The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing User Stories 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+22.13% -6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.75 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Halifax region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
123 132 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 77.85% 79.52% 79.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 92 151
Average daily rate £425 £396 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.32% +4.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £475 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £24.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

User Stories
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree