The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 76 91 77
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -14
Contract jobs citing User Stories 44 27 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.17% 1.30% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 1.53% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 23
Median daily rate £473 £375 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.00% +22.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £343 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £657 £608 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.53% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £28.83
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +24.89%
User Stories
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 West Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1727 1768 1458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 85.20% 85.41% 79.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1211 1214 1019
Median daily rate £425 £365 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 35 21
Median hourly rate £13.50 £30.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.00% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.60 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £97.00 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

User Stories
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

User Stories Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

User Stories
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Stories across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

User Stories Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

User Stories
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

User Stories Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

User Stories
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +17 42 £473 +21.15% 4
User Stories
Yorkshire

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 73 (83.91%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (29.89%) Scrum
3 25 (28.74%) Project Management
4 22 (25.29%) Waterfall
5 21 (24.14%) Finance
6 19 (21.84%) Mentoring
7 16 (18.39%) Agile Project Management
8 14 (16.09%) Coaching
9 13 (14.94%) User Experience
10 12 (13.79%) TDD
10 12 (13.79%) Java
11 11 (12.64%) JIRA
12 10 (11.49%) Git (software)
12 10 (11.49%) Web Services
12 10 (11.49%) Service Delivery
13 9 (10.34%) CRM
13 9 (10.34%) SOA
13 9 (10.34%) Use Case
13 9 (10.34%) RESTful
13 9 (10.34%) Business Analysis
14 8 (9.20%) Spring
14 8 (9.20%) Maven
14 8 (9.20%) Microsoft
14 8 (9.20%) Jenkins
15 7 (8.05%) Microservices
15 7 (8.05%) Docker
15 7 (8.05%) Spring Boot
15 7 (8.05%) Puppet
16 6 (6.90%) Kanban
16 6 (6.90%) Supplier Management

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 1 (1.15%) CMS
1 1 (1.15%) Confluence
1 1 (1.15%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (4.60%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.60%) SaaS
2 2 (2.30%) IaaS
2 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.30%) PaaS
3 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.45%) Network Security
2 2 (2.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.60%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (4.60%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.15%) Redis
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (12.64%) JIRA
2 10 (11.49%) Git (software)
3 8 (9.20%) Jenkins
3 8 (9.20%) Maven
4 4 (4.60%) Selenium
5 3 (3.45%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.45%) FitNesse
5 3 (3.45%) SoapUI
5 3 (3.45%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.30%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.30%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.15%) Ant
7 1 (1.15%) Capybara
7 1 (1.15%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.15%) Mocha
7 1 (1.15%) Protractor
7 1 (1.15%) RSpec
7 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.15%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (24.14%) Finance
2 4 (4.60%) Marketing
3 3 (3.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (40.23%) Analyst
2 30 (34.48%) Business Analyst
3 19 (21.84%) Delivery Manager
4 13 (14.94%) Digital Delivery Manager
4 13 (14.94%) Senior Manager
5 11 (12.64%) User Researcher
6 8 (9.20%) Digital User Researcher
7 7 (8.05%) Scrum Master
7 7 (8.05%) Technical Leader
8 6 (6.90%) Agile Business Analyst
9 5 (5.75%) Digital Analyst
9 5 (5.75%) Digital Business Analyst
9 5 (5.75%) Tester
10 3 (3.45%) Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Service Analyst
10 3 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (3.45%) Test Engineer
11 2 (2.30%) QA Tester
11 2 (2.30%) Systems Tester
11 2 (2.30%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.49%) Web Services
2 9 (10.34%) RESTful
3 8 (9.20%) Spring
4 7 (8.05%) Spring Boot
5 5 (5.75%) XML
6 4 (4.60%) .NET
6 4 (4.60%) WSDL
7 3 (3.45%) jQuery
8 2 (2.30%) Backbone.js
8 2 (2.30%) CSS
8 2 (2.30%) CSS3
8 2 (2.30%) HTML
8 2 (2.30%) HTML5
8 2 (2.30%) SOAP
8 2 (2.30%) XSD
9 1 (1.15%) Mustache
9 1 (1.15%) Resque
9 1 (1.15%) RSS
9 1 (1.15%) Sass
9 1 (1.15%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.94%) User Experience
2 5 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.45%) Digital Media
3 3 (3.45%) Psychology
3 3 (3.45%) Wiki
4 2 (2.30%) NHS
5 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.60%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (83.91%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (29.89%) Scrum
3 25 (28.74%) Project Management
4 22 (25.29%) Waterfall
5 19 (21.84%) Mentoring
6 16 (18.39%) Agile Project Management
7 14 (16.09%) Coaching
8 12 (13.79%) TDD
9 10 (11.49%) Service Delivery
10 9 (10.34%) Business Analysis
10 9 (10.34%) CRM
10 9 (10.34%) SOA
10 9 (10.34%) Use Case
11 7 (8.05%) Microservices
12 6 (6.90%) Kanban
12 6 (6.90%) PRINCE2
12 6 (6.90%) Risk Management
12 6 (6.90%) SDLC
12 6 (6.90%) Service Design
12 6 (6.90%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.79%) Java
2 5 (5.75%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.60%) SQL
4 3 (3.45%) PHP
5 1 (1.15%) C
5 1 (1.15%) C#
5 1 (1.15%) CoffeeScript
5 1 (1.15%) Groovy
5 1 (1.15%) Ruby
5 1 (1.15%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (3.45%) Degree
1 3 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 3 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.30%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (8.05%) Puppet
2 1 (1.15%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 8 (9.20%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.60%) ServiceNow
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