Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 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 23 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
West Midlands > Warwickshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 59 51
Rank change year-on-year +7 -8 +7
Contract jobs citing User Stories 7 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 1.14% 0.35% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 0.46% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Warwickshire median daily rate £381 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.69% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £433 £440 £400
% change year-on-year -1.70% +10.00% -2.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Warwickshire median hourly rate £33.00 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 - -

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 Warwickshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Warwickshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 515 657 519
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 84.15% 76.13% 76.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 426 274
Warwickshire median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -3.45%
10th Percentile £239 £243 £222
90th Percentile £564 £575 £545
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 37 46
Warwickshire median hourly rate £30.50 £24.00 £27.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.08% -13.15% +53.53%
10th Percentile £17.60 £13.85 £15.75
90th Percentile £34.50 £41.08 £33.88
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.20 £20.00
% change year-on-year +37.40% -9.03% -

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

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

Job vacancy trend for User Stories in Warwickshire

User Stories
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Stories in Warwickshire

User Stories
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories in Warwickshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Stories in Warwickshire

User Stories
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Warwickshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick +14 2 £394 -
Leamington Spa - 2 - - 1
User Stories
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (71.43%) Acceptance Criteria
3 3 (42.86%) User Experience
3 3 (42.86%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Automotive
3 3 (42.86%) Use Case
4 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) JIRA
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (14.29%) ES6
5 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
5 1 (14.29%) Angular 2
5 1 (14.29%) Wireframes
5 1 (14.29%) Prototyping
5 1 (14.29%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
5 1 (14.29%) Business Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Selenium
5 1 (14.29%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile First
5 1 (14.29%) Progressive Enhancement
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
5 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design

User Stories
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 1 (14.29%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Jasmine
2 1 (14.29%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (14.29%) Mocha
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (42.86%) Automotive
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Product Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Junior
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Product Owner
4 1 (14.29%) Product Owner
4 1 (14.29%) Smart Metering Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) Angular 2
1 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) Mustache
1 1 (14.29%) Sass
1 1 (14.29%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) User Experience
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) Internet of Things
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
3 1 (14.29%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Acceptance Criteria
2 5 (71.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (42.86%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Use Case
4 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) CRM
5 1 (14.29%) Data Management
5 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 1 (14.29%) DSDM
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) ES6
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Data Quality