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 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank - - 17
Contract jobs citing User Stories 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - - 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £404 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.83 £48.75
% change year-on-year
+6.62% -32.66%
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
38 41 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 73.08% 93.18% 90.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 44
Median daily rate £415 £345 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.28% -13.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £515 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +71.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

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