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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 5 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 16.67% 3.57% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.00% 4.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.95% +6.66%
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
20 21 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 83.33% 75.00% 84.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 25
Average daily rate £385 £338 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.07% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £18.31 £19.63 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.72% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 7 July 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 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) TDD
2 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) MySQL
3 4 (36.36%) Apache
3 4 (36.36%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) Perl
3 4 (36.36%) Web Services
3 4 (36.36%) Scrum
3 4 (36.36%) Spring
4 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 3 (27.27%) Mason
4 3 (27.27%) RESTful
4 3 (27.27%) Memcached
4 3 (27.27%) Django
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Project Management
4 3 (27.27%) Zope
4 3 (27.27%) OO
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 3 (27.27%) XML
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) Catalyst
5 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 2 (18.18%) Coaching
5 2 (18.18%) Servlets
5 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
5 2 (18.18%) J2SE
5 2 (18.18%) JMS
5 2 (18.18%) HTTP

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 4 (36.36%) Apache
2 3 (27.27%) Zope
3 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
3 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) Hazelcast
3 1 (9.09%) CouchDB
3 1 (9.09%) SimpleDB
3 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Maven
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 2 (18.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Software Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Programme Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Portfolio Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Perl Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Web Services
1 4 (36.36%) Spring
2 3 (27.27%) Catalyst
2 3 (27.27%) XML
2 3 (27.27%) Django
2 3 (27.27%) Mason
2 3 (27.27%) RESTful
2 3 (27.27%) Memcached
3 2 (18.18%) Servlets
3 2 (18.18%) SAX
3 2 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (18.18%) DOM
3 2 (18.18%) XSLT
3 2 (18.18%) J2SE
3 2 (18.18%) JMS
3 2 (18.18%) XML Schema
3 2 (18.18%) Grails
4 1 (9.09%) CGI
4 1 (9.09%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
3 1 (9.09%) User Experience
3 1 (9.09%) MHEG
3 1 (9.09%) Interactive TV
3 1 (9.09%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Android
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Project Management
4 3 (27.27%) OO
5 2 (18.18%) PRINCE
5 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 2 (18.18%) Web Development
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) Kanban
5 2 (18.18%) BDD
5 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 2 (18.18%) Coaching
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (9.09%) MapReduce
6 1 (9.09%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) XPath
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) PMP
2 2 (18.18%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) OpenTV