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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 40 65 72
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +7
Contract jobs citing User Stories 20 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.29% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.01% 0.28% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 2
Median daily rate £335 £369 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £354 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £384 £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £32.65 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -12.93%
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
499 719 706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 82.07% 82.45% 81.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 361 316
Median daily rate £375 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 7
Median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +153.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.38 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £65.00 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 25 August 2016.

User Stories Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (50.00%) Finance
3 12 (37.50%) Workflow
4 11 (34.38%) Java
4 11 (34.38%) Oracle
5 10 (31.25%) Linux
5 10 (31.25%) JBoss
5 10 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (28.13%) Integration Testing
6 9 (28.13%) BPMN
6 9 (28.13%) Ext JS
6 9 (28.13%) Drools
6 9 (28.13%) jBPM
6 9 (28.13%) Open Source
6 9 (28.13%) Oracle BPM
6 9 (28.13%) NoSQL
6 9 (28.13%) MarkLogic
6 9 (28.13%) AngularJS
6 9 (28.13%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (28.13%) Apache Commons
6 9 (28.13%) System Integration Testing
6 9 (28.13%) Apache
6 9 (28.13%) Tomcat
6 9 (28.13%) OOD
6 9 (28.13%) Windows
6 9 (28.13%) OO
6 9 (28.13%) JSP
6 9 (28.13%) Servlets
6 9 (28.13%) J2EE
6 9 (28.13%) Oracle Workflow

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 10 (31.25%) JBoss
2 9 (28.13%) Apache
2 9 (28.13%) Oracle Workflow
2 9 (28.13%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.13%) CMS
Business Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) MarkLogic
1 9 (28.13%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Selenium
2 1 (3.13%) JIRA
2 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Back Office
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Analyst
2 11 (34.38%) Developer
3 10 (31.25%) Business Analyst
4 9 (28.13%) Java Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Designer
5 3 (9.38%) UX Designer
6 2 (6.25%) Service Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) UX Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Banking Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Change Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Process Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) SAP Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Tester
7 1 (3.13%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) AngularJS
1 9 (28.13%) Apache Commons
1 9 (28.13%) Drools
1 9 (28.13%) Ext JS
1 9 (28.13%) Hibernate
1 9 (28.13%) J2EE
1 9 (28.13%) jBPM
1 9 (28.13%) JSP
1 9 (28.13%) Servlets
1 9 (28.13%) Spring
2 2 (6.25%) Web Services
3 1 (3.13%) .NET
3 1 (3.13%) Java EE
3 1 (3.13%) SAP PI
3 1 (3.13%) Velocity
3 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 7 (21.88%) User Experience
4 3 (9.38%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Linux
2 9 (28.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) Workflow
3 10 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (28.13%) BPMN
4 9 (28.13%) Integration Testing
4 9 (28.13%) OO
4 9 (28.13%) OOD
4 9 (28.13%) Open Source
4 9 (28.13%) System Integration Testing
5 6 (18.75%) Scrum
6 5 (15.63%) Business Analysis
6 5 (15.63%) Wireframes
7 3 (9.38%) Kanban
7 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
7 3 (9.38%) Workflow Analysis
8 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (6.25%) Manual Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Security Architecture
8 2 (6.25%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) Java
2 4 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) Perl
3 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) ISEB
4 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) SAP
3 1 (3.13%) Telerik