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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank - - 16
Contract jobs citing User Stories 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth - - 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £28.83 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+24.89% -3.91%
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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
83 71 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 82.18% 72.45% 60.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 43 30
Average daily rate £330 £300 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -18.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 12
Average hourly rate £34.57 £43.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.54% +58.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £19.65 £26.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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