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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 15 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 5.26% 11.11% 3.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.71% 13.33% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £400 £369 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.47% -13.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
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
35 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 92.11% 83.33% 70.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 12
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £347 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £13.60 £19.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 30 May 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 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
1 8 (100.00%) BDD
2 7 (87.50%) Java
3 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
5 4 (50.00%) User Experience
6 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
6 3 (37.50%) REST
6 3 (37.50%) High Availability
6 3 (37.50%) SQL
6 3 (37.50%) JUnit
6 3 (37.50%) Web Services
6 3 (37.50%) XML
6 3 (37.50%) XSLT
6 3 (37.50%) Linux
6 3 (37.50%) HTTP
6 3 (37.50%) HTML
6 3 (37.50%) Scrum
6 3 (37.50%) RESTful
6 3 (37.50%) Scala
6 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (37.50%) HTML5
6 3 (37.50%) JSON
7 2 (25.00%) Ruby
7 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 2 (25.00%) Spring
7 2 (25.00%) MHEG
7 2 (25.00%) Android

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 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (37.50%) JUnit
3 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (12.50%) Grunt
4 1 (12.50%) Jasmine
4 1 (12.50%) Maven
4 1 (12.50%) QUnit
4 1 (12.50%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Java Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Java Scala Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Scala Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Android Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) HTML5
1 3 (37.50%) JSON
1 3 (37.50%) REST
1 3 (37.50%) RESTful
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
1 3 (37.50%) XML
1 3 (37.50%) XSLT
2 2 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) lodash
3 1 (12.50%) RequireJS
3 1 (12.50%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (25.00%) MHEG
3 1 (12.50%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Android
2 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) BDD
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) High Availability
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) OOP
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Programming
4 1 (12.50%) Graceful Degradation
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Web Design
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) Scala
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Apple Swift
4 2 (25.00%) C++
4 2 (25.00%) Ruby