The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 57 74 61
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -13
Contract jobs citing User Stories 4 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.67% 0.25% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.33% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 8
Median daily rate £475 £313 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.00% -30.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £399 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.75% +10.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £28.83
User Stories
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
478 611 587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 80.47% 77.24% 76.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 371 301
Median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 42 47
Median hourly rate £37.25 £23.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.51% -14.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £52.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

User Stories
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

User Stories Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

User Stories
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

User Stories Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

User Stories
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
Cambridge - 2 £475 - 1
User Stories
East of England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (50.00%) Marketing
2 4 (50.00%) Product Marketing
2 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 3 (37.50%) Smart Energy
3 3 (37.50%) JIRA
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) SAP
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Data Management
4 2 (25.00%) BPR
4 2 (25.00%) Legal
5 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (12.50%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
5 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 1 (12.50%) Protractor
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Electronics
5 1 (12.50%) Content Management
5 1 (12.50%) ISTQB

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Protractor
General
1 4 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Product Owner
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) SAP Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) SAP Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Product Owner
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum Product Owner
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Product Owner
4 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (37.50%) Smart Energy
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Product Marketing
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) BPR
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Data Management
4 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (12.50%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) Content Management
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) System Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com