The first table below looks at the demand for User Stories skills in IT contracts advertised for the Home Counties region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 17 April 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 Home Counties 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing User Stories 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £180.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+500.00% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Home Counties
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
31 26 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 77.50% 60.47% 80.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 9
Average daily rate £500 £550 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £300 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £615 £740
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
User Stories
South East

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Stories across the Home Counties region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties