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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank - - 6
Contract jobs citing User Stories 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford - - 6.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £344
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.38% +7.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £28.83
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
31 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 93.94% 80.95% 72.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 16
Median daily rate £370 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £350 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £430 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £18.31 £19.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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 5 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 25 June 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%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) TDD