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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 47 93 95
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +2
Contract jobs citing User Stories 67 40 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 3.61% 1.82% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.71% 2.22% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 25 20
Median daily rate £450 £375 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +8.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £241 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £32.75 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+41.22% -40.45%
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
1424 1800 1726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 76.77% 81.97% 78.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 908 1113 955
Median daily rate £420 £380 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 101 86
Median hourly rate £38.25 £39.37 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.84% +57.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £60.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +14 15 £409 +10.47% 1
Fareham -1 12 £563 +150.00% 2
Andover 0 5 £400 - 2
Portsmouth - 2 - -
Farnborough - 2 £331 - 1
Basingstoke -1 1 £235 -39.35%
Havant - 1 - -
Aldershot - 1 - -
User Stories
South East

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 104 (69.80%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (46.98%) Scrum
3 62 (41.61%) Security Cleared
4 57 (38.26%) Service Management
5 54 (36.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 48 (32.21%) SC Cleared
7 44 (29.53%) IaaS
8 43 (28.86%) Linux
9 42 (28.19%) VMware
10 34 (22.82%) Oracle
10 34 (22.82%) PaaS
11 31 (20.81%) Windows
12 30 (20.13%) ITIL
13 29 (19.46%) Test Scripting
14 28 (18.79%) Selenium
15 27 (18.12%) Software Testing
15 27 (18.12%) F#
15 27 (18.12%) SpecFlow
15 27 (18.12%) C#
16 26 (17.45%) Defect Tracking
17 25 (16.78%) Regression Testing
18 24 (16.11%) Migration
19 22 (14.77%) SQL
19 22 (14.77%) .NET
19 22 (14.77%) BDD
20 20 (13.42%) JIRA
21 19 (12.75%) Oracle APEX
21 19 (12.75%) Oracle Reports
22 17 (11.41%) HP
23 16 (10.74%) Oracle Applications

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 8 (5.37%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.67%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (0.67%) Confluence
3 1 (0.67%) GemFire
3 1 (0.67%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (6.71%) MS Office
2 3 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.34%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (10.74%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (3.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (2.68%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 44 (29.53%) IaaS
2 34 (22.82%) PaaS
3 2 (1.34%) Google App Engine
3 2 (1.34%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.38%) Firewall
2 1 (0.67%) AMQP
2 1 (0.67%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.75%) Oracle Reports
2 10 (6.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 10 (6.71%) Oracle Database
2 10 (6.71%) Oracle Database 10g
2 10 (6.71%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (6.71%) Oracle Database 12c
3 8 (5.37%) Oracle BI EE
4 7 (4.70%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.68%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.68%) HBase
5 4 (2.68%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.01%) Apache Hive
6 3 (2.01%) Big Data
6 3 (2.01%) MySQL
6 3 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.01%) Power BI
6 3 (2.01%) QlikView
6 3 (2.01%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 54 (36.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (18.79%) Selenium
3 27 (18.12%) SpecFlow
4 20 (13.42%) JIRA
5 19 (12.75%) Oracle APEX
6 13 (8.72%) HP UFT
7 11 (7.38%) Git (software)
7 11 (7.38%) Rational DOORS
8 10 (6.71%) TeamCity
9 5 (3.36%) Visual Studio
10 3 (2.01%) Jenkins
10 3 (2.01%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.34%) Gradle
11 2 (1.34%) Jasmine
12 1 (0.67%) Ant
12 1 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.67%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.67%) JUnit
12 1 (0.67%) Mockito
12 1 (0.67%) Robotium
General
1 11 (7.38%) Military
2 10 (6.71%) Finance
3 6 (4.03%) Marketing
4 5 (3.36%) Automotive
4 5 (3.36%) Electronics
4 5 (3.36%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.36%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.01%) Retail
6 2 (1.34%) Publishing
7 1 (0.67%) Front Office
7 1 (0.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 50 (33.56%) Analyst
2 46 (30.87%) Business Analyst
3 23 (15.44%) Tester
4 22 (14.77%) Automation Tester
5 14 (9.40%) Developer
6 12 (8.05%) Agile Business Analyst
6 12 (8.05%) Consultant
7 10 (6.71%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
8 9 (6.04%) Oracle Developer
9 7 (4.70%) Technical Business Analyst
10 6 (4.03%) Technical Analyst
11 5 (3.36%) Business Requirements Analyst
11 5 (3.36%) Requirements Analyst
11 5 (3.36%) Technical Leader
12 4 (2.68%) Data Business Analyst
12 4 (2.68%) Delivery Manager
12 4 (2.68%) Service Analyst
12 4 (2.68%) Service Manager
12 4 (2.68%) Test Automation Consultant
12 4 (2.68%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (14.77%) .NET
2 11 (7.38%) CSS
2 11 (7.38%) HTML
3 10 (6.71%) Ajax
3 10 (6.71%) jQuery
4 9 (6.04%) Middleware
5 8 (5.37%) Oracle Fusion
6 6 (4.03%) Web Services
7 3 (2.01%) Gherkin
7 3 (2.01%) Node.js
8 2 (1.34%) gRPC
8 2 (1.34%) JSON
8 2 (1.34%) OpenID
8 2 (1.34%) REST
8 2 (1.34%) RESTful
8 2 (1.34%) Spring Boot
8 2 (1.34%) WebSockets
9 1 (0.67%) Browserify
9 1 (0.67%) React
9 1 (0.67%) RoboGuice
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.74%) Management Information System
2 7 (4.70%) CMDB
3 6 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.68%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.34%) iPhone
5 2 (1.34%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.34%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.34%) Telematics
6 1 (0.67%) NHS
6 1 (0.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 43 (28.86%) Linux
2 31 (20.81%) Windows
3 10 (6.71%) Oracle Linux
3 10 (6.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.01%) Android
5 1 (0.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (69.80%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (46.98%) Scrum
3 57 (38.26%) Service Management
4 30 (20.13%) ITIL
5 29 (19.46%) Test Scripting
6 27 (18.12%) Software Testing
7 26 (17.45%) Defect Tracking
8 25 (16.78%) Regression Testing
9 24 (16.11%) Migration
10 22 (14.77%) BDD
11 15 (10.07%) Business Analysis
11 15 (10.07%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (9.40%) ITSM
12 14 (9.40%) Penetration Testing
12 14 (9.40%) Test Strategy
12 14 (9.40%) Vulnerability Management
13 13 (8.72%) Root Cause Analysis
13 13 (8.72%) SIEM
14 12 (8.05%) Change Management
14 12 (8.05%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (18.12%) C#
1 27 (18.12%) F#
2 22 (14.77%) SQL
3 14 (9.40%) Java
4 13 (8.72%) C++
4 13 (8.72%) JavaScript
4 13 (8.72%) VBScript
5 11 (7.38%) Shell Script
6 10 (6.71%) Perl
6 10 (6.71%) PL/SQL
7 6 (4.03%) PHP
8 5 (3.36%) C
9 3 (2.01%) Scala
10 2 (1.34%) Python
10 2 (1.34%) R
10 2 (1.34%) Ruby
10 2 (1.34%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.67%) ES6
Qualifications
1 62 (41.61%) Security Cleared
2 48 (32.21%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.04%) DBS Check
4 2 (1.34%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.67%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.37%) QA
2 2 (1.34%) SLA
3 1 (0.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (8.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.01%) HDFS
2 3 (2.01%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.34%) Docker
4 1 (0.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (4.03%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (3.36%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (1.34%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.34%) Puppet
Vendors
1 42 (28.19%) VMware
2 34 (22.82%) Oracle
3 17 (11.41%) HP
4 14 (9.40%) CA
5 13 (8.72%) CA Agile Central
6 11 (7.38%) BMC
6 11 (7.38%) Cisco
7 10 (6.71%) Red Hat
8 9 (6.04%) Microsoft
9 8 (5.37%) Splunk
10 7 (4.70%) SAP
11 6 (4.03%) ArcSight
11 6 (4.03%) CheckPoint
11 6 (4.03%) Intel Security
11 6 (4.03%) SolarWinds
11 6 (4.03%) Symantec
12 5 (3.36%) Remedy
13 3 (2.01%) Cloudera
13 3 (2.01%) Tableau
14 2 (1.34%) Google
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