The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT contracts advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Story
Devon / Exeter
Rank 29 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing User Stories 1 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 0.65% - 4.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% - 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.60% +3.75%
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 Exeter region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
124 84 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 81.05% 83.17% 69.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 60 24
Median daily rate £400 £415 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +13.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £300 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £524 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Exeter 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 Exeter

User Stories
Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

User Stories Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

User Stories
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Exeter region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement Process

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter 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%) Agile Coach
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement Process
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) BC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared