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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 27 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 4 3 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 9 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 33.33% 29.63% 4.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 45.00% 33.33% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 1
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£388 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +0.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £329 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.90% +1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
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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
20 24 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 74.07% 88.89% 76.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 12
Average daily rate £395 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £318 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the Salford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Salford region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Salford region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 11 (73.33%) Computer Science
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) TDD
3 7 (46.67%) Spring
3 7 (46.67%) Java
4 6 (40.00%) XML
4 6 (40.00%) Linux
4 6 (40.00%) Project Management
4 6 (40.00%) Scrum
4 6 (40.00%) Degree
4 6 (40.00%) Agile Project Management
5 5 (33.33%) Hazelcast
5 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 5 (33.33%) Coaching
5 5 (33.33%) JIRA
5 5 (33.33%) XPath
5 5 (33.33%) WebSphere
5 5 (33.33%) Maven
5 5 (33.33%) Grails
5 5 (33.33%) Kanban
5 5 (33.33%) Android
5 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (33.33%) BDD
5 5 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (33.33%) J2SE
5 5 (33.33%) JMS
5 5 (33.33%) HTTP
5 5 (33.33%) XML Schema
5 5 (33.33%) SAX
5 5 (33.33%) Tomcat

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Salford region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 5 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) Zope
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Hazelcast
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) CouchDB
2 1 (6.67%) SimpleDB
2 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Maven
1 5 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
1 5 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Project Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Software Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) ScrumMaster
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Programme Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Hardware Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Portfolio Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Perl Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) Spring
2 6 (40.00%) XML
3 5 (33.33%) DOM
3 5 (33.33%) XSLT
3 5 (33.33%) J2SE
3 5 (33.33%) JMS
3 5 (33.33%) XML Schema
3 5 (33.33%) SAX
3 5 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (33.33%) Grails
3 5 (33.33%) Servlets
4 2 (13.33%) Web Services
4 2 (13.33%) jQuery
4 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (6.67%) Catalyst
5 1 (6.67%) Mason
5 1 (6.67%) RESTful
5 1 (6.67%) Memcached
5 1 (6.67%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) MHEG
2 1 (6.67%) Arduino
2 1 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) Interactive TV
2 1 (6.67%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Android
2 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) TDD
3 6 (40.00%) Project Management
3 6 (40.00%) Scrum
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Project Management
4 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 5 (33.33%) Coaching
4 5 (33.33%) Kanban
4 5 (33.33%) BDD
4 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 5 (33.33%) PRINCE
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) MapReduce
6 1 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (6.67%) Web Development
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) XPath
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) C
3 2 (13.33%) C++
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) PMP
2 2 (13.33%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.67%) OpenTV
2 1 (6.67%) Atmel