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 20 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
20 Nov 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 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £40.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+35.80% +24.61%
User Stories
West Yorkshire

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
90 143 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 76.92% 79.89% 77.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 117 107
Average daily rate £425 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.82% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.60 £22.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.57% +15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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