The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 31 26 47
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +21
Contract jobs citing User Stories 2 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.72% 2.72% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 3.33% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Median daily rate £413 £450 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +63.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -34.09%
User Stories
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
235 240 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 84.53% 81.63% 82.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 151 275
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £338 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 29 10
Median hourly rate £14.00 £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.00% +128.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing User Stories as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

User Stories
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

User Stories Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

User Stories
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Luton +1 1 £413 -8.33% 2
User Stories
East of England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Use Case
1 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Data Flow Diagram
2 2 (50.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) B2B
3 1 (25.00%) SysML
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Automotive
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) Data Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Microservices
3 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (25.00%) Wireframes
3 1 (25.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (25.00%) Telematics
3 1 (25.00%) hybris

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

General
1 1 (25.00%) Automotive
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Automotive Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Migration Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Telematics Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (25.00%) Telematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
1 3 (75.00%) Use Case
1 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Data Flow Diagram
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) B2B
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) SysML
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Wireframes
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) hybris
1 1 (25.00%) Sitecore
Luton, Bedfordshire
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