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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 78 90 76
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Contract jobs citing User Stories 38 29 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.95% 1.36% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 1.64% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 17
Median daily rate £400 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £450 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.38% +7.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £28.83
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
1517 1769 1608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 77.79% 83.05% 77.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 974 1145 927
Median daily rate £400 £375 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 87 75
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £12.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.30 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 15 £375 -
Basingstoke - 4 £425 -
Southampton 0 2 £429 +17.46% 2
Winchester 0 2 £340 -15.00% 1
Havant - 2 - -
Eastleigh - 1 £325 -
Fareham - 1 - - 1
Farnborough - 1 - -
User Stories
South East

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 55 (96.49%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (77.19%) Scrum
3 25 (43.86%) SQL
4 23 (40.35%) REST
5 22 (38.60%) Git (software)
6 21 (36.84%) C++
6 21 (36.84%) HTML
7 20 (35.09%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (31.58%) C
9 17 (29.82%) .NET
9 17 (29.82%) Team Foundation Server
9 17 (29.82%) Security Cleared
9 17 (29.82%) TDD
10 16 (28.07%) STB
10 16 (28.07%) SC Cleared
10 16 (28.07%) Test Scripting
10 16 (28.07%) Oracle
10 16 (28.07%) SOA
10 16 (28.07%) MPEG
10 16 (28.07%) HTTP
10 16 (28.07%) DTV
10 16 (28.07%) DVB
10 16 (28.07%) HTML5
10 16 (28.07%) NoSQL
10 16 (28.07%) Node.js
11 15 (26.32%) Java
11 15 (26.32%) Oracle APEX
12 14 (24.56%) Selenium
12 14 (24.56%) F#
12 14 (24.56%) Migration

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 (8.77%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.75%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.28%) Boomi
2 4 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.02%) iPaaS
3 3 (5.26%) AtomSphere
4 1 (1.75%) IaaS
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.75%) PaaS
4 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (28.07%) DVB
1 16 (28.07%) HTTP
2 3 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.07%) NoSQL
2 9 (15.79%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (8.77%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (8.77%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 5 (8.77%) Oracle Database
3 5 (8.77%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (8.77%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (8.77%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 22 (38.60%) Git (software)
2 17 (29.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (26.32%) Oracle APEX
4 14 (24.56%) Selenium
4 14 (24.56%) SpecFlow
5 8 (14.04%) WebDriver
6 5 (8.77%) Jenkins
6 5 (8.77%) TeamCity
7 4 (7.02%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.75%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (7.02%) Military
2 1 (1.75%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.75%) Front Office
2 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (21.05%) Automation Tester
1 12 (21.05%) Developer
1 12 (21.05%) Tester
2 10 (17.54%) Analyst
3 9 (15.79%) Business Analyst
4 7 (12.28%) Consultant
4 7 (12.28%) Embedded C Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Embedded Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Real Time Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Integration Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Oracle Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Applications Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Scrum Master
8 2 (3.51%) Java Consultant
8 2 (3.51%) Test Automation Consultant
8 2 (3.51%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (40.35%) REST
2 21 (36.84%) HTML
3 17 (29.82%) .NET
4 16 (28.07%) HTML5
4 16 (28.07%) Node.js
5 12 (21.05%) Web Services
6 7 (12.28%) SOAP
7 6 (10.53%) jQuery
8 5 (8.77%) Ajax
8 5 (8.77%) CSS
8 5 (8.77%) Middleware
8 5 (8.77%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (5.26%) XML
10 1 (1.75%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.07%) DTV
1 16 (28.07%) MPEG
1 16 (28.07%) STB
2 5 (8.77%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.26%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.51%) Reference Data
4 2 (3.51%) User Experience
5 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.54%) Linux
2 5 (8.77%) Oracle Linux
2 5 (8.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (7.02%) CentOS
3 4 (7.02%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (96.49%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (77.19%) Scrum
3 20 (35.09%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (29.82%) TDD
5 16 (28.07%) SOA
5 16 (28.07%) Test Scripting
6 14 (24.56%) BDD
6 14 (24.56%) Defect Tracking
6 14 (24.56%) Migration
7 13 (22.81%) Regression Testing
7 13 (22.81%) Software Architecture
8 9 (15.79%) CRM
9 7 (12.28%) Content Management
9 7 (12.28%) Data Analysis
10 6 (10.53%) ITIL
10 6 (10.53%) Software Engineering
10 6 (10.53%) Software Testing
11 5 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (8.77%) System Testing
11 5 (8.77%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (43.86%) SQL
2 21 (36.84%) C++
3 18 (31.58%) C
4 15 (26.32%) Java
5 14 (24.56%) C#
5 14 (24.56%) F#
6 11 (19.30%) PHP
7 9 (15.79%) Perl
8 5 (8.77%) JavaScript
8 5 (8.77%) PL/SQL
8 5 (8.77%) Python
8 5 (8.77%) Shell Script
9 4 (7.02%) Bash Shell
9 4 (7.02%) VBScript
10 3 (5.26%) Embedded C
10 3 (5.26%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 17 (29.82%) Security Cleared
2 16 (28.07%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.53%) DBS Check
3 6 (10.53%) Degree
4 2 (3.51%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.75%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) Docker
1 4 (7.02%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (7.02%) vSphere
2 2 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.75%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (28.07%) Oracle
2 7 (12.28%) Dell
3 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.77%) Red Hat
4 5 (8.77%) SAP
5 4 (7.02%) Informatica
5 4 (7.02%) SaltStack
6 3 (5.26%) Sitecore
6 3 (5.26%) VMware
6 3 (5.26%) WSO2
7 2 (3.51%) CA
7 2 (3.51%) HP
7 2 (3.51%) Rally