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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank - - 15
Contract jobs citing User Stories 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City - - 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £401 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.91% +3.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.83 £48.75
% change year-on-year
+6.62% -32.66%
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
77 45 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 88.51% 84.91% 76.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 17 21
Median daily rate £425 £438 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £310 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £31.00 £155.00 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.00% +856.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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