The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the County Antrim region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing User Stories 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 0.99% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £180.00 £30.00 £65.00
% change year-on-year
+500.00% -53.84%
Processes & Methodologies Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
66 138 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 65.35% 57.98% 65.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 84 23
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £10.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -71.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
User Stories
Northern Ireland

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

User Stories
Top 1 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories.

1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing