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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank - 55 -
Contract jobs citing User Stories 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - 0.78% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £500 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 - £45.00
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
357 363 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 78.46% 71.04% 67.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 221 99
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 24 16
Average hourly rate £39.27 £40.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.82% +185.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £27.50 £12.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Stories across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 2 (100.00%) RUP
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Use Case
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

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