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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
Manchester / Salford
Rank 13 15 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 9 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 13.85% 7.32% 22.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.00% 8.11% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 3
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+8.84% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +10.75%

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
60 37 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 92.31% 90.24% 54.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 30 12
Median daily rate £425 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 20 January 2017, 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 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (84.21%) TDD
3 15 (78.95%) BDD
4 13 (68.42%) Scrum
5 12 (63.16%) Web Services
6 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
6 11 (57.89%) REST
7 10 (52.63%) Android
7 10 (52.63%) Git (software)
8 9 (47.37%) JSON
8 9 (47.37%) Games
8 9 (47.37%) HTML
8 9 (47.37%) Java
8 9 (47.37%) Node.js
9 8 (42.11%) Apple iOS
9 8 (42.11%) HTML5
10 7 (36.84%) React
10 7 (36.84%) JUnit
10 7 (36.84%) OOP
10 7 (36.84%) HTTP
11 6 (31.58%) XML
11 6 (31.58%) SQL
11 6 (31.58%) Subversion
11 6 (31.58%) Linux
11 6 (31.58%) RESTful
11 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (31.58%) AngularJS
11 6 (31.58%) Mobile App
11 6 (31.58%) Apache Cordova
11 6 (31.58%) NoSQL

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 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) HTTP
2 3 (15.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) NoSQL
2 2 (10.53%) MarkLogic
2 2 (10.53%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Git (software)
2 7 (36.84%) JUnit
3 6 (31.58%) Subversion
4 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
5 4 (21.05%) JIRA
6 2 (10.53%) Babel
6 2 (10.53%) Mercurial
6 2 (10.53%) webpack
7 1 (5.26%) Calabash
7 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
7 1 (5.26%) Hudson
7 1 (5.26%) Robotium
7 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (47.37%) Games
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Software Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Android Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Scala Software Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Android Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Android Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Android Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Applications Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) iOS Android Developer
4 2 (10.53%) iOS Developer
4 2 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior iOS Android Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior iOS Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) Web Services
2 11 (57.89%) REST
3 9 (47.37%) HTML
3 9 (47.37%) JSON
3 9 (47.37%) Node.js
4 8 (42.11%) HTML5
5 7 (36.84%) React
6 6 (31.58%) AngularJS
6 6 (31.58%) Apache Cordova
6 6 (31.58%) RESTful
6 6 (31.58%) XML
7 3 (15.79%) React Native
7 3 (15.79%) XSLT
8 2 (10.53%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (10.53%) Ember.js
8 2 (10.53%) JMS
9 1 (5.26%) Ajax
9 1 (5.26%) CSS
9 1 (5.26%) Sass
9 1 (5.26%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Mobile App
2 5 (26.32%) User Experience
3 2 (10.53%) Interactive TV
3 2 (10.53%) IPTV
3 2 (10.53%) MHEG
4 1 (5.26%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile Games
4 1 (5.26%) New Media
4 1 (5.26%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Android
2 8 (42.11%) Apple iOS
3 6 (31.58%) Linux
4 2 (10.53%) Unix
5 1 (5.26%) Windows
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (84.21%) TDD
3 15 (78.95%) BDD
4 13 (68.42%) Scrum
5 7 (36.84%) OOP
6 6 (31.58%) High Availability
7 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (21.05%) Android Development
8 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (21.05%) Project Management
9 3 (15.79%) Kanban
10 2 (10.53%) iOS Development
10 2 (10.53%) Mobile Application Development
10 2 (10.53%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
10 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
11 1 (5.26%) Agile Project Management
11 1 (5.26%) Coaching
11 1 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
11 1 (5.26%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
2 9 (47.37%) Java
3 6 (31.58%) SQL
4 4 (21.05%) C++
5 3 (15.79%) ES6
5 3 (15.79%) Objective-C
5 3 (15.79%) Ruby
5 3 (15.79%) Scala
6 2 (10.53%) ActionScript
6 2 (10.53%) C#
6 2 (10.53%) ECMAScript
6 2 (10.53%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Twitter
2 2 (10.53%) OpenTV
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle