Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Exeter 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 18 November 2017 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
Devon > Exeter
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 - 35
Rank change year-on-year - +35 -5
Contract jobs citing User Stories 4 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 1.29% - 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% - 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 6
Exeter median daily rate £400 - £380
Devon median daily rate £400 - £370
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Exeter median hourly rate - - -
Devon 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 Exeter with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Exeter
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 267 216 232
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 86.41% 77.98% 78.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 140 159
Exeter median daily rate £400 £350 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +0.29% -0.29%
10th Percentile £183 £185 £225
90th Percentile £525 £488 £508
Devon median daily rate £400 £350 £360
% change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 3
Exeter median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +12.68% +82.05%
10th Percentile £33.63 £23.95 £23.85
90th Percentile £43.45 £96.60 £39.55
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £23.78 £29.00
% change year-on-year +47.21% -18.02% +34.88%

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Exeter

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

Job vacancy trend for User Stories in Exeter

User Stories
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Stories in Exeter

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Exeter region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) NHS
3 1 (25.00%) Information Governance

User Stories
Co-occurring IT Skills in Exeter 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:

Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Delivery Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Digital Delivery Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Delivery Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Development Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Development Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Information Governance