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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 57 70 66
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 41 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.25% 1.45% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 1.92% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 18 12
Median daily rate £410 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £323 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.39% +0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
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
1476 1144 904
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 80.92% 75.36% 72.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 882 622 461
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 32 39
Median hourly rate £34.25 £15.98 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.39% -11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.65 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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
Bolton +10 2 £450 +35.84%
Salford -10 2 £400 +10.34% 4
Stockport - 1 £500 - 1
Software Engineering
North West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 70 (66.04%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (61.32%) Java
3 46 (43.40%) TDD
4 35 (33.02%) Scrum
5 33 (31.13%) JavaScript
5 33 (31.13%) Web Services
6 27 (25.47%) Linux
7 23 (21.70%) HTML
7 23 (21.70%) XML
7 23 (21.70%) C++
8 21 (19.81%) C
8 21 (19.81%) Security Cleared
8 21 (19.81%) Git (software)
9 20 (18.87%) BDD
9 20 (18.87%) SQL
10 18 (16.98%) Spring
11 17 (16.04%) .NET
11 17 (16.04%) OO
12 15 (14.15%) DV Cleared
13 14 (13.21%) Subversion
13 14 (13.21%) Python
13 14 (13.21%) C#
13 14 (13.21%) CSS
14 13 (12.26%) XSLT
14 13 (12.26%) MVC
14 13 (12.26%) SC Cleared
14 13 (12.26%) HTML5
14 13 (12.26%) REST
15 12 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
15 12 (11.32%) JSON

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 (5.66%) Node.js
2 4 (3.77%) Confluence
2 4 (3.77%) JBoss
2 4 (3.77%) WebLogic
2 4 (3.77%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.83%) Apache
3 3 (2.83%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.89%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.94%) CICS
5 1 (0.94%) WinCC
Applications
1 4 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.94%) Office 365
3 1 (0.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.49%) HTTP
2 7 (6.60%) Bluetooth
3 5 (4.72%) Ethernet
3 5 (4.72%) RS-422
4 3 (2.83%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.89%) DNS
5 2 (1.89%) Internet
5 2 (1.89%) SMTP
5 2 (1.89%) SNMP
5 2 (1.89%) SSL
6 1 (0.94%) DVB
6 1 (0.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.38%) NoSQL
2 7 (6.60%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.72%) DB2
3 5 (4.72%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.83%) MySQL
4 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.89%) Redis
5 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (19.81%) Git (software)
2 14 (13.21%) Subversion
3 11 (10.38%) Selenium
4 9 (8.49%) Jenkins
5 8 (7.55%) JUnit
6 5 (4.72%) Maven
7 4 (3.77%) Ant
7 4 (3.77%) Gradle
7 4 (3.77%) JIRA
8 3 (2.83%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.83%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.83%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.94%) CA Gen
9 1 (0.94%) Grunt
9 1 (0.94%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.94%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.94%) JMeter
9 1 (0.94%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.94%) QUnit
9 1 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (11.32%) Finance
2 9 (8.49%) Banking
2 9 (8.49%) Local Government
3 6 (5.66%) Games
4 5 (4.72%) Electronics
5 4 (3.77%) Retail
5 4 (3.77%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.83%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.89%) Marketing
8 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 55 (51.89%) Developer
2 42 (39.62%) Software Engineer
3 31 (29.25%) Java Developer
4 13 (12.26%) Software Developer
5 10 (9.43%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 7 (6.60%) C Software Engineer
6 7 (6.60%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (6.60%) C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (6.60%) Java Scala Developer
6 7 (6.60%) Scala Developer
7 6 (5.66%) C# Software Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) Python Software Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) .NET Developer
