The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 25 51 42
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -9
Contract jobs citing User Stories 39 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 5.61% 2.15% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.29% 2.44% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 1
Median daily rate £475 £525 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +27.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.83 £48.75
% change year-on-year
+6.62% -32.66%
User Stories
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
620 532 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 89.21% 87.93% 75.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 383 169
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £280 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 18
Median hourly rate £45.00 £15.50 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+190.32% -28.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.16 £12.25 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.10 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Sussex 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 West Sussex

User Stories
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

User Stories Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

User Stories
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Stories across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

User Stories Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

User Stories
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

User Stories Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

User Stories
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Worthing +7 29 £475 - 1
Crawley +14 5 £500 +42.85% 1
User Stories
South East

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 93 (94.90%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (62.24%) Scrum
3 32 (32.65%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (25.51%) User Experience
5 23 (23.47%) Service Design
6 22 (22.45%) Customer Insight
7 20 (20.41%) Business Analysis
7 20 (20.41%) Usability Testing
8 18 (18.37%) JIRA
9 17 (17.35%) Selenium
9 17 (17.35%) Kanban
9 17 (17.35%) Java
10 16 (16.33%) Confluence
10 16 (16.33%) Atlassian
11 15 (15.31%) Degree
11 15 (15.31%) Project Management
11 15 (15.31%) ISEB
11 15 (15.31%) Guerrilla Research
12 14 (14.29%) Gherkin
12 14 (14.29%) Web Services
12 14 (14.29%) E-Commerce
12 14 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (14.29%) Automated Testing
12 14 (14.29%) QA
12 14 (14.29%) Unit Testing
13 13 (13.27%) Market Research
13 13 (13.27%) Service Delivery
14 12 (12.24%) Test Automation
14 12 (12.24%) Scala
14 12 (12.24%) Psychology

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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 16 (16.33%) Confluence
2 3 (3.06%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.04%) MS Office
2 1 (1.02%) InVision
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (2.04%) MongoDB
1 2 (2.04%) MySQL
1 2 (2.04%) NoSQL
1 2 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (18.37%) JIRA
2 17 (17.35%) Selenium
3 11 (11.22%) SoapUI
4 8 (8.16%) WebDriver
5 7 (7.14%) Cucumber
6 5 (5.10%) Jenkins
7 4 (4.08%) JUnit
8 3 (3.06%) Ant
8 3 (3.06%) Appium
8 3 (3.06%) Calabash
8 3 (3.06%) Capybara
8 3 (3.06%) Gradle
8 3 (3.06%) Hudson
8 3 (3.06%) JMeter
8 3 (3.06%) jMock
8 3 (3.06%) Maven
9 2 (2.04%) JIRA Agile
10 1 (1.02%) Axure RP
10 1 (1.02%) Git (software)
10 1 (1.02%) RSpec
General
1 6 (6.12%) Finance
2 2 (2.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 39 (39.80%) Analyst
2 35 (35.71%) Business Analyst
3 23 (23.47%) Digital Analyst
3 23 (23.47%) Digital Business Analyst
4 17 (17.35%) User Researcher
5 16 (16.33%) Agile Business Analyst
6 8 (8.16%) Tester
7 7 (7.14%) Automation Tester
7 7 (7.14%) Scrum Master
8 6 (6.12%) Product Manager
8 6 (6.12%) Product Owner
8 6 (6.12%) QA Engineer
9 5 (5.10%) Quality Engineer
9 5 (5.10%) User Experience Researcher
9 5 (5.10%) Web Analyst
9 5 (5.10%) Web Business Analyst
10 4 (4.08%) E-Commerce Analyst
10 4 (4.08%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
10 4 (4.08%) Online Business Analyst
11 3 (3.06%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.29%) Gherkin
1 14 (14.29%) Web Services
2 8 (8.16%) RESTful
3 5 (5.10%) Ajax
3 5 (5.10%) REST
4 3 (3.06%) Hibernate
4 3 (3.06%) Java EE
4 3 (3.06%) JMS
4 3 (3.06%) JSON
4 3 (3.06%) Spring
4 3 (3.06%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (2.04%) CSS
5 2 (2.04%) CSS3
5 2 (2.04%) Django
5 2 (2.04%) HTML
5 2 (2.04%) HTML5
5 2 (2.04%) Play Framework
5 2 (2.04%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.02%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 32 (32.65%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (25.51%) User Experience
3 12 (12.24%) Psychology
4 6 (6.12%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.06%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.02%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.02%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.02%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.04%) Android
1 2 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (94.90%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (62.24%) Scrum
3 23 (23.47%) Service Design
4 22 (22.45%) Customer Insight
5 20 (20.41%) Business Analysis
5 20 (20.41%) Usability Testing
6 17 (17.35%) Kanban
7 15 (15.31%) Guerrilla Research
7 15 (15.31%) Project Management
8 14 (14.29%) Automated Testing
8 14 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 14 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (14.29%) Unit Testing
9 13 (13.27%) Market Research
9 13 (13.27%) Service Delivery
10 12 (12.24%) BDD
10 12 (12.24%) Test Automation
11 11 (11.22%) Agile Project Management
11 11 (11.22%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (11.22%) Ethnography
Programming Languages
1 17 (17.35%) Java
2 12 (12.24%) Scala
3 11 (11.22%) Groovy
4 4 (4.08%) C#
5 2 (2.04%) Ruby
6 1 (1.02%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (15.31%) Degree
1 15 (15.31%) ISEB
2 12 (12.24%) ISTQB
3 7 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (4.08%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (3.06%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.06%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.02%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.02%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 16 (16.33%) Atlassian
2 3 (3.06%) Rally
3 2 (2.04%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.02%) Fujitsu
4 1 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.02%) SAP
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