The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 65 82 61
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -21
Contract jobs citing User Stories 43 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.95% 1.49% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.37% 1.75% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 19 18
Median daily rate £438 £418 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.79% +30.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £335 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £640 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £399 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.38% +9.31%
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
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 Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1277 1373 878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 87.47% 85.39% 83.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 892 1012 606
Median daily rate £425 £360 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 26 16
Median hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.38 £8.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £175.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds 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 Leeds

User Stories
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

User Stories Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

User Stories
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Stories across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

User Stories Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

User Stories
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Stories across the Leeds region.

User Stories Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 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 Leeds region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 67 (84.81%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (43.04%) Scrum
3 23 (29.11%) Project Management
4 18 (22.78%) Agile Project Management
5 17 (21.52%) Finance
6 16 (20.25%) Coaching
7 15 (18.99%) Mentoring
7 15 (18.99%) Java
8 13 (16.46%) User Experience
9 12 (15.19%) RESTful
9 12 (15.19%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (15.19%) Kanban
9 12 (15.19%) TDD
9 12 (15.19%) JIRA
10 11 (13.92%) Waterfall
11 10 (12.66%) Git (software)
11 10 (12.66%) Service Delivery
12 9 (11.39%) SOA
12 9 (11.39%) Spring
13 8 (10.13%) Maven
13 8 (10.13%) Web Services
13 8 (10.13%) Jenkins
13 8 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (10.13%) Microservices
14 7 (8.86%) Docker
14 7 (8.86%) DevOps
14 7 (8.86%) Spring Boot
14 7 (8.86%) Puppet
14 7 (8.86%) PRINCE2
14 7 (8.86%) Use Case

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.53%) Apache
1 2 (2.53%) Confluence
2 1 (1.27%) CMS
2 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) PaaS
1 2 (2.53%) SaaS
2 1 (1.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.06%) Network Security
2 1 (1.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.06%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.53%) Big Data
2 2 (2.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (15.19%) JIRA
2 10 (12.66%) Git (software)
3 8 (10.13%) Jenkins
3 8 (10.13%) Maven
4 2 (2.53%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.53%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.27%) Ant
5 1 (1.27%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.27%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.27%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.27%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.27%) JUnit
5 1 (1.27%) Mocha
5 1 (1.27%) Mockito
5 1 (1.27%) Protractor
5 1 (1.27%) Selenium
General
1 17 (21.52%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Games
3 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (40.51%) Analyst
2 28 (35.44%) Business Analyst
3 15 (18.99%) Delivery Manager
4 13 (16.46%) Agile Business Analyst
5 11 (13.92%) Digital Delivery Manager
6 10 (12.66%) Senior Manager
7 9 (11.39%) Scrum Master
8 7 (8.86%) Digital Analyst
8 7 (8.86%) Digital Business Analyst
8 7 (8.86%) Technical Leader
9 5 (6.33%) User Researcher
10 4 (5.06%) Architect
10 4 (5.06%) Developer
11 3 (3.80%) SDLC Business Analyst
11 3 (3.80%) Service Analyst
11 3 (3.80%) Technical Analyst
11 3 (3.80%) Tester
11 3 (3.80%) User Experience Researcher
12 2 (2.53%) Agile Delivery Manager
12 2 (2.53%) ITSM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.19%) RESTful
2 9 (11.39%) Spring
3 8 (10.13%) Web Services
4 7 (8.86%) Spring Boot
5 3 (3.80%) .NET
5 3 (3.80%) Backbone.js
5 3 (3.80%) jQuery
6 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (2.53%) Entity Framework
6 2 (2.53%) Mustache
6 2 (2.53%) Ninject
6 2 (2.53%) NLog
6 2 (2.53%) SignalR
6 2 (2.53%) Underscore.js
6 2 (2.53%) XML
7 1 (1.27%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.27%) CSS3
7 1 (1.27%) Dropwizard
7 1 (1.27%) ELK Stack
7 1 (1.27%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.46%) User Experience
2 8 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.06%) Digital Media
4 3 (3.80%) NHS
4 3 (3.80%) Wiki
5 2 (2.53%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.53%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.27%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.33%) Linux
2 1 (1.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (84.81%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (43.04%) Scrum
3 23 (29.11%) Project Management
4 18 (22.78%) Agile Project Management
5 16 (20.25%) Coaching
6 15 (18.99%) Mentoring
7 12 (15.19%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (15.19%) Kanban
7 12 (15.19%) TDD
8 11 (13.92%) Waterfall
9 10 (12.66%) Service Delivery
10 9 (11.39%) SOA
11 8 (10.13%) Microservices
12 7 (8.86%) DevOps
12 7 (8.86%) Open Source
12 7 (8.86%) PRINCE2
12 7 (8.86%) Use Case
13 6 (7.59%) CRM
13 6 (7.59%) ERP
13 6 (7.59%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.99%) Java
2 5 (6.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.06%) PHP
3 4 (5.06%) SQL
4 3 (3.80%) Python
5 2 (2.53%) C#
5 2 (2.53%) Groovy
6 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.27%) Scala
6 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (3.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 3 (3.80%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.53%) CCNA
2 2 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.53%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.86%) Docker
2 2 (2.53%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (8.86%) Puppet
2 3 (3.80%) Grafana
3 2 (2.53%) Graphite
3 2 (2.53%) Nagios
4 1 (1.27%) Kibana
4 1 (1.27%) logstash
Vendors
1 4 (5.06%) ServiceNow
2 3 (3.80%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.80%) Splunk
3 1 (1.27%) AppDynamics
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