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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 54 62 61
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs citing User Stories 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.51% 0.39% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.49% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Median daily rate £560 £300 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £360 £302
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £389
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.65 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.19% -12.93%
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
467 612 536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 80.10% 78.87% 76.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 412 359
Median daily rate £423 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.75% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £258 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 8
Median hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +43.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.29 £10.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.50 £63.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Swindon +9 3 £560 +49.33%
User Stories
South West

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 7 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
4 5 (35.71%) Systems Analysis
4 5 (35.71%) Finance
4 5 (35.71%) Migration
4 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
4 5 (35.71%) Data Protection
5 4 (28.57%) Kanban
5 4 (28.57%) Scrum
6 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
6 3 (21.43%) Business Transformation
6 3 (21.43%) User Experience
6 3 (21.43%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 2 (14.29%) Open Source
7 2 (14.29%) Confluence
7 2 (14.29%) JIRA
7 2 (14.29%) Logistics
7 2 (14.29%) SAP
7 2 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) ISEB
8 1 (7.14%) SAP SD
8 1 (7.14%) SAP FI
8 1 (7.14%) ITIL
8 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
8 1 (7.14%) SEO
8 1 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (7.14%) SAP CO

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 2 (14.29%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP CO
1 1 (7.14%) SAP FI
1 1 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (7.14%) SAP SD
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Digital Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Digital Business Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Coach
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Scrum Master
6 1 (7.14%) Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Public Sector Business Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum Master
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 3 (21.43%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 7 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (35.71%) Data Protection
3 5 (35.71%) Migration
3 5 (35.71%) Systems Analysis
3 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
4 4 (28.57%) Kanban
4 4 (28.57%) Scrum
5 3 (21.43%) Business Transformation
5 3 (21.43%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Logistics
6 2 (14.29%) Open Source
7 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Feature Driven Development
7 1 (7.14%) ITIL
7 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
7 1 (7.14%) SEO
7 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) ISEB
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) SAP