The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT contracts advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Story
East of England / Norfolk
Rank 23 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing User Stories 3 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 3.33% 4.63% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.17% 6.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Median daily rate £458 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.76% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.68% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.75 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -34.50%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
72 160 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 80.00% 74.07% 60.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 117 63
Median daily rate £390 £425 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +14.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 5
Median hourly rate - £23.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +76.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Norfolk 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 Norfolk

User Stories
Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

User Stories Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

User Stories
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

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 Norfolk region over the 3 months to 24 January 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
Norwich +5 3 £458 +7.76% 2
User Stories
East of England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Norfolk region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
3 2 (50.00%) Maven
3 2 (50.00%) RESTful
3 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) Apache Camel
3 2 (50.00%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (50.00%) API Design
3 2 (50.00%) SOLID
3 2 (50.00%) JUnit
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (25.00%) SAML
4 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
4 1 (25.00%) LDAP
4 1 (25.00%) HTTP
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) SSL
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) J2EE
4 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) API Development
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk 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 2 (50.00%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) JUnit
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Designer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Camel
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) SAML
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) API Design
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) SOLID
3 1 (25.00%) API Development
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) IBM