The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 40 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing User Stories 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.08% 1.10% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 1.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+38.88% +10.76%
User Stories
East Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
317 254 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 68.47% 70.17% 63.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 107 125
Average daily rate £365 £318 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.96% -9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £375 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 8
Average hourly rate £23.50 £13.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.07% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £12.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

User Stories
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

User Stories Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

User Stories
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Stories across the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

User Stories Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

User Stories
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham 0 5 £388 -
User Stories
East Midlands

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Kanban
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (20.00%) ATDD
4 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (20.00%) Gradle
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (20.00%) People Management
4 1 (20.00%) IntelliJ
4 1 (20.00%) PMP
4 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Sage
4 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (20.00%) Middleware
4 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) Java

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) Gradle
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) ScrumMaster
2 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) Ajax
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) REST
1 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (20.00%) Process Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) ATDD
3 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PMP
1 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Sage
1 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com