The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Salford with a requirement for User Stories skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited User Stories 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.

User Story
Manchester / Salford
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing User Stories 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 4.00% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.76% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £399
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +8.12% -  

User Stories 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%  

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

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

Job vacancy trend for User Stories in Salford

User Stories
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Stories in Salford

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing User Stories 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 User Stories.

1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Linked Data
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App

User Stories
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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Linked Data
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case