The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 25 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing User Stories 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 0.80% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £400 £389
% change year-on-year
+4.06% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £32.65 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.49% -12.93%
User Stories
Northern Ireland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the County Antrim region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
102 40 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 81.60% 71.43% 79.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 25 48
Median daily rate £308 £300 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £93 £88 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £575 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

The demand trend of contract jobs across the County Antrim region citing User Stories as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

User Stories
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Stories across the County Antrim region.

User Stories Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

User Stories
Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Stories across the County Antrim region.

User Stories Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

User Stories
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast - 1 - -
User Stories
Northern Ireland

User Stories
Top 11 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) COM
3 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) COM
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft