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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 90 88 116
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +28
Contract jobs citing User Stories 27 31 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.21% 1.53% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 2.11% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 2
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£388 £475 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.31% +63.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.65 £104.41 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-68.72% +248.04%
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
1731 1467 1315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 77.55% 72.23% 72.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1060 862 814
Average daily rate £390 £360 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 62 82
Average hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £14.75 £12.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015. 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 -8 17 £375 -21.05% 5
Winchester - 3 £450 - 2
Havant - 1 - -
User Stories
South East

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 37 (80.43%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (47.83%) Scrum
3 19 (41.30%) Java
4 14 (30.43%) Subversion
5 13 (28.26%) Android
6 12 (26.09%) Jenkins
6 12 (26.09%) Android SDK
7 11 (23.91%) TDD
7 11 (23.91%) Git (software)
7 11 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (23.91%) Kanban
7 11 (23.91%) Unit Testing
8 10 (21.74%) Android Development
8 10 (21.74%) Ant
9 9 (19.57%) Maven
9 9 (19.57%) Publishing
9 9 (19.57%) JIRA
10 8 (17.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (17.39%) Android NDK
10 8 (17.39%) JNI
10 8 (17.39%) UML
11 7 (15.22%) Web Services
11 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (15.22%) RoboGuice
11 7 (15.22%) JSON
11 7 (15.22%) Dependency Injection
11 7 (15.22%) REST
12 6 (13.04%) BDD
12 6 (13.04%) Oracle
12 6 (13.04%) OO

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 3 (6.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (6.52%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.17%) CMS
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (2.17%) Documentum
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (30.43%) Subversion
2 12 (26.09%) Jenkins
3 11 (23.91%) Git (software)
4 10 (21.74%) Ant
5 9 (19.57%) Maven
5 9 (19.57%) JIRA
6 8 (17.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (8.70%) Mockito
7 4 (8.70%) Cucumber
7 4 (8.70%) Appium
7 4 (8.70%) Artifactory
7 4 (8.70%) SpecFlow
7 4 (8.70%) Robotium
8 1 (2.17%) Hudson
8 1 (2.17%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.17%) FitNesse
8 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (19.57%) Publishing
2 6 (13.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (54.35%) Analyst
2 18 (39.13%) Business Analyst
3 12 (26.09%) Developer
4 10 (21.74%) Android Developer
4 10 (21.74%) Requirements Analyst
5 9 (19.57%) Agile Business Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) UML Business Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) iOS Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Lead Tester
8 1 (2.17%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Test Leader
8 1 (2.17%) Business Process Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Process Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Financial Business Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Senior Tester
8 1 (2.17%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) Android SDK
2 8 (17.39%) Android NDK
2 8 (17.39%) JNI
3 7 (15.22%) Web Services
3 7 (15.22%) RoboGuice
3 7 (15.22%) JSON
3 7 (15.22%) REST
4 4 (8.70%) SOAP
4 4 (8.70%) RESTful
5 1 (2.17%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.17%) CSS3
5 1 (2.17%) Backbone.js
5 1 (2.17%) HTML5
5 1 (2.17%) Dojo
5 1 (2.17%) Cocoa
5 1 (2.17%) CSS
5 1 (2.17%) HTML
5 1 (2.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) Algorithms
3 3 (6.52%) Smart Meter
4 2 (4.35%) GIS
4 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.17%) User Experience
5 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.26%) Android
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle Linux
2 3 (6.52%) Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (80.43%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (47.83%) Scrum
3 11 (23.91%) TDD
3 11 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (23.91%) Kanban
3 11 (23.91%) Unit Testing
4 10 (21.74%) Android Development
5 8 (17.39%) UML
6 7 (15.22%) Dependency Injection
7 6 (13.04%) BDD
7 6 (13.04%) OO
7 6 (13.04%) Software Engineering
8 5 (10.87%) OOP
9 4 (8.70%) Automated Testing
9 4 (8.70%) Business Analysis
9 4 (8.70%) Use Case
9 4 (8.70%) Test Automation
10 3 (6.52%) BPEL
10 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management
10 3 (6.52%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 19 (41.30%) Java
2 4 (8.70%) Ruby
3 3 (6.52%) SQL
4 1 (2.17%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.17%) Python
4 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) ISEB
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Vagrant
1 3 (6.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Oracle
2 2 (4.35%) CODA
3 1 (2.17%) Nintex
3 1 (2.17%) ESRI
3 1 (2.17%) Thunderhead
3 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.17%) Apple
3 1 (2.17%) HP
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