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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 95 95 94
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing User Stories 17 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.83% 0.49% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 0.69% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 1
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£373 £475 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.57% +58.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.33 £45.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-28.16% +44.00%
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
1590 1313 1053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 77.79% 70.93% 74.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 905 735 592
Average daily rate £388 £365 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 67 75
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 -7 11 £366 -22.89% 3
Winchester - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Gosport - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
User Stories
South East

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 35 (79.55%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (54.55%) Java
3 20 (45.45%) Subversion
4 16 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (36.36%) Jenkins
5 14 (31.82%) Scrum
5 14 (31.82%) Oracle
6 13 (29.55%) Android
7 12 (27.27%) Git (software)
7 12 (27.27%) SQL
7 12 (27.27%) Android SDK
8 11 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 11 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 11 (25.00%) Unit Testing
9 10 (22.73%) WebLogic
9 10 (22.73%) Ant
9 10 (22.73%) Web Services
9 10 (22.73%) Linux
9 10 (22.73%) Android Development
9 10 (22.73%) Oracle Linux
10 9 (20.45%) Configuration Management
10 9 (20.45%) Publishing
10 9 (20.45%) Maven
11 8 (18.18%) Software Engineering
11 8 (18.18%) BPEL
11 8 (18.18%) JNI
11 8 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
11 8 (18.18%) SOA
11 8 (18.18%) Puppet
11 8 (18.18%) Oracle SOA Suite

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 10 (22.73%) WebLogic
2 8 (18.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (2.27%) LiveCycle
4 1 (2.27%) Confluence
4 1 (2.27%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.27%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) DAB
2 2 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.27%) MS Access
4 1 (2.27%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.27%) SAP BI
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 20 (45.45%) Subversion
2 16 (36.36%) Jenkins
3 12 (27.27%) Git (software)
4 11 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 10 (22.73%) Ant
6 9 (20.45%) Maven
7 6 (13.64%) JIRA
7 6 (13.64%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (9.09%) Mockito
8 4 (9.09%) Appium
8 4 (9.09%) Robotium
8 4 (9.09%) Artifactory
9 3 (6.82%) Cucumber
9 3 (6.82%) SoapUI
9 3 (6.82%) JMeter
9 3 (6.82%) Selenium
9 3 (6.82%) JUnit
10 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
10 2 (4.55%) QuickTest Pro
11 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (20.45%) Publishing
2 7 (15.91%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (38.64%) Analyst
2 16 (36.36%) Developer
3 12 (27.27%) Business Analyst
4 10 (22.73%) Android Developer
5 7 (15.91%) Software Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Test Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Requirements Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Lead Business Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Agile Business Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) Automation Tester
9 1 (2.27%) Automation Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) iOS Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Oracle Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Automation Test Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) Oracle Analyst Programmer
9 1 (2.27%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.27%) Android SDK
2 10 (22.73%) Web Services
3 8 (18.18%) JNI
3 8 (18.18%) Android NDK
4 7 (15.91%) RoboGuice
4 7 (15.91%) JSON
4 7 (15.91%) REST
5 5 (11.36%) HTML
5 5 (11.36%) CSS
6 4 (9.09%) Ajax
6 4 (9.09%) RESTful
7 3 (6.82%) SOAP
7 3 (6.82%) .NET
7 3 (6.82%) Spring
7 3 (6.82%) jQuery
8 1 (2.27%) Dojo
8 1 (2.27%) CSS3
8 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (2.27%) Backbone.js
8 1 (2.27%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Algorithms
2 6 (13.64%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.82%) Smart Meter
4 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.27%) Open Source
5 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (29.55%) Android
2 10 (22.73%) Linux
2 10 (22.73%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (79.55%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (31.82%) Scrum
4 11 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 11 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 10 (22.73%) Android Development
6 9 (20.45%) Configuration Management
7 8 (18.18%) BPEL
7 8 (18.18%) SOA
7 8 (18.18%) Software Engineering
8 7 (15.91%) Dependency Injection
9 6 (13.64%) Waterfall
9 6 (13.64%) OO
9 6 (13.64%) TDD
10 5 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (11.36%) OOP
10 5 (11.36%) Kanban
10 5 (11.36%) Test Scripting
11 4 (9.09%) System Testing
11 4 (9.09%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 24 (54.55%) Java
2 12 (27.27%) SQL
3 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 4 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.55%) Perl
4 2 (4.55%) C
4 2 (4.55%) VBScript
4 2 (4.55%) VB
5 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.27%) VBA
5 1 (2.27%) C#
5 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (11.36%) ISEB
2 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.82%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.55%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.27%) VCP4
System Software
1 8 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (4.55%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (18.18%) Puppet
1 8 (18.18%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Oracle
2 3 (6.82%) HP
3 2 (4.55%) VMware
4 1 (2.27%) Nintex
4 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.27%) Apple
4 1 (2.27%) Thunderhead
4 1 (2.27%) SAP
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.27%) Adobe
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