The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank - 19 -
Contract jobs citing User Stories 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford - 1.28% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.65 £33.16
% change year-on-year
+22.51% -1.54%
User Stories
Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
52 68 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 91.23% 87.18% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 45 33
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £360 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £572 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £15.77 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Knutsford 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 Knutsford

User Stories
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

User Stories Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

User Stories
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Knutsford region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Development
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford 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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Business Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Development
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA