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 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 41 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing User Stories 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.27% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£423 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.75 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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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
282 169 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 76.84% 71.91% 73.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 97 100
Average daily rate £375 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 43
Average hourly rate £15.00 £27.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £21.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £30.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

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 6 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) Data Integration

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case