Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 103 98
Rank change year-on-year -7 -5 -13
Contract jobs citing Collaborative Working 50 30 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.64% 1.12% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 1.35% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 19 45
Manchester median daily rate £390 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.43% -9.68% -13.89%
10th Percentile £309 £160 £204
90th Percentile £613 £460 £465
North West median daily rate £403 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.29% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Manchester median hourly rate £15.00 £50.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.00% +112.77% -1.05%
North West median hourly rate £15.00 £49.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -69.39% +108.51% -1.05%

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 2,624 2,216 3,048
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 86.15% 83.09% 84.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,712 1,356 1,796
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +7.64%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £242
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 47 60
Manchester median hourly rate £19.52 £21.00 £18.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.05% +10.57% +30.98%
10th Percentile £12.82 £11.75 £12.75
90th Percentile £42.00 £46.50 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £21.70 £36.74 £29.75
% change year-on-year -40.93% +23.49% +32.22%

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 21 May 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 21 May 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 -1 1 £400 - 1
Bolton - 1 - - 1
Collaborative Working
North West

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 20 (40.00%) SQL
2 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (28.00%) .NET
4 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (26.00%) Risk Management
5 12 (24.00%) SFIA
6 10 (20.00%) Windows
7 9 (18.00%) VB.NET
7 9 (18.00%) C#
7 9 (18.00%) Practice Management
7 9 (18.00%) IT Governance
7 9 (18.00%) Social Media
8 8 (16.00%) Games
8 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
9 7 (14.00%) ETL
9 7 (14.00%) Legal
9 7 (14.00%) WinForms
9 7 (14.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (14.00%) WPF
9 7 (14.00%) Open Source
9 7 (14.00%) Domain Models
10 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (12.00%) Migration
10 6 (12.00%) Scrum
10 6 (12.00%) Web Services
10 6 (12.00%) XML
10 6 (12.00%) Configuration Management
10 6 (12.00%) Finance
10 6 (12.00%) Telecoms
10 6 (12.00%) Management Information System

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 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (2.00%) Mule
2 1 (2.00%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Elite 3E
2 1 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Office 365
1 2 (4.00%) SaaS
2 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.00%) IaaS
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.00%) PaaS
2 1 (2.00%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) DMZ
1 2 (4.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (4.00%) Internet
1 2 (4.00%) IPsec
1 2 (4.00%) LAN
1 2 (4.00%) NAS
1 2 (4.00%) SAN
1 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.00%) WAN
2 1 (2.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.00%) Subversion
3 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (16.00%) Games
2 7 (14.00%) Legal
3 6 (12.00%) Finance
3 6 (12.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (10.00%) Billing
5 4 (8.00%) General Ledger
6 3 (6.00%) Banking
7 2 (4.00%) Retail
8 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (22.00%) Architect
1 11 (22.00%) Developer
2 8 (16.00%) Analyst
2 8 (16.00%) Technical Architect
3 6 (12.00%) Integration Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Senior Architect
3 6 (12.00%) Senior Technical Architect
4 5 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 4 (8.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) IT Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Service Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Team Leader
6 3 (6.00%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Development Team Leader
6 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Software Team Leader
6 3 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.00%) .NET
2 7 (14.00%) WinForms
2 7 (14.00%) WPF
3 6 (12.00%) Web Services
3 6 (12.00%) XML
4 5 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 5 (10.00%) REST
4 5 (10.00%) SOAP
5 4 (8.00%) XSLT
6 3 (6.00%) RESTful
7 1 (2.00%) CSS
7 1 (2.00%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.00%) HTML
7 1 (2.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Social Media
2 6 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.00%) CMDB
4 3 (6.00%) User Experience
5 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.00%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.00%) Online Banking
6 1 (2.00%) PMI
6 1 (2.00%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.00%) Windows
2 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.00%) Linux
3 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (26.00%) Risk Management
3 12 (24.00%) SFIA
4 9 (18.00%) IT Governance
4 9 (18.00%) Practice Management
5 7 (14.00%) Domain Models
5 7 (14.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (14.00%) ETL
5 7 (14.00%) Open Source
6 6 (12.00%) Configuration Management
6 6 (12.00%) Migration
6 6 (12.00%) Scrum
7 5 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 5 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 4 (8.00%) Incident Management
8 4 (8.00%) ITIL
8 4 (8.00%) People Management
8 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.00%) Decision-Making
9 3 (6.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.00%) SQL
2 9 (18.00%) C#
2 9 (18.00%) VB.NET
3 4 (8.00%) XPath
4 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) APMG
2 1 (2.00%) ISEB
2 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.00%) MCTS
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.00%) FreeRADIUS
2 2 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) AirWatch
1 2 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (4.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.00%) Intapp
3 4 (8.00%) SnapLogic
4 3 (6.00%) webMethods
5 2 (4.00%) Apple
5 2 (4.00%) Citrix
5 2 (4.00%) HP
5 2 (4.00%) Symantec
5 2 (4.00%) VMware
6 1 (2.00%) Capita
6 1 (2.00%) Remedy
6 1 (2.00%) Sage
6 1 (2.00%) SAP