Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Marlow with a requirement for Acceptance Criteria skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Acceptance Criteria over the 6 months to 22 February 2018 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.

Acceptance Criteria
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Acceptance Criteria 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Marlow 14.29% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.38% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Marlow median daily rate £425 - -
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £475 £388
% change year-on-year -10.53% +22.58% +14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Marlow median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

Acceptance Criteria 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 Marlow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Marlow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Marlow 92.86% 66.67% 86.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 2
Marlow median daily rate £475 £305 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.74% +6.09% +14.77%
10th Percentile £406 £170 £256
90th Percentile £539 £530 £329
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £414 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.50% +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Marlow median hourly rate - - £37.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £16.14
% change year-on-year +20.00% -7.06% +26.59%

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Acceptance Criteria 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 Marlow region with a requirement for Acceptance Criteria.

1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS

Acceptance Criteria
Co-occurring IT Skills in Marlow 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Product Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Product Owner
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories