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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Story
South East / Berkshire
Rank 83 94 96
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Contract jobs citing User Stories 22 26 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.10% 1.05% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 1.28% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 26
Median daily rate £475 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £318 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £445
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 - £32.75 £32.33
% change year-on-year
- +1.31%

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
1602 2029 2115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.18% 81.98% 74.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 759 1084 1075
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 59 47
Median hourly rate £22.42 £15.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.64% -43.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.64 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017. 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 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
Reading +15 7 - -
Newbury +2 4 £475 - 1
Bracknell - 4 £475 - 1
Maidenhead -3 2 £350 -13.84%
Slough - 1 £418 -
User Stories
South East

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 48 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (54.90%) Scrum
3 18 (35.29%) Kanban
4 17 (33.33%) TDD
4 17 (33.33%) HTML
4 17 (33.33%) CSS
5 16 (31.37%) JavaScript
5 16 (31.37%) AngularJS
6 14 (27.45%) Git (software)
7 13 (25.49%) Web Services
8 12 (23.53%) Java
8 12 (23.53%) JIRA
8 12 (23.53%) HTML5
8 12 (23.53%) CSS3
9 11 (21.57%) Waterfall
9 11 (21.57%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (21.57%) Pair Programming
10 10 (19.61%) OOP
10 10 (19.61%) Performance Testing
10 10 (19.61%) RESTful
10 10 (19.61%) Confluence
10 10 (19.61%) Jenkins
10 10 (19.61%) Sass
10 10 (19.61%) LESS
10 10 (19.61%) Gatling
11 9 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (17.65%) Node.js
12 8 (15.69%) Software Engineering
12 8 (15.69%) DevOps
12 8 (15.69%) React

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 10 (19.61%) Confluence
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle Spatial
3 2 (3.92%) JBoss
3 2 (3.92%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.96%) Apache
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.92%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.96%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (13.73%) Amazon Kinesis
2 7 (13.73%) AWS CloudFormation
2 7 (13.73%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (7.84%) GIS
2 4 (7.84%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.96%) Big Data
3 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (27.45%) Git (software)
2 12 (23.53%) JIRA
3 10 (19.61%) Gatling
3 10 (19.61%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.84%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.92%) JUnit
5 2 (3.92%) Maven
6 1 (1.96%) Checkstyle
6 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.96%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.96%) Gradle
6 1 (1.96%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.96%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.96%) NUnit
6 1 (1.96%) Selenium
6 1 (1.96%) SonarQube
General
1 6 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.92%) Billing
3 2 (3.92%) Finance
3 2 (3.92%) Marketing
4 1 (1.96%) Automotive
4 1 (1.96%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) Developer
2 14 (27.45%) Analyst
3 11 (21.57%) Business Analyst
3 11 (21.57%) Scrum Master
4 9 (17.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (11.76%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Angular Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Agile Scrum Master
7 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (5.88%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Architect
8 2 (3.92%) Data Business Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Designer
8 2 (3.92%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (33.33%) CSS
1 17 (33.33%) HTML
2 16 (31.37%) AngularJS
3 13 (25.49%) Web Services
4 12 (23.53%) CSS3
4 12 (23.53%) HTML5
5 10 (19.61%) LESS
5 10 (19.61%) RESTful
5 10 (19.61%) Sass
6 9 (17.65%) Node.js
7 8 (15.69%) React
8 7 (13.73%) Spring
9 5 (9.80%) Java EE
9 5 (9.80%) Spring MVC
9 5 (9.80%) Velocity
10 4 (7.84%) EJB
10 4 (7.84%) Hibernate
10 4 (7.84%) JPA
10 4 (7.84%) jQuery
10 4 (7.84%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) User Experience
2 3 (5.88%) Life Science
3 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (54.90%) Scrum
3 18 (35.29%) Kanban
4 17 (33.33%) TDD
5 11 (21.57%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (21.57%) Pair Programming
5 11 (21.57%) Waterfall
6 10 (19.61%) OOP
6 10 (19.61%) Performance Testing
7 8 (15.69%) DevOps
7 8 (15.69%) Front End Development
7 8 (15.69%) Software Engineering
8 7 (13.73%) Business Analysis
8 7 (13.73%) E-Commerce
8 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (11.76%) MVC
9 6 (11.76%) Release Management
9 6 (11.76%) Workflow
10 5 (9.80%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 16 (31.37%) JavaScript
2 12 (23.53%) Java
3 5 (9.80%) Python
4 3 (5.88%) SQL
5 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.96%) PHP
5 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) ISEB
3 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
1 4 (7.84%) Oracle
2 1 (1.96%) Adobe
2 1 (1.96%) Atlassian
2 1 (1.96%) HP
2 1 (1.96%) MicroStrategy
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