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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing User Stories 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+38.88% +10.76%
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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
79 83 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 77.45% 76.85% 72.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 60 50
Average daily rate £413 £415 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £15.96 £21.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Stories across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories.

1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) W3C
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
1 1 (100.00%) SEO
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) Project Governance
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) W3C
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) SEO
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Project Governance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS