The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 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 Midlands - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.80% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.75 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
136 115 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 70.47% 64.61% 65.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 58 66
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £306 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £37.00 £10.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+270.00% -77.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

User Stories
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Stories across the Midlands region.

User Stories Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands