The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 49 51 48
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing User Stories 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.64% 0.20% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.28% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £500 £438 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.83 £48.75
% change year-on-year
+6.62% -32.66%
User Stories
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
363 359 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 77.90% 73.57% 68.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 214 166
Median daily rate £390 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £195 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 25 12
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

User Stories
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

User Stories Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

User Stories
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham 0 2 £500 +14.28% 1
User Stories
South West

User Stories
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) RUP
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Use Case
2 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Requirements Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (50.00%) Wireframes
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) C

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Business Change Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Business Change Business Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Business Change Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Business Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Change Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Requirements Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) Requirements Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) RUP
2 2 (50.00%) Use Case
2 2 (50.00%) Wireframes
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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