Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 107 103
Rank change year-on-year -5 -4 +4
Contract jobs citing Collaborative Working 31 44 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.13% 1.47% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 1.74% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 34 30
Manchester median daily rate £475 £344 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.18% +27.91% -43.42%
10th Percentile £333 £189 £155
90th Percentile £750 £438 £439
North West median daily rate £475 £369 £440
% change year-on-year +28.81% -16.10% -7.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Manchester median hourly rate - £24.43 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.96% +135.00%
North West median hourly rate - £36.22 £23.50
% change year-on-year - +54.11% +135.00%

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 2,274 2,529 3,162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 83.02% 84.64% 83.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,474 1,606 1,840
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £255 £263 £237
90th Percentile £586 £563 £538
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 37 89
Manchester median hourly rate £18.77 £18.00 £18.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% -3.61% +24.50%
10th Percentile £12.86 £12.55 £12.23
90th Percentile £45.50 £41.50 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £21.78 £27.50 £30.15
% change year-on-year -20.80% -8.79% +48.19%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +13 1 - - 2
Collaborative Working
North West

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 22 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) Risk Management
3 10 (32.26%) Management Information System
3 10 (32.26%) IT Governance
3 10 (32.26%) Social Media
3 10 (32.26%) SFIA
4 9 (29.03%) Domain Models
4 9 (29.03%) Open Source
4 9 (29.03%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (25.81%) SQL
5 8 (25.81%) Migration
6 7 (22.58%) .NET
6 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
7 6 (19.35%) Scrum
7 6 (19.35%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (16.13%) Analytical Thinking
8 5 (16.13%) Content Development
8 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (16.13%) Finance
8 5 (16.13%) Validation
8 5 (16.13%) Content Management
8 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
8 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
8 5 (16.13%) SOAP
8 5 (16.13%) Web Services
8 5 (16.13%) XML
8 5 (16.13%) REST
8 5 (16.13%) .NET Framework
8 5 (16.13%) Taxonomies

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 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.68%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) SaaS
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.23%) IaaS
2 1 (3.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Intranet
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.23%) SSH
2 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.45%) Subversion
3 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Billing
2 4 (12.90%) General Ledger
3 2 (6.45%) Games
4 1 (3.23%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.23%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Architect
2 9 (29.03%) Technical Architect
3 8 (25.81%) Senior Architect
3 8 (25.81%) Senior Technical Architect
4 6 (19.35%) Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) Data Architect
5 5 (16.13%) Business Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) Developer
5 5 (16.13%) Digital Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) Digital Business Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) Information Architect
6 4 (12.90%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 4 (12.90%) Senior Technical Specialist
6 4 (12.90%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
6 4 (12.90%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 3 (9.68%) Senior Data Architect
7 3 (9.68%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (9.68%) Web Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Web Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) .NET
2 5 (16.13%) .NET Framework
2 5 (16.13%) REST
2 5 (16.13%) SOAP
2 5 (16.13%) Web Services
2 5 (16.13%) XML
3 4 (12.90%) XSLT
4 2 (6.45%) WinForms
4 2 (6.45%) WPF
5 1 (3.23%) Entity Framework
5 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Management Information System
1 10 (32.26%) Social Media
2 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.13%) Taxonomies
3 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.23%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
1 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) Risk Management
3 10 (32.26%) IT Governance
3 10 (32.26%) SFIA
4 9 (29.03%) Domain Models
4 9 (29.03%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (29.03%) Open Source
5 8 (25.81%) Migration
6 6 (19.35%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (19.35%) Scrum
7 5 (16.13%) Analytical Thinking
7 5 (16.13%) Content Development
7 5 (16.13%) Content Management
7 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (16.13%) Unit Testing
7 5 (16.13%) Validation
8 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis
8 4 (12.90%) Information Architecture
8 4 (12.90%) Kanban
8 4 (12.90%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) XPath
3 3 (9.68%) C#
4 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.23%) Perl
5 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.23%) Ruby
5 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) ISEB
1 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.23%) MCTS
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Ansible
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Intapp