The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 11 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 3.13% 4.88% 21.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.13% 5.00% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £425 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £319 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.96% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.33%
Job Titles Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
32 40 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 100.00% 97.56% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 34 23
Average daily rate £325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £12.33 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Software Engineer
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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 1 August 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) ActionScript
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) BBC
3 1 (33.33%) Games
3 1 (33.33%) OpenTV
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) New Media
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (33.33%) Calabash
3 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Calabash
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (33.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) BBC
1 1 (33.33%) New Media
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (33.33%) IPTV
1 1 (33.33%) MHEG
1 1 (33.33%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) ActionScript
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) OpenTV
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