The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 6 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 11.76% 3.85% 4.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.76% 4.00% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£369 £425 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.23% +31.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
17 25 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 100.00% 96.15% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 17
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £13.60 £19.63 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.72% +30.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Salford region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Django
2 3 (75.00%) Mason
2 3 (75.00%) RESTful
2 3 (75.00%) Memcached
2 3 (75.00%) Apache
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) Zope
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Catalyst
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) Spring
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) IPTV
4 1 (25.00%) MHEG
4 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (25.00%) MapReduce
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (25.00%) CouchDB
4 1 (25.00%) SimpleDB
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Salford region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) Apache
1 3 (75.00%) Zope
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) CouchDB
2 1 (25.00%) SimpleDB
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) Django
2 3 (75.00%) Mason
2 3 (75.00%) RESTful
2 3 (75.00%) Memcached
2 3 (75.00%) Catalyst
3 2 (50.00%) Spring
4 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Interactive TV
1 1 (25.00%) IPTV
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) MHEG
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) MapReduce
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) OpenTV