The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank - 22 27
Contract jobs citing User Stories 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford - 2.13% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.90% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+38.88% +10.76%
User Stories
Hertfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
90 69 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 68.18% 73.40% 74.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 19 33
Average daily rate £400 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £230 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +94.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Stories across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Watford