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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 66 - 74
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing User Stories 6 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.67% - 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% - 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£315 - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.65 £104.41 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-68.72% +248.04%
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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
740 526 685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 82.31% 74.72% 74.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 290 377
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £275 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 3 5
Average hourly rate £27.50 £18.00 £9.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% +84.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £14.10 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.80 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Stories across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Fixed Income
3 2 (33.33%) Equities
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Investment Management
3 2 (33.33%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) BPMN
4 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
4 1 (16.67%) JUnit
4 1 (16.67%) UML
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (16.67%) Maven
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow Management
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Social Media
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Big Data
4 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
1 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
2 1 (16.67%) JUnit
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Product Owner
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Fixed Income
1 2 (33.33%) Equities
2 1 (16.67%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Workflow
2 2 (33.33%) Investment Management
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) BPMN
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java