The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Salford with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 26 June 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.

Software Engineering
Manchester / Salford
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 12 5
Rank change year-on-year +8 -7  
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 20.00% 6.06% 14.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.81% 6.45% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Median daily rate £413 £374 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.36% +1.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £353 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £395 £374
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.75 £42.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.91% +5.62%  

Software Engineering is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Salford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Salford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 21 31 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Salford 84.00% 93.94% 80.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 14
Median daily rate £413 £370 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.48% -3.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £173 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £12.33 - £18.31
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Salford citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Salford

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Engineering in Salford

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering 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 Software Engineering.

1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 8 (66.67%) TDD
1 8 (66.67%) Node.js
2 7 (58.33%) HTML5
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) HTML
3 4 (33.33%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) Kanban
3 4 (33.33%) Android
3 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 4 (33.33%) GStreamer
3 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 3 (25.00%) Ansible
4 3 (25.00%) Docker
4 3 (25.00%) Apache Cordova
4 3 (25.00%) LXC
4 3 (25.00%) Packer
4 3 (25.00%) React
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (25.00%) KVM
4 3 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (25.00%) BDD
4 3 (25.00%) REST
4 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (25.00%) CentOS
4 3 (25.00%) Use Case
4 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (25.00%) Test Automation

Software Engineering
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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon CloudSearch
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (8.33%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (8.33%) GitHub
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (16.67%) Mocha
3 1 (8.33%) Gatling
3 1 (8.33%) Grunt
3 1 (8.33%) Hudson
3 1 (8.33%) Jasmine
3 1 (8.33%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
1 3 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
1 5 (41.67%) Software Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Node.js Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Applications Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Linux Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Mobile Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) Node.js
2 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 7 (58.33%) HTML5
3 4 (33.33%) GStreamer
4 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (25.00%) Apache Cordova
4 3 (25.00%) React
4 3 (25.00%) REST
5 2 (16.67%) FFmpeg
6 1 (8.33%) CSS
6 1 (8.33%) CSS3
6 1 (8.33%) Express
6 1 (8.33%) HTML5 Canvas
6 1 (8.33%) jQuery
6 1 (8.33%) JSON
6 1 (8.33%) OpenLayers
6 1 (8.33%) Pixi.js
6 1 (8.33%) RESTful
6 1 (8.33%) WebGL
6 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (16.67%) IPTV
3 2 (16.67%) Streaming Video
4 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Android
2 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 3 (25.00%) CentOS
3 3 (25.00%) Debian
3 3 (25.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) TDD
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Kanban
3 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (25.00%) BDD
4 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (25.00%) Supplier Management
4 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (25.00%) Use Case
5 2 (16.67%) DevOps
6 1 (8.33%) Android Development
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (8.33%) High Availability
6 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
6 1 (8.33%) Pair Programming
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
6 1 (8.33%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) ES6
4 1 (8.33%) Apple Swift
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Docker
1 3 (25.00%) KVM
1 3 (25.00%) LXC
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Ansible
1 3 (25.00%) Packer
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Red Hat