The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 76 148 136
Rank change year-on-year
+72 -12
Contract jobs citing User Stories 88 60 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.63% 1.03% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.10% 1.29% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 45 54
Median daily rate £450 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £556 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £399 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.63% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £28.83
User Stories
London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2839 4661 4661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.97% 79.91% 79.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2319 3676 3496
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 51 37
Median hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.44% +12.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.95 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £59.70 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London 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 the City of London

User Stories
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

User Stories Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

User Stories
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Stories across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

User Stories Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

User Stories
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

User Stories Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 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 City of London region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 108 (76.60%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (36.17%) Scrum
3 36 (25.53%) Finance
4 27 (19.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (18.44%) User Experience
6 24 (17.02%) JavaScript
7 23 (16.31%) HTML
7 23 (16.31%) Games
8 21 (14.89%) CSS
8 21 (14.89%) HTML5
9 20 (14.18%) Kanban
9 20 (14.18%) CSS3
10 19 (13.48%) REST
10 19 (13.48%) Ajax
10 19 (13.48%) Use Case
10 19 (13.48%) SQL
11 18 (12.77%) Java
11 18 (12.77%) TDD
11 18 (12.77%) Asset Management
12 16 (11.35%) Advertising
12 16 (11.35%) Project Management
12 16 (11.35%) Web Development
13 15 (10.64%) jQuery
13 15 (10.64%) Business Analysis
13 15 (10.64%) Microsoft
13 15 (10.64%) Retail
13 15 (10.64%) Sass
14 14 (9.93%) gulp
14 14 (9.93%) Node.js
14 14 (9.93%) Grunt

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 14 (9.93%) CMS
2 7 (4.96%) Confluence
3 2 (1.42%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.71%) Documentum
4 1 (0.71%) Facebook Platform
4 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.84%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (2.84%) Fireworks
2 4 (2.84%) MS Office
2 4 (2.84%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.55%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.42%) Maximo
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.71%) Radian6
3 1 (0.71%) RiskWrite
3 1 (0.71%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.13%) IaaS
1 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.13%) SaaS
2 2 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.71%) AdWords
3 1 (0.71%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.42%) Network Security
2 1 (0.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.38%) NoSQL
2 7 (4.96%) MongoDB
2 7 (4.96%) MySQL
2 7 (4.96%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.84%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.13%) Big Data
6 1 (0.71%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (0.71%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.71%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.71%) Power BI
6 1 (0.71%) QlikView
6 1 (0.71%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 14 (9.93%) Grunt
1 14 (9.93%) gulp
2 13 (9.22%) Bower
2 13 (9.22%) Git (software)
3 10 (7.09%) JIRA
4 8 (5.67%) Cucumber
5 6 (4.26%) Selenium
6 2 (1.42%) Ant
6 2 (1.42%) Appium
6 2 (1.42%) Maven
6 2 (1.42%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.42%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.71%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.71%) JUnit
7 1 (0.71%) Mockito
7 1 (0.71%) NUnit
7 1 (0.71%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.71%) Subversion
7 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.71%) Xcode
General
1 36 (25.53%) Finance
2 23 (16.31%) Games
3 16 (11.35%) Advertising
4 15 (10.64%) Retail
5 12 (8.51%) Banking
6 8 (5.67%) Telecoms
7 6 (4.26%) Publishing
8 4 (2.84%) Electronics
8 4 (2.84%) Marketing
9 2 (1.42%) Front Office
10 1 (0.71%) Back Office
10 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.71%) Legal
Job Titles
1 69 (48.94%) Analyst
2 58 (41.13%) Business Analyst
3 31 (21.99%) Developer
4 27 (19.15%) Agile Business Analyst
5 15 (10.64%) Data Business Analyst
5 15 (10.64%) Finance Business Analyst
5 15 (10.64%) Financial Analyst
5 15 (10.64%) Financial Business Analyst
6 14 (9.93%) Stakeholder Analyst
7 13 (9.22%) Web Developer
8 7 (4.96%) Designer
8 7 (4.96%) Java Developer
9 6 (4.26%) Architect
9 6 (4.26%) UX Designer
10 5 (3.55%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 5 (3.55%) Digital Analyst
10 5 (3.55%) Lead Developer
10 5 (3.55%) Product Manager
10 5 (3.55%) Senior Developer
11 4 (2.84%) Digital Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (16.31%) HTML
2 21 (14.89%) CSS
2 21 (14.89%) HTML5
3 20 (14.18%) CSS3
4 19 (13.48%) Ajax
4 19 (13.48%) REST
5 15 (10.64%) jQuery
5 15 (10.64%) Sass
6 14 (9.93%) Node.js
7 13 (9.22%) AngularJS
7 13 (9.22%) Backbone.js
7 13 (9.22%) LESS
7 13 (9.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 13 (9.22%) WebSockets
8 8 (5.67%) JSON
8 8 (5.67%) Play Framework
9 7 (4.96%) Web Services
10 6 (4.26%) Django
10 6 (4.26%) Ruby on Rails
11 5 (3.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.44%) User Experience
2 13 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.96%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.26%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.26%) Semantic Web
5 4 (2.84%) Taxonomies
6 3 (2.13%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.13%) STB
6 3 (2.13%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.42%) Derivative
7 2 (1.42%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.42%) Economics
7 2 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.42%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.71%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.71%) Fintech
8 1 (0.71%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (0.71%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.42%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.71%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (76.60%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (36.17%) Scrum
3 27 (19.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (14.18%) Kanban
5 19 (13.48%) Use Case
6 18 (12.77%) Asset Management
6 18 (12.77%) TDD
7 16 (11.35%) Project Management
7 16 (11.35%) Web Development
8 15 (10.64%) Business Analysis
9 14 (9.93%) E-Commerce
10 13 (9.22%) OOP
10 13 (9.22%) Responsive Web Design
11 12 (8.51%) BDD
12 11 (7.80%) Mentoring
12 11 (7.80%) SDLC
13 10 (7.09%) Open Source
13 10 (7.09%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (7.09%) Wireframes
14 9 (6.38%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 24 (17.02%) JavaScript
2 19 (13.48%) SQL
3 18 (12.77%) Java
4 10 (7.09%) Scala
5 6 (4.26%) Ruby
5 6 (4.26%) T-SQL
6 5 (3.55%) C#
7 4 (2.84%) PHP
8 2 (1.42%) C
9 1 (0.71%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.71%) C-shell
9 1 (0.71%) ES6
9 1 (0.71%) Groovy
9 1 (0.71%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.71%) Perl
9 1 (0.71%) Python
9 1 (0.71%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (3.55%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.13%) ISEB
2 3 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.42%) CISSP
3 2 (1.42%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.71%) CISM
4 1 (0.71%) Degree
4 1 (0.71%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.71%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.80%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (1.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.71%) Ansible
1 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (10.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.96%) hybris
3 4 (2.84%) Atlassian
4 3 (2.13%) Guidewire
4 3 (2.13%) Rally
5 2 (1.42%) Oracle
6 1 (0.71%) DoubleClick
6 1 (0.71%) Facebook
6 1 (0.71%) Google
6 1 (0.71%) HP
6 1 (0.71%) Omniture
6 1 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.71%) SAP
6 1 (0.71%) Sybase
6 1 (0.71%) Tableau
6 1 (0.71%) Twitter
6 1 (0.71%) WorldPay
6 1 (0.71%) Yahoo!
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