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 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Story
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 33 43 38
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Contract jobs citing User Stories 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.34% 0.26% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.31% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £263 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -26.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
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 Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
229 324 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 78.16% 83.08% 79.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 203 158
Median daily rate £425 £393 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.28% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £539
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 27 17
Median hourly rate £36.75 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.52 £17.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £59.25 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

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

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Feasibility Study
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (50.00%) Process Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum

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 (50.00%) SharePoint
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Junior
1 1 (50.00%) Junior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Junior Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Feasibility Study
2 1 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (50.00%) Process Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - £425 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago