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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 12 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 5 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 10.64% 8.33% 11.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.20% 10.53% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Median daily rate £420 £290 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.82% -17.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £356 £340
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +4.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.25% +0.95%
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
41 19 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 87.23% 79.17% 90.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 15 26
Median daily rate £400 £490 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £225 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £645 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £19.25 £18.31 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.16% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

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 24 August 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 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) BDD
3 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
3 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
3 5 (71.43%) Subversion
4 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
4 4 (57.14%) JSON
4 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (57.14%) Android
4 4 (57.14%) HTML
4 4 (57.14%) Java
4 4 (57.14%) OOP
4 4 (57.14%) User Experience
4 4 (57.14%) Apple iOS
5 3 (42.86%) Hudson
5 3 (42.86%) REST
5 3 (42.86%) Robotium
5 3 (42.86%) TeamCity
5 3 (42.86%) HTML5
5 3 (42.86%) Coaching
5 3 (42.86%) Calabash
5 3 (42.86%) HTTP
5 3 (42.86%) Internet
5 3 (42.86%) DRM
5 3 (42.86%) Objective-C
5 3 (42.86%) Web Services
5 3 (42.86%) XML
5 3 (42.86%) Windows
5 3 (42.86%) JavaScript

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 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) HTTP
1 3 (42.86%) Internet
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
1 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
1 5 (71.43%) Subversion
2 3 (42.86%) Calabash
2 3 (42.86%) Hudson
2 3 (42.86%) JUnit
2 3 (42.86%) Robotium
2 3 (42.86%) TeamCity
3 2 (28.57%) Jasmine
3 2 (28.57%) QUnit
4 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 1 (14.29%) Grunt
4 1 (14.29%) JsTestDriver
4 1 (14.29%) Maven
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Android Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Android Software Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) iOS Software Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Android Developer
4 1 (14.29%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (14.29%) HTML Developer
4 1 (14.29%) iOS Android Developer
4 1 (14.29%) iOS Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Java Android Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Java Mobile Developer
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Lead Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Objective-C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) JSON
2 3 (42.86%) HTML5
2 3 (42.86%) REST
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) Ajax
4 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 1 (14.29%) lodash
4 1 (14.29%) Node.js
4 1 (14.29%) RequireJS
4 1 (14.29%) Sass
4 1 (14.29%) Underscore.js
4 1 (14.29%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) User Experience
2 3 (42.86%) Streaming Media
3 1 (14.29%) Animation
3 1 (14.29%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Android
1 4 (57.14%) Apple iOS
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) BDD
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) OOP
4 3 (42.86%) Coaching
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (42.86%) DRM
4 3 (42.86%) Mobile Development
4 3 (42.86%) Pair Programming
5 2 (28.57%) OO
5 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Web Development
6 1 (14.29%) Android Development
6 1 (14.29%) Graceful Degradation
6 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (14.29%) Scrum
6 1 (14.29%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) Objective-C
3 1 (14.29%) Apple Swift
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby