The first table below looks at the demand for User Stories skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Hampshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 91 98 96
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing User Stories 25 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.23% 0.46% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 0.63% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 3
Average daily rate
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£365 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £300 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £300 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.00 -
% change year-on-year
+20.96% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1492 1280 1257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 73.21% 73.10% 70.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 863 725 660
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £280 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 89 104
Average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.25 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
User Stories
South East

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Stories across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton - 19 £365 - 3
Winchester - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
Eastleigh - - - -
Havant - - - -
Portsmouth - - - - 2
User Stories
South East

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 36 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (35.71%) Finance
3 17 (30.36%) Mobile App
4 15 (26.79%) Marketing
4 15 (26.79%) Web Services
5 14 (25.00%) Scrum
6 12 (21.43%) Waterfall
7 11 (19.64%) QA
7 11 (19.64%) Java
8 10 (17.86%) Jenkins
9 9 (16.07%) Test Automation
9 9 (16.07%) SQL
10 8 (14.29%) CRM
10 8 (14.29%) Retail
10 8 (14.29%) Business Analysis
10 8 (14.29%) FMCG
11 7 (12.50%) Cucumber
11 7 (12.50%) Git (software)
11 7 (12.50%) Test Strategy
11 7 (12.50%) Use Case
11 7 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
11 7 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (12.50%) JIRA
11 7 (12.50%) Software Engineering
11 7 (12.50%) UML
11 7 (12.50%) Oracle
12 6 (10.71%) SOAP
12 6 (10.71%) .NET
12 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
12 6 (10.71%) Requirements Analysis

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.14%) WebLogic
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (5.36%) Confluence
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (1.79%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Visio
1 3 (5.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) SAP BW
1 3 (5.36%) SAP BI
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 10 (17.86%) Jenkins
2 7 (12.50%) JIRA
2 7 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 7 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 6 (10.71%) SoapUI
3 6 (10.71%) SpecFlow
4 3 (5.36%) Behat
4 3 (5.36%) Maven
4 3 (5.36%) Ant
5 2 (3.57%) Subversion
5 2 (3.57%) FitNesse
5 2 (3.57%) Hudson
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.79%) Selenium
General
1 20 (35.71%) Finance
2 15 (26.79%) Marketing
3 8 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (71.43%) Analyst
2 28 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 12 (21.43%) Lead Business Analyst
4 9 (16.07%) Agile Business Analyst
5 7 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 7 (12.50%) Business Systems Analyst
5 7 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
5 7 (12.50%) Consultant
5 7 (12.50%) Business Consultant
5 7 (12.50%) Systems Architect
5 7 (12.50%) Business Architect
5 7 (12.50%) Architect
5 7 (12.50%) Requirements Analyst
6 6 (10.71%) Test Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) Product Owner
8 3 (5.36%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Automation Test Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Automation Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
10 1 (1.79%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (26.79%) Web Services
2 6 (10.71%) .NET
2 6 (10.71%) SOAP
3 3 (5.36%) .NET Framework
3 3 (5.36%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.79%) jQuery
4 1 (1.79%) Middleware
4 1 (1.79%) Ajax
4 1 (1.79%) HTML
4 1 (1.79%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.36%) Mobile App
2 8 (14.29%) FMCG
3 1 (1.79%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) Linux
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.00%) Scrum
3 12 (21.43%) Waterfall
4 9 (16.07%) Test Automation
5 8 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 8 (14.29%) CRM
6 7 (12.50%) UML
6 7 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 7 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (12.50%) Use Case
6 7 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
6 7 (12.50%) Test Strategy
7 6 (10.71%) DevOps
7 6 (10.71%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
8 5 (8.93%) TDD
8 5 (8.93%) BDD
9 4 (7.14%) Data Transformation
9 4 (7.14%) Kanban
9 4 (7.14%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.64%) Java
2 9 (16.07%) SQL
3 4 (7.14%) Ruby
4 3 (5.36%) PHP
5 2 (3.57%) Python
5 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.57%) C#
6 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) ISEB
2 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (19.64%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.79%) vSphere
2 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) Puppet
1 5 (8.93%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (12.50%) Oracle
2 4 (7.14%) Capita
3 3 (5.36%) SAP
4 2 (3.57%) ESRI
4 2 (3.57%) VMware
Andover, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £380.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago