The median contractor rate for a Consultant was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Salford during the 3 months to 30 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.

Consultant
Manchester / Salford
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 14 -
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford - 9.09% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 9.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £525 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £452 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +0.50% +2.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £45.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year +2.22% +24.13%  

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 44 43 24
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Salford 89.80% 97.73% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 27 20
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 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.13% +5.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Salford

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Salford

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Salford

Consultant Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, Consultant 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 Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Node.js
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Cordova
1 2 (100.00%) React

Consultant 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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Cordova
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) Node.js
1 2 (100.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript