The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Story
South East / Surrey
Rank 64 88 86
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -2
Contract jobs citing User Stories 11 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.17% 0.68% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 0.85% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 3
Median daily rate £403 £413 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.42% +37.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.75 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -34.50%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
745 942 1143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 78.92% 79.90% 81.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 634 642
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 48 22
Median hourly rate £41.00 £50.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.60 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.79 £61.00 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey 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 Surrey

User Stories
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

User Stories Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

User Stories
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Stories across the Surrey region.

User Stories Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

User Stories
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leatherhead +20 4 £403 -6.66% 1
Staines 0 3 - -
Guildford -2 2 - -
User Stories
South East

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Surrey region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 5 (33.33%) ISEB
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) Use Case
3 5 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (33.33%) User Experience
4 4 (26.67%) Software Architecture
4 4 (26.67%) Wireframes
4 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (26.67%) XML
5 3 (20.00%) Unix
5 3 (20.00%) Linux
5 3 (20.00%) Client/Server
5 3 (20.00%) IBM
5 3 (20.00%) SOAP
5 3 (20.00%) LoadRunner
5 3 (20.00%) HP
5 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (20.00%) XML Messaging
5 3 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Test Management
5 3 (20.00%) Selenium
5 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
5 3 (20.00%) Defect Management
5 3 (20.00%) AngularJS

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) DB2
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (20.00%) Selenium
2 2 (13.33%) JIRA
3 1 (6.67%) Artifactory
3 1 (6.67%) Bower
3 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) Grunt
3 1 (6.67%) gulp
General
1 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Unix Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) XML Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Business Process Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Designer
5 2 (13.33%) Process Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Telecoms Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) UX Designer
6 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (6.67%) Integration Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (6.67%) UI Designer
6 1 (6.67%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) XML
2 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (20.00%) SOAP
2 3 (20.00%) XML Messaging
3 2 (13.33%) JSON
4 1 (6.67%) Ajax
4 1 (6.67%) Backbone.js
4 1 (6.67%) CSS
4 1 (6.67%) CSS3
4 1 (6.67%) Ember.js
4 1 (6.67%) HTML
4 1 (6.67%) HTML5
4 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (6.67%) React
4 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) User Experience
2 3 (20.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (6.67%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
1 3 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (33.33%) Use Case
4 4 (26.67%) Software Architecture
4 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Wireframes
5 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Defect Management
5 3 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (20.00%) Test Management
6 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (13.33%) Feasibility Study
6 2 (13.33%) Rapid Prototyping
6 2 (13.33%) Scrum
6 2 (13.33%) Six Sigma
6 2 (13.33%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (6.67%) Analytics
7 1 (6.67%) Information Architecture
7 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) C++
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) ISEB
1 5 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) HP
1 3 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
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