The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 36 49 48
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Contract jobs citing User Stories 2 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.65% 1.04% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 1.29% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £363 £338 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -26.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.83 £48.75
% change year-on-year
+6.62% -32.66%
User Stories
Cambridgeshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
252 387 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 82.08% 80.79% 71.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 252 188
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 12 28
Median hourly rate £28.00 £38.75 £31.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.74% +21.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £14.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £60.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge 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 Cambridge

User Stories
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

User Stories Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

User Stories
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

User Stories Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Informatics
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Product Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Product Owner
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (25.00%) Informatics
1 1 (25.00%) Smart Energy
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Product Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
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