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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 45 45 41
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing User Stories 7 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.62% 1.11% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 1.41% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 2
Median daily rate £456 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.08% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £299 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £353 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £32.75 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+41.22% -40.45%
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
354 355 338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 81.94% 79.06% 71.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 217 161
Median daily rate £415 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 13
Median hourly rate £12.28 £12.75 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.72% -45.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.19 £11.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £18.18 £109.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 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 4 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 4 December 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
Nottingham -1 7 £456 +52.08% 1
User Stories
East Midlands

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Business Analysis
3 4 (25.00%) Finance
3 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) Coaching
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) NHS
4 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
4 3 (18.75%) UML
4 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) ISEB
5 2 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (12.50%) User Experience
5 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) Retail
5 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.25%) BDD
6 1 (6.25%) Open Source
6 1 (6.25%) YouTrack
6 1 (6.25%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (6.25%) Web Operations
6 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (6.25%) Front End Development

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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 1 (6.25%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Bitbucket
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
1 1 (6.25%) YouTrack
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Analyst
2 12 (75.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (18.75%) NHS Business Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Project Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Digital Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Digital Business Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Digital Delivery Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Retail Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Business Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Business Project Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Public Sector Delivery Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) NHS
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 2 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Business Analysis
3 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) Coaching
4 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
4 3 (18.75%) UML
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.25%) BDD
6 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
6 1 (6.25%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Kanban
6 1 (6.25%) Product Management
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.25%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) EPiServer
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft