The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Crawley with a requirement for User Stories skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Story
West Sussex / Crawley
Rank 17 - 20
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing User Stories 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Crawley 1.98% - 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% - 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £445 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -1.17% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.65

User Stories is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Crawley with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Crawley
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 84 168 105
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Crawley 83.17% 88.89% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 120 60
Median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £308 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Median hourly rate £30.00 £48.50 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.14% +37.58%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Crawley

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Crawley citing User Stories as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for User Stories in Crawley

User Stories
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Stories in Crawley

User Stories
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Crawley region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) SWOT Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Benchmarking
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) UML
4 1 (25.00%) DSDM
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) Use Case
4 1 (25.00%) IIBA
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (25.00%) Prototyping
4 1 (25.00%) Business Process Modelling

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley 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 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Business Change Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Business Change Business Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Change Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Business Process Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Process Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Benchmarking
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) SWOT Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Business Process Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) DSDM
3 1 (25.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) IIBA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft