The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Story
Berkshire / Bracknell
Rank 33 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing User Stories 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.41% - 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% - 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £475 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.60% +3.75%
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 Bracknell region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
249 250 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 87.68% 86.51% 78.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 128 102
Median daily rate £450 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £235 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 28 26
Median hourly rate £14.25 £14.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.78% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £7.68 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £18.00 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bracknell 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 Bracknell

User Stories
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

User Stories Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 22 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) HTML
2 9 (64.29%) CSS
2 9 (64.29%) HTML5
2 9 (64.29%) CSS3
2 9 (64.29%) AngularJS
3 8 (57.14%) React
3 8 (57.14%) Web Services
4 7 (50.00%) OOP
4 7 (50.00%) TDD
4 7 (50.00%) Pair Programming
4 7 (50.00%) Scrum
4 7 (50.00%) RESTful
4 7 (50.00%) Performance Testing
4 7 (50.00%) Gatling
4 7 (50.00%) Sass
4 7 (50.00%) LESS
5 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
5 6 (42.86%) JIRA
5 6 (42.86%) Confluence
5 6 (42.86%) Node.js
5 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
5 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
5 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
6 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
6 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (35.71%) Kanban
7 4 (28.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (28.57%) User Experience

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell 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 6 (42.86%) Confluence
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (28.57%) Amazon Kinesis
2 4 (28.57%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (28.57%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Gatling
2 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 6 (42.86%) JIRA
3 1 (7.14%) Checkstyle
3 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
3 1 (7.14%) Gradle
3 1 (7.14%) IntelliJ
3 1 (7.14%) JUnit
3 1 (7.14%) Maven
3 1 (7.14%) Mercurial
3 1 (7.14%) SonarQube
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (28.57%) Angular Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (21.43%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Web Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Designer
6 1 (7.14%) Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Cloud Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum Master
6 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) UI Designer
6 1 (7.14%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) AngularJS
1 9 (64.29%) CSS
1 9 (64.29%) CSS3
1 9 (64.29%) HTML
1 9 (64.29%) HTML5
2 8 (57.14%) React
2 8 (57.14%) Web Services
3 7 (50.00%) LESS
3 7 (50.00%) RESTful
3 7 (50.00%) Sass
4 6 (42.86%) Node.js
5 2 (14.29%) Ember.js
5 2 (14.29%) REST
6 1 (7.14%) Backbone.js
6 1 (7.14%) JSF
6 1 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (7.14%) Spring
6 1 (7.14%) Spring MVC
6 1 (7.14%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) OOP
2 7 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 7 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 7 (50.00%) Scrum
2 7 (50.00%) TDD
3 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
4 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (35.71%) Kanban
4 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
5 3 (21.43%) Front End Development
5 3 (21.43%) Web Development
6 2 (14.29%) BDD
6 2 (14.29%) DevOps
6 2 (14.29%) High Availability
6 2 (14.29%) Open Source
6 2 (14.29%) Release Management
7 1 (7.14%) Rapid Prototyping
7 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
7 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe