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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
North West / Manchester
Rank 54 40 40
Rank change year-on-year
-14 0
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 38 65 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.87% 3.59% 3.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.48% 4.22% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 43 47
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Median hourly rate £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.04% +12.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.88 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.13% +17.00%

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
1091 1540 1196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 82.46% 85.04% 78.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 690 900 704
Median daily rate £400 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +1.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 39 29
Median hourly rate £35.00 £28.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.89% +61.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £14.70 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

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 26 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Histogram 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 26 February 2017. 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 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
Salford -8 5 £425 +6.25% 4
Software Engineering
North West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 68 (61.26%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (55.86%) JavaScript
3 52 (46.85%) TDD
4 51 (45.95%) Scrum
5 46 (41.44%) REST
6 41 (36.94%) BDD
7 39 (35.14%) Java
7 39 (35.14%) Web Services
8 38 (34.23%) SQL
9 33 (29.73%) Linux
10 31 (27.93%) HTML
11 30 (27.03%) NoSQL
11 30 (27.03%) Node.js
12 29 (26.13%) Git (software)
13 24 (21.62%) JUnit
14 23 (20.72%) CSS
15 22 (19.82%) High Availability
15 22 (19.82%) HTML5
16 21 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
17 20 (18.02%) OO
18 19 (17.12%) Games
18 19 (17.12%) RESTful
19 18 (16.22%) .NET
20 17 (15.32%) HTTP
20 17 (15.32%) React
21 16 (14.41%) AngularJS
21 16 (14.41%) C#
22 15 (13.51%) Kanban
22 15 (13.51%) Jenkins
23 14 (12.61%) Android

