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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank - 22 -
Contract jobs citing User Stories 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford - 3.88% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 5.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+22.13% -6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.75 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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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 Guildford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
106 94 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 73.61% 72.87% 68.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 64 29
Average daily rate £375 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £205 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 6
Average hourly rate £14.25 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.04 £29.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Stories across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Marketing
1 7 (100.00%) QA
1 7 (100.00%) Use Case
1 7 (100.00%) Digital Marketing

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 7 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Architect
1 7 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
1 7 (100.00%) Business Systems Analyst
1 7 (100.00%) Systems Analyst
1 7 (100.00%) Consultant
1 7 (100.00%) Business Consultant
1 7 (100.00%) Systems Architect
1 7 (100.00%) Business Architect
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Use Case
1 7 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA