The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 90 99 98
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing User Stories 29 14 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.25% 0.57% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 0.73% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 9
Median daily rate £373 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.55% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.38% +7.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £28.83
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 Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1844 1908 1878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.31% 77.56% 74.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1016 956 888
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 67 25
Median hourly rate £19.61 £21.55 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +1.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £41.33 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing User Stories as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

User Stories
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

User Stories Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

User Stories
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Stories across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

User Stories Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

User Stories
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury - 9 £350 - 1
Bracknell - 8 £513 -
Reading -3 7 £400 +17.64% 2
Maidenhead - 3 £373 - 2
Slough +5 1 £375 +15.38%
User Stories
South East

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 33 (67.35%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (48.98%) Scrum
3 19 (38.78%) Telecoms
4 18 (36.73%) Migration
5 12 (24.49%) ITSM
5 12 (24.49%) TDD
5 12 (24.49%) Business Analysis
6 11 (22.45%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (20.41%) Data Analysis
7 10 (20.41%) Java
7 10 (20.41%) REST
8 9 (18.37%) Jenkins
9 8 (16.33%) BDD
9 8 (16.33%) Kanban
9 8 (16.33%) Git (software)
10 7 (14.29%) Pair Programming
10 7 (14.29%) E-Commerce
10 7 (14.29%) User Experience
10 7 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 6 (12.24%) Publishing
11 6 (12.24%) Management Information System
11 6 (12.24%) BMC
11 6 (12.24%) Remedy
11 6 (12.24%) Retail
11 6 (12.24%) Software Engineering
11 6 (12.24%) Marketing
11 6 (12.24%) JIRA
11 6 (12.24%) CMDB
11 6 (12.24%) Remedy ITSM
12 5 (10.20%) Open Source

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.16%) CMS
1 4 (8.16%) Confluence
2 1 (2.04%) IIS
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.04%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) GIS
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Jenkins
2 8 (16.33%) Git (software)
3 6 (12.24%) JIRA
4 3 (6.12%) JMeter
5 2 (4.08%) Maven
5 2 (4.08%) Selenium
5 2 (4.08%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.04%) Fiddler
6 1 (2.04%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.04%) JBehave
6 1 (2.04%) JUnit
6 1 (2.04%) Robotium
6 1 (2.04%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.04%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (38.78%) Telecoms
2 6 (12.24%) Marketing
2 6 (12.24%) Publishing
2 6 (12.24%) Retail
3 4 (8.16%) Automotive
4 2 (4.08%) Games
5 1 (2.04%) Billing
5 1 (2.04%) Finance
5 1 (2.04%) French Language
5 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (36.73%) Business Analyst
2 17 (34.69%) Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) Developer
4 6 (12.24%) Agile Business Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) Product Owner
5 5 (10.20%) Architect
5 5 (10.20%) Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Business Systems Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Product Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Product Business Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Remedy Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Tester
7 2 (4.08%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Scrum Master
7 2 (4.08%) SDLC Business Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.41%) REST
2 4 (8.16%) Web Services
3 3 (6.12%) Gherkin
3 3 (6.12%) XML
4 2 (4.08%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.08%) CSS
4 2 (4.08%) EJB
4 2 (4.08%) EJB 3.0
4 2 (4.08%) Hibernate
4 2 (4.08%) HTML
4 2 (4.08%) JSP
4 2 (4.08%) OpenLayers
4 2 (4.08%) Spring
4 2 (4.08%) Spring MVC
5 1 (2.04%) .NET
5 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.04%) JSON
5 1 (2.04%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) User Experience
2 6 (12.24%) CMDB
2 6 (12.24%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.08%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.04%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Linux
1 1 (2.04%) Windows
1 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (67.35%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (48.98%) Scrum
3 18 (36.73%) Migration
4 12 (24.49%) Business Analysis
4 12 (24.49%) ITSM
4 12 (24.49%) TDD
5 11 (22.45%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (20.41%) Data Analysis
7 8 (16.33%) BDD
7 8 (16.33%) Kanban
8 7 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 7 (14.29%) Pair Programming
8 7 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 6 (12.24%) Software Engineering
10 5 (10.20%) Open Source
10 5 (10.20%) SDLC
10 5 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (8.16%) DevOps
11 4 (8.16%) Mentoring
11 4 (8.16%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.41%) Java
2 5 (10.20%) SQL
3 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.12%) Python
4 1 (2.04%) C
4 1 (2.04%) C#
4 1 (2.04%) C++
4 1 (2.04%) Groovy
4 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.04%) VBScript
4 1 (2.04%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) BMC
1 6 (12.24%) Remedy
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.04%) ServiceNow
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