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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank - 47 46
Contract jobs citing User Stories 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - 0.87% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.16% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £441 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £388 £364
% change year-on-year
+9.03% +6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.65 £33.16
% change year-on-year
+22.51% -1.54%
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
372 345 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 75.92% 75.16% 65.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 239 140
Median daily rate £400 £408 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% +4.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £483 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 14 29
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

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
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) RUP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Rational DOORS

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 1 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) RUP
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago