The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 6 25 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 26.09% 55.56% 21.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.58% 55.56% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 21 10
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £313 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.48 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -
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
19 45 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 82.61% 100.00% 91.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 30 35
Average daily rate £373 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.61% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £13.60 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Salford region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 2015, 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 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) HTML
3 5 (41.67%) CSS
3 5 (41.67%) Web Services
4 4 (33.33%) MySQL
4 4 (33.33%) Perl
4 4 (33.33%) Web Development
4 4 (33.33%) HTML5
4 4 (33.33%) Node.js
4 4 (33.33%) CSS3
4 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 4 (33.33%) React
5 3 (25.00%) BDD
5 3 (25.00%) Catalyst
5 3 (25.00%) REST
5 3 (25.00%) RESTful
5 3 (25.00%) Mason
5 3 (25.00%) OO
5 3 (25.00%) TDD
6 2 (16.67%) Subversion
6 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (16.67%) Ajax
6 2 (16.67%) Games
6 2 (16.67%) Scrum
6 2 (16.67%) OOP
6 2 (16.67%) MVC
6 2 (16.67%) Apache
6 2 (16.67%) XHTML
6 2 (16.67%) HTTP

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 4 (33.33%) Node.js
2 2 (16.67%) Apache
3 1 (8.33%) Zope
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Subversion
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (8.33%) Selenium
General
1 2 (16.67%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) CSS
2 5 (41.67%) Web Services
3 4 (33.33%) HTML5
3 4 (33.33%) CSS3
3 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 4 (33.33%) React
4 3 (25.00%) Catalyst
4 3 (25.00%) REST
4 3 (25.00%) Mason
4 3 (25.00%) RESTful
5 2 (16.67%) Ajax
5 2 (16.67%) JSON
5 2 (16.67%) XML
5 2 (16.67%) XHTML
5 2 (16.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (8.33%) Akka
6 1 (8.33%) Play Framework
6 1 (8.33%) SVG
6 1 (8.33%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Web Development
3 3 (25.00%) OO
3 3 (25.00%) TDD
3 3 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) OOP
4 2 (16.67%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Process Management
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) Kanban
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Scala
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
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