The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 2 July 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 69 61 68
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs citing User Stories 1 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.12% 1.58% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 1.94% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 0
Median daily rate £400 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £28.83
User Stories
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
688 723 670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 80.94% 81.42% 79.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 559 477
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 16 35
Median hourly rate £39.00 £37.04 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% +51.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £18.89 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £28.91
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +3.77%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol 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 Bristol

User Stories
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

User Stories Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 2 July 2016, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) Kanban
4 3 (30.00%) User Experience
4 3 (30.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 3 (30.00%) Prototyping
5 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) Open Source
5 2 (20.00%) JIRA
5 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) MVC
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) Web Services
6 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
6 1 (10.00%) Change Management
6 1 (10.00%) UML
6 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (10.00%) C#
6 1 (10.00%) SQL
6 1 (10.00%) .NET
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
6 1 (10.00%) Document Management
6 1 (10.00%) Finance
6 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (10.00%) Usability Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) Web Development

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Confluence
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Analyst
2 8 (80.00%) Business Analyst
3 7 (70.00%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Digital Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Documentation Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Process Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Process Mapping Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Process Mapping Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) User Experience
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) Kanban
4 3 (30.00%) Prototyping
4 3 (30.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (20.00%) MVC
5 2 (20.00%) Open Source
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) BDD
6 1 (10.00%) BPMN
6 1 (10.00%) Change Management
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (10.00%) Document Management
6 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
6 1 (10.00%) Rapid Prototyping
6 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) UML
6 1 (10.00%) Usability Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance