The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 33 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing User Stories 7 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 2.65% 2.14% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.88% 2.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Median daily rate £343 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.65 £104.41
% change year-on-year
+22.51% -68.72%
User Stories
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Croydon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
243 126 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 92.05% 90.00% 64.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 109 50
Median daily rate £413 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Median hourly rate £21.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Croydon region citing User Stories as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

User Stories
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

User Stories Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

User Stories
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Stories across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

User Stories Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 Croydon region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (22.22%) WCF
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) User Experience
3 2 (22.22%) Axure RP
3 2 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (22.22%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) OOP
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) HTTP
3 2 (22.22%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) SSL
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Adobe
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) Photoshop
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon 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 2 (22.22%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
1 2 (22.22%) SSL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Axure RP
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) JMeter
General
1 2 (22.22%) Local Government
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Delivery Manager
2 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Change Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Change Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) HTML Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Interaction Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Project Change Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Transformation Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Transformation Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) UI Developer
3 1 (11.11%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
2 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (22.22%) WCF
2 2 (22.22%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) OOP
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
4 1 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (11.11%) Information Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Usability Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
1 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Adobe
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft