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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank - - 13
Contract jobs citing User Stories 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - - 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £32.75 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+67.93% -40.45%
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
43 30 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 81.13% 81.08% 72.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 23 33
Median daily rate £450 £388 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -6.06%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Median hourly rate £10.30 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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