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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Story
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank - - 12
Contract jobs citing User Stories 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - - 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.75 £32.33
% change year-on-year
- +1.31%

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
51 21 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 89.47% 77.78% 61.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 16 16
Median daily rate £338 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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