The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 36 43 31
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Contract jobs citing User Stories 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.09% 0.30% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 0.36% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £425 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.53% +3.46%
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
Oxfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
208 277 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 75.36% 82.69% 68.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 226 102
Median daily rate £425 £425 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +24.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 13
Median hourly rate £16.00 £28.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.34% +105.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford 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 Oxford

User Stories
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

User Stories Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

User Stories
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Oxford

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

1 9 (90.00%) Data Modelling
1 9 (90.00%) Data Analysis
1 9 (90.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 6 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 6 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (60.00%) Project Management
2 6 (60.00%) Publishing
3 5 (50.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) MS Office
4 3 (30.00%) UML
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (30.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) Content Enrichment
5 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) Natural Language Processing
5 2 (20.00%) RAD
5 2 (20.00%) ISEB
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (10.00%) Multimedia
6 1 (10.00%) Content Management
6 1 (10.00%) BDD

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
General
1 6 (60.00%) Publishing
2 1 (10.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Analyst
1 9 (90.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Data Business Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Digital Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Digital Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Project Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Project Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Natural Language Processing
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Data Analysis
1 9 (90.00%) Data Modelling
1 9 (90.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 6 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 6 (60.00%) Project Management
3 5 (50.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) SDLC
4 3 (30.00%) UML
4 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Content Enrichment
5 2 (20.00%) RAD
5 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (10.00%) BDD
6 1 (10.00%) Content Management
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
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