The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 12 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 12 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 16.67% 23.21% 23.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.18% 25.49% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 5
Median daily rate £439 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £274 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.95 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.37%
Software Engineering
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Salford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
66 51 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 91.67% 91.07% 73.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 39 20
Median daily rate £440 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £255 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Salford region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Salford

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Salford region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (84.21%) TDD
3 15 (78.95%) BDD
4 14 (73.68%) Web Services
5 13 (68.42%) REST
6 12 (63.16%) Git (software)
7 11 (57.89%) JSON
7 11 (57.89%) Scrum
7 11 (57.89%) Java
8 10 (52.63%) OOP
9 9 (47.37%) HTTP
9 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
9 9 (47.37%) JUnit
9 9 (47.37%) Android
9 9 (47.37%) Subversion
10 8 (42.11%) XML
11 7 (36.84%) HTML
11 7 (36.84%) Apple iOS
11 7 (36.84%) Jenkins
11 7 (36.84%) User Experience
12 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (31.58%) Node.js
12 6 (31.58%) High Availability
12 6 (31.58%) NoSQL
12 6 (31.58%) HTML5
12 6 (31.58%) Games
12 6 (31.58%) SQL
12 6 (31.58%) Linux
12 6 (31.58%) RESTful
12 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS

Software Engineering
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 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) HTTP
2 5 (26.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) NoSQL
2 2 (10.53%) MarkLogic
2 2 (10.53%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) Git (software)
2 9 (47.37%) JUnit
2 9 (47.37%) Subversion
3 7 (36.84%) Jenkins
4 4 (21.05%) JIRA
5 3 (15.79%) Calabash
5 3 (15.79%) Hudson
5 3 (15.79%) Robotium
5 3 (15.79%) TeamCity
6 2 (10.53%) Babel
6 2 (10.53%) Mercurial
6 2 (10.53%) webpack
7 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
7 1 (5.26%) Jasmine
7 1 (5.26%) JsTestDriver
7 1 (5.26%) QUnit
General
1 6 (31.58%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Software Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Android Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Android Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Android Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) iOS Android Developer
4 3 (15.79%) iOS Developer
4 3 (15.79%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Scala Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Android Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.53%) iOS Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior iOS Android Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior iOS Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Java Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Java Mobile Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) Web Services
2 13 (68.42%) REST
3 11 (57.89%) JSON
4 8 (42.11%) XML
5 7 (36.84%) HTML
6 6 (31.58%) HTML5
6 6 (31.58%) Node.js
6 6 (31.58%) RESTful
7 4 (21.05%) React
8 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
8 3 (15.79%) Apache Cordova
8 3 (15.79%) React Native
8 3 (15.79%) XSLT
9 2 (10.53%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (10.53%) CSS
9 2 (10.53%) Ember.js
9 2 (10.53%) JMS
10 1 (5.26%) Pixi.js
10 1 (5.26%) Sass
10 1 (5.26%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) User Experience
2 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
2 3 (15.79%) Streaming Media
3 2 (10.53%) Interactive TV
3 2 (10.53%) IPTV
3 2 (10.53%) MHEG
4 1 (5.26%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (5.26%) Animation
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile Games
4 1 (5.26%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Android
2 7 (36.84%) Apple iOS
3 6 (31.58%) Linux
4 3 (15.79%) Windows
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (10.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (84.21%) TDD
3 15 (78.95%) BDD
4 11 (57.89%) Scrum
5 10 (52.63%) OOP
6 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (31.58%) High Availability
7 5 (26.32%) Android Development
7 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
8 4 (21.05%) Project Management
9 3 (15.79%) Coaching
9 3 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (15.79%) DRM
9 3 (15.79%) iOS Development
9 3 (15.79%) Mobile Development
9 3 (15.79%) Pair Programming
10 2 (10.53%) Mobile Application Development
10 2 (10.53%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) Java
2 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 6 (31.58%) SQL
4 5 (26.32%) Objective-C
5 4 (21.05%) C++
6 3 (15.79%) ES6
6 3 (15.79%) Ruby
6 3 (15.79%) Scala
7 2 (10.53%) ActionScript
7 2 (10.53%) C#
7 2 (10.53%) ECMAScript
7 2 (10.53%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Twitter
2 2 (10.53%) OpenTV
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle