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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 26 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing User Stories 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 1.26% 4.41% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 5.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate £366 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 - £45.00
User Stories
Hampshire

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
138 58 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 86.79% 85.29% 87.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 34 32
Average daily rate £375 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 6
Average hourly rate £10.00 £37.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.33% +200.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Stories across the Winchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

User Stories
Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

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

User Stories Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

User Stories
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Use Case
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Smart Meter
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Human Factors
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) IIBA
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) SFIA
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) Technical Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Use Case
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Human Factors
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) SFIA
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) IIBA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle