The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 29 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 54 71 59
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -12
Contract jobs citing User Stories 10 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.63% 0.48% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 0.60% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 8
Median daily rate £383 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.37% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £281 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £400 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.83 £48.75
% change year-on-year
+6.62% -32.66%
User Stories
Buckinghamshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
490 840 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 80.07% 80.92% 78.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 494 377
Median daily rate £430 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 22
Median hourly rate £14.00 £19.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.49 £9.05 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £30.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

User Stories
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

User Stories Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 19 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) PRINCE2
3 9 (39.13%) Scrum
3 9 (39.13%) Systems Analysis
3 9 (39.13%) Business Analysis
3 9 (39.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 9 (39.13%) Waterfall
4 8 (34.78%) Finance
5 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (17.39%) Legal
7 3 (13.04%) Competitor Analysis
7 3 (13.04%) Resource Management
7 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
7 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
7 3 (13.04%) ISEB
7 3 (13.04%) Skype
7 3 (13.04%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (13.04%) DevOps
7 3 (13.04%) Coaching
7 3 (13.04%) User Experience
7 3 (13.04%) Demand Management
7 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Analysis
7 3 (13.04%) Slack
8 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (8.70%) BDD
8 2 (8.70%) Performance Improvement
8 2 (8.70%) Mentoring

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (13.04%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Skype
2 1 (4.35%) Broadband
2 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (4.35%) Selenium
1 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
1 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Legal
3 2 (8.70%) Automotive
3 2 (8.70%) Games
3 2 (8.70%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Banking
4 1 (4.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Analyst
1 17 (73.91%) Business Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Data Business Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) DevOps Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.04%) SharePoint Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Credit Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Finance Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Financial Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Report Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Risk Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Risk Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Test Automation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) CSS
1 2 (8.70%) HTML
1 2 (8.70%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) User Experience
3 2 (8.70%) Credit Risk
3 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) EPoS
4 1 (4.35%) Telematics
4 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) PRINCE2
3 9 (39.13%) Business Analysis
3 9 (39.13%) Scrum
3 9 (39.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 9 (39.13%) Systems Analysis
3 9 (39.13%) Waterfall
4 3 (13.04%) Coaching
4 3 (13.04%) Competitor Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Demand Management
4 3 (13.04%) DevOps
4 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
4 3 (13.04%) Resource Management
4 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (8.70%) BDD
5 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C#
1 1 (4.35%) F#
1 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) ISEB
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) IIBA
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) CA
1 1 (4.35%) Ericsson
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle
1 1 (4.35%) Rally
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