The first table below looks at the demand for User Stories skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 18 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 Portsmouth 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank - 12 -
Contract jobs citing User Stories 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth - 1.61% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £325 -
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
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
66 39 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 64.71% 62.90% 68.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 23 47
Average daily rate £298 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 14
Average hourly rate £36.00 £26.98 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.45% -22.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £26.98 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
User Stories
Hampshire

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth