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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Story
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 62 66 77
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Contract jobs citing User Stories 10 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.12% 1.02% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 1.25% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 10
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £330 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £405 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.60% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.75 £32.33
% change year-on-year
- +1.31%

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
723 802 952
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 80.96% 82.09% 79.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 422 493
Median daily rate £400 £394 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £285 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 20 23
Median hourly rate £25.00 £16.20 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.36% +2.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

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 20 February 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
Milton Keynes -1 7 £381 +1.66% 1
High Wycombe - 2 £338 -
Aylesbury - 1 £400 -
User Stories
South East

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Business Analysis
3 7 (41.18%) Scrum
4 6 (35.29%) Waterfall
5 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
5 5 (29.41%) Java
6 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
6 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
6 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (23.53%) ISEB
6 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
6 4 (23.53%) Finance
6 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
6 4 (23.53%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (23.53%) Selenium
6 4 (23.53%) ES6
7 3 (17.65%) Wireframes
7 3 (17.65%) Planning Poker
7 3 (17.65%) jQuery
7 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
7 3 (17.65%) REST
7 3 (17.65%) Spring MVC
7 3 (17.65%) Degree
7 3 (17.65%) Ajax
7 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
7 3 (17.65%) Retail
7 3 (17.65%) Spring

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:

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) CHAP
1 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
2 4 (23.53%) Selenium
3 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.88%) Appium
4 1 (5.88%) Bitbucket
4 1 (5.88%) Genymotion
4 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.88%) IntelliJ
4 1 (5.88%) JIRA
4 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Retail
3 2 (11.76%) Automotive
3 2 (11.76%) Legal
3 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.88%) Banking
4 1 (5.88%) German Language
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Analyst
2 10 (58.82%) Business Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Digital Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Digital Business Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Project Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.88%) QA Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Software Development Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Ajax
1 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
1 3 (17.65%) CSS
1 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
1 3 (17.65%) jQuery
1 3 (17.65%) JSP
1 3 (17.65%) REST
1 3 (17.65%) Spring
1 3 (17.65%) Spring MVC
1 3 (17.65%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.76%) User Experience
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.88%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Android
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Business Analysis
3 7 (41.18%) Scrum
4 6 (35.29%) Waterfall
5 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
6 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
6 4 (23.53%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (17.65%) MVC
7 3 (17.65%) Planning Poker
7 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (17.65%) Wireframes
8 2 (11.76%) Change Control
8 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
8 2 (11.76%) Performance Improvement
8 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (11.76%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) ES6
2 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 3 (17.65%) ECMAScript
3 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) ISEB
2 3 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
1 1 (5.88%) SDET
1 1 (5.88%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) HP
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