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 30 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 43 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing User Stories 2 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.56% - 2.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% - 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 8
Median daily rate £475 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £28.83
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
297 373 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 83.43% 80.22% 76.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 279 208
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 20
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £15.77 £19.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.50 £45.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 30 June 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 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (66.67%) Marketing
2 4 (66.67%) Product Marketing
2 4 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (66.67%) Translating Business Requirements
3 3 (50.00%) JIRA
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) Smart Energy
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) HTTP
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Electronics
5 1 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) Content Management
5 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
5 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 1 (16.67%) System Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010

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 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Protractor
General
1 4 (66.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Product Owner
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Product Owner
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum Product Owner
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Product Owner
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (50.00%) Smart Energy
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Product Marketing
2 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (66.67%) Translating Business Requirements
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Content Management
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com