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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Story
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 23 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing User Stories 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.13% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.45% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £600 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.75 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -34.50%

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
87 105 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 61.70% 79.55% 69.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 62 38
Median daily rate £438 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £275 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 15
Median hourly rate £43.00 £30.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £11.50 £11.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £47.83 £51.42
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 (50.00%) Service Management
1 4 (50.00%) Workflow
1 4 (50.00%) Validation
1 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
1 4 (50.00%) PaaS
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (50.00%) IaaS
2 3 (37.50%) Change Control
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Telematics
4 1 (12.50%) Taxonomies
4 1 (12.50%) CMDB
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) DBS Check
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Service Design
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) 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 4 (50.00%) IaaS
1 4 (50.00%) PaaS
General
1 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Business Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Design Leader
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Database Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Project Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Telematics
3 1 (12.50%) CMDB
3 1 (12.50%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
1 4 (50.00%) Service Management
1 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (50.00%) Validation
1 4 (50.00%) Workflow
2 3 (37.50%) Change Control
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Release Management
3 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) DBS Check
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco