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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank - 18 -
Contract jobs citing User Stories 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - 1.28% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £389 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.89% +19.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.65 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-12.93% +4.16%
User Stories
Bedfordshire

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
37 70 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 74.00% 89.74% 65.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 51 9
Average daily rate £340 £385 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.68% +28.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £775
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Stories across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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