The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Salford region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 3 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 16 3 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 28.07% 12.50% 56.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.07% 12.50% 56.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 22
Median daily rate £400 £258 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.33% -20.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £232 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £284 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
Developer
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Salford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
57 24 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 17 32
Median daily rate £413 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £555 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.60 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Salford region that featured Developer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Salford region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 28 (75.68%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (62.16%) BDD
3 22 (59.46%) User Experience
3 22 (59.46%) OOP
4 21 (56.76%) Android
5 19 (51.35%) Android Development
6 16 (43.24%) Apple iOS
7 15 (40.54%) Git (software)
8 14 (37.84%) TDD
9 13 (35.14%) Subversion
10 12 (32.43%) Scrum
11 11 (29.73%) Unit Testing
11 11 (29.73%) Project Management
12 10 (27.03%) HTML
12 10 (27.03%) iOS Development
13 9 (24.32%) Mobile Development
13 9 (24.32%) Mobile App
13 9 (24.32%) OO
13 9 (24.32%) Software Testing
14 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
14 8 (21.62%) CSS
15 7 (18.92%) SQL
15 7 (18.92%) JSON
15 7 (18.92%) Objective-C
15 7 (18.92%) Jenkins
16 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
17 5 (13.51%) NHS
17 5 (13.51%) Java
17 5 (13.51%) Web Services
17 5 (13.51%) Web Development

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Salford 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 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.11%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) HTTP
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.70%) MySQL
3 1 (2.70%) Power BI
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (40.54%) Git (software)
2 13 (35.14%) Subversion
3 7 (18.92%) Jenkins
4 3 (8.11%) Cucumber
4 3 (8.11%) JIRA
4 3 (8.11%) PhantomJS
5 2 (5.41%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.70%) Calabash
6 1 (2.70%) Hudson
6 1 (2.70%) JsTestDriver
6 1 (2.70%) JUnit
6 1 (2.70%) QUnit
6 1 (2.70%) Robotium
6 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (8.11%) Games
2 1 (2.70%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) HTML
2 8 (21.62%) CSS
3 7 (18.92%) JSON
4 5 (13.51%) Web Services
5 4 (10.81%) HTML5
5 4 (10.81%) REST
5 4 (10.81%) Sass
6 2 (5.41%) .NET
7 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.70%) Node.js
7 1 (2.70%) RESTful
7 1 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (2.70%) XHTML
7 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (59.46%) User Experience
2 9 (24.32%) Mobile App
3 5 (13.51%) NHS
4 1 (2.70%) Animation
4 1 (2.70%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (56.76%) Android
2 16 (43.24%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.70%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (75.68%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (62.16%) BDD
3 22 (59.46%) OOP
4 19 (51.35%) Android Development
5 14 (37.84%) TDD
6 12 (32.43%) Scrum
7 11 (29.73%) Project Management
7 11 (29.73%) Unit Testing
8 10 (27.03%) iOS Development
9 9 (24.32%) Mobile Development
9 9 (24.32%) OO
9 9 (24.32%) Software Testing
10 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
11 5 (13.51%) Web Development
12 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (8.11%) Continuous Delivery
14 2 (5.41%) Automated Testing
14 2 (5.41%) Integration Testing
14 2 (5.41%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
2 7 (18.92%) Objective-C
2 7 (18.92%) SQL
3 5 (13.51%) Java
4 4 (10.81%) PHP
5 3 (8.11%) C++
5 3 (8.11%) Ruby
6 2 (5.41%) C#
6 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.70%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.70%) Tableau