The first table below looks at the demand for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 15 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 of the Communications & Networking category 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
15 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 6 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Internet 2 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 6.90% 25.00% 21.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 66.67% 58.33% 61.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 9
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.72
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -4.54%
Communications & Networking Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 10.34% 42.86% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 12
Average daily rate £325 £344 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +14.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.29% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -25.00%
Internet
Manchester

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the Salford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Salford

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 15 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford region citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) Games
1 5 (100.00%) New Media
1 5 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (80.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (60.00%) HTML5
3 3 (60.00%) Kindle
3 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (60.00%) Game Development
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Multimedia
3 3 (60.00%) Content Management
3 3 (60.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Flash
3 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) JIRA
3 3 (60.00%) Android
4 2 (40.00%) MHEG
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) C++
4 2 (40.00%) PHP
4 2 (40.00%) BBC
4 2 (40.00%) OOP
4 2 (40.00%) Interactive TV

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 15 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford region citing Internet 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 Internet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (100.00%) Games
2 3 (60.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) Flash
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) New Media
1 5 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (60.00%) Kindle
3 2 (40.00%) MHEG
3 2 (40.00%) BBC
3 2 (40.00%) Interactive TV
3 2 (40.00%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 3 (60.00%) Game Development
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Content Management
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) OOP
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Android Development
4 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) OpenTV