The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 37 89 97
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +8
Contract jobs citing User Stories 89 41 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 4.81% 1.85% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.15% 2.26% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 22 15
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £351 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £449 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £401 £391
% change year-on-year
+5.91% +2.55%
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 East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1447 1815 1554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 78.22% 81.98% 76.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 931 1114 889
Median daily rate £400 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £290 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £520 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 85 72
Median hourly rate £44.46 £39.37 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.92% +21.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire 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 Hampshire

User Stories
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

User Stories Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

User Stories
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Stories across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

User Stories Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

User Stories
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Southampton +22 16 £425 +14.86% 1
Andover 0 16 £363 -3.33%
Fareham -2 15 £575 - 1
Farnborough - 6 £300 - 1
Portsmouth - 5 £240 - 1
Winchester +5 1 £400 -20.00%
Aldershot - 1 - -
Havant - 1 - -
User Stories
South East

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 102 (80.31%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (54.33%) Scrum
3 58 (45.67%) Security Cleared
3 58 (45.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 46 (36.22%) SC Cleared
5 39 (30.71%) Oracle
6 34 (26.77%) Linux
7 33 (25.98%) Test Scripting
8 32 (25.20%) F#
8 32 (25.20%) Selenium
8 32 (25.20%) SpecFlow
8 32 (25.20%) C#
8 32 (25.20%) Defect Tracking
9 31 (24.41%) .NET
10 30 (23.62%) Service Management
11 29 (22.83%) Regression Testing
11 29 (22.83%) Migration
11 29 (22.83%) Oracle APEX
12 26 (20.47%) BDD
13 25 (19.69%) SQL
14 24 (18.90%) Oracle Reports
15 23 (18.11%) VMware
15 23 (18.11%) Software Testing
16 22 (17.32%) C++
16 22 (17.32%) Java
17 20 (15.75%) PaaS
18 19 (14.96%) IaaS
19 18 (14.17%) HTML
19 18 (14.17%) ITIL
20 17 (13.39%) Windows

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 10 (7.87%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (7.09%) MS Office
2 3 (2.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (8.66%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (15.75%) PaaS
2 19 (14.96%) IaaS
3 2 (1.57%) Boomi
4 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.79%) AtomSphere
4 1 (0.79%) iPaaS
4 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.72%) DVB
1 6 (4.72%) HTTP
2 2 (1.57%) Firewall
3 1 (0.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.90%) Oracle Reports
2 12 (9.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 12 (9.45%) Oracle Database
2 12 (9.45%) Oracle Database 10g
2 12 (9.45%) Oracle Database 11g
2 12 (9.45%) Oracle Database 12c
3 10 (7.87%) Oracle BI EE
4 9 (7.09%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (4.72%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.36%) Power BI
6 3 (2.36%) QlikView
6 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 58 (45.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 32 (25.20%) Selenium
2 32 (25.20%) SpecFlow
3 29 (22.83%) Oracle APEX
4 16 (12.60%) Git (software)
5 14 (11.02%) HP UFT
5 14 (11.02%) JIRA
6 12 (9.45%) TeamCity
7 10 (7.87%) WebDriver
8 8 (6.30%) Rational DOORS
9 5 (3.94%) Jenkins
9 5 (3.94%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.79%) Ant
10 1 (0.79%) Appium
10 1 (0.79%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.79%) Gradle
10 1 (0.79%) Maven
10 1 (0.79%) Mockito
10 1 (0.79%) Robotium
10 1 (0.79%) Subversion
General
1 14 (11.02%) Military
2 6 (4.72%) Finance
3 5 (3.94%) Automotive
4 3 (2.36%) Marketing
4 3 (2.36%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.57%) Electronics
5 2 (1.57%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.57%) Publishing
6 1 (0.79%) Front Office
6 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (29.92%) Analyst
2 36 (28.35%) Business Analyst
3 29 (22.83%) Automation Tester
3 29 (22.83%) Tester
4 14 (11.02%) Consultant
4 14 (11.02%) Developer
5 12 (9.45%) Agile Business Analyst
6 11 (8.66%) Oracle Developer
7 5 (3.94%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
7 5 (3.94%) Test Automation Consultant
7 5 (3.94%) Test Consultant
8 4 (3.15%) Data Business Analyst
8 4 (3.15%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (3.15%) Service Analyst
9 3 (2.36%) Integration Engineer
9 3 (2.36%) Service Management Analyst
10 2 (1.57%) Deployment Engineer
10 2 (1.57%) IT Business Analyst
10 2 (1.57%) Java Consultant
10 2 (1.57%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (24.41%) .NET
2 18 (14.17%) HTML
3 12 (9.45%) Ajax
3 12 (9.45%) CSS
3 12 (9.45%) jQuery
4 11 (8.66%) Web Services
5 10 (7.87%) Middleware
5 10 (7.87%) Oracle Fusion
6 9 (7.09%) REST
7 6 (4.72%) HTML5
7 6 (4.72%) Node.js
8 3 (2.36%) Gherkin
9 2 (1.57%) SOAP
10 1 (0.79%) Android NDK
10 1 (0.79%) Android SDK
10 1 (0.79%) JNI
10 1 (0.79%) JSON
10 1 (0.79%) RESTful
10 1 (0.79%) RoboGuice
10 1 (0.79%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.87%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.72%) Digital TV
2 6 (4.72%) MPEG
2 6 (4.72%) STB
3 5 (3.94%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.36%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.57%) iPhone
5 2 (1.57%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.57%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.57%) Telematics
6 1 (0.79%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.79%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 34 (26.77%) Linux
2 17 (13.39%) Windows
3 12 (9.45%) Oracle Linux
3 12 (9.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.15%) CentOS
4 4 (3.15%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.36%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (80.31%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (54.33%) Scrum
3 33 (25.98%) Test Scripting
4 32 (25.20%) Defect Tracking
5 30 (23.62%) Service Management
6 29 (22.83%) Migration
6 29 (22.83%) Regression Testing
7 26 (20.47%) BDD
8 23 (18.11%) Software Testing
9 18 (14.17%) ITIL
10 15 (11.81%) Business Analysis
11 13 (10.24%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (9.45%) Change Management
12 12 (9.45%) Test Strategy
13 11 (8.66%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (8.66%) ITSM
14 10 (7.87%) Business Transformation
14 10 (7.87%) Workflow
15 9 (7.09%) Analytics
15 9 (7.09%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (25.20%) C#
1 32 (25.20%) F#
2 25 (19.69%) SQL
3 22 (17.32%) C++
3 22 (17.32%) Java
4 16 (12.60%) Perl
5 14 (11.02%) VBScript
6 13 (10.24%) C
7 12 (9.45%) JavaScript
7 12 (9.45%) PHP
7 12 (9.45%) PL/SQL
7 12 (9.45%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.15%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.15%) Python
9 1 (0.79%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.79%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 58 (45.67%) Security Cleared
2 46 (36.22%) SC Cleared
3 12 (9.45%) DBS Check
4 5 (3.94%) Degree
5 3 (2.36%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.79%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.36%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (3.94%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (3.15%) Docker
2 4 (3.15%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (3.15%) vSphere
3 2 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.79%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 39 (30.71%) Oracle
2 23 (18.11%) VMware
3 12 (9.45%) Red Hat
4 10 (7.87%) HP
4 10 (7.87%) Microsoft
4 10 (7.87%) Rally
5 7 (5.51%) Cisco
6 4 (3.15%) SaltStack
6 4 (3.15%) SAP
7 3 (2.36%) CA
7 3 (2.36%) Tableau
8 2 (1.57%) Dell
9 1 (0.79%) BMC
9 1 (0.79%) Informatica
9 1 (0.79%) Remedy
9 1 (0.79%) ServiceNow
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