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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 45 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing User Stories 36 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 4.81% 1.72% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.37% 2.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 0
Average daily rate £363 £480 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.47% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.65 £180.00
% change year-on-year
+22.51% -81.86%
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
671 493 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 89.59% 84.56% 76.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 329 176
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £288 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 14
Average hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £19.70 £11.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.70 £50.00 £38.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Stories across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worthing -14 22 £343 -37.72% 3
Crawley - 2 £450 -
Horsham - 2 £363 -
Gatwick +1 1 £338 -29.68%
East Grinstead - 1 £300 -
User Stories
South East

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 39 (97.50%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (50.00%) Scrum
3 15 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (35.00%) Service Design
5 13 (32.50%) User Experience
6 12 (30.00%) Market Research
7 11 (27.50%) Human Factors
7 11 (27.50%) Usability Testing
7 11 (27.50%) Ethnography
8 10 (25.00%) Degree
8 10 (25.00%) Psychology
8 10 (25.00%) Project Management
9 9 (22.50%) Service Delivery
10 7 (17.50%) Mentoring
10 7 (17.50%) Coaching
10 7 (17.50%) Open Source
11 6 (15.00%) Agile Project Management
11 6 (15.00%) Kanban
12 5 (12.50%) Product Management
12 5 (12.50%) Business Analysis
13 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
13 4 (10.00%) Release Management
14 3 (7.50%) ISTQB
14 3 (7.50%) JSON
14 3 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
14 3 (7.50%) Django
14 3 (7.50%) Scala
14 3 (7.50%) Software Architecture
14 3 (7.50%) HTML5
14 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Engagement

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (7.50%) MongoDB
1 3 (7.50%) MySQL
1 3 (7.50%) NoSQL
1 3 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Selenium
General
1 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Analyst
1 15 (37.50%) Business Analyst
2 12 (30.00%) User Researcher
3 8 (20.00%) Digital Analyst
3 8 (20.00%) Digital Business Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Agile Business Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) User Experience Researcher
5 5 (12.50%) Scrum Master
6 3 (7.50%) Architect
6 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Technical Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Web Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Web Business Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Online Business Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Product Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.00%) Test Leader
7 2 (5.00%) Test Team Leader
8 1 (2.50%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) Ajax
1 3 (7.50%) CSS
1 3 (7.50%) CSS3
1 3 (7.50%) Django
1 3 (7.50%) HTML
1 3 (7.50%) HTML5
1 3 (7.50%) JSON
1 3 (7.50%) Play Framework
1 3 (7.50%) REST
1 3 (7.50%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (5.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 15 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (32.50%) User Experience
3 10 (25.00%) Psychology
4 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (97.50%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (50.00%) Scrum
3 14 (35.00%) Service Design
4 12 (30.00%) Market Research
5 11 (27.50%) Ethnography
5 11 (27.50%) Human Factors
5 11 (27.50%) Usability Testing
6 10 (25.00%) Project Management
7 9 (22.50%) Service Delivery
8 7 (17.50%) Coaching
8 7 (17.50%) Mentoring
8 7 (17.50%) Open Source
9 6 (15.00%) Agile Project Management
9 6 (15.00%) Kanban
10 5 (12.50%) Business Analysis
10 5 (12.50%) Product Management
11 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
11 4 (10.00%) Release Management
12 3 (7.50%) Software Architecture
12 3 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) Ruby
1 3 (7.50%) Scala
2 1 (2.50%) C#
2 1 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.50%) ISEB
4 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
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