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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Story
London / Croydon
Rank 27 34 21
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Contract jobs citing User Stories 10 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 4.65% 0.78% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.43% 0.87% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £450 £600 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.75 £32.33
% change year-on-year
- +1.31%

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
184 229 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 85.58% 88.76% 81.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 189 74
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £555 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Croydon region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 12 (63.16%) Scrum
1 12 (63.16%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (57.89%) Build Automation
2 11 (57.89%) Big Data
2 11 (57.89%) DevOps
3 10 (52.63%) vCloud
3 10 (52.63%) HDFS
3 10 (52.63%) Puppet
3 10 (52.63%) Hadoop
3 10 (52.63%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (52.63%) SC Cleared
3 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
3 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (52.63%) VMware
3 10 (52.63%) Unix
3 10 (52.63%) Linux
3 10 (52.63%) Continuous Delivery
4 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (47.37%) Hortonworks
5 8 (42.11%) DV Cleared
6 4 (21.05%) Domain-Driven Design
6 4 (21.05%) BDD
6 4 (21.05%) User Experience
7 3 (15.79%) Service Design
7 3 (15.79%) JIRA
7 3 (15.79%) Legal
8 2 (10.53%) Project Management
8 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
8 2 (10.53%) QA
8 2 (10.53%) Web Services

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) CMS
1 1 (5.26%) EPiServer
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (52.63%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) Big Data
2 10 (52.63%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Axure RP
2 1 (5.26%) FitNesse
2 1 (5.26%) JUnit
2 1 (5.26%) NUnit
2 1 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 3 (15.79%) Legal
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Big Data Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Data Engineer
3 7 (36.84%) Analyst
3 7 (36.84%) Business Analyst
4 5 (26.32%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Hadoop Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Hadoop Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) UI Designer
5 1 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) Apache CXF
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) REST
2 1 (5.26%) SOAP
2 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) User Experience
2 2 (10.53%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.26%) Minimum Viable Product
3 1 (5.26%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Linux
1 10 (52.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Continuous Integration
1 12 (63.16%) Scrum
2 11 (57.89%) Build Automation
2 11 (57.89%) DevOps
3 10 (52.63%) Continuous Delivery
4 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (21.05%) BDD
5 4 (21.05%) Domain-Driven Design
6 3 (15.79%) Service Design
7 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Project Management
7 2 (10.53%) Wireframes
8 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
8 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
8 1 (5.26%) Kanban
8 1 (5.26%) Refactoring
8 1 (5.26%) Service Management
8 1 (5.26%) TDD
8 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
8 1 (5.26%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C
1 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) SC Cleared
1 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 8 (42.11%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) HDFS
1 10 (52.63%) vCloud
1 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) Puppet
2 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) VMware
2 9 (47.37%) Hortonworks
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
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