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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 9 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 5 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 16.13% 32.00% 33.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.86% 44.44% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 7
Average daily rate £400 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £450 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £355 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.22% +7.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £38.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.25% +4.72%
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
28 18 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 90.32% 72.00% 95.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 14 20
Average daily rate £425 £395 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +21.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £13.67
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 14 February 2016.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (100.00%) TDD
2 12 (70.59%) Scrum
2 12 (70.59%) Java
3 11 (64.71%) Web Services
3 11 (64.71%) REST
4 9 (52.94%) Git (software)
4 9 (52.94%) SQL
5 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
5 8 (47.06%) JSON
5 8 (47.06%) BDD
6 7 (41.18%) High Availability
6 7 (41.18%) HTML5
6 7 (41.18%) RESTful
6 7 (41.18%) Scala
6 7 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (41.18%) OOP
6 7 (41.18%) HTML
7 6 (35.29%) Subversion
8 5 (29.41%) Android
9 4 (23.53%) Project Management
9 4 (23.53%) NoSQL
9 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
9 4 (23.53%) Degree
9 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
9 4 (23.53%) CSS
9 4 (23.53%) HTTP
9 4 (23.53%) OO
9 4 (23.53%) XML
9 4 (23.53%) XSLT

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) HTTP
2 2 (11.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Git (software)
2 6 (35.29%) Subversion
3 4 (23.53%) JUnit
4 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
5 2 (11.76%) Jasmine
5 2 (11.76%) JIRA
5 2 (11.76%) JsTestDriver
5 2 (11.76%) QUnit
General
1 2 (11.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Software Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Java Scala Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Scala Developer
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Android Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Android Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) iOS Android Developer
4 2 (11.76%) iOS Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Scala Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Scala Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Android Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior iOS Android Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior iOS Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) REST
1 11 (64.71%) Web Services
2 8 (47.06%) JSON
3 7 (41.18%) HTML
3 7 (41.18%) HTML5
3 7 (41.18%) RESTful
4 4 (23.53%) CSS
4 4 (23.53%) XML
4 4 (23.53%) XSLT
5 2 (11.76%) .NET
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (11.76%) CSS3
5 2 (11.76%) WCF
5 2 (11.76%) WPF
5 2 (11.76%) XHTML
6 1 (5.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
1 4 (23.53%) User Experience
2 2 (11.76%) Animation
3 1 (5.88%) MHEG
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Android
2 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
2 4 (23.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (100.00%) TDD
2 12 (70.59%) Scrum
3 8 (47.06%) BDD
4 7 (41.18%) High Availability
4 7 (41.18%) OOP
5 4 (23.53%) OO
5 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (23.53%) Project Management
6 3 (17.65%) iOS Development
7 2 (11.76%) Android Development
7 2 (11.76%) Multithreading
7 2 (11.76%) MVC
7 2 (11.76%) MVVM
7 2 (11.76%) OOD
7 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
8 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) Java
2 9 (52.94%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
4 7 (41.18%) Scala
5 3 (17.65%) C++
5 3 (17.65%) Objective-C
6 2 (11.76%) C#
7 1 (5.88%) Apple Swift
7 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
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