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 7 (6.31%) CMS
1 7 (6.31%) Sitecore CMS
1 7 (6.31%) Umbraco
2 4 (3.60%) Confluence
3 2 (1.80%) Apache
3 2 (1.80%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.80%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.90%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (4.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Magento
1 1 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.61%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.60%) Slack
4 2 (1.80%) GitHub
5 1 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.90%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.90%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.90%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.90%) PaaS
5 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.32%) HTTP
2 3 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (27.03%) NoSQL
2 14 (12.61%) MySQL
3 11 (9.91%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (9.01%) SQL Server
5 9 (8.11%) MongoDB
6 8 (7.21%) Couchbase
7 6 (5.41%) Relational Database
8 5 (4.50%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (4.50%) Hadoop
9 3 (2.70%) Big Data
10 2 (1.80%) MarkLogic
10 2 (1.80%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.90%) Data Lake
11 1 (0.90%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 29 (26.13%) Git (software)
2 24 (21.62%) JUnit
3 15 (13.51%) Jenkins
4 12 (10.81%) JIRA
5 11 (9.91%) Jasmine
6 7 (6.31%) Subversion
7 5 (4.50%) NUnit
8 4 (3.60%) Cucumber
8 4 (3.60%) Selenium
9 3 (2.70%) Babel
9 3 (2.70%) Visual Studio
9 3 (2.70%) webpack
10 2 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.80%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.80%) GoCD
10 2 (1.80%) Gradle
10 2 (1.80%) Mercurial
10 2 (1.80%) Mocha
10 2 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.80%) Vagrant
General
1 19 (17.12%) Games
2 14 (12.61%) Finance
3 6 (5.41%) Banking
4 2 (1.80%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.80%) Retail
5 1 (0.90%) Electronics
5 1 (0.90%) Marketing
5 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 68 (61.26%) Developer
2 29 (26.13%) Software Engineer
3 21 (18.92%) JavaScript Developer
4 16 (14.41%) Java Developer
5 9 (8.11%) .NET Developer
6 8 (7.21%) Scala Software Engineer
6 8 (7.21%) Senior Developer
7 7 (6.31%) Software Developer
8 6 (5.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (4.50%) Consultant
9 5 (4.50%) Digital Developer
10 4 (3.60%) Android Developer
10 4 (3.60%) Node.js Developer
11 3 (2.70%) Architect
11 3 (2.70%) Infrastructure Architect
11 3 (2.70%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
11 3 (2.70%) Lead Developer
11 3 (2.70%) Project Manager
11 3 (2.70%) Technical Architect
11 3 (2.70%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (41.44%) REST
2 39 (35.14%) Web Services
3 31 (27.93%) HTML
4 30 (27.03%) Node.js
5 23 (20.72%) CSS
6 22 (19.82%) HTML5
7 19 (17.12%) RESTful
8 18 (16.22%) .NET
9 17 (15.32%) React
10 16 (14.41%) AngularJS
11 14 (12.61%) JSON
12 13 (11.71%) Spring
13 12 (10.81%) Hibernate
14 10 (9.01%) React Native
14 10 (9.01%) SOAP
14 10 (9.01%) XML
15 9 (8.11%) .NET Framework
16 8 (7.21%) Apache Cordova
17 7 (6.31%) Ajax
18 6 (5.41%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.71%) Mobile App
2 10 (9.01%) User Experience
3 9 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.31%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.60%) 3D Graphics
6 3 (2.70%) Interactive TV
6 3 (2.70%) IPTV
6 3 (2.70%) MHEG
7 2 (1.80%) New Media
7 2 (1.80%) Streaming Video
7 2 (1.80%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.90%) BBC
8 1 (0.90%) Fintech
8 1 (0.90%) iPad
8 1 (0.90%) Mobile Games
8 1 (0.90%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 33 (29.73%) Linux
2 14 (12.61%) Android
2 14 (12.61%) Apple iOS
3 8 (7.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (5.41%) Unix
5 5 (4.50%) Windows
6 1 (0.90%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.90%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (61.26%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (46.85%) TDD
3 51 (45.95%) Scrum
4 41 (36.94%) BDD
5 22 (19.82%) High Availability
6 21 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (18.02%) OO
8 15 (13.51%) Kanban
9 13 (11.71%) OOP
10 11 (9.91%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (9.91%) SDLC
10 11 (9.91%) Unit Testing
11 8 (7.21%) Project Management
11 8 (7.21%) Web Development
12 7 (6.31%) Android Development
12 7 (6.31%) DevOps
12 7 (6.31%) MVC
12 7 (6.31%) Open Source
12 7 (6.31%) SOLID
13 6 (5.41%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 62 (55.86%) JavaScript
2 39 (35.14%) Java
3 38 (34.23%) SQL
4 16 (14.41%) C#
5 13 (11.71%) C++
6 11 (9.91%) Scala
7 8 (7.21%) Python
8 7 (6.31%) PHP
9 6 (5.41%) ES6
10 5 (4.50%) Ruby
11 4 (3.60%) Objective-C
11 4 (3.60%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.70%) ActionScript
12 3 (2.70%) ECMAScript
13 2 (1.80%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.80%) C
13 2 (1.80%) Embedded C
13 2 (1.80%) Korn
13 2 (1.80%) Lua
13 2 (1.80%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (7.21%) Degree
2 3 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (2.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.31%) QA
2 2 (1.80%) ISO26262
2 2 (1.80%) MISRA
3 1 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (4.50%) Docker
2 1 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.50%) Ansible
3 4 (3.60%) Puppet
4 2 (1.80%) Terraform
5 1 (0.90%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 10 (9.01%) Oracle
2 8 (7.21%) Red Hat
3 7 (6.31%) Sitecore
3 7 (6.31%) Xamarin
4 5 (4.50%) Twitter
5 3 (2.70%) Google
5 3 (2.70%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.70%) OpenTV
6 2 (1.80%) Perforce
7 1 (0.90%) Capita
7 1 (0.90%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.90%) HP
7 1 (0.90%) ICL
7 1 (0.90%) Northgate
7 1 (0.90%) SAP
7 1 (0.90%) Tableau
7 1 (0.90%) VMware
7 1 (0.90%) Wonderware
7 1 (0.90%) Zend
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