Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leatherhead 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 6 months to 24 November 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
Surrey > Leatherhead
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 21 41
Rank change year-on-year -7 +20 -
Contract jobs citing User Stories 2 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leatherhead 1.64% 3.10% 3.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 4.04% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 8
Leatherhead median daily rate £320 £463 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.81% +15.26% -
10th Percentile £310 £425 £338
90th Percentile £330 £505 £483
Surrey median daily rate £420 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -6.67% +12.50% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leatherhead median hourly rate - - -
Surrey median hourly rate - £40.00 -

User Stories is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leatherhead with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leatherhead
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 108 99 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leatherhead 88.52% 76.74% 73.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 91 171
Leatherhead median daily rate £425 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% -4.23%
10th Percentile £282 £270 £355
90th Percentile £538 £575 £525
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Leatherhead median hourly rate £42.50 - £18.50
10th Percentile £41.25 - £16.55
90th Percentile £43.75 - £37.85
Surrey median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +9.09% -15.38% +5.69%

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Leatherhead

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

Job vacancy trend for User Stories in Leatherhead

User Stories
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leatherhead

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Stories in Leatherhead

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Leatherhead region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Use Case
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (100.00%) NeoLoad
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Mindset

User Stories
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leatherhead 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) NeoLoad
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Mindset
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
1 2 (100.00%) Use Case
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft