Period
to 19 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for User Stories skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited User Stories over the 6 months to 19 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

User Story
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
19 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 35 82 52
Rank change year-on-year +47 -30 +23
Contract jobs citing User Stories 4 8 33
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.36% 0.66% 2.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 0.76% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 19
Median daily rate £463 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +18.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £394 £365 £238
90th Percentile £541 £563 £509
East of England median daily rate £500 £475 £468
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.60% -6.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

User Stories is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 266 1,050 1,043
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 90.48% 87.06% 87.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 605 532
Median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +13.33%
10th Percentile £282 £263 £263
90th Percentile £640 £625 £575
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 88 104
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.38 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.60% -0.71% -53.33%
10th Percentile £13.80 £10.25 £11.17
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +105.71% - -33.26%

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing User Stories as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for User Stories in Cambridgeshire

User Stories
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing User Stories in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for User Stories in Cambridgeshire

User Stories
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 19 September 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +40 4 £463 -2.63% 4
User Stories
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2020, IT contractor jobs citing User Stories also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) BPMN
3 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Balsamiq
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) NumPy
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (25.00%) Pandas
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Information Management
3 1 (25.00%) Neural Network
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (25.00%) LIMS
3 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (25.00%) Process Management
3 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis

User Stories
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Balsamiq
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Product Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Product Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Product Owner
2 1 (25.00%) Python Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Python Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Keras
1 1 (25.00%) NumPy
1 1 (25.00%) Pandas
1 1 (25.00%) PyTorch
1 1 (25.00%) scikit-learn
1 1 (25.00%) TensorFlow
1 1 (25.00%) XGBoost
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) LIMS
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Backlog Prioritisation
3 1 (25.00%) Backlog Refinement
3 1 (25.00%) BPMN
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Data Science
3 1 (25.00%) Epics
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Product Backlog
3 1 (25.00%) Product Roadmap
3 1 (25.00%) Project Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (25.00%) Story Points
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared