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 28 June 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.

User Story
West Sussex / Crawley
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 19 -
Contract jobs citing User Stories 0 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Crawley - 5.82% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 6.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 0
Median daily rate - £410 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +6.25% +0.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +8.12% -  

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 115 172 130
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Crawley 86.47% 91.01% 83.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 442 374
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 £43.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.27% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Crawley

Job postings citing User Stories as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Crawley.

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) IIBA
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (50.00%) Business Process Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) DSDM

User Stories
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Business Process Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) DSDM
2 1 (50.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) IIBA