The first table below looks at the demand for the Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank - - 15
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford - - 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.20% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £36.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-8.96% +11.53%
Job Titles Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
25 26 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 86.21% 92.86% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 35
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 £95 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
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 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Software Developer
Manchester

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Salford

Software Developer
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) BBC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience Design
1 1 (100.00%) RSpec
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Information Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) RSpec
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) BBC
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience Design
1 1 (100.00%) Information Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA