The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Manchester region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 65 68 59
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 18 9 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.46% 0.80% 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 1.08% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 17
Average daily rate
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£338 £380 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.18% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £360 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £407 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
858 835 919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 69.42% 73.76% 65.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 444 465
Average daily rate £350 £333 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £248 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 35 44
Average hourly rate £19.65 £17.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.25% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Software Engineering
North West

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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 +1 3 £350 -9.67% 3
Bolton - 2 - - 1
Cheadle - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Sale - - - -
Stockport - - - - 2
Wigan - - - - 1
Software Engineering
North West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 20 (50.00%) Java
2 14 (35.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (32.50%) Spring
4 11 (27.50%) TDD
4 11 (27.50%) HTML
5 10 (25.00%) CSS
6 9 (22.50%) Web Services
6 9 (22.50%) Games
7 8 (20.00%) Middleware
7 8 (20.00%) Oracle
7 8 (20.00%) OOP
7 8 (20.00%) Eclipse
7 8 (20.00%) Android
7 8 (20.00%) BDD
7 8 (20.00%) Apple iOS
8 7 (17.50%) Automated Testing
8 7 (17.50%) Finance
9 6 (15.00%) Scrum
9 6 (15.00%) OO
9 6 (15.00%) Linux
10 5 (12.50%) JMS
10 5 (12.50%) IBM
10 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
10 5 (12.50%) Hibernate
10 5 (12.50%) NetBeans
10 5 (12.50%) Java SE
10 5 (12.50%) Java EE
10 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
10 5 (12.50%) JPA
10 5 (12.50%) JAX-RS

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) Internet
1 3 (7.50%) Firewall
2 2 (5.00%) Wireless
2 2 (5.00%) Modbus
2 2 (5.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.00%) MySQL
4 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.50%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 5 (12.50%) NetBeans
3 4 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 4 (10.00%) Calabash
4 3 (7.50%) Subversion
5 1 (2.50%) Selenium
5 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.50%) Ant
5 1 (2.50%) JUnit
General
1 9 (22.50%) Games
2 7 (17.50%) Finance
3 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (52.50%) Developer
2 18 (45.00%) Software Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (10.00%) iOS Developer
5 4 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) ETL Developer
6 3 (7.50%) HTML Developer
6 3 (7.50%) CSS Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) C# Software Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) C# Programmer
8 1 (2.50%) Front-End Web Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Test Leader
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Java Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Java Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Agile Coach
8 1 (2.50%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) Spring
2 11 (27.50%) HTML
3 10 (25.00%) CSS
4 9 (22.50%) Web Services
5 8 (20.00%) Middleware
6 5 (12.50%) Hibernate
6 5 (12.50%) Java SE
6 5 (12.50%) Java EE
6 5 (12.50%) JPA
6 5 (12.50%) JMS
6 5 (12.50%) HTML5
6 5 (12.50%) JAX-RS
7 4 (10.00%) jQuery
7 4 (10.00%) JSP
8 3 (7.50%) Flash
8 3 (7.50%) XHTML
8 3 (7.50%) Grails
8 3 (7.50%) RESTful
9 2 (5.00%) Django
9 2 (5.00%) MooTools
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) IPTV
1 3 (7.50%) New Media
1 3 (7.50%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.00%) iPad
2 2 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (5.00%) CAN bus
2 2 (5.00%) iPhone
2 2 (5.00%) Animation
3 1 (2.50%) Online Gambling
3 1 (2.50%) BBC
3 1 (2.50%) Mobile Games
3 1 (2.50%) Interactive TV
3 1 (2.50%) MHEG
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Android
1 8 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (15.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) TDD
2 8 (20.00%) OOP
2 8 (20.00%) BDD
3 7 (17.50%) Automated Testing
4 6 (15.00%) Scrum
4 6 (15.00%) OO
5 4 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (10.00%) MVC
5 4 (10.00%) Migration
5 4 (10.00%) iOS Development
5 4 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 4 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (7.50%) Data Migration
6 3 (7.50%) Pair Programming
6 3 (7.50%) Software Testing
6 3 (7.50%) ETL
6 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.00%) Project Management
7 2 (5.00%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 20 (50.00%) Java
2 14 (35.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.00%) C
3 4 (10.00%) Objective-C
3 4 (10.00%) C++
4 3 (7.50%) Groovy
4 3 (7.50%) C#
4 3 (7.50%) Python
5 2 (5.00%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.50%) Perl
6 1 (2.50%) PHP
6 1 (2.50%) ActionScript
6 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Oracle
2 5 (12.50%) IBM
3 2 (5.00%) Serena
4 1 (2.50%) OpenTV
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