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 3 months to 24 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
West Midlands / Warwickshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 38 32
Rank change year-on-year +8 -6  
Contract jobs citing User Stories 4 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 1.41% 1.02% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 1.34% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Median daily rate £400 £406 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.53% +35.41%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £408 £398
% change year-on-year +4.29% +2.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £33.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +8.12% -  

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 Warwickshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Warwickshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 248 372 229
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 87.32% 76.23% 71.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 225 124
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £297 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 20
Median hourly rate £33.00 £22.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -23.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £15.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £31.75 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warwickshire citing User Stories as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick +6 3 £400 -5.88%
Leamington Spa 0 1 - - 3
User Stories
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 6 (85.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Data Modelling
3 4 (57.14%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (57.14%) Use Case
3 4 (57.14%) Logical Data Model
4 3 (42.86%) Business Change Management
4 3 (42.86%) Change Management
4 3 (42.86%) Requirements Management
4 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Data Migration
4 3 (42.86%) Data Quality
4 3 (42.86%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (42.86%) Validation
4 3 (42.86%) Migration
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) Data Management
5 2 (28.57%) SAP
5 2 (28.57%) Automotive
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 1 (14.29%) Scrum
6 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
6 1 (14.29%) User Experience
6 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
6 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (14.29%) BDD
6 1 (14.29%) SAP HCM
6 1 (14.29%) Degree
6 1 (14.29%) JIRA

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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) SuccessFactors
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
2 6 (85.71%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Product Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (57.14%) Data Modelling
2 4 (57.14%) Logical Data Model
2 4 (57.14%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Use Case
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Business Change Management
3 3 (42.86%) Change Management
3 3 (42.86%) Data Management
3 3 (42.86%) Data Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Requirements Management
3 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
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