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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 70 71 65
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 19 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.25% 1.11% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 1.58% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 6
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£388 £325 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +12.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £300 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £420 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
1120 887 681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 73.68% 70.51% 72.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 612 451 349
Average daily rate £370 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 37 42
Average hourly rate £16.29 £17.30 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.82% -1.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £11.69 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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
Salford +2 2 £369 -13.23%
Bolton - 2 £331 -
Software Engineering
North West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Software Engineering 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 Software Engineering.

1 53 (65.43%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (45.68%) TDD
3 33 (40.74%) OO
4 25 (30.86%) Linux
5 24 (29.63%) Java
6 23 (28.40%) Scrum
7 21 (25.93%) Web Services
8 20 (24.69%) BDD
9 18 (22.22%) OOP
9 18 (22.22%) JavaScript
9 18 (22.22%) PHP
10 17 (20.99%) Internet
11 16 (19.75%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (18.52%) JIRA
13 14 (17.28%) MVC
13 14 (17.28%) SQL
13 14 (17.28%) HTML
14 13 (16.05%) Windows
14 13 (16.05%) CSS
14 13 (16.05%) JSON
14 13 (16.05%) MongoDB
15 12 (14.81%) RESTful
16 11 (13.58%) NoSQL
16 11 (13.58%) Computer Science
16 11 (13.58%) Subversion
16 11 (13.58%) Apache
16 11 (13.58%) MySQL
16 11 (13.58%) Project Management
17 10 (12.35%) Eclipse
17 10 (12.35%) Oracle

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Software Engineering 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 Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (13.58%) Apache
2 7 (8.64%) Confluence
2 7 (8.64%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.94%) Zope
4 3 (3.70%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (2.47%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.47%) nginx
5 2 (2.47%) Node.js
5 2 (2.47%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.99%) Internet
2 7 (8.64%) AMQP
3 5 (6.17%) Bluetooth
3 5 (6.17%) GSM
4 4 (4.94%) HTTP
5 2 (2.47%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.23%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.05%) MongoDB
2 11 (13.58%) NoSQL
2 11 (13.58%) MySQL
3 10 (12.35%) Hadoop
4 7 (8.64%) Oracle Database
4 7 (8.64%) Big Data
5 5 (6.17%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.47%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.47%) Hazelcast
7 1 (1.23%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.23%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 15 (18.52%) JIRA
2 11 (13.58%) Subversion
3 10 (12.35%) Eclipse
4 8 (9.88%) Cucumber
5 7 (8.64%) Gradle
5 7 (8.64%) Mercurial
5 7 (8.64%) Ant
5 7 (8.64%) JUnit
6 5 (6.17%) GoogleTest
7 4 (4.94%) Git (software)
8 3 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (2.47%) Maven
9 2 (2.47%) QUnit
9 2 (2.47%) Jasmine
9 2 (2.47%) Sinon.JS
10 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
10 1 (1.23%) Trac
10 1 (1.23%) Hudson
General
1 4 (4.94%) Finance
2 3 (3.70%) Games
3 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.47%) Publishing
4 1 (1.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 46 (56.79%) Developer
2 22 (27.16%) Software Engineer
3 16 (19.75%) PHP Developer
4 11 (13.58%) Java Developer
5 6 (7.41%) Web Developer
6 5 (6.17%) Technical Leader
7 4 (4.94%) PHP Web Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Designer
7 4 (4.94%) UI Designer
8 3 (3.70%) Scala Developer
8 3 (3.70%) Perl Software Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Test Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Technical Engineer
9 2 (2.47%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (2.47%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (2.47%) .NET Developer
9 2 (2.47%) Programme Manager
9 2 (2.47%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (25.93%) Web Services
2 14 (17.28%) HTML
3 13 (16.05%) CSS
3 13 (16.05%) JSON
4 12 (14.81%) RESTful
5 10 (12.35%) jQuery
5 10 (12.35%) XML
6 9 (11.11%) .NET
6 9 (11.11%) JMS
6 9 (11.11%) Spring
6 9 (11.11%) CodeIgniter
7 8 (9.88%) AngularJS
8 7 (8.64%) Java EE
8 7 (8.64%) EJB
9 6 (7.41%) HTML5
9 6 (7.41%) CSS3
10 5 (6.17%) Laravel
10 5 (6.17%) REST
10 5 (6.17%) Software Packaging
11 4 (4.94%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.58%) Computer Science
2 10 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (9.88%) Mobile App
3 8 (9.88%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.70%) Informatics
4 3 (3.70%) Video on Demand
4 3 (3.70%) Raspberry Pi
4 3 (3.70%) BeagleBone
5 2 (2.47%) MHEG
5 2 (2.47%) Interactive TV
5 2 (2.47%) IPTV
6 1 (1.23%) Animation
6 1 (1.23%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.23%) W3C
6 1 (1.23%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.23%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.23%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.23%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.23%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (30.86%) Linux
2 13 (16.05%) Windows
3 9 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (8.64%) Android
5 6 (7.41%) Apple iOS
6 5 (6.17%) UNIX
7 2 (2.47%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.47%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (65.43%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (45.68%) TDD
3 33 (40.74%) OO
4 23 (28.40%) Scrum
5 20 (24.69%) BDD
6 18 (22.22%) OOP
7 16 (19.75%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (17.28%) MVC
9 11 (13.58%) Project Management
10 10 (12.35%) SDLC
11 9 (11.11%) Open Source
12 8 (9.88%) Configuration Management
12 8 (9.88%) Coaching
12 8 (9.88%) MapReduce
13 7 (8.64%) Agile Project Management
13 7 (8.64%) User Stories
13 7 (8.64%) Software Delivery
13 7 (8.64%) Mentoring
13 7 (8.64%) Web Development
13 7 (8.64%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 24 (29.63%) Java
2 18 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 18 (22.22%) PHP
3 14 (17.28%) SQL
4 9 (11.11%) C++
5 8 (9.88%) Python
5 8 (9.88%) Perl
5 8 (9.88%) C
6 6 (7.41%) C#
7 4 (4.94%) Objective-C
7 4 (4.94%) PHP5
8 3 (3.70%) Scala
8 3 (3.70%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.47%) XPath
9 2 (2.47%) Apple Swift
9 2 (2.47%) Embedded C
9 2 (2.47%) Embedded C++
9 2 (2.47%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.23%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (12.35%) DV Cleared
1 10 (12.35%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.11%) Degree
3 2 (2.47%) PMP
3 2 (2.47%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 10 (12.35%) Puppet
2 7 (8.64%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (12.35%) Oracle
2 9 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 7 (8.64%) Atlassian
4 6 (7.41%) Microsoft
5 5 (6.17%) Google
6 3 (3.70%) Zend
6 3 (3.70%) HP
7 2 (2.47%) OpenTV
7 2 (2.47%) Xamarin
8 1 (1.23%) Serena
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