The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Woking 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 29 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.

User Story
Surrey / Woking
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 15 9
Contract jobs citing User Stories 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Woking - 2.04% 6.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.03% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
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 Woking with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Woking
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 51 33 44
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Woking 68.92% 67.35% 74.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 25 33
Median daily rate £410 £415 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.20% +32.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £650 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.76% -81.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Woking

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Woking 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 Woking

User Stories
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Woking

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Stories in Woking