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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank - - 25
Contract jobs citing User Stories 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim - - 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £36.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+52.77% +10.76%
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
85 56 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 68.55% 68.29% 56.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 26 53
Average daily rate £300 £290 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £260 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Stories across the County Antrim region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand 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