Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 19 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 > Portsmouth
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 39 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 - -
Contract jobs citing User Stories 3 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 0.97% 2.08% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 2.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Portsmouth median daily rate £525 £240 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +118.75% - -
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Portsmouth
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 238 262 192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 76.77% 77.98% 80.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 143 114
Portsmouth median daily rate £388 £382 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.44% +1.19% +7.86%
10th Percentile £250 £220 £263
90th Percentile £503 £538 £538
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 48 34
Portsmouth median hourly rate £43.00 £43.25 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.58% +55.86% +8.82%
10th Percentile £17.26 £23.15 £14.00
90th Percentile £55.17 £50.37 £49.35
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year +3.23% +40.91% +15.79%

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for User Stories in Portsmouth

User Stories
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Stories in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 19 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (33.33%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (33.33%) GDPR
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis

User Stories
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) GDPR
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) CA Agile Central