The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank - - 7
Contract jobs citing User Stories 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford - - 11.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 - £41.25
User Stories
Manchester

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
27 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 90.00% 66.67% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 12 15
Average daily rate £425 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £13.67
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

User Stories
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

User Stories Daily Rate Trend in Salford

User Stories
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) RUP
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Competitor Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Analysis

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Competitor Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) RUP
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case