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 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
Manchester / Salford
Rank 25 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 1.18% 5.26% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 5.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £425 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +16.00%

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
79 36 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 92.94% 94.74% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 32 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 £308 £220 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 25 February 2017, 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 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (90.00%) TDD
3 8 (80.00%) Scrum
3 8 (80.00%) Web Services
3 8 (80.00%) BDD
4 7 (70.00%) REST
5 6 (60.00%) High Availability
5 6 (60.00%) Node.js
5 6 (60.00%) NoSQL
5 6 (60.00%) JUnit
5 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (60.00%) RESTful
5 6 (60.00%) Linux
5 6 (60.00%) HTTP
5 6 (60.00%) SQL
6 5 (50.00%) Java
6 5 (50.00%) XML
6 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (40.00%) JSON
7 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
7 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (40.00%) Games
8 3 (30.00%) XSLT
8 3 (30.00%) OOP
8 3 (30.00%) Twitter
8 3 (30.00%) Scala
8 3 (30.00%) React
9 2 (20.00%) Mercurial

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 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) HTTP
2 2 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (20.00%) MarkLogic
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (60.00%) JUnit
2 2 (20.00%) Mercurial
2 2 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (40.00%) Games
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) Web Services
2 7 (70.00%) REST
3 6 (60.00%) Node.js
3 6 (60.00%) RESTful
4 5 (50.00%) XML
5 4 (40.00%) JSON
6 3 (30.00%) React
6 3 (30.00%) XSLT
7 2 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (20.00%) Apache Cordova
7 2 (20.00%) JMS
8 1 (10.00%) HTML
8 1 (10.00%) HTML5
8 1 (10.00%) Pixi.js
8 1 (10.00%) React Native
8 1 (10.00%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (20.00%) Interactive TV
2 2 (20.00%) IPTV
2 2 (20.00%) MHEG
3 1 (10.00%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Games
3 1 (10.00%) New Media
3 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Android
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (90.00%) TDD
3 8 (80.00%) BDD
3 8 (80.00%) Scrum
4 6 (60.00%) High Availability
5 5 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (30.00%) OOP
7 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
8 1 (10.00%) 3D Programming
8 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
8 1 (10.00%) Android Development
8 1 (10.00%) Game Development
8 1 (10.00%) Kanban
8 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) Scala
5 2 (20.00%) ActionScript
5 2 (20.00%) C#
5 2 (20.00%) C++
5 2 (20.00%) PHP
5 2 (20.00%) Ruby
6 1 (10.00%) ES6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Twitter
2 2 (20.00%) OpenTV
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle