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 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 56 59 69
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 50 37 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.73% 2.24% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.34% 2.96% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 28 19
Median daily rate £425 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £311 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +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
1499 1249 1043
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.73% 75.65% 75.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 907 667 539
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 31 40
Median hourly rate £28.50 £16.72 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.48% +1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £11.75 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £37.41
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

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 6 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 6 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
Salford -11 4 £400 -
Bolton +10 2 £450 +33.33% 1
Software Engineering
North West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 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 75 (64.66%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (61.21%) Java
3 51 (43.97%) TDD
4 38 (32.76%) JavaScript
5 36 (31.03%) Web Services
6 35 (30.17%) Scrum
7 32 (27.59%) C++
7 32 (27.59%) Linux
8 28 (24.14%) XML
8 28 (24.14%) HTML
9 26 (22.41%) C
10 25 (21.55%) Git (software)
11 24 (20.69%) Security Cleared
12 23 (19.83%) BDD
12 23 (19.83%) SQL
13 21 (18.10%) OO
14 20 (17.24%) .NET
14 20 (17.24%) Spring
15 19 (16.38%) C#
16 18 (15.52%) Subversion
17 16 (13.79%) CSS
17 16 (13.79%) Degree
17 16 (13.79%) HTML5
17 16 (13.79%) DV Cleared
17 16 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
18 15 (12.93%) SC Cleared
18 15 (12.93%) REST
18 15 (12.93%) JSON
18 15 (12.93%) Python
18 15 (12.93%) MVC

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 (5.17%) Node.js
2 5 (4.31%) JBoss
2 5 (4.31%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.45%) Apache
3 4 (3.45%) Confluence
3 4 (3.45%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.59%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.72%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.86%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.48%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.72%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.62%) HTTP
2 9 (7.76%) Bluetooth
3 5 (4.31%) Ethernet
3 5 (4.31%) RS-422
3 5 (4.31%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.59%) Internet
5 2 (1.72%) DNS
5 2 (1.72%) SMTP
5 2 (1.72%) SNMP
5 2 (1.72%) SSL
6 1 (0.86%) DVB
6 1 (0.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.48%) NoSQL
2 9 (7.76%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.31%) DB2
3 5 (4.31%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.45%) MySQL
5 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.72%) Redis
5 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.86%) Big Data
6 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 25 (21.55%) Git (software)
2 18 (15.52%) Subversion
3 12 (10.34%) Selenium
4 10 (8.62%) Jenkins
5 8 (6.90%) JUnit
5 8 (6.90%) Maven
6 6 (5.17%) Visual Studio
7 5 (4.31%) Ant
7 5 (4.31%) Eclipse
7 5 (4.31%) Gradle
8 4 (3.45%) JIRA
9 3 (2.59%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.86%) Grunt
10 1 (0.86%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.86%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.86%) JMeter
10 1 (0.86%) LabVIEW
10 1 (0.86%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.86%) QUnit
10 1 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (12.93%) Finance
2 12 (10.34%) Banking
3 9 (7.76%) Local Government
4 6 (5.17%) Electronics
4 6 (5.17%) Games
5 4 (3.45%) Retail
5 4 (3.45%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.59%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.72%) Marketing
8 1 (0.86%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 62 (53.45%) Developer
2 46 (39.66%) Software Engineer
3 36 (31.03%) Java Developer
4 17 (14.66%) Software Developer
5 10 (8.62%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 8 (6.90%) C# Software Engineer
7 7 (6.03%) .NET Developer
7 7 (6.03%) .NET Software Developer
7 7 (6.03%) C Software Engineer
7 7 (6.03%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 7 (6.03%) C++ Software Engineer
7 7 (6.03%) Java Scala Developer
7 7 (6.03%) Scala Developer
8 6 (5.17%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (5.17%) C# Developer
8 6 (5.17%) C# Software Developer
8 6 (5.17%) Python Software Engineer
9 5 (4.31%) Java Engineer
9 5 (4.31%) Java Software Engineer
9 5 (4.31%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (31.03%) Web Services
2 28 (24.14%) HTML
2 28 (24.14%) XML
3 20 (17.24%) .NET
3 20 (17.24%) Spring
4 16 (13.79%) CSS
4 16 (13.79%) HTML5
5 15 (12.93%) JSON
5 15 (12.93%) REST
6 14 (12.07%) Java EE
6 14 (12.07%) XSLT
7 11 (9.48%) SOAP
7 11 (9.48%) WSDL
8 10 (8.62%) AngularJS
8 10 (8.62%) CSS3
8 10 (8.62%) J2EE
9 8 (6.90%) ASP.NET
10 7 (6.03%) Hibernate
11 6 (5.17%) .NET Framework
11 6 (5.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.48%) Computer Science
2 10 (8.62%) User Experience
3 9 (7.76%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.17%) MHEG
5 5 (4.31%) IPTV
5 5 (4.31%) Replication
6 4 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.45%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (3.45%) Interactive TV
6 4 (3.45%) Online Banking
7 3 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.86%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.86%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.86%) DTV
8 1 (0.86%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.86%) MPEG
8 1 (0.86%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (0.86%) Psychology
8 1 (0.86%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.86%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 32 (27.59%) Linux
2 12 (10.34%) Windows
3 7 (6.03%) AIX
4 5 (4.31%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.31%) Mac OS
4 5 (4.31%) Windows Vista
4 5 (4.31%) Windows XP
5 4 (3.45%) Android
6 3 (2.59%) Unix
7 2 (1.72%) Solaris
8 1 (0.86%) MVS
8 1 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (64.66%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (43.97%) TDD
3 35 (30.17%) Scrum
4 23 (19.83%) BDD
5 21 (18.10%) OO
6 16 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (12.93%) MVC
8 14 (12.07%) OOP
9 13 (11.21%) SDLC
10 10 (8.62%) Software Testing
10 10 (8.62%) System Testing
11 9 (7.76%) Computer Forensics
11 9 (7.76%) Information Security
11 9 (7.76%) Requirements Analysis
11 9 (7.76%) Web Development
12 8 (6.90%) Integration Testing
12 8 (6.90%) Mobile Application Development
12 8 (6.90%) Unit Testing
13 7 (6.03%) Performance Tuning
14 6 (5.17%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 71 (61.21%) Java
2 38 (32.76%) JavaScript
3 32 (27.59%) C++
4 26 (22.41%) C
5 23 (19.83%) SQL
6 19 (16.38%) C#
7 15 (12.93%) Python
8 9 (7.76%) Ruby
9 8 (6.90%) Scala
10 6 (5.17%) Objective-C
10 6 (5.17%) PHP
11 3 (2.59%) Apple Swift
11 3 (2.59%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.72%) Go
12 2 (1.72%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.72%) VB
13 1 (0.86%) Lua
13 1 (0.86%) XPath
Qualifications
1 24 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 16 (13.79%) Degree
2 16 (13.79%) DV Cleared
3 15 (12.93%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.31%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.72%) ISEB
5 2 (1.72%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.72%) OCPJP
5 2 (1.72%) PhD
6 1 (0.86%) MCP
6 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.86%) OCP
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.86%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.31%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) SDET
2 1 (0.86%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.72%) Docker
2 1 (0.86%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (1.72%) Ansible
1 2 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.72%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.72%) Mesos
1 2 (1.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (9.48%) Oracle
2 8 (6.90%) IBM
3 5 (4.31%) Atlassian
3 5 (4.31%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.31%) Perforce
4 4 (3.45%) OpenTV
4 4 (3.45%) Serena
5 2 (1.72%) HP
6 1 (0.86%) CA
6 1 (0.86%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.86%) SAP
6 1 (0.86%) VMware
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