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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank - 23 12
Contract jobs citing User Stories 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City - 0.74% 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.87% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £32.83 £33.16
% change year-on-year
+8.91% -1.01%
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
62 115 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 82.67% 85.19% 75.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 59 29
Median daily rate £400 £333 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.11% +2.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £18.25 £47.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.57% +239.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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