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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 27 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing User Stories 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.67% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.40% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £240 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £403 £389
% change year-on-year
+5.59% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.83 £48.75
% change year-on-year
+6.62% -32.66%
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
147 101 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 78.61% 82.79% 70.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 66 50
Median daily rate £288 £405 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.01% +3.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 11 8
Median hourly rate £43.00 £50.00 £62.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.37 £26.09 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.78 £57.50 £70.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Stories across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

User Stories Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

User Stories
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 (80.00%) Project Management
1 4 (80.00%) Validation
1 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (80.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (80.00%) Workflow
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 3 (60.00%) Change Control
3 2 (40.00%) Telematics
4 1 (20.00%) PaaS
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) IaaS
4 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) DBS Check
4 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) Publishing

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 1 (20.00%) IaaS
1 1 (20.00%) PaaS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Database Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Project Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
1 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (80.00%) Validation
1 4 (80.00%) Workflow
2 3 (60.00%) Change Control
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) DBS Check
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco