The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Story
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank - 33 40
Contract jobs citing User Stories 0 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 2.66% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.04% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 6
Median daily rate - £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.75 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -34.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
236 263 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 85.51% 87.38% 80.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 189 233
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 30 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £45.22 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.04% +158.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 Bedfordshire

User Stories
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Stories across the Bedfordshire region.

User Stories Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

User Stories
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing User Stories also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 2 (100.00%) Use Case
1 2 (100.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Telematics
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Data Transformation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (50.00%) Data Flow Diagram
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Automotive
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) SysML
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Automotive Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Telematics Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) Telematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Prototyping
1 2 (100.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Data Flow Diagram
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Data Transformation
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) SysML
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall