Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 28 18
Contract jobs citing User Stories 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford - 0.86% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.94% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Salford median daily rate - £375 -
Manchester median daily rate £375 £380 £375
% change year-on-year -1.32% +1.33% -2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Salford median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate - - -

User Stories is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Salford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Salford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 114 106 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 89.06% 91.38% 89.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 88 50
Salford median daily rate £425 £406 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% +14.44% +3.27%
10th Percentile £286 £220 £200
90th Percentile £579 £595 £488
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 6
Salford median hourly rate £17.43 £19.25 £16.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.45% +17.36% -
10th Percentile £12.16 £15.73 £13.57
90th Percentile £31.50 £23.78 £19.25
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year +14.75% -19.74% +26.67%

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

Job postings citing User Stories as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Salford.

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