The median contractor rate for a Software Developer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Salford during the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
Manchester / Salford
Rank 19 13 -
Rank change year-on-year -6 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 4 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 5.00% 12.82% -
As % of the Job Titles category 5.41% 13.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Median daily rate £413 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -2.85% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year -0.58% +25.73%  

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 74 38 22
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Salford 92.50% 97.44% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 30 17
Median daily rate £425 £425 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +28.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £333 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £10.50 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Salford

Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Developer in Salford

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) HTML5
3 3 (60.00%) Android
3 3 (60.00%) ES6
4 2 (40.00%) Pixi.js
4 2 (40.00%) Babel
4 2 (40.00%) HTML5 Canvas
4 2 (40.00%) Android Development
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Use Case
4 2 (40.00%) Jasmine
4 2 (40.00%) GitHub
4 2 (40.00%) Mocha
4 2 (40.00%) GStreamer
4 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (40.00%) Node.js
4 2 (40.00%) WebGL
4 2 (40.00%) REST
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Streaming Video
4 2 (40.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (40.00%) IPTV
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Computer Science

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Babel
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Jasmine
1 2 (40.00%) Mocha
2 1 (20.00%) webpack
General
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) GStreamer
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5 Canvas
2 2 (40.00%) Node.js
2 2 (40.00%) Pixi.js
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) WebGL
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (20.00%) Ember.js
3 1 (20.00%) React
3 1 (20.00%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (40.00%) IPTV
1 2 (40.00%) Streaming Video
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Android
2 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Android Development
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Supplier Management
2 2 (40.00%) Use Case
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) ES6
3 1 (20.00%) Apple Swift
3 1 (20.00%) ECMAScript
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA