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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 42 39 62
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +23
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 69 75 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.17% 3.84% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.91% 4.79% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 40 22
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £295 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £544 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £368 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 1
Median hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -11.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%
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
1404 1567 1105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 84.78% 80.32% 76.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 920 901 701
Median daily rate £420 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 42 32
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -6 12 £439 +17.00%
Stockport -4 8 £435 - 1
Oldham +2 1 - - 7
Cheadle 0 1 £425 -
Software Engineering
North West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 79 (63.20%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (43.20%) Java
2 54 (43.20%) TDD
3 53 (42.40%) JavaScript
4 51 (40.80%) REST
5 47 (37.60%) BDD
6 46 (36.80%) Scrum
7 40 (32.00%) SQL
8 39 (31.20%) Git (software)
9 38 (30.40%) NoSQL
10 34 (27.20%) Web Services
11 33 (26.40%) JUnit
12 31 (24.80%) Linux
13 25 (20.00%) HTML
13 25 (20.00%) Node.js
14 24 (19.20%) OO
14 24 (19.20%) HTTP
15 23 (18.40%) CSS
15 23 (18.40%) JSON
16 22 (17.60%) Jenkins
17 21 (16.80%) RESTful
18 20 (16.00%) HTML5
18 20 (16.00%) High Availability
19 19 (15.20%) XML
20 18 (14.40%) OOP
20 18 (14.40%) C++
20 18 (14.40%) Oracle
20 18 (14.40%) Continuous Integration
21 17 (13.60%) Android
21 17 (13.60%) Apple iOS

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 (5.60%) CMS
1 7 (5.60%) Sitecore CMS
1 7 (5.60%) Umbraco
2 6 (4.80%) Confluence
3 4 (3.20%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.60%) Apache
4 2 (1.60%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.60%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.60%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.80%) JBoss
5 1 (0.80%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.20%) MS Office
3 1 (0.80%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.80%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.80%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (10.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.20%) Slack
4 1 (0.80%) GitHub
4 1 (0.80%) Office 365
4 1 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (19.20%) HTTP
2 12 (9.60%) Internet
3 8 (6.40%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.20%) DHCP
4 4 (3.20%) DNS
4 4 (3.20%) Firewall
4 4 (3.20%) LAN
4 4 (3.20%) SAN
4 4 (3.20%) VLAN
4 4 (3.20%) WAN
4 4 (3.20%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.80%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (30.40%) NoSQL
2 15 (12.00%) MySQL
3 12 (9.60%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (8.80%) MongoDB
5 8 (6.40%) Couchbase
6 7 (5.60%) Relational Database
7 6 (4.80%) SQL Server
8 5 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (3.20%) RDBMS
10 3 (2.40%) Big Data
11 2 (1.60%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.60%) MarkLogic
12 1 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.80%) Data Lake
12 1 (0.80%) Neo4j
12 1 (0.80%) OrientDB
12 1 (0.80%) Power BI
12 1 (0.80%) QlikView
12 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 39 (31.20%) Git (software)
2 33 (26.40%) JUnit
3 22 (17.60%) Jenkins
4 15 (12.00%) Subversion
5 13 (10.40%) JIRA
6 10 (8.00%) Jasmine
7 5 (4.00%) Cucumber
7 5 (4.00%) Maven
7 5 (4.00%) Visual Studio
8 4 (3.20%) Xcode
9 3 (2.40%) Babel
9 3 (2.40%) Calabash
9 3 (2.40%) Eclipse
9 3 (2.40%) Hudson
9 3 (2.40%) Robotium
9 3 (2.40%) Selenium
9 3 (2.40%) TeamCity
9 3 (2.40%) webpack
10 2 (1.60%) Bitbucket
10 2 (1.60%) Gradle
General
1 16 (12.80%) Games
2 5 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.20%) Finance
4 3 (2.40%) Banking
5 2 (1.60%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.80%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 74 (59.20%) Developer
2 39 (31.20%) Software Engineer
3 26 (20.80%) Java Developer
4 17 (13.60%) JavaScript Developer
5 9 (7.20%) Android Developer
5 9 (7.20%) Scala Software Engineer
6 6 (4.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (4.80%) Senior Developer
6 6 (4.80%) Software Developer
7 5 (4.00%) C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (4.00%) Digital Developer
7 5 (4.00%) iOS Developer
7 5 (4.00%) Mobile Developer
7 5 (4.00%) Objective-C Developer
8 4 (3.20%) Azure Engineer
8 4 (3.20%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 4 (3.20%) iOS Android Developer
8 4 (3.20%) Java Android Developer
8 4 (3.20%) Java Engineer
8 4 (3.20%) Java Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (40.80%) REST
2 34 (27.20%) Web Services
3 25 (20.00%) HTML
3 25 (20.00%) Node.js
4 23 (18.40%) CSS
4 23 (18.40%) JSON
5 21 (16.80%) RESTful
6 20 (16.00%) HTML5
7 19 (15.20%) XML
8 17 (13.60%) Spring
9 16 (12.80%) Hibernate
10 15 (12.00%) SOAP
11 14 (11.20%) React
12 13 (10.40%) .NET
13 12 (9.60%) AngularJS
14 10 (8.00%) React Native
15 9 (7.20%) .NET Framework
16 8 (6.40%) Ajax
17 7 (5.60%) WebGL
18 6 (4.80%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.80%) Mobile App
1 16 (12.80%) User Experience
2 9 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.20%) 3D Graphics
4 3 (2.40%) Interactive TV
4 3 (2.40%) MHEG
4 3 (2.40%) Streaming Media
5 2 (1.60%) IPTV
5 2 (1.60%) New Media
5 2 (1.60%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.80%) Animation
6 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.80%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.80%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.80%) Fintech
6 1 (0.80%) Mobile Games
6 1 (0.80%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 31 (24.80%) Linux
2 17 (13.60%) Android
2 17 (13.60%) Apple iOS
3 12 (9.60%) Windows
4 7 (5.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.20%) Unix
5 4 (3.20%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.40%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.80%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (63.20%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (43.20%) TDD
3 47 (37.60%) BDD
4 46 (36.80%) Scrum
5 24 (19.20%) OO
6 20 (16.00%) High Availability
7 18 (14.40%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (14.40%) OOP
8 13 (10.40%) Unit Testing
9 12 (9.60%) Kanban
9 12 (9.60%) Mobile Development
10 11 (8.80%) Android Development
10 11 (8.80%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (8.80%) SDLC
11 10 (8.00%) Web Development
12 9 (7.20%) Automated Testing
12 9 (7.20%) E-Commerce
12 9 (7.20%) Mentoring
13 8 (6.40%) iOS Development
14 7 (5.60%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (43.20%) Java
2 53 (42.40%) JavaScript
3 40 (32.00%) SQL
4 18 (14.40%) C++
5 14 (11.20%) Objective-C
6 12 (9.60%) C#
7 10 (8.00%) Scala
8 7 (5.60%) PHP
9 5 (4.00%) ES6
9 5 (4.00%) Python
9 5 (4.00%) Ruby
10 4 (3.20%) Apple Swift
10 4 (3.20%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.40%) ActionScript
11 3 (2.40%) C
11 3 (2.40%) ECMAScript
12 2 (1.60%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.60%) Lua
12 2 (1.60%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.80%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (1.60%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (1.60%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.80%) Degree
2 1 (0.80%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.80%) QA
2 2 (1.60%) ISO26262
2 2 (1.60%) MISRA
3 1 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.80%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.20%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.20%) XenApp
2 1 (0.80%) Docker
2 1 (0.80%) Firmware
Vendors
1 18 (14.40%) Oracle
2 7 (5.60%) Red Hat
2 7 (5.60%) Sitecore
2 7 (5.60%) Twitter
2 7 (5.60%) Xamarin
3 6 (4.80%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.20%) Cisco
4 4 (3.20%) Citrix
4 4 (3.20%) VMware
5 3 (2.40%) OpenTV
6 2 (1.60%) Perforce
7 1 (0.80%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.80%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.80%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.80%) Northgate
7 1 (0.80%) Tableau
7 1 (0.80%) Zend
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