Period
to 20 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for SOLID skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SOLID over the 6 months to 20 May 2019 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.

SOLID Principles
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 119 143 126
Rank change year-on-year +24 -17 +14
Contract jobs citing SOLID 23 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.85% 0.36% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.42% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 5
Manchester median daily rate £450 £393 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.65% +13.77% -13.75%
10th Percentile £326 £325 £304
90th Percentile £543 £556 £420
North West median daily rate £463 £378 £348
% change year-on-year +22.52% +8.63% -13.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

SOLID 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 2,357 2,630 2,251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 86.69% 86.48% 83.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,528 1,719 1,377
Manchester median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -2.60%
10th Percentile £287 £263 £225
90th Percentile £606 £575 £550
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 99 48
Manchester median hourly rate £17.41 £19.52 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.81% -3.60% +6.62%
10th Percentile £12.02 £12.82 £11.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £42.00 £46.13
North West median hourly rate £25.67 £21.78 £36.00
% change year-on-year +17.86% -39.50% +10.77%

SOLID
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for SOLID in Manchester

SOLID
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOLID in Manchester

SOLID
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOLID in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOLID in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SOLID 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 SOLID.

1 21 (91.30%) .NET
2 19 (82.61%) C#
3 18 (78.26%) TDD
4 13 (56.52%) MVC
5 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (39.13%) React
6 8 (34.78%) AngularJS
6 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (34.78%) HTML
6 8 (34.78%) CSS
7 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
7 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
7 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
8 6 (26.09%) DevOps
9 5 (21.74%) .NET Core
9 5 (21.74%) jQuery
10 4 (17.39%) RESTful
10 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (17.39%) OOP
10 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
10 4 (17.39%) Microservices
10 4 (17.39%) API Design
11 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
11 3 (13.04%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (13.04%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (13.04%) Node.js
11 3 (13.04%) SQL
11 3 (13.04%) Oracle

SOLID
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 (8.70%) ColdFusion
1 2 (8.70%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (13.04%) PaaS
4 2 (8.70%) Google Analytics
4 2 (8.70%) npm
5 1 (4.35%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (4.35%) Kong
5 1 (4.35%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (4.35%) MySQL
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) git-flow
2 2 (8.70%) Grunt
2 2 (8.70%) gulp
2 2 (8.70%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (4.35%) Banking
1 1 (4.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) .NET Developer
3 4 (17.39%) C# Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Sitecore Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Agile C# Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Azure Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.35%) React Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (91.30%) .NET
2 9 (39.13%) React
3 8 (34.78%) AngularJS
3 8 (34.78%) CSS
3 8 (34.78%) HTML
4 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
5 5 (21.74%) .NET Core
5 5 (21.74%) jQuery
6 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (17.39%) RESTful
7 3 (13.04%) Node.js
7 3 (13.04%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
8 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (8.70%) CSS3
8 2 (8.70%) HTML5
8 2 (8.70%) Sass
8 2 (8.70%) Susy
8 2 (8.70%) Vue.js
9 1 (4.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.35%) Fintech
2 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) TDD
2 13 (56.52%) MVC
3 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (26.09%) DevOps
6 4 (17.39%) API Design
6 4 (17.39%) Microservices
6 4 (17.39%) OOP
7 3 (13.04%) BDD
7 3 (13.04%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
7 3 (13.04%) OO
7 3 (13.04%) Web Development
8 2 (8.70%) Adaptive Web Design
8 2 (8.70%) Analytics
8 2 (8.70%) Kanban
8 2 (8.70%) OOD
8 2 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (8.70%) Scrum
8 2 (8.70%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) C#
2 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.04%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) PHP
4 1 (4.35%) PHP 5
4 1 (4.35%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) HL7
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) Sitecore
3 2 (8.70%) Google