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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank - - 13
Contract jobs citing User Stories 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth - - 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+38.88% +10.76%
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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
86 69 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 63.70% 60.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 39 23
Average daily rate £350 £345 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £201 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £675 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 8
Average hourly rate £30.00 £155.00 £43.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.64% +258.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.37 £31.70 £25.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.38 £155.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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