The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Magento skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Magento over the 3 months to 27 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.

Magento
North West / Manchester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 87 82
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5  
Contract jobs citing Magento 6 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.43% 0.95% 0.40%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.69% 10.24% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 5
Median daily rate £375 £375 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +30.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £300 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £418 £309
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year - +16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 -

Magento is in the business application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 128 166 180
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 9.15% 9.29% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 112 89
Median daily rate £500 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £575 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.28% +52.17%  

Magento
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Magento in Manchester

Magento
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Magento in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Magento 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 Magento.

1 12 (85.71%) PHP
2 9 (64.29%) Git (software)
3 8 (57.14%) HTML
3 8 (57.14%) CSS
4 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (50.00%) MySQL
5 4 (28.57%) MVC
6 3 (21.43%) OO
7 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 2 (14.29%) Project Management
7 2 (14.29%) XML
7 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (14.29%) JIRA
8 1 (7.14%) QA
8 1 (7.14%) Drupal
8 1 (7.14%) jQuery
8 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Web Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Test Management
8 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
8 1 (7.14%) WordPress
8 1 (7.14%) Android
8 1 (7.14%) OO PHP
8 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
8 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
8 1 (7.14%) Sass
8 1 (7.14%) Grunt
8 1 (7.14%) Relational Database

Magento
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 1 (7.14%) Drupal
1 1 (7.14%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (7.14%) Grunt
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 9 (64.29%) Magento Developer
3 4 (28.57%) PHP Developer
4 2 (14.29%) PHP Magento Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (7.14%) QA Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) CSS
1 8 (57.14%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (7.14%) jQuery
3 1 (7.14%) LAMP
3 1 (7.14%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Android
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) MVC
2 3 (21.43%) OO
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Defect Management
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
4 1 (7.14%) OO PHP
4 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.14%) Test Management
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Web Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) PHP
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA