The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 22 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing User Stories 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 1.48% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £32.75 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+41.22% -40.45%
User Stories
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87 95 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 64.44% 74.22% 71.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 48 64
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 15
Median hourly rate £45.48 £30.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.60% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £23.50 £12.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £57.50 £57.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth

User Stories
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

User Stories Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

User Stories
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
1 4 (57.14%) Validation
1 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (57.14%) Workflow
1 4 (57.14%) Business Analysis
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) PaaS
2 3 (42.86%) Change Control
2 3 (42.86%) IaaS
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Service Management
2 3 (42.86%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Telematics
4 1 (14.29%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) DBS Check
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Publishing
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) IaaS
1 3 (42.86%) PaaS
General
1 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Business Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Design Leader
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Leader
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Database Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Project Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Business Analysis
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
1 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (57.14%) Validation
1 4 (57.14%) Workflow
2 3 (42.86%) Change Control
2 3 (42.86%) Change Management
2 3 (42.86%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) DBS Check
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco