The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Salford region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
Manchester / Salford
Rank 24 9 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 2 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 2.38% 21.62% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.56% 22.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 0
Median daily rate £388 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £37.59
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.39%

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
78 35 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 92.86% 94.59% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 31 19
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £190 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £10.50 £15.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Android
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) ES6
3 2 (50.00%) Pixi.js
3 2 (50.00%) Babel
3 2 (50.00%) Android Development
3 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (50.00%) WebGL
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Mocha
3 2 (50.00%) Jasmine
3 2 (50.00%) GitHub
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5 Canvas
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) JSON
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Games
4 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) ECMAScript
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile App

Software 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) GitHub
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Babel
2 2 (50.00%) Jasmine
2 2 (50.00%) Mocha
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) PhantomJS
3 1 (25.00%) webpack
General
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5 Canvas
1 2 (50.00%) Pixi.js
1 2 (50.00%) WebGL
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) Ember.js
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) React
2 1 (25.00%) React Native
2 1 (25.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Android
2 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Android Development
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) ES6
3 1 (25.00%) Apple Swift
3 1 (25.00%) ECMAScript
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Salford, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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