Period
to 23 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Maidenhead 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 23 October 2017 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
Berkshire > Maidenhead
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 24 29
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5 -1
Contract jobs citing User Stories 19 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Maidenhead 6.51% 2.59% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.57% 2.91% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 1
Maidenhead median daily rate £500 £374 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.78% -27.43% -
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £400 £360
% change year-on-year +25.00% +11.11% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Maidenhead median hourly rate £36.50 - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £36.50 - -

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 Maidenhead with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Maidenhead
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 251 206 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Maidenhead 85.96% 88.79% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 116 81
Maidenhead median daily rate £425 £431 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.45% +23.21% +12.90%
10th Percentile £283 £306 £181
90th Percentile £600 £623 £469
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 7
Maidenhead median hourly rate £29.50 £36.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.06% +20.00% -29.41%
10th Percentile £16.25 £16.18 £13.35
90th Percentile £52.00 £52.75 £46.85
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year -8.57% -35.19% +58.17%

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Maidenhead

Job postings citing User Stories as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Maidenhead.

Job vacancy trend for User Stories in Maidenhead

User Stories
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Stories in Maidenhead

User Stories
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Maidenhead

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Stories in Maidenhead over the 6 months to 23 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Stories in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, 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 Maidenhead region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 17 (89.47%) Scrum
2 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (68.42%) JIRA
4 12 (63.16%) Confluence
5 9 (47.37%) Jenkins
5 9 (47.37%) Trello
5 9 (47.37%) Ansible
5 9 (47.37%) Docker
5 9 (47.37%) DevOps
5 9 (47.37%) git-flow
5 9 (47.37%) Sonatype Nexus
5 9 (47.37%) Slack
5 9 (47.37%) Maven
5 9 (47.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (47.37%) Groovy
5 9 (47.37%) TeamCity
5 9 (47.37%) Git (software)
5 9 (47.37%) Bash Shell
5 9 (47.37%) Python
5 9 (47.37%) Configuration Management
6 8 (42.11%) Windows
6 8 (42.11%) Linux
6 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (42.11%) Acceptance Criteria
7 7 (36.84%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (36.84%) Test Automation
7 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
8 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (31.58%) VMware
8 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure

User Stories
Co-occurring IT Skills in Maidenhead 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 12 (63.16%) Confluence
2 5 (26.32%) CMS
2 5 (26.32%) MS Project Server
2 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
3 3 (15.79%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (47.37%) Slack
1 9 (47.37%) Trello
2 6 (31.58%) IaaS
3 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 13 (68.42%) JIRA
2 9 (47.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 9 (47.37%) Git (software)
2 9 (47.37%) git-flow
2 9 (47.37%) Jenkins
2 9 (47.37%) Maven
2 9 (47.37%) Sonatype Nexus
2 9 (47.37%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.26%) Appium
3 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.26%) Zephyr
General
1 6 (31.58%) Marketing
2 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (5.26%) Electronics
4 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Automation Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Project Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Development Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) IT Manager
5 2 (10.53%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Marketing Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Marketing Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Business IT Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) ERP Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) IT Services Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Scrum Master
6 1 (5.26%) Service Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) pytest
2 1 (5.26%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Social Media
1 5 (26.32%) Virtual Team
2 3 (15.79%) Public Cloud
3 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Scrum
2 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (47.37%) Configuration Management
3 9 (47.37%) DevOps
4 8 (42.11%) Acceptance Criteria
4 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (36.84%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (36.84%) Test Automation
6 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (31.58%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (26.32%) Asset Management
7 5 (26.32%) Content Management
7 5 (26.32%) CRM
7 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
7 5 (26.32%) Microservices
7 5 (26.32%) Project Management
7 5 (26.32%) Project Planning
7 5 (26.32%) Release Management
7 5 (26.32%) SDLC
7 5 (26.32%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) Bash Shell
1 9 (47.37%) Groovy
1 9 (47.37%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
2 4 (21.05%) PMI Certification
2 4 (21.05%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Docker
2 6 (31.58%) Hyper-V
2 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) Ansible
2 6 (31.58%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (31.58%) Puppet
2 6 (31.58%) Salt
3 4 (21.05%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) VMware
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) SAP