The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT contracts advertised for the Winchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 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 Winchester 3.28% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.71% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£341 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £368
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +38.46%
User Stories
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Winchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Winchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
35 44 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 57.38% 72.13% 62.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 30 36
Average daily rate £335 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.13% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £41.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.29% +2.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

User Stories
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) DAB
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DAB
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification