Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Norfolk 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 18 November 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
East of England > Norfolk
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 39 38
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1 +16
Contract jobs citing User Stories 6 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 1.71% 0.84% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.07% 1.01% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 4
Norfolk median daily rate £250 £450 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.44% +46.10% -12.00%
East of England median daily rate £475 £465 £450
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Norfolk median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £32.65
% change year-on-year +1.45% +5.67% -34.70%

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 Norfolk with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Norfolk
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 290 296 292
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 82.62% 82.91% 77.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 198 216
Norfolk median daily rate £425 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +17.19% -
10th Percentile £275 £200 £181
90th Percentile £509 £525 £500
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 17
Norfolk median hourly rate £11.17 £22.25 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.80% -3.26% -10.68%
10th Percentile £10.68 £14.19 £17.00
90th Percentile £11.91 £27.61 £63.90
East of England median hourly rate £31.02 £31.48 £25.00
% change year-on-year -1.46% +25.90% +3.65%

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Norfolk

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

Job vacancy trend for User Stories in Norfolk

User Stories
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Stories in Norfolk

User Stories
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Stories in Norfolk over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Stories in Norfolk

User Stories
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

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 Norfolk region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Norwich +1 6 £250 -44.44% 3
User Stories
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Norfolk region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
4 2 (33.33%) Big Data
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (33.33%) Confluence
4 2 (33.33%) Kanban
4 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (33.33%) DSDM
4 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) Workflow
4 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) ATDD
4 2 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (16.67%) Marketing
5 1 (16.67%) Web Development
5 1 (16.67%) Java EE
5 1 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) Subversion
5 1 (16.67%) Spring
5 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 1 (16.67%) Publishing

User Stories
Co-occurring IT Skills in Norfolk 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 2 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (16.67%) MarkLogic
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) JUnit
2 1 (16.67%) Mockito
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (16.67%) GDPR Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) MiFID Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Regulatory Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Transformation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) CSS3
1 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
1 1 (16.67%) Java EE
1 1 (16.67%) JMS
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
1 1 (16.67%) REST
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) Spring
1 1 (16.67%) XForms
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
3 2 (33.33%) ATDD
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) DSDM
3 2 (33.33%) Kanban
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Release Management
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) EMIR
1 1 (16.67%) GDPR
1 1 (16.67%) MiFID
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe