The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank - - 42
Contract jobs citing User Stories 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire - - 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £32.65 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -12.93%
User Stories
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
350 275 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 71.43% 74.12% 83.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 145 144
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £475 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 25 31
Median hourly rate £22.00 £31.44 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.02% +61.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £21.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Warwickshire 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 Warwickshire

User Stories
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

User Stories Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 4 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 3 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
4 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Use Case
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
4 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Games
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) EAM

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Implementation Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Coach
3 1 (16.67%) Business Change Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Change Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Implementation Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum Master
3 1 (16.67%) Software Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Software Implementation Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 3 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (16.67%) EAM
4 1 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
4 1 (16.67%) Use Case
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft