The first table below looks at the demand for User Stories skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Peterborough region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing User Stories 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £180.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+500.00% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
124 41 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 80.00% 66.13% 77.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 25 44
Average daily rate £363 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 1 12
Average hourly rate £11.50 £175.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-93.42% +1358.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
User Stories
Cambridgeshire

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

User Stories
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

User Stories Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

User Stories
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) Data Security
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Legal

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Security
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Franklin Bates
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago