Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 17 January 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
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 46 74
Rank change year-on-year -8 +28 +12
Contract jobs citing User Stories 40 35 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.45% 3.26% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.02% 3.90% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 12
Glasgow median daily rate £367 £360 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.94% +13.39% -48.16%
10th Percentile £280 £308 £275
90th Percentile £503 £450 £371
Scotland median daily rate £388 £378 £350
% change year-on-year +2.65% +7.86% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland 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 Glasgow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 995 898 1,192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 85.85% 83.77% 79.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 459 654
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £250 £205 £213
90th Percentile £506 £451 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 18 12
Glasgow median hourly rate £24.00 £24.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.04% -15.52% +65.71%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £34.00 £47.03 £55.00
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £23.35
% change year-on-year -2.33% -7.92% +3.78%

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for User Stories in Glasgow

User Stories
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Stories in Glasgow

User Stories
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Stories in Glasgow over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Stories in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 34 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 13 (32.50%) Finance
3 13 (32.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (30.00%) Waterfall
5 9 (22.50%) CRM
6 8 (20.00%) Scrum
7 7 (17.50%) Systems Analysis
7 7 (17.50%) Degree
7 7 (17.50%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (17.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (17.50%) Business Process Analysis
8 6 (15.00%) Confluence
8 6 (15.00%) JIRA
9 5 (12.50%) Migration
9 5 (12.50%) Data Analysis
9 5 (12.50%) Legal
9 5 (12.50%) Project Management
9 5 (12.50%) .NET
9 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
9 5 (12.50%) Data Integration
9 5 (12.50%) Data Migration
9 5 (12.50%) SDLC
9 5 (12.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 5 (12.50%) Business Process Mapping
10 4 (10.00%) User Experience
10 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
10 4 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
10 4 (10.00%) GDPR

User Stories
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 6 (15.00%) Confluence
2 3 (7.50%) CMS
3 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) JIRA
2 2 (5.00%) Selenium
2 2 (5.00%) Zephyr
General
1 13 (32.50%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Legal
3 4 (10.00%) Banking
3 4 (10.00%) Financial Institution
4 3 (7.50%) Investment Banking
4 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
4 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.50%) Electronics
5 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (85.00%) Analyst
2 29 (72.50%) Business Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Salesforce Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Salesforce Business Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Agile Coach
4 2 (5.00%) Agile Scrum Master
4 2 (5.00%) Architect
4 2 (5.00%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Digital Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Digital Business Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) GDPR Business Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) HR Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) HR Business Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Manual Test Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Quality Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Scrum Master
4 2 (5.00%) Technical Architect
4 2 (5.00%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
5 1 (2.50%) Business Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (5.00%) REST
3 1 (2.50%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.50%) Web Services
3 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (10.00%) User Experience
2 3 (7.50%) Minimum Viable Product
3 2 (5.00%) FMCG
3 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.50%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 13 (32.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (30.00%) Waterfall
5 9 (22.50%) CRM
6 8 (20.00%) Scrum
7 7 (17.50%) Business Process Analysis
7 7 (17.50%) Systems Analysis
7 7 (17.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (12.50%) Business Process Mapping
8 5 (12.50%) Data Analysis
8 5 (12.50%) Data Integration
8 5 (12.50%) Data Migration
8 5 (12.50%) Migration
8 5 (12.50%) Project Management
8 5 (12.50%) SDLC
9 4 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
9 4 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
9 4 (10.00%) Use Case
9 4 (10.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) C#
2 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) GDPR
2 3 (7.50%) QA
3 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (5.00%) Telerik
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) Pega
3 1 (2.50%) SAP