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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 28 28 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing User Stories 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 1.53% 1.22% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 1.80% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Median daily rate £425 £398 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.85% +13.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £28.83
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +24.89%
User Stories
East of England

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
155 111 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 79.08% 67.68% 71.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 83 86
Median daily rate £390 £398 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.01% +32.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 10
Median hourly rate - £23.44 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -7 3 £425 +6.85%
User Stories
East of England

User Stories
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Norfolk region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) BDD
3 9 (75.00%) Jenkins
3 9 (75.00%) RESTful
3 9 (75.00%) API Development
3 9 (75.00%) SOLID
3 9 (75.00%) Spring
3 9 (75.00%) Maven
3 9 (75.00%) Java
3 9 (75.00%) JUnit
3 9 (75.00%) OO
3 9 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 9 (75.00%) Apache Camel
3 9 (75.00%) Apache ServiceMix
3 9 (75.00%) Cucumber
4 7 (58.33%) API Design
5 4 (33.33%) Scrum
6 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) JIRA
7 2 (16.67%) Kanban
7 2 (16.67%) Finance
7 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
8 1 (8.33%) Change Management
8 1 (8.33%) Apache
8 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
8 1 (8.33%) Confluence
8 1 (8.33%) Wireframes
8 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills

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 9 (75.00%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Cucumber
1 9 (75.00%) Jenkins
1 9 (75.00%) JUnit
1 9 (75.00%) Maven
2 2 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Designer
2 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Pensions Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Pensions Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) Apache Camel
1 9 (75.00%) RESTful
1 9 (75.00%) Spring
2 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) BDD
3 9 (75.00%) API Development
3 9 (75.00%) OO
3 9 (75.00%) SOLID
4 7 (58.33%) API Design
5 4 (33.33%) Scrum
6 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) Kanban
7 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (8.33%) Change Management
8 1 (8.33%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Java
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Red Hat