The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 33 49 55
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +6
Contract jobs citing User Stories 24 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.45% 1.40% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.45% 1.84% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 8
Median daily rate £394 £320 £675
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.04% -52.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £356 £700
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
Scotland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
440 597 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 81.63% 75.76% 81.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 347 326
Median daily rate £370 £345 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.24% -3.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £195 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 7
Median hourly rate £38.00 £29.36 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.44% -16.12%
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 Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow 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 Glasgow

User Stories
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

User Stories Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

User Stories
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Stories across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

User Stories Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 7 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 36 (83.72%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.88%) Scrum
3 14 (32.56%) User Experience
4 13 (30.23%) AngularJS
4 13 (30.23%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (23.26%) Workflow
5 10 (23.26%) Java
5 10 (23.26%) JSP
5 10 (23.26%) Open Source
6 9 (20.93%) OO
6 9 (20.93%) Finance
7 8 (18.60%) Business Analysis
7 8 (18.60%) JIRA
8 7 (16.28%) Degree
8 7 (16.28%) Web Development
8 7 (16.28%) jQuery
8 7 (16.28%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (16.28%) CSS
8 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
8 7 (16.28%) HTML
8 7 (16.28%) Oracle
9 6 (13.95%) Servlets
9 6 (13.95%) Web Services
9 6 (13.95%) J2EE
9 6 (13.95%) Windows
9 6 (13.95%) Linux
9 6 (13.95%) JBoss
9 6 (13.95%) Apache
9 6 (13.95%) Tomcat
9 6 (13.95%) OOD

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 6 (13.95%) Apache
1 6 (13.95%) JBoss
1 6 (13.95%) Oracle Workflow
1 6 (13.95%) Tomcat
2 5 (11.63%) Confluence
3 1 (2.33%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.98%) GitHub
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) MarkLogic
1 6 (13.95%) NoSQL
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) JIRA
2 5 (11.63%) Selenium
3 4 (9.30%) Artifactory
3 4 (9.30%) Cucumber
3 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.30%) Gradle
3 4 (9.30%) JBehave
3 4 (9.30%) Jenkins
3 4 (9.30%) Maven
4 3 (6.98%) TeamCity
4 3 (6.98%) YouTrack
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Back Office
2 1 (2.33%) Banking
2 1 (2.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Analyst
1 13 (30.23%) Developer
2 11 (25.58%) Business Analyst
3 9 (20.93%) Consultant
4 7 (16.28%) Web Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Java Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Salesforce Consultant
7 4 (9.30%) Functional Consultant
7 4 (9.30%) Salesforce Functional Consultant
8 3 (6.98%) .NET Developer
8 3 (6.98%) .NET Web Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Designer
8 3 (6.98%) Research Consultant
8 3 (6.98%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Senior .NET Web Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Senior Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Senior Web Developer
8 3 (6.98%) User Researcher
8 3 (6.98%) UX Designer
9 2 (4.65%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.23%) AngularJS
2 10 (23.26%) JSP
3 7 (16.28%) CSS
3 7 (16.28%) HTML
3 7 (16.28%) jQuery
4 6 (13.95%) Apache Commons
4 6 (13.95%) Drools
4 6 (13.95%) Ext JS
4 6 (13.95%) Hibernate
4 6 (13.95%) J2EE
4 6 (13.95%) jBPM
4 6 (13.95%) Servlets
4 6 (13.95%) Spring
4 6 (13.95%) Web Services
5 5 (11.63%) CSS3
5 5 (11.63%) HTML5
5 5 (11.63%) Visualforce
6 4 (9.30%) .NET
6 4 (9.30%) Ajax
6 4 (9.30%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) User Experience
2 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.95%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.98%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (2.33%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Linux
1 6 (13.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (83.72%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.88%) Scrum
3 13 (30.23%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (23.26%) Open Source
4 10 (23.26%) Workflow
5 9 (20.93%) OO
6 8 (18.60%) Business Analysis
7 7 (16.28%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (16.28%) Web Development
8 6 (13.95%) BPMN
8 6 (13.95%) Integration Testing
8 6 (13.95%) OOD
8 6 (13.95%) Service Delivery
8 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (13.95%) System Integration Testing
9 5 (11.63%) BDD
10 4 (9.30%) Ethnography
10 4 (9.30%) Human Factors
10 4 (9.30%) Kanban
10 4 (9.30%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.26%) Java
2 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
3 5 (11.63%) Apex Code
4 4 (9.30%) Python
5 3 (6.98%) C#
6 2 (4.65%) SQL
7 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Degree
2 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (9.30%) WCAG
2 3 (6.98%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (2.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Ansible
2 1 (2.33%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Oracle
2 5 (11.63%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.65%) Telerik
5 1 (2.33%) SAP