The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 63 84 71
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -13
Contract jobs citing User Stories 10 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.23% 0.49% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 0.61% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 11
Median daily rate £383 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.37% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £286 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £400 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £391
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.83 £48.75
% change year-on-year
+6.62% -32.66%
User Stories
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
653 1148 924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 80.32% 80.90% 76.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 651 510
Median daily rate £425 £385 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +5.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £263 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 35 36
Median hourly rate £29.00 £27.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% +81.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £9.47 £9.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.26 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

User Stories
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

User Stories Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

User Stories
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Milton Keynes +17 10 £383 -4.37% 1
User Stories
South East

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 19 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) PRINCE2
3 9 (39.13%) Scrum
3 9 (39.13%) Systems Analysis
3 9 (39.13%) Business Analysis
3 9 (39.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 9 (39.13%) Waterfall
4 8 (34.78%) Finance
5 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (17.39%) Legal
7 3 (13.04%) Competitor Analysis
7 3 (13.04%) Resource Management
7 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
7 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
7 3 (13.04%) ISEB
7 3 (13.04%) Skype
7 3 (13.04%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (13.04%) DevOps
7 3 (13.04%) Coaching
7 3 (13.04%) User Experience
7 3 (13.04%) Demand Management
7 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Analysis
7 3 (13.04%) Slack
8 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (8.70%) BDD
8 2 (8.70%) Performance Improvement
8 2 (8.70%) Mentoring

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (13.04%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Skype
2 1 (4.35%) Broadband
2 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (4.35%) Selenium
1 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
1 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Legal
3 2 (8.70%) Automotive
3 2 (8.70%) Games
3 2 (8.70%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Banking
4 1 (4.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Analyst
1 17 (73.91%) Business Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Data Business Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) DevOps Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.04%) SharePoint Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Credit Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Finance Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Financial Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Report Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Risk Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Risk Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Test Automation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) CSS
1 2 (8.70%) HTML
1 2 (8.70%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) User Experience
3 2 (8.70%) Credit Risk
3 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) EPoS
4 1 (4.35%) Telematics
4 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) PRINCE2
3 9 (39.13%) Business Analysis
3 9 (39.13%) Scrum
3 9 (39.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 9 (39.13%) Systems Analysis
3 9 (39.13%) Waterfall
4 3 (13.04%) Coaching
4 3 (13.04%) Competitor Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Demand Management
4 3 (13.04%) DevOps
4 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
4 3 (13.04%) Resource Management
4 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (8.70%) BDD
5 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C#
1 1 (4.35%) F#
1 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) ISEB
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) IIBA
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) CA
1 1 (4.35%) Ericsson
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle
1 1 (4.35%) Rally
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