Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Fareham 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 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
Hampshire > Fareham
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 13 14
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1 -
Contract jobs citing User Stories 14 23 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Fareham 6.80% 9.27% 5.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.78% 11.33% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 4
Fareham median daily rate £500 £575 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +155.56% -
10th Percentile £363 £459 £213
90th Percentile £625 £629 £262
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Fareham 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 Fareham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Fareham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 180 203 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Fareham 87.38% 81.85% 80.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 159 46
Fareham median daily rate £410 £450 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.89% +41.73% +5.83%
10th Percentile £143 £263 £216
90th Percentile £538 £615 £638
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 10
Fareham median hourly rate £16.50 £15.25 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.20% -69.50% +233.33%
10th Percentile £10.25 £12.83 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.88 £35.20 £55.25
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year +3.23% +40.91% +17.96%

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Fareham

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

Job vacancy trend for User Stories in Fareham

User Stories
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Fareham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Stories in Fareham

User Stories
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Fareham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Stories in Fareham over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Stories in Fareham

For the 6 months to 20 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 Fareham region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 9 (64.29%) IaaS
1 9 (64.29%) Collaborative Working
2 6 (42.86%) ITIL
3 5 (35.71%) CA
3 5 (35.71%) Service Management
3 5 (35.71%) Firewall
3 5 (35.71%) Security Management
3 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
3 5 (35.71%) VMware
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (35.71%) SIEM
3 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (35.71%) Security Hardening
3 5 (35.71%) Data Loss Prevention
3 5 (35.71%) Event Correlation
4 4 (28.57%) Task Automation
4 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 4 (28.57%) PaaS
4 4 (28.57%) SOAP
4 4 (28.57%) RESTful
4 4 (28.57%) Workflow
4 4 (28.57%) Windows
4 4 (28.57%) Linux
5 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle
5 3 (21.43%) Java

User Stories
Co-occurring IT Skills in Fareham 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%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 9 (64.29%) IaaS
2 4 (28.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
1 3 (21.43%) Selenium
2 2 (14.29%) Ant
2 2 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) JUnit
2 2 (14.29%) Maven
2 2 (14.29%) Talend Open Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Test Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Service Operations Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) RESTful
1 4 (28.57%) SOAP
2 2 (14.29%) JSF
2 2 (14.29%) PrimeFaces
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Collaborative Working
2 6 (42.86%) ITIL
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) Data Loss Prevention
3 5 (35.71%) Event Correlation
3 5 (35.71%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
3 5 (35.71%) Security Hardening
3 5 (35.71%) Security Management
3 5 (35.71%) Service Management
3 5 (35.71%) SIEM
3 5 (35.71%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (28.57%) Task Automation
4 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 4 (28.57%) Workflow
5 3 (21.43%) Acceptance Criteria
5 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Use Case
6 2 (14.29%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Java
1 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) CA
1 5 (35.71%) VMware
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) Talend
4 1 (7.14%) ArcSight
4 1 (7.14%) BMC
4 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) McAfee
4 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
4 1 (7.14%) Splunk
4 1 (7.14%) Symantec