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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 85 98 107
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +9
Contract jobs citing User Stories 27 19 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.39% 0.76% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 0.98% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 14
Median daily rate £413 £363 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% +17.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £308 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £447
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £36.25 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+27.58% -34.09%
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
1538 1938 1974
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.40% 77.12% 74.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 847 1040 1026
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 86 24
Median hourly rate £22.50 £30.90 £27.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.18% +11.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.24 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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
Bracknell - 7 £500 - 1
Reading +2 5 - - 1
Maidenhead +5 2 £375 -27.18%
User Stories
South East

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 60 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (53.85%) Scrum
3 33 (50.77%) TDD
4 25 (38.46%) Kanban
5 23 (35.38%) Pair Programming
6 21 (32.31%) HTML
6 21 (32.31%) CSS
7 20 (30.77%) Git (software)
7 20 (30.77%) AngularJS
8 19 (29.23%) Software Engineering
9 18 (27.69%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (27.69%) JavaScript
10 17 (26.15%) JIRA
10 17 (26.15%) RESTful
10 17 (26.15%) Confluence
10 17 (26.15%) HTML5
10 17 (26.15%) CSS3
11 16 (24.62%) Node.js
11 16 (24.62%) Jenkins
11 16 (24.62%) Web Services
12 15 (23.08%) OOP
12 15 (23.08%) E-Commerce
12 15 (23.08%) Performance Testing
12 15 (23.08%) Sass
12 15 (23.08%) LESS
12 15 (23.08%) Open Source
12 15 (23.08%) Gatling
13 13 (20.00%) Telecoms
14 12 (18.46%) Java
15 11 (16.92%) Amazon AWS

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 17 (26.15%) Confluence
2 4 (6.15%) Oracle Spatial
3 3 (4.62%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.08%) IIS
5 1 (1.54%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.54%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.54%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.92%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (15.38%) Amazon Kinesis
2 10 (15.38%) AWS CloudFormation
2 10 (15.38%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (6.15%) GIS
2 4 (6.15%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 17 (26.15%) JIRA
3 16 (24.62%) Jenkins
4 15 (23.08%) Gatling
5 4 (6.15%) TeamCity
6 2 (3.08%) Fiddler
6 2 (3.08%) SpecFlow
6 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.77%) Retail
3 6 (9.23%) Marketing
4 3 (4.62%) Games
5 2 (3.08%) Finance
6 1 (1.54%) Automotive
6 1 (1.54%) Back Office
6 1 (1.54%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (29.23%) Developer
2 13 (20.00%) Analyst
2 13 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 12 (18.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (12.31%) Product Owner
4 8 (12.31%) Scrum Master
5 7 (10.77%) Security Engineer
6 6 (9.23%) Applications Engineer
6 6 (9.23%) Digital Product Owner
7 5 (7.69%) Web Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Agile Business Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Angular Developer
8 4 (6.15%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Web Applications Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (4.62%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Web Developer
10 2 (3.08%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (32.31%) CSS
1 21 (32.31%) HTML
2 20 (30.77%) AngularJS
3 17 (26.15%) CSS3
3 17 (26.15%) HTML5
3 17 (26.15%) RESTful
4 16 (24.62%) Node.js
4 16 (24.62%) Web Services
5 15 (23.08%) LESS
5 15 (23.08%) Sass
6 7 (10.77%) React
7 6 (9.23%) REST
8 5 (7.69%) Velocity
9 4 (6.15%) .NET
9 4 (6.15%) EJB
9 4 (6.15%) Hibernate
9 4 (6.15%) jQuery
9 4 (6.15%) OpenLayers
9 4 (6.15%) Spring
9 4 (6.15%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Cryptography
2 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.08%) User Experience
4 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.08%) Android
1 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
1 2 (3.08%) Windows
1 2 (3.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (53.85%) Scrum
3 33 (50.77%) TDD
4 25 (38.46%) Kanban
5 23 (35.38%) Pair Programming
6 19 (29.23%) Software Engineering
7 18 (27.69%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (23.08%) E-Commerce
8 15 (23.08%) OOP
8 15 (23.08%) Open Source
8 15 (23.08%) Performance Testing
9 11 (16.92%) BDD
9 11 (16.92%) High Availability
9 11 (16.92%) Release Management
10 10 (15.38%) Front End Development
10 10 (15.38%) Waterfall
11 8 (12.31%) Mentoring
12 7 (10.77%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (10.77%) DevOps
13 6 (9.23%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 18 (27.69%) JavaScript
2 12 (18.46%) Java
3 5 (7.69%) Python
4 2 (3.08%) C
4 2 (3.08%) C#
4 2 (3.08%) C++
4 2 (3.08%) Perl
4 2 (3.08%) Scala
5 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.54%) PHP
5 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.08%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) ISEB
3 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) QA
2 2 (3.08%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.54%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.15%) Oracle
3 1 (1.54%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.54%) HP
3 1 (1.54%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.54%) ServiceNow
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