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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 36 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing User Stories 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.35% - 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% - 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 - £45.00
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
232 244 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 81.12% 69.12% 79.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 127 111
Average daily rate £400 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £518 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 45 22
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -5.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Stories across the Warwickshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories.

1 3 (60.00%) Games
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (60.00%) Kanban
1 3 (60.00%) Feature Driven Development
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (60.00%) ATDD
1 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Use Case
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) OWASP

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 3 (60.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum Master
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Scrum Master
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Change Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Change Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) ATDD
1 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (60.00%) Feature Driven Development
1 3 (60.00%) Kanban
1 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Use Case
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) OWASP
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory