The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Story
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank - - 10
Contract jobs citing User Stories 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - - 5.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £290
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.68% +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 Bedford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
47 21 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 83.93% 87.50% 62.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 16 14
Median daily rate £420 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £10.30 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedford 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 Bedford

User Stories
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

User Stories Daily Rate Trend in Bedford