The median contractor rate for a Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Salford during the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 16 32 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 28.07% 69.57% 39.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.37% 71.11% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 8
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £490 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.79% +11.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Salford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Salford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 51 45 23
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Salford 89.47% 97.83% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 30 18
Median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £120 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.28 £16.70
% change year-on-year -4.24% +9.43%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Salford that featured Developer in the job title.

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 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 23 April 2017, 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 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (48.48%) JavaScript
3 15 (45.45%) Scrum
4 13 (39.39%) Continuous Delivery
5 12 (36.36%) DevOps
6 10 (30.30%) HTML
6 10 (30.30%) ITIL
6 10 (30.30%) PRINCE2
6 10 (30.30%) ServiceNow
7 9 (27.27%) HTML5
7 9 (27.27%) QA
7 9 (27.27%) SharePoint
8 8 (24.24%) TDD
8 8 (24.24%) AngularJS
9 7 (21.21%) Software Engineering
10 6 (18.18%) .NET
10 6 (18.18%) ES6
11 5 (15.15%) Issue Tracking
11 5 (15.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (15.15%) User Experience
11 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
11 5 (15.15%) LDAP
11 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
11 5 (15.15%) Automated Testing
11 5 (15.15%) Web Services
11 5 (15.15%) Identity Management
11 5 (15.15%) Workflow
11 5 (15.15%) Apple iOS
11 5 (15.15%) Node.js
11 5 (15.15%) ITIL V3

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 9 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) Apache
2 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.06%) GitHub
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon CloudSearch
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (3.03%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) LDAP
2 1 (3.03%) DNS
2 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.06%) MySQL
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.03%) Big Data
4 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.03%) Pentaho
4 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.03%) Power BI
4 1 (3.03%) Redis
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Selenium
2 4 (12.12%) Babel
3 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.09%) Mocha
3 3 (9.09%) webpack
4 2 (6.06%) Jasmine
4 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.03%) Gatling
5 1 (3.03%) Grunt
5 1 (3.03%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (3.03%) PhantomJS
5 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (12.12%) Games
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) HTML
2 9 (27.27%) HTML5
3 8 (24.24%) AngularJS
4 6 (18.18%) .NET
5 5 (15.15%) Node.js
5 5 (15.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (15.15%) Web Services
6 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
6 3 (9.09%) GStreamer
6 3 (9.09%) REST
7 2 (6.06%) Apache Cordova
7 2 (6.06%) CSS
7 2 (6.06%) Ember.js
7 2 (6.06%) HTML5 Canvas
7 2 (6.06%) Pixi.js
7 2 (6.06%) React
7 2 (6.06%) React Native
7 2 (6.06%) WebGL
8 1 (3.03%) CSS3
8 1 (3.03%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) User Experience
1 5 (15.15%) Web 2.0
2 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) IPTV
2 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.06%) New Media
2 2 (6.06%) Replication
2 2 (6.06%) Streaming Video
3 1 (3.03%) Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Android
1 5 (15.15%) Apple iOS
2 4 (12.12%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Windows
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.03%) CentOS
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (45.45%) Scrum
3 13 (39.39%) Continuous Delivery
4 12 (36.36%) DevOps
5 10 (30.30%) ITIL
5 10 (30.30%) PRINCE2
6 8 (24.24%) TDD
7 7 (21.21%) Software Engineering
8 5 (15.15%) Automated Testing
8 5 (15.15%) Identity Management
8 5 (15.15%) Issue Tracking
8 5 (15.15%) ITIL V3
8 5 (15.15%) Release Management
8 5 (15.15%) Workflow
9 4 (12.12%) BDD
9 4 (12.12%) CRM
9 4 (12.12%) Migration
9 4 (12.12%) OOP
9 4 (12.12%) Software Testing
10 3 (9.09%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) JavaScript
2 6 (18.18%) ES6
3 4 (12.12%) C#
3 4 (12.12%) SQL
4 3 (9.09%) Java
4 3 (9.09%) Objective-C
5 2 (6.06%) C++
5 2 (6.06%) ECMAScript
6 1 (3.03%) Apple Swift
6 1 (3.03%) Clojure
6 1 (3.03%) PHP
6 1 (3.03%) Ruby
6 1 (3.03%) Scala
6 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
1 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) ServiceNow
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Cloudera
3 1 (3.03%) JD Edwards
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.03%) Tableau