The first table below looks at the demand for User Stories skills in IT contracts advertised for the Welwyn Garden City region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Welwyn Garden City region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 11 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing User Stories 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 3.64% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.26% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £339
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.00 -
% change year-on-year
+20.96% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Welwyn Garden City
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38 29 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 69.09% 80.56% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 19 20
Average daily rate £325 £406 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
User Stories
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User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Stories across the Welwyn Garden City region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

User Stories
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Retail
2 3 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Product Management
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (16.67%) Business Objects
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) PDM
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (16.67%) Data Management

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (66.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Product Management
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) PDM
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Business Objects
1 1 (16.67%) MicroStrategy