The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 50 56 65
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Contract jobs citing User Stories 9 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.38% 0.44% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 0.55% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 2
Median daily rate £310 £425 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.05% +54.54%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £399 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.51% +6.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.65 £104.41
% change year-on-year
+22.51% -68.72%
User Stories
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
504 543 562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 77.30% 78.81% 78.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 376 371
Median daily rate £375 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £293 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 14
Median hourly rate £38.50 £20.19 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.73% -49.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £13.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.85 £29.40 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire

User Stories
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Stories across the Wiltshire region.

User Stories Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

User Stories
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Stories across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

User Stories Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

User Stories
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chippenham - 6 £310 -
Swindon +4 1 £425 -
Corsham - 1 £670 -
User Stories
South West

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing User Stories also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wiltshire region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Management Information System
2 7 (63.64%) Migration
3 6 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (54.55%) Data Protection
3 6 (54.55%) Systems Analysis
3 6 (54.55%) Waterfall
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) C++
5 1 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) VBScript
5 1 (9.09%) .NET
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) Adobe
5 1 (9.09%) HP UFT
5 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 1 (9.09%) SEO
5 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
5 1 (9.09%) F#
5 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
5 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Selenium

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe Campaign
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) HP UFT
1 1 (9.09%) Jasmine
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
1 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Analyst
2 7 (63.64%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Migration
3 6 (54.55%) Data Protection
3 6 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (54.55%) Systems Analysis
3 6 (54.55%) Waterfall
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) BDD
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Business Transformation
5 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) Kanban
5 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 1 (9.09%) SEO
5 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) F#
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe