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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Story
Manchester / Salford
Rank - 17 8
Contract jobs citing User Stories 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford - 2.33% 6.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.56% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.75 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -34.50%

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
62 39 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 92.54% 90.70% 54.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 31 12
Median daily rate £430 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.96% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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 18 January 2017, 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