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 1 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
1 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 - 0.82% 3.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.97% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £399 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.75% +10.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £28.83
User Stories
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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 Welwyn Garden City region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Welwyn Garden City
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
60 103 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 80.00% 84.43% 70.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 52 32
Median daily rate £400 £324 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.43% -0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £406 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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 £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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