The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT contracts advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Story
Hampshire / Farnborough
Rank 17 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing User Stories 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 3.51% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.44% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
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 - £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 Farnborough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Farnborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
90 51 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 78.95% 75.00% 74.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 37 52
Median daily rate £450 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £275 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £500 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 3
Median hourly rate £68.75 £27.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% +100.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Farnborough 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 Farnborough

User Stories
Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

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

User Stories Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

User Stories
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 25 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 Farnborough region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) JIRA
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) Automotive
4 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) MS Office
4 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 3 (33.33%) MS Visio
4 3 (33.33%) Velocity
4 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (33.33%) API Integration
4 3 (33.33%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (22.22%) Confluence
5 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Selenium
5 2 (22.22%) Web Development
6 1 (11.11%) Marketing

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough 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 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (22.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
1 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (33.33%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (22.22%) Selenium
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Automotive
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Scrum Master
2 2 (22.22%) Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Velocity
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) API Integration
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
3 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Web Development
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) CA Agile Central