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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank - 10 -
Contract jobs citing User Stories 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - 5.56% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 8.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £290 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 - £41.25
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
25 23 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 83.33% 63.89% 51.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 12
Average daily rate £425 £475 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +79.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £638 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.57% -46.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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