The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 10 10 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 3 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 9.38% 5.00% 25.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.11% 5.71% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 7
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£350 £388 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +13.97%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
27 35 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 84.38% 87.50% 81.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 32 21
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £365 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Software Engineering
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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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) OOP
1 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (50.00%) Calabash
3 3 (50.00%) iOS Development
3 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) Pair Programming
3 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Android
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) Objective-C
3 3 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (33.33%) iPad
4 2 (33.33%) iPhone
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) C++
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) BBC
5 1 (16.67%) Games
5 1 (16.67%) OpenTV
5 1 (16.67%) SOA
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) PHP
5 1 (16.67%) ActionScript

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Calabash
1 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) iOS Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) iPad
1 2 (33.33%) iPhone
2 1 (16.67%) BBC
2 1 (16.67%) MHEG
2 1 (16.67%) IPTV
2 1 (16.67%) Interactive TV
2 1 (16.67%) New Media
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (50.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) OOP
1 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) iOS Development
3 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (50.00%) Pair Programming
3 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (33.33%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) SOA
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Kanban
5 1 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 2 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) ActionScript
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) OpenTV
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