The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank - 41 20
Contract jobs citing User Stories 0 3 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon - 1.08% 7.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.21% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 14
Median daily rate - £353 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £32.75 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+41.22% -40.45%
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 Devon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
206 247 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 82.73% 89.17% 73.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 196 134
Median daily rate £400 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 12
Median hourly rate £15.25 £40.00 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.87% +46.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £43.50 £38.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Devon 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 Devon

User Stories
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

User Stories Daily Rate Trend in Devon

User Stories
Top 2 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Devon region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Devon 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) User Researcher
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Validation