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 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing User Stories 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Fareham 3.80% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.48% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Fareham median daily rate £600 - -
Hampshire median daily rate £431 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +7.81% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Fareham median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £48.50 - -

User Stories is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Fareham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Fareham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 67 58 32
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Fareham 84.81% 81.69% 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 121 47
Fareham median daily rate £425 £400 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +40.35%  
10th Percentile £285 £261 £219
90th Percentile £625 £538 £408
Hampshire median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 9
Fareham median hourly rate £27.50 - £13.00
10th Percentile £23.75 - £12.00
90th Percentile £31.25 - £13.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year - +23.07%  

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 5 (71.43%) Service Management
1 5 (71.43%) IaaS
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) PaaS
4 2 (28.57%) SIEM
4 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) Security Management
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 2 (28.57%) Coaching
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Security Hardening
4 2 (28.57%) Data Loss Prevention
4 2 (28.57%) Event Correlation
5 1 (14.29%) ATDD
5 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (14.29%) DevOps

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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) IaaS
2 3 (42.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Test Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Service Management
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Coaching
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Data Loss Prevention
4 2 (28.57%) Event Correlation
4 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Security Hardening
4 2 (28.57%) Security Management
4 2 (28.57%) SIEM
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) CA
2 1 (14.29%) Remedy