The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 29 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing User Stories 7 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 2.86% 2.83% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.70% 3.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £363 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.65 £104.41
% change year-on-year
+22.51% -68.72%
User Stories
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
189 183 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 77.14% 86.32% 73.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 116 77
Median daily rate £375 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 16
Median hourly rate £11.31 £25.25 £19.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.22% +30.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Brighton 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 Brighton

User Stories
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

User Stories Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 Brighton region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 6 (66.67%) Web Development
2 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
2 5 (55.56%) Code Coverage
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
5 2 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) Spring
5 2 (22.22%) Maven
6 1 (11.11%) Rally
6 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
6 1 (11.11%) JMeter
6 1 (11.11%) Finance
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
6 1 (11.11%) e-Learning
6 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 1 (11.11%) PHP
6 1 (11.11%) HTML
6 1 (11.11%) Ant
6 1 (11.11%) JUnit
6 1 (11.11%) IIS
6 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (11.11%) CSS
6 1 (11.11%) Web Services

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton 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 1 (11.11%) Confluence
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
1 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (22.22%) Maven
2 1 (11.11%) Ant
2 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Gradle
2 1 (11.11%) Hudson
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) JMeter
2 1 (11.11%) jMock
2 1 (11.11%) JUnit
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
2 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Developer in Test
2 5 (55.56%) Test Automation Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Test Automation Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Test Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) HTML Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Analyst Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
1 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
2 2 (22.22%) Spring