The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Salford region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 15 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 9 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 12.50% 14.04% 2.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.86% 14.81% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 0
Median daily rate £440 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +0.95%
Software Engineer
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
70 54 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 97.22% 94.74% 97.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 40 21
Median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £180 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Median hourly rate £13.60 £13.60 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +35.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Salford

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (83.33%) TDD
2 10 (83.33%) Web Services
3 9 (75.00%) BDD
3 9 (75.00%) REST
4 8 (66.67%) Git (software)
4 8 (66.67%) JUnit
4 8 (66.67%) HTTP
5 7 (58.33%) Scrum
5 7 (58.33%) XML
5 7 (58.33%) Java
5 7 (58.33%) JSON
6 6 (50.00%) High Availability
6 6 (50.00%) Node.js
6 6 (50.00%) NoSQL
6 6 (50.00%) RESTful
6 6 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (50.00%) SQL
6 6 (50.00%) Linux
7 5 (41.67%) OOP
7 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (33.33%) Subversion
8 4 (33.33%) Internet
9 3 (25.00%) Games
9 3 (25.00%) XSLT
9 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 3 (25.00%) Android
9 3 (25.00%) Ruby

Software Engineer 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 6 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) HTTP
2 4 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (16.67%) MarkLogic
2 2 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 8 (66.67%) JUnit
2 4 (33.33%) Subversion
3 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (16.67%) Calabash
4 2 (16.67%) Hudson
4 2 (16.67%) Mercurial
4 2 (16.67%) Robotium
4 2 (16.67%) TeamCity
5 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
5 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (25.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) Web Services
2 9 (75.00%) REST
3 7 (58.33%) JSON
3 7 (58.33%) XML
4 6 (50.00%) Node.js
4 6 (50.00%) RESTful
5 3 (25.00%) XSLT
6 2 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (16.67%) JMS
6 2 (16.67%) React
7 1 (8.33%) Ajax
7 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
7 1 (8.33%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (8.33%) CSS
7 1 (8.33%) HTML
7 1 (8.33%) Pixi.js
7 1 (8.33%) React Native
7 1 (8.33%) Sass
7 1 (8.33%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (25.00%) User Experience
2 2 (16.67%) Interactive TV
2 2 (16.67%) IPTV
2 2 (16.67%) MHEG
2 2 (16.67%) Streaming Media
3 1 (8.33%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Games
3 1 (8.33%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Android
3 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 2 (16.67%) Unix
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (83.33%) TDD
3 9 (75.00%) BDD
4 7 (58.33%) Scrum
5 6 (50.00%) High Availability
6 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (41.67%) OOP
6 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Coaching
7 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (16.67%) DRM
7 2 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (16.67%) Mobile Development
7 2 (16.67%) Pair Programming
7 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
7 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Game Development
8 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) Ruby
3 3 (25.00%) Scala
4 2 (16.67%) ActionScript
4 2 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) C++
4 2 (16.67%) Objective-C
4 2 (16.67%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) ES6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Twitter
2 2 (16.67%) OpenTV
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle