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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank - - 59
Contract jobs citing User Stories 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - - 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+38.88% +10.76%
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
584 419 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 79.67% 69.03% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 208 265
Average daily rate £350 £362 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.24% +11.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £238 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £10.93 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.85% -34.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014, 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 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) TDD
2 7 (53.85%) MySQL
2 7 (53.85%) Configuration Management
2 7 (53.85%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (53.85%) Scrum
2 7 (53.85%) Ruby
2 7 (53.85%) Ruby on Rails
2 7 (53.85%) Django
2 7 (53.85%) Kanban
2 7 (53.85%) Product Management
2 7 (53.85%) Scala
2 7 (53.85%) Software Architecture
2 7 (53.85%) MongoDB
2 7 (53.85%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (53.85%) NoSQL
2 7 (53.85%) REST
2 7 (53.85%) Play Framework
3 6 (46.15%) Java
4 5 (38.46%) Line Management
4 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
4 5 (38.46%) User Experience
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
5 3 (23.08%) Use Case
5 3 (23.08%) Content Management
6 2 (15.38%) Marketing
6 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
6 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) MySQL
1 7 (53.85%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (53.85%) MongoDB
1 7 (53.85%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (53.85%) NoSQL
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Technical Architect
1 7 (53.85%) Architect
2 6 (46.15%) Digital Architect
3 5 (38.46%) Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Business Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Technical Architect
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Architect
5 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Automated Test Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Automation Specialist
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Digital Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) Ruby on Rails
1 7 (53.85%) Django
1 7 (53.85%) REST
1 7 (53.85%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) User Experience
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) TDD
2 7 (53.85%) Configuration Management
2 7 (53.85%) Scrum
2 7 (53.85%) Kanban
2 7 (53.85%) Product Management
2 7 (53.85%) Software Architecture
3 5 (38.46%) Line Management
3 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
4 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
4 3 (23.08%) Use Case
4 3 (23.08%) Content Management
5 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
6 1 (7.69%) BDD
6 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
6 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.69%) Wealth Management
6 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Ruby
1 7 (53.85%) Scala
2 6 (46.15%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared