Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for User Stories skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited User Stories over the 6 months to 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

User Story
Hampshire > Basingstoke
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 61 38
Rank change year-on-year +4 -23 +10
Contract jobs citing User Stories 1 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 0.20% 1.05% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 1.19% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Basingstoke median daily rate £475 £485 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.06% +14.12% +6.25%
Hampshire median daily rate £439 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +9.69% -5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Basingstoke median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -

User Stories is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Basingstoke
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 416 587 295
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 84.38% 88.27% 77.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 300 174
Basingstoke median daily rate £425 £384 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.75% +9.64% -6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £200 £163
90th Percentile £560 £535 £475
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 17
Basingstoke median hourly rate £13.70 £22.82 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.96% +57.38% -17.14%
10th Percentile £11.85 £10.40 £10.13
90th Percentile £17.63 £40.67 £31.35
Hampshire median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -2.50% +11.11% +41.51%

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

Job postings citing User Stories as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke.

Job vacancy trend for User Stories in Basingstoke

User Stories
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Stories in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing User Stories also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Basingstoke region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) B2B
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software

User Stories
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) B2B
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET