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 23 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Story
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 48 56 59
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Contract jobs citing User Stories 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.39% 0.17% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.21% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £380 £263 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.76% -19.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £418 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +4.37%
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 Cambridgeshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
403 485 559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 78.71% 80.03% 81.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 297 319
Median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £278 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 40 53
Median hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £17.50 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £57.50 £43.75
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 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
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 23 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
Cambridge +10 1 - - 7
Peterborough - 1 £380 -
User Stories
East of England

User Stories
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (33.33%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (33.33%) Process Management
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma

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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Junior
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Process Management
3 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) 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
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OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - £425 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago