The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 16 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing User Stories 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 1.08% - 2.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% - 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £399 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.38% +9.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.65 £33.16
% change year-on-year
+22.51% -1.54%
User Stories
Surrey

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
75 88 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 80.65% 66.17% 76.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 57 53
Median daily rate £380 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £520 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £12.45 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+221.41% -17.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Guildford 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 Guildford

User Stories
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

User Stories Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Guildford region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) BT
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Publishing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) GSM
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 1 (50.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) Siemens
2 1 (50.00%) 3G
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) NetCracker
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Huawei
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) ZTE
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia Networks
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) 3G
1 1 (50.00%) GSM
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Publishing
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum Master
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 1 (50.00%) Arqiva
1 1 (50.00%) BT
1 1 (50.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (50.00%) Huawei
1 1 (50.00%) NetCracker
1 1 (50.00%) Nokia
1 1 (50.00%) Nokia Networks
1 1 (50.00%) Siemens
1 1 (50.00%) Telindus
1 1 (50.00%) Virgin Media
1 1 (50.00%) ZTE