8 5 (4.72%) .NET Software Developer
9 4 (3.77%) Agile Developer
9 4 (3.77%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (3.77%) Embedded Developer
9 4 (3.77%) Embedded Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) Java Software Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) UX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (31.13%) Web Services
2 23 (21.70%) HTML
2 23 (21.70%) XML
3 18 (16.98%) Spring
4 17 (16.04%) .NET
5 14 (13.21%) CSS
6 13 (12.26%) HTML5
6 13 (12.26%) REST
6 13 (12.26%) XSLT
7 12 (11.32%) JSON
8 11 (10.38%) Java EE
8 11 (10.38%) SOAP
9 9 (8.49%) CSS3
10 8 (7.55%) J2EE
10 8 (7.55%) WSDL
11 7 (6.60%) AngularJS
12 6 (5.66%) ASP.NET
12 6 (5.66%) JDBC
12 6 (5.66%) RESTful
13 5 (4.72%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.43%) Computer Science
1 10 (9.43%) User Experience
2 7 (6.60%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.66%) MHEG
4 5 (4.72%) IPTV
5 4 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.77%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (3.77%) Interactive TV
5 4 (3.77%) Online Banking
6 3 (2.83%) Replication
7 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.94%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.94%) DTV
8 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.94%) MPEG
8 1 (0.94%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (0.94%) Psychology
8 1 (0.94%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.94%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.94%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 27 (25.47%) Linux
2 5 (4.72%) Windows
3 4 (3.77%) AIX
3 4 (3.77%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.83%) Unix
5 2 (1.89%) Android
5 2 (1.89%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.89%) Solaris
5 2 (1.89%) Windows Vista
5 2 (1.89%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.94%) CentOS
6 1 (0.94%) Fedora
6 1 (0.94%) MVS
6 1 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (66.04%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (43.40%) TDD
3 35 (33.02%) Scrum
4 20 (18.87%) BDD
5 17 (16.04%) OO
6 13 (12.26%) MVC
7 11 (10.38%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (10.38%) OOP
8 9 (8.49%) Requirements Analysis
9 8 (7.55%) Integration Testing
9 8 (7.55%) Software Testing
9 8 (7.55%) System Testing
9 8 (7.55%) Unit Testing
9 8 (7.55%) Web Development
10 7 (6.60%) Computer Forensics
10 7 (6.60%) Information Security
10 7 (6.60%) Mobile Application Development
10 7 (6.60%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (6.60%) SDLC
11 6 (5.66%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 65 (61.32%) Java
2 33 (31.13%) JavaScript
3 23 (21.70%) C++
4 21 (19.81%) C
5 20 (18.87%) SQL
6 14 (13.21%) C#
6 14 (13.21%) Python
7 10 (9.43%) Ruby
8 8 (7.55%) Scala
9 6 (5.66%) PHP
10 4 (3.77%) Objective-C
11 3 (2.83%) Apple Swift
11 3 (2.83%) Go
11 3 (2.83%) VB
12 2 (1.89%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.89%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.94%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 21 (19.81%) Security Cleared
2 15 (14.15%) DV Cleared
3 13 (12.26%) SC Cleared
4 12 (11.32%) Degree
5 5 (4.72%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.89%) ISEB
6 2 (1.89%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.89%) OCPJP
6 2 (1.89%) PhD
7 1 (0.94%) MCP
7 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.94%) OCP
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.94%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.72%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.94%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.94%) ISO26262
2 1 (0.94%) MISRA
2 1 (0.94%) SDET
2 1 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.89%) Docker
2 1 (0.94%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (2.83%) Ansible
1 3 (2.83%) Puppet
2 2 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.89%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.89%) Mesos
3 1 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.94%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (9.43%) Oracle
2 7 (6.60%) IBM
3 5 (4.72%) Atlassian
3 5 (4.72%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.77%) OpenTV
4 4 (3.77%) Perforce
4 4 (3.77%) Serena
5 2 (1.89%) HP
6 1 (0.94%) CA
6 1 (0.94%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.94%) SAP
6 1 (0.94%) Siemens
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £45 - £50 per hour
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago