Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Collaborative Working skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Collaborative Working over the 6 months to 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Collaborative Working
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 109 103
Rank change year-on-year -7 -6 -22
Contract jobs citing Collaborative Working 43 27 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.31% 0.94% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 1.14% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 19 38
Manchester median daily rate £390 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.65% -3.13% -15.79%
10th Percentile £306 £160 £259
90th Percentile £592 £670 £488
North West median daily rate £400 £463 £413
% change year-on-year -13.51% +12.12% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Manchester median hourly rate £15.00 £50.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.00% +127.27% -47.62%
North West median hourly rate £15.00 £50.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -70.00% +127.27% -47.62%

Collaborative Working is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,768 2,363 3,096
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 84.52% 82.39% 83.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,797 1,447 1,891
Manchester median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +9.97%
10th Percentile £263 £235 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 72 57
Manchester median hourly rate £25.50 £19.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.21% +24.59% -1.61%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.75 £10.80
90th Percentile £41.60 £45.00 £40.60
North West median hourly rate £23.65 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -32.43% +34.62% -5.45%

Collaborative Working
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Collaborative Working as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Collaborative Working in Manchester

Collaborative Working
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Collaborative Working in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Collaborative Working in Manchester

Collaborative Working
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Collaborative Working in Manchester over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Collaborative Working in Manchester

Collaborative Working
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Collaborative Working in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Collaborative Working in Manchester

Collaborative Working
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Collaborative Working within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 17 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford -3 2 £400 -1.54% 1
Bolton - 1 - -
Collaborative Working
North West

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Collaborative Working also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Collaborative Working.

1 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (30.23%) SQL
3 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
4 8 (18.60%) .NET
4 8 (18.60%) SFIA
5 7 (16.28%) VB.NET
5 7 (16.28%) Legal
5 7 (16.28%) C#
6 6 (13.95%) Windows
6 6 (13.95%) ETL
6 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
6 6 (13.95%) Configuration Management
6 6 (13.95%) Games
6 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (11.63%) Decision-Making
7 5 (11.63%) WinForms
7 5 (11.63%) QA
7 5 (11.63%) WPF
7 5 (11.63%) Practice Management
7 5 (11.63%) Service Delivery
7 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
8 4 (9.30%) ITIL
8 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
8 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
8 4 (9.30%) Risk Management
8 4 (9.30%) Migration
8 4 (9.30%) CMDB
8 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
8 4 (9.30%) IT Governance
8 4 (9.30%) Scrum

Collaborative Working
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.65%) IIS
2 1 (2.33%) Mule
2 1 (2.33%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (2.33%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Office 365
2 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.33%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) DMZ
1 2 (4.65%) Ethernet
1 2 (4.65%) Internet
1 2 (4.65%) IPsec
1 2 (4.65%) LAN
1 2 (4.65%) NAS
1 2 (4.65%) SAN
1 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.65%) WAN
2 1 (2.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.33%) Selenium
2 1 (2.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (2.33%) Subversion
2 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (16.28%) Legal
2 6 (13.95%) Games
2 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.65%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Finance
3 2 (4.65%) Marketing
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Advertising
4 1 (2.33%) Back Office
4 1 (2.33%) Billing
4 1 (2.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (18.60%) Analyst
2 7 (16.28%) Architect
2 7 (16.28%) Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) C# Developer
4 4 (9.30%) IT Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Service Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.98%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Development Team Leader
5 3 (6.98%) Software Development Team Leader
5 3 (6.98%) Software Team Leader
5 3 (6.98%) Team Leader
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Lead Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Technical Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) .NET
2 5 (11.63%) WinForms
2 5 (11.63%) WPF
3 3 (6.98%) RESTful
4 2 (4.65%) CSS
4 2 (4.65%) HTML
4 2 (4.65%) Web Services
4 2 (4.65%) XML
5 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.33%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.33%) REST
5 1 (2.33%) SOAP
5 1 (2.33%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) CMDB
2 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.30%) Social Media
3 3 (6.98%) User Experience
4 2 (4.65%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.33%) Online Banking
5 1 (2.33%) PMI
5 1 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Linux
2 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (4.65%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (18.60%) SFIA
3 6 (13.95%) Configuration Management
3 6 (13.95%) ETL
4 5 (11.63%) Decision-Making
4 5 (11.63%) Practice Management
4 5 (11.63%) Service Delivery
5 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
5 4 (9.30%) IT Governance
5 4 (9.30%) ITIL
5 4 (9.30%) Migration
5 4 (9.30%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (9.30%) Risk Management
5 4 (9.30%) Scrum
6 3 (6.98%) Analytics
6 3 (6.98%) Coaching
6 3 (6.98%) Deployment Automation
6 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.98%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) SQL
2 7 (16.28%) C#
2 7 (16.28%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) APMG
2 1 (2.33%) GIAC
2 1 (2.33%) MCTS
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) FreeRADIUS
2 2 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.65%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) AirWatch
1 2 (4.65%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (4.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) SnapLogic
3 3 (6.98%) webMethods
4 2 (4.65%) Apple
4 2 (4.65%) Citrix
4 2 (4.65%) HP
4 2 (4.65%) Symantec
4 2 (4.65%) VMware
5 1 (2.33%) AlienVault
5 1 (2.33%) Automation Anywhere
5 1 (2.33%) Blue Prism
5 1 (2.33%) Capita
5 1 (2.33%) Ensighten
5 1 (2.33%) Google
5 1 (2.33%) Intapp
5 1 (2.33%) LogRhythm
5 1 (2.33%) Optimizely
5 1 (2.33%) Remedy
5 1 (2.33%) Sage
5 1 (2.33%) SAP