The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 86 121 99
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -22
Contract jobs citing User Stories 55 29 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.94% 0.98% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 1.19% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 20 25
Median daily rate £475 £375 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +22.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £348 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £603 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £393 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.28% +4.66%
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
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2356 2438 1946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 83.25% 82.73% 76.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1661 1680 1295
Median daily rate £425 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £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 41 53 52
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 Yorkshire

User Stories
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

User Stories Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

User Stories
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Stories across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

User Stories Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

User Stories
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

User Stories Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

User Stories
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 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
West Yorkshire +21 44 £473 +26.00% 4
South Yorkshire - 6 £475 - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 80 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (31.00%) Scrum
3 28 (28.00%) Project Management
4 25 (25.00%) Finance
5 22 (22.00%) Waterfall
6 20 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 16 (16.00%) Agile Project Management
8 15 (15.00%) User Experience
9 14 (14.00%) Coaching
9 14 (14.00%) JIRA
10 13 (13.00%) Business Analysis
11 12 (12.00%) Java
11 12 (12.00%) TDD
12 11 (11.00%) Web Services
13 10 (10.00%) Git (software)
13 10 (10.00%) Service Delivery
13 10 (10.00%) Use Case
14 9 (9.00%) CRM
14 9 (9.00%) SOA
14 9 (9.00%) RESTful
15 8 (8.00%) BDD
15 8 (8.00%) Jenkins
15 8 (8.00%) Microsoft
15 8 (8.00%) PRINCE2
15 8 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (8.00%) Spring
15 8 (8.00%) Maven
16 7 (7.00%) Risk Management
16 7 (7.00%) Microservices
16 7 (7.00%) Spring Boot

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in 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 3 (3.00%) Confluence
2 2 (2.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.00%) CMS
3 1 (1.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.00%) SaaS
2 2 (2.00%) IaaS
2 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.00%) PaaS
3 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.00%) Network Security
2 2 (2.00%) Internet
2 2 (2.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.00%) Redis
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (14.00%) JIRA
2 10 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (8.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (8.00%) Maven
4 4 (4.00%) Selenium
5 3 (3.00%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.00%) FitNesse
5 3 (3.00%) SoapUI
5 3 (3.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.00%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.00%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.00%) Ant
7 1 (1.00%) Capybara
7 1 (1.00%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.00%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.00%) Mocha
7 1 (1.00%) Protractor
7 1 (1.00%) RSpec
7 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.00%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (4.00%) Marketing
3 3 (3.00%) Games
4 1 (1.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (41.00%) Analyst
2 35 (35.00%) Business Analyst
3 21 (21.00%) Delivery Manager
4 13 (13.00%) Digital Delivery Manager
4 13 (13.00%) Senior Manager
5 11 (11.00%) User Researcher
6 8 (8.00%) Agile Business Analyst
6 8 (8.00%) Digital User Researcher
6 8 (8.00%) Scrum Master
7 7 (7.00%) Technical Leader
8 6 (6.00%) Digital Analyst
8 6 (6.00%) Digital Business Analyst
8 6 (6.00%) Tester
9 3 (3.00%) Agile Delivery Manager
9 3 (3.00%) Developer
9 3 (3.00%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.00%) Service Analyst
9 3 (3.00%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (3.00%) Test Engineer
10 2 (2.00%) Business Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.00%) Web Services
2 9 (9.00%) RESTful
3 8 (8.00%) Spring
4 7 (7.00%) Spring Boot
5 5 (5.00%) XML
6 4 (4.00%) .NET
6 4 (4.00%) WSDL
7 3 (3.00%) jQuery
8 2 (2.00%) Backbone.js
8 2 (2.00%) CSS
8 2 (2.00%) CSS3
8 2 (2.00%) HTML
8 2 (2.00%) HTML5
8 2 (2.00%) SOAP
8 2 (2.00%) XSD
9 1 (1.00%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.00%) Mustache
9 1 (1.00%) Ninject
9 1 (1.00%) Resque
9 1 (1.00%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.00%) User Experience
2 5 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.00%) Digital Media
3 3 (3.00%) NHS
3 3 (3.00%) Psychology
3 3 (3.00%) Wiki
4 2 (2.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.00%) Clustering
5 1 (1.00%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (1.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (31.00%) Scrum
3 28 (28.00%) Project Management
4 22 (22.00%) Waterfall
5 20 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 16 (16.00%) Agile Project Management
7 14 (14.00%) Coaching
8 13 (13.00%) Business Analysis
9 12 (12.00%) TDD
10 10 (10.00%) Service Delivery
10 10 (10.00%) Use Case
11 9 (9.00%) CRM
11 9 (9.00%) SOA
12 8 (8.00%) BDD
12 8 (8.00%) PRINCE2
12 8 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (7.00%) Kanban
13 7 (7.00%) Microservices
13 7 (7.00%) Risk Management
14 6 (6.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.00%) Java
2 5 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.00%) SQL
4 3 (3.00%) PHP
5 1 (1.00%) C
5 1 (1.00%) C#
5 1 (1.00%) CoffeeScript
5 1 (1.00%) Groovy
5 1 (1.00%) Ruby
5 1 (1.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.00%) Degree
2 3 (3.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.00%) ISEB
4 1 (1.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (7.00%) Puppet
2 1 (1.00%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 8 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.00%) Pega
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