Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Salford with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 27 July 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
Manchester > Salford
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 23 11
Rank change year-on-year 0 -12 -
Contract jobs citing Degree 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 5.15% 1.20% 6.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.50% 50.00% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Salford median daily rate £413 - £450
10th Percentile £340 - £350
90th Percentile £438 - £475
Manchester median daily rate £370 £378 £330
% change year-on-year -2.05% +14.47% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Salford median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate - - £13.50

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 Salford.

Academic & Professional Certification
Salford
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 40 2 4
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Salford 41.24% 2.41% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 1 3
Salford median daily rate £425 £420 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% -6.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £286 £420 £350
90th Percentile £575 £420 £475
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -0.13% +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Salford median hourly rate - - £18.31
Manchester median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% -7.09%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Salford.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Salford

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Salford

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Salford region with a requirement for Degree.

1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (60.00%) Use Case
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (60.00%) HTML5
1 3 (60.00%) Node.js
1 3 (60.00%) GStreamer
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) IPTV
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) Supplier Management
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (40.00%) Streaming Video
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) OLAP
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Salford 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 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) OLAP
2 1 (20.00%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (20.00%) Power BI
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Hudson
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Node.js Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft BI Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) OLAP Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Power BI Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) SSIS Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SSRS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) GStreamer
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) HTML5
1 3 (60.00%) Node.js
2 2 (40.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) FFmpeg
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) IPTV
2 2 (40.00%) Streaming Video
3 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (60.00%) Use Case
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (20.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Document Management
3 1 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Statistics
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (20.00%) DBS Check
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft