The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 27 33 35
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing User Stories 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.63% 0.69% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.89% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £375 £310 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +3.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £32.65 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.49% -12.93%
User Stories
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
120 225 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 75.95% 78.13% 85.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 143 139
Median daily rate £363 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £488 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 4
Median hourly rate £27.25 £36.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.34% +55.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £17.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Slough 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 Slough

User Stories
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Stories across the Slough region.

User Stories Daily Rate Trend in Slough

User Stories
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 Slough region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management