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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 47 92 105
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +13
Contract jobs citing User Stories 76 35 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 3.92% 1.59% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.95% 1.94% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 19 9
Median daily rate £425 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £301 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £447 £417
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £389
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.65 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.19% -12.93%
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
1535 1800 1570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 79.16% 82.00% 76.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1003 1116 937
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 86 78
Median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £12.55 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Andover +1 22 £375 -
Southampton +16 11 £438 +18.24% 7
Fareham -4 11 £575 - 1
Portsmouth - 5 £240 -
Farnborough - 5 £300 - 1
Basingstoke +9 4 £425 +6.25% 1
Winchester 0 1 £400 +30.08%
Havant - 1 - -
User Stories
South East

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 89 (83.96%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (60.38%) Scrum
3 46 (43.40%) Security Cleared
4 44 (41.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 37 (34.91%) SC Cleared
6 31 (29.25%) .NET
7 26 (24.53%) Oracle
7 26 (24.53%) BDD
8 25 (23.58%) Test Scripting
9 24 (22.64%) Oracle APEX
9 24 (22.64%) Selenium
9 24 (22.64%) F#
9 24 (22.64%) SpecFlow
9 24 (22.64%) Defect Tracking
9 24 (22.64%) C#
9 24 (22.64%) Linux
10 22 (20.75%) Java
11 21 (19.81%) Migration
11 21 (19.81%) Regression Testing
12 20 (18.87%) Service Management
13 19 (17.92%) SQL
14 16 (15.09%) Web Services
14 16 (15.09%) ITIL
14 16 (15.09%) Oracle Reports
15 15 (14.15%) PHP
15 15 (14.15%) VMware
15 15 (14.15%) Business Analysis
15 15 (14.15%) Software Testing
16 14 (13.21%) C++
16 14 (13.21%) Git (software)

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 5 (4.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (8.49%) MS Office
2 3 (2.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.94%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.94%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.26%) PaaS
2 12 (11.32%) IaaS
3 7 (6.60%) Boomi
4 4 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.77%) iPaaS
5 3 (2.83%) AtomSphere
6 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.66%) DVB
1 6 (5.66%) HTTP
2 3 (2.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.09%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (6.60%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 7 (6.60%) Oracle Database
2 7 (6.60%) Oracle Database 10g
2 7 (6.60%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (6.60%) Oracle Database 12c
3 6 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (5.66%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.72%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (1.89%) Power BI
5 2 (1.89%) QlikView
5 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 44 (41.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (22.64%) Oracle APEX
2 24 (22.64%) Selenium
2 24 (22.64%) SpecFlow
3 14 (13.21%) Git (software)
4 11 (10.38%) JIRA
5 10 (9.43%) WebDriver
6 8 (7.55%) Rational DOORS
7 7 (6.60%) HP UFT
7 7 (6.60%) TeamCity
8 5 (4.72%) Jenkins
8 5 (4.72%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.94%) Appium
9 1 (0.94%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.94%) Gradle
9 1 (0.94%) Mockito
9 1 (0.94%) Robotium
9 1 (0.94%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.94%) Travis CI
General
1 12 (11.32%) Military
2 3 (2.83%) Automotive
2 3 (2.83%) Finance
3 2 (1.89%) Publishing
4 1 (0.94%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.94%) Front Office
4 1 (0.94%) Marketing
4 1 (0.94%) Retail
4 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (33.96%) Analyst
2 34 (32.08%) Business Analyst
3 21 (19.81%) Automation Tester
3 21 (19.81%) Tester
4 14 (13.21%) Consultant
4 14 (13.21%) Developer
5 11 (10.38%) Agile Business Analyst
6 6 (5.66%) Oracle Developer
7 5 (4.72%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
7 5 (4.72%) Test Automation Consultant
7 5 (4.72%) Test Consultant
8 4 (3.77%) Data Business Analyst
8 4 (3.77%) Service Analyst
9 3 (2.83%) Applications Developer
9 3 (2.83%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (2.83%) Integration Engineer
9 3 (2.83%) Scrum Master
9 3 (2.83%) Service Management Analyst
10 2 (1.89%) DevOps Engineer
10 2 (1.89%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (29.25%) .NET
2 16 (15.09%) Web Services
3 14 (13.21%) REST
4 13 (12.26%) HTML
5 7 (6.60%) Ajax
5 7 (6.60%) CSS
5 7 (6.60%) jQuery
5 7 (6.60%) SOAP
6 6 (5.66%) HTML5
6 6 (5.66%) Node.js
7 5 (4.72%) Middleware
7 5 (4.72%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (2.83%) Gherkin
8 3 (2.83%) XML
9 1 (0.94%) Android NDK
9 1 (0.94%) Android SDK
9 1 (0.94%) JNI
9 1 (0.94%) RESTful
9 1 (0.94%) RoboGuice
9 1 (0.94%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (5.66%) Digital TV
1 6 (5.66%) MPEG
1 6 (5.66%) STB
2 5 (4.72%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.72%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.83%) Data Integration
3 3 (2.83%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.89%) iPhone
4 2 (1.89%) Reference Data
4 2 (1.89%) Smartphone
4 2 (1.89%) Telematics
5 1 (0.94%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.94%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 24 (22.64%) Linux
2 12 (11.32%) Windows
3 7 (6.60%) Oracle Linux
3 7 (6.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.77%) CentOS
4 4 (3.77%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.83%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (83.96%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (60.38%) Scrum
3 26 (24.53%) BDD
4 25 (23.58%) Test Scripting
5 24 (22.64%) Defect Tracking
6 21 (19.81%) Migration
6 21 (19.81%) Regression Testing
7 20 (18.87%) Service Management
8 16 (15.09%) ITIL
9 15 (14.15%) Business Analysis
9 15 (14.15%) Software Testing
10 12 (11.32%) Change Management
10 12 (11.32%) Test Strategy
11 11 (10.38%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (10.38%) Workflow
12 10 (9.43%) Business Transformation
12 10 (9.43%) Data Analysis
13 9 (8.49%) Analytics
13 9 (8.49%) GAP Analysis
13 9 (8.49%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 24 (22.64%) C#
1 24 (22.64%) F#
2 22 (20.75%) Java
3 19 (17.92%) SQL
4 15 (14.15%) PHP
5 14 (13.21%) C++
6 13 (12.26%) C
7 11 (10.38%) Perl
8 7 (6.60%) JavaScript
8 7 (6.60%) PL/SQL
8 7 (6.60%) Shell Script
8 7 (6.60%) VBScript
9 4 (3.77%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.77%) Python
10 1 (0.94%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.94%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 46 (43.40%) Security Cleared
2 37 (34.91%) SC Cleared
3 12 (11.32%) DBS Check
4 5 (4.72%) Degree
5 3 (2.83%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.94%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.83%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (3.77%) Docker
1 4 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (3.77%) vSphere
2 3 (2.83%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.94%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 26 (24.53%) Oracle
2 15 (14.15%) VMware
3 9 (8.49%) Rally
4 8 (7.55%) Microsoft
5 7 (6.60%) Dell
5 7 (6.60%) Red Hat
6 5 (4.72%) SAP
7 4 (3.77%) Cisco
7 4 (3.77%) Informatica
7 4 (3.77%) SaltStack
8 3 (2.83%) Sitecore
8 3 (2.83%) WSO2
9 2 (1.89%) CA
9 2 (1.89%) HP
9 2 (1.89%) Tableau
10 1 (0.94%) ServiceNow
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