
4 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.12%) WinCC
Applications
1 10 (11.24%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.99%) MS Office
3 1 (1.12%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.73%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.37%) GitHub
3 3 (3.37%) PaaS
4 2 (2.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (2.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.99%) HTTP
2 7 (7.87%) Internet
2 7 (7.87%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.62%) DNS
4 4 (4.49%) DHCP
4 4 (4.49%) Firewall
4 4 (4.49%) LAN
4 4 (4.49%) SAN
4 4 (4.49%) VLAN
4 4 (4.49%) WAN
4 4 (4.49%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.25%) Ethernet
5 2 (2.25%) RS-422
6 1 (1.12%) AMQP
6 1 (1.12%) Network Security
6 1 (1.12%) SMTP
6 1 (1.12%) SNMP
6 1 (1.12%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.24%) NoSQL
2 5 (5.62%) Relational Database
2 5 (5.62%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.49%) MySQL
4 3 (3.37%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.37%) Redis
5 2 (2.25%) DB2
6 1 (1.12%) Big Data
6 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.12%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.12%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.12%) OrientDB
6 1 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.12%) Power BI
6 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (16.85%) Git (software)
2 13 (14.61%) Subversion
3 9 (10.11%) Jenkins
4 8 (8.99%) JUnit
5 6 (6.74%) JIRA
5 6 (6.74%) Selenium
6 4 (4.49%) Jasmine
6 4 (4.49%) QUnit
7 3 (3.37%) Calabash
7 3 (3.37%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.37%) Hudson
7 3 (3.37%) JsTestDriver
7 3 (3.37%) Robotium
7 3 (3.37%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.25%) Bitbucket
8 2 (2.25%) JMeter
9 1 (1.12%) CA Gen
9 1 (1.12%) Grunt
9 1 (1.12%) LabVIEW
General
1 11 (12.36%) Finance
2 9 (10.11%) Local Government
3 7 (7.87%) Banking
4 4 (4.49%) Retail
4 4 (4.49%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.37%) Games
5 3 (3.37%) Marketing
6 1 (1.12%) Electronics
6 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (46.07%) Developer
2 32 (35.96%) Software Engineer
3 23 (25.84%) Java Developer
4 7 (7.87%) Software Developer
5 6 (6.74%) Azure Engineer
5 6 (6.74%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 6 (6.74%) Java Engineer
5 6 (6.74%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (4.49%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (4.49%) iOS Developer
6 4 (4.49%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (4.49%) UX Engineer
7 3 (3.37%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (3.37%) Java Programmer
7 3 (3.37%) Java Software Developer
7 3 (3.37%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (3.37%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.37%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (3.37%) Programmer
7 3 (3.37%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (34.83%) Web Services
2 16 (17.98%) HTML
2 16 (17.98%) REST
3 15 (16.85%) XML
4 14 (15.73%) Spring
5 13 (14.61%) HTML5
6 12 (13.48%) CSS
7 11 (12.36%) SOAP
8 10 (11.24%) Java EE
9 9 (10.11%) JSON
10 8 (8.99%) .NET
11 7 (7.87%) J2EE
11 7 (7.87%) JDBC
11 7 (7.87%) Node.js
12 6 (6.74%) AngularJS
12 6 (6.74%) CSS3
12 6 (6.74%) XSLT
13 4 (4.49%) Hibernate
13 4 (4.49%) JAXB
13 4 (4.49%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.48%) User Experience
2 6 (6.74%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.62%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (5.62%) MHEG
4 4 (4.49%) Online Banking
5 3 (3.37%) Animation
5 3 (3.37%) Enterprise Cloud
5 3 (3.37%) Interactive TV
5 3 (3.37%) IPTV
5 3 (3.37%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.37%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.37%) Streaming Media
6 2 (2.25%) Video on Demand
7 1 (1.12%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.12%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.12%) Psychology
7 1 (1.12%) Semantic Web
7 1 (1.12%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.10%) Linux
2 9 (10.11%) Windows
3 7 (7.87%) Apple iOS
4 5 (5.62%) Android
5 4 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.49%) Windows Server
6 3 (3.37%) CentOS
6 3 (3.37%) Fedora
6 3 (3.37%) Ubuntu
6 3 (3.37%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (2.25%) Unix
8 1 (1.12%) AIX
8 1 (1.12%) MVS
8 1 (1.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (65.17%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (42.70%) TDD
3 29 (32.58%) Scrum
4 18 (20.22%) BDD
5 17 (19.10%) OO
6 15 (16.85%) OOP
7 12 (13.48%) Unit Testing
8 10 (11.24%) Requirements Analysis
9 9 (10.11%) DevOps
10 8 (8.99%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (7.87%) Automated Testing
11 7 (7.87%) Integration Testing
11 7 (7.87%) MVC
11 7 (7.87%) Software Testing
12 6 (6.74%) ERP
12 6 (6.74%) Pair Programming
13 5 (5.62%) Open Source
13 5 (5.62%) Test Scripting
13 5 (5.62%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 55 (61.80%) Java
2 26 (29.21%) JavaScript
3 17 (19.10%) SQL
4 12 (13.48%) Ruby
5 10 (11.24%) C
5 10 (11.24%) Python
6 7 (7.87%) C++
6 7 (7.87%) PHP
7 6 (6.74%) Objective-C
8 5 (5.62%) VB
9 4 (4.49%) C#
9 4 (4.49%) Go
9 4 (4.49%) PL/SQL
9 4 (4.49%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.37%) Scala
11 2 (2.25%) Apple Swift
11 2 (2.25%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.12%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.12%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (12.36%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.11%) DV Cleared
3 5 (5.62%) Degree
4 3 (3.37%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (3.37%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.25%) ISEB
5 2 (2.25%) PhD
5 2 (2.25%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.12%) MCP
6 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.12%) OCP
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.12%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) QA
2 3 (3.37%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.37%) SLA
3 1 (1.12%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.12%) ISO26262
3 1 (1.12%) MISRA
3 1 (1.12%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (4.49%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.49%) XenApp
2 2 (2.25%) Docker
3 1 (1.12%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 5 (5.62%) Ansible
1 5 (5.62%) Puppet
2 4 (4.49%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.37%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (3.37%) Salt
4 2 (2.25%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.25%) Mesos
Vendors
1 8 (8.99%) Microsoft
1 8 (8.99%) Oracle
2 4 (4.49%) Atlassian
2 4 (4.49%) Cisco
2 4 (4.49%) Citrix
2 4 (4.49%) Red Hat
2 4 (4.49%) VMware
3 3 (3.37%) HP
3 3 (3.37%) OpenTV
4 2 (2.25%) IBM
5 1 (1.12%) CA
5 1 (1.12%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.12%) NetSuite
5 1 (1.12%) SAP
5 1 (1.12%) Serena
5 1 (1.12%) Siemens
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