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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank - - 14
Contract jobs citing User Stories 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City - - 5.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.65 £104.41
% change year-on-year
+22.51% -68.72%
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
41 43 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 63.08% 67.19% 79.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 41
Average daily rate £425 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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