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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank - - 12
Contract jobs citing User Stories 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth - - 2.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.33 £45.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-28.16% +38.46%
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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 Portsmouth region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
59 57 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 73.75% 64.77% 72.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 27 25
Average daily rate £325 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £150 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £25.50 £26.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £155.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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