The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 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.

Academic Degree
North West / Manchester
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 66 44
Rank change year-on-year +13 -22  
Contract jobs citing Degree 37 35 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.69% 1.91% 3.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.79% 13.41% 18.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 23
Median daily rate £388 £360 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.63% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £214 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £520 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.93 £36.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year -11.31% +9.09%  

Degree is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester.

Academic & Professional Certification
Manchester
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 208 261 276
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 15.11% 14.24% 18.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 127 122
Median daily rate £425 £380 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +17.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £263 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 16
Median hourly rate £11.00 £13.50 £16.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.51% -17.13%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £12.58 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £33.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £29.75 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.24% +23.34%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Degree as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Manchester

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Manchester

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Manchester over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Manchester

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Manchester

Degree
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 Degree within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford +7 2 £400 - 1
Degree
North West

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Degree 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Degree.

1 37 (40.22%) Computer Science
2 35 (38.04%) SQL
3 32 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (30.43%) SQL Server
5 26 (28.26%) .NET
6 22 (23.91%) Finance
7 20 (21.74%) Microsoft
8 18 (19.57%) JIRA
9 17 (18.48%) HTML
10 16 (17.39%) JavaScript
11 13 (14.13%) MVC
11 13 (14.13%) C#
11 13 (14.13%) Computer Science Degree
12 11 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (11.96%) Relational Database
12 11 (11.96%) Project Management
12 11 (11.96%) Games
13 10 (10.87%) Software Engineering
13 10 (10.87%) Shell Script
13 10 (10.87%) Risk Management
13 10 (10.87%) Windows
13 10 (10.87%) E-Commerce
13 10 (10.87%) NoSQL
13 10 (10.87%) AccuRev
14 9 (9.78%) Unix
14 9 (9.78%) Python
14 9 (9.78%) ITIL
14 9 (9.78%) C++
14 9 (9.78%) Java
14 9 (9.78%) WPF

Degree
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 4 (4.35%) Confluence
2 3 (3.26%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.26%) WordPress
3 2 (2.17%) Apache Solr
3 2 (2.17%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.17%) SAS
4 1 (1.09%) Apache
4 1 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.17%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.09%) 3ds Max
4 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.09%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (2.17%) SAP CO
1 2 (2.17%) SAP FI
1 2 (2.17%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.09%) Magento
2 1 (1.09%) SAP AFS
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.52%) PaaS
2 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.17%) IaaS
4 1 (1.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.17%) DNS
1 2 (2.17%) Firewall
1 2 (2.17%) VoIP
2 1 (1.09%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (1.09%) DHCP
2 1 (1.09%) FTP
2 1 (1.09%) HTTP
2 1 (1.09%) Intranet
2 1 (1.09%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.09%) ISDN
2 1 (1.09%) LAN
2 1 (1.09%) MPLS
2 1 (1.09%) PBX
2 1 (1.09%) SAN
2 1 (1.09%) Skype
2 1 (1.09%) SSL
2 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.09%) VLAN
2 1 (1.09%) VPN
2 1 (1.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.96%) Relational Database
3 10 (10.87%) NoSQL
4 6 (6.52%) Hadoop
5 5 (5.43%) RDBMS
5 5 (5.43%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (3.26%) Big Data
6 3 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.17%) MySQL
7 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.09%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.09%) DB2
8 1 (1.09%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 18 (19.57%) JIRA
2 10 (10.87%) AccuRev
3 5 (5.43%) NUnit
4 2 (2.17%) Ant
4 2 (2.17%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.17%) Gradle
4 2 (2.17%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.17%) Maven
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (2.17%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.09%) Hudson
5 1 (1.09%) ProC
5 1 (1.09%) Subversion
5 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (23.91%) Finance
2 11 (11.96%) Games
3 6 (6.52%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.43%) Banking
4 5 (5.43%) Marketing
5 3 (3.26%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.17%) Electronics
6 2 (2.17%) General Ledger
6 2 (2.17%) Retail
7 1 (1.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (31.52%) Developer
2 14 (15.22%) Analyst
3 10 (10.87%) .NET Developer
3 10 (10.87%) Consultant
4 8 (8.70%) Architect
5 7 (7.61%) Software Developer
6 6 (6.52%) Cloud Architect
7 5 (5.43%) Cybersecurity Manager
7 5 (5.43%) Junior
7 5 (5.43%) Operational Security Manager
7 5 (5.43%) Operations Manager
7 5 (5.43%) Security Manager
7 5 (5.43%) Security Operations Manager
7 5 (5.43%) SOC Manager
8 4 (4.35%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (4.35%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.35%) Technical Leader
8 4 (4.35%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.26%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (28.26%) .NET
2 17 (18.48%) HTML
3 9 (9.78%) WinForms
3 9 (9.78%) WPF
4 8 (8.70%) .NET Framework
4 8 (8.70%) CSS
4 8 (8.70%) HTML5
4 8 (8.70%) REST
4 8 (8.70%) WCF
5 7 (7.61%) ASP.NET
6 6 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (6.52%) jQuery
7 5 (5.43%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (5.43%) MSMQ
7 5 (5.43%) Node.js
7 5 (5.43%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (5.43%) Web Services
8 4 (4.35%) CSS3
9 3 (3.26%) AngularJS
9 3 (3.26%) GStreamer
Miscellaneous
1 37 (40.22%) Computer Science
2 11 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.52%) Public Cloud
3 6 (6.52%) Security Operations Centre
4 5 (5.43%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.43%) User Experience
5 3 (3.26%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.26%) Fintech
6 2 (2.17%) Credit Risk
6 2 (2.17%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.17%) IPTV
6 2 (2.17%) Mobile Games
6 2 (2.17%) Online Games
6 2 (2.17%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.09%) CESG
7 1 (1.09%) Clustering
7 1 (1.09%) iPad
7 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.09%) Replication
7 1 (1.09%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.87%) Windows
2 9 (9.78%) Unix
3 4 (4.35%) Linux
4 3 (3.26%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.17%) Solaris
6 1 (1.09%) VxWorks
6 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (14.13%) MVC
3 11 (11.96%) Project Management
4 10 (10.87%) E-Commerce
4 10 (10.87%) Risk Management
4 10 (10.87%) Software Engineering
5 9 (9.78%) ITIL
5 9 (9.78%) Scrum
6 8 (8.70%) DevOps
6 8 (8.70%) Test Automation
7 7 (7.61%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (7.61%) TDD
8 6 (6.52%) Change Control
8 6 (6.52%) Change Management
8 6 (6.52%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (6.52%) OOP
8 6 (6.52%) Security Operations
8 6 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (5.43%) Issue Tracking
9 5 (5.43%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 35 (38.04%) SQL
2 16 (17.39%) JavaScript
3 13 (14.13%) C#
4 10 (10.87%) Shell Script
5 9 (9.78%) C++
5 9 (9.78%) Java
5 9 (9.78%) Python
6 5 (5.43%) Go
7 4 (4.35%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.26%) Scala
9 2 (2.17%) PHP
9 2 (2.17%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.17%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.09%) ABAP
10 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.09%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.09%) Perl
10 1 (1.09%) Ruby
10 1 (1.09%) SAS Macro
10 1 (1.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (14.13%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (7.61%) CISSP
3 4 (4.35%) ISEB
3 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.17%) CCNA
5 2 (2.17%) CCNP
5 2 (2.17%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.09%) CCIE Security
6 1 (1.09%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (1.09%) CISA
6 1 (1.09%) CISM
6 1 (1.09%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.09%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.09%) PMP
6 1 (1.09%) SAS Certification
6 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) PMO
1 2 (2.17%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) COBIT
2 1 (1.09%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (1.09%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.09%) Squid
1 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (6.52%) Ansible
2 5 (5.43%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (5.43%) Mesos
3 3 (3.26%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.26%) Puppet
4 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.09%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 20 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.52%) Oracle
2 6 (6.52%) SAP
3 5 (5.43%) HP
4 3 (3.26%) Cisco
5 2 (2.17%) AppDynamics
5 2 (2.17%) Guidewire
5 2 (2.17%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.09%) Cramer
6 1 (1.09%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.09%) Lancope
6 1 (1.09%) NetApp
6 1 (1.09%) Northgate
6 1 (1.09%) Remedy
6 1 (1.09%) Siebel
6 1 (1.09%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.09%) Sourcefire
6 1 (1.09%) Tableau
6 1 (1.09%) VMware
Manchester, Lancashire
Mane Contract Services Limited
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £100.00 - £140.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago