The table below looks at the statistics for Squid 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 Squid over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Squid Cache
Rank 83 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Squid 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.40% - -
As % of the System Software category 3.92% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£419 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 -
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

System Software Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
153 102 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.09% 8.23% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 48 20
Average daily rate £320 £300 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £115 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 20 14
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.26 £11.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.93 £22.20 £24.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

Squid
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Squid across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Squid Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Squid
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Squid across the Manchester region.

Squid Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Squid
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Squid across the Manchester region.

Squid Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Squid
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Squid 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 Squid.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) SOAP
1 6 (100.00%) UML
1 6 (100.00%) JBoss
1 6 (100.00%) SOA
1 6 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 6 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 6 (100.00%) Spring
1 6 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 6 (100.00%) REST
1 6 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 6 (100.00%) Apache ServiceMix
1 6 (100.00%) Liferay
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) HTTP
3 2 (33.33%) WSDL
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) Apache
3 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (33.33%) EAI
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) JSP
3 2 (33.33%) Servlets
3 2 (33.33%) JPA
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) JSF
3 2 (33.33%) Java EE
3 2 (33.33%) Ehcache

Squid
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Squid 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 Squid. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (100.00%) JBoss
1 6 (100.00%) Apache ServiceMix
1 6 (100.00%) Liferay
2 2 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Architect
1 4 (66.67%) Technical Architect
1 4 (66.67%) Java Architect
1 4 (66.67%) Java Technical Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) SOAP
1 6 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 6 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 6 (100.00%) Spring
1 6 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 6 (100.00%) REST
1 6 (100.00%) Apache Camel
2 2 (33.33%) WSDL
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) JSP
2 2 (33.33%) Servlets
2 2 (33.33%) JPA
2 2 (33.33%) JSF
2 2 (33.33%) Java EE
2 2 (33.33%) Ehcache
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) UML
1 6 (100.00%) SOA
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) EAI
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) IBM