The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT contracts advertised for the Maidenhead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 11 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing User Stories 6 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 5.00% 3.88% 3.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.19% 4.76% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate £373 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.65 £180.00
% change year-on-year
+22.51% -81.86%
User Stories
Berkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
97 84 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 80.83% 81.55% 72.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 50 34
Average daily rate £375 £382 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.83% +14.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Stories across the Maidenhead region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

User Stories
Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

User Stories Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

User Stories
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories.

1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Data Analysis
2 6 (75.00%) Business Analysis
3 5 (62.50%) Migration
3 5 (62.50%) Scrum
4 4 (50.00%) CMS
4 4 (50.00%) Publishing
4 4 (50.00%) Change Management
4 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (50.00%) Data Mapping
5 3 (37.50%) Automotive
6 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) Marketing
6 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Retail
7 1 (12.50%) Billing
7 1 (12.50%) Service Design
7 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 1 (12.50%) REST
7 1 (12.50%) XML
7 1 (12.50%) ITIL
7 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 1 (12.50%) ETL
7 1 (12.50%) Finance
7 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
7 1 (12.50%) Games
7 1 (12.50%) VersionOne

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) CMS
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) VersionOne
General
1 4 (50.00%) Publishing
2 3 (37.50%) Automotive
3 2 (25.00%) Marketing
3 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (12.50%) Billing
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Games
4 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
1 7 (87.50%) Business Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Product Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Product Business Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Product Owner
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) REST
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Business Analysis
2 6 (75.00%) Data Analysis
3 5 (62.50%) Migration
3 5 (62.50%) Scrum
4 4 (50.00%) Change Management
4 4 (50.00%) Data Mapping
5 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 1 (12.50%) ETL
6 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (12.50%) Service Design
6 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL