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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 54 64 65
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Contract jobs citing User Stories 11 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.69% 0.46% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 0.55% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £425 £351 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.99% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £28.83
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +24.89%
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
508 723 548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 77.91% 83.29% 77.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 382 304
Median daily rate £343 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 29 5
Median hourly rate £13.59 £31.70 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.13% +50.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £13.00 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) Finance
3 8 (42.11%) Business Analysis
4 6 (31.58%) Java
5 5 (26.32%) Oracle
5 5 (26.32%) JBoss
5 5 (26.32%) Linux
5 5 (26.32%) Degree
5 5 (26.32%) Business Process Mapping
6 4 (21.05%) Apache Commons
6 4 (21.05%) User Experience
6 4 (21.05%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Open Source
6 4 (21.05%) NoSQL
6 4 (21.05%) MarkLogic
6 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
6 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (21.05%) Project Planning
6 4 (21.05%) jBPM
6 4 (21.05%) Spring
6 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
6 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
6 4 (21.05%) BPMN
6 4 (21.05%) Ext JS
6 4 (21.05%) Drools
6 4 (21.05%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (21.05%) OO
6 4 (21.05%) OOD
6 4 (21.05%) Apache

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 5 (26.32%) JBoss
2 4 (21.05%) Apache
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (21.05%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) MarkLogic
1 4 (21.05%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium
1 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Business Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Java Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Business Change Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Change Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) HR Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Process Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) UX Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Designer
7 1 (5.26%) Non-Functional Tester
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Tester
7 1 (5.26%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
1 4 (21.05%) Apache Commons
1 4 (21.05%) Drools
1 4 (21.05%) Ext JS
1 4 (21.05%) Hibernate
1 4 (21.05%) J2EE
1 4 (21.05%) jBPM
1 4 (21.05%) JSP
1 4 (21.05%) Servlets
1 4 (21.05%) Spring
2 1 (5.26%) Java EE
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
1 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (21.05%) User Experience
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) Business Analysis
3 5 (26.32%) Business Process Mapping
4 4 (21.05%) BPMN
4 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
4 4 (21.05%) OO
4 4 (21.05%) OOD
4 4 (21.05%) Open Source
4 4 (21.05%) Project Planning
4 4 (21.05%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Workflow
5 3 (15.79%) Wireframes
6 2 (10.53%) Manual Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Scrum
6 2 (10.53%) SDLC
6 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Perl
3 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
2 4 (21.05%) ISEB
3 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) SAP