The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT contracts advertised for the Welwyn Garden City region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank - 18 10
Contract jobs citing User Stories 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City - 1.23% 4.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.52% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +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
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 Welwyn Garden City region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Welwyn Garden City
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
63 66 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 85.14% 81.48% 74.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 32 18
Median daily rate £425 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.71% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £19.50 £47.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.94% +239.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 Welwyn Garden City

User Stories
Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

User Stories Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City