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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 23 August 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 16 - 9
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing User Stories 1 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 2.13% - 14.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% - 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £375 - £344
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £32.65 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -12.93%
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
41 19 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 87.23% 79.17% 90.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 15 26
Median daily rate £400 £490 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £225 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £645 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £19.25 £18.31 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.16% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +26.21%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Salford 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 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 7 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 Salford region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) New Media
1 1 (100.00%) Software Delivery

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Salford 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) New Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case