The first table below looks at the demand for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Salford region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 10 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 32.26% 32.14% 41.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 37.04% 34.62% 44.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 20
Average daily rate £375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £323 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
27 26 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 87.10% 92.86% 92.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 34
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £101 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Average hourly rate £14.25 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% -8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Developer
Manchester

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Salford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Salford

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford region that cited Developer in their job title 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 with Developer in their job title.

1 8 (44.44%) HTML
2 7 (38.89%) CSS
2 7 (38.89%) TDD
3 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (33.33%) PHP
3 6 (33.33%) BDD
4 5 (27.78%) Java
4 5 (27.78%) Subversion
4 5 (27.78%) Scrum
4 5 (27.78%) Ruby
5 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (22.22%) Zend
5 4 (22.22%) Project Management
5 4 (22.22%) Kanban
5 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
6 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
6 3 (16.67%) Android
6 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 3 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (16.67%) HTML5
6 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
6 3 (16.67%) .NET
6 3 (16.67%) SQL
6 3 (16.67%) C#
6 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 3 (16.67%) Zend Framework
7 2 (11.11%) Games
7 2 (11.11%) Web Design
7 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford region that cited Developer in their job title 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 with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (11.11%) QlikView
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.56%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Subversion
2 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
3 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 2 (11.11%) Maven
4 2 (11.11%) Hudson
4 2 (11.11%) QUnit
4 2 (11.11%) Jasmine
4 2 (11.11%) PHPUnit
4 2 (11.11%) Mocha
4 2 (11.11%) Grunt
5 1 (5.56%) Ant
5 1 (5.56%) Calabash
5 1 (5.56%) Firebug
5 1 (5.56%) RSpec
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) HTML
2 7 (38.89%) CSS
3 3 (16.67%) .NET
3 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (16.67%) Zend Framework
3 3 (16.67%) HTML5
4 2 (11.11%) CSS3
4 2 (11.11%) Modernizr
4 2 (11.11%) Backbone.js
4 2 (11.11%) Adobe AIR
4 2 (11.11%) jQuery
4 2 (11.11%) RESTful
4 2 (11.11%) Flash
4 2 (11.11%) Spring
4 2 (11.11%) Ajax
4 2 (11.11%) Sass
4 2 (11.11%) Ember.js
4 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 2 (11.11%) Web Services
4 2 (11.11%) OOCSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) BBC
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile Games
2 1 (5.56%) IPTV
2 1 (5.56%) Online Games
2 1 (5.56%) Open Source
2 1 (5.56%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Android
1 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) TDD
2 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 6 (33.33%) BDD
3 5 (27.78%) Scrum
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) Kanban
4 4 (22.22%) Project Management
5 3 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (11.11%) MVC
6 2 (11.11%) OOP
6 2 (11.11%) OO
6 2 (11.11%) RDF
6 2 (11.11%) Pair Programming
6 2 (11.11%) Data Management
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.11%) Web Design
7 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.56%) User Experience Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 6 (33.33%) PHP
2 5 (27.78%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) Ruby
3 3 (16.67%) C#
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 2 (11.11%) ActionScript
4 2 (11.11%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) PMP
1 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Zend
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Adobe
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