Period
to 22 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £387 per day in advertised job vacancies in Salford during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Developer
Manchester > Salford
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 3 5
Rank change year-on-year -10 +2 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 12 30 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 9.23% 23.44% 29.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.60% 23.81% 30.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 24 21
Salford median daily rate £387 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.19% - +23.08%
10th Percentile £250 £334 £231
90th Percentile £488 £459 £438
Manchester median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Salford median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +29.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Salford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Salford
Contract vacancies in Salford with a recognized job title 125 126 75
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.15% 98.44% 96.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 102 58
Salford median daily rate £440 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £159 £313 £186
90th Percentile £600 £623 £470
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +9.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 4 7
Salford median hourly rate £20.00 £14.30 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.88% -1.40% +43.53%
10th Percentile £12.89 £12.89 £12.89
90th Percentile £31.23 £15.34 £19.25
Manchester median hourly rate £17.43 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +16.20% -11.76% +21.43%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Salford.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Salford

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Salford

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Salford over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Salford

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Salford

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Salford region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) TDD
1 5 (41.67%) Node.js
2 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (33.33%) HTML
2 4 (33.33%) CSS
2 4 (33.33%) SMS
3 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) Kanban
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (16.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (16.67%) Line Management
4 2 (16.67%) Database Security
4 2 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (16.67%) React
4 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 2 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (16.67%) JIRA
4 2 (16.67%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 2 (16.67%) QA
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing

Developer Skill Set
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 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (8.33%) Apache
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (8.33%) GitHub
2 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) SMS
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) HTTP
3 1 (8.33%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (8.33%) Bitbucket
4 1 (8.33%) Gradle
4 1 (8.33%) JUnit
4 1 (8.33%) Maven
4 1 (8.33%) Mockito
4 1 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (8.33%) Spock
General
1 1 (8.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Node.js
2 4 (33.33%) CSS
2 4 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (16.67%) React
4 1 (8.33%) Apache Camel
4 1 (8.33%) Grails
4 1 (8.33%) J2EE
4 1 (8.33%) JMS
4 1 (8.33%) JSON
4 1 (8.33%) REST
4 1 (8.33%) Spring
4 1 (8.33%) Spring Integration
4 1 (8.33%) XML
4 1 (8.33%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) TDD
2 3 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (25.00%) Kanban
2 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Database Security
3 2 (16.67%) Line Management
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Web Development
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Prototyping
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (16.67%) VB
4 1 (8.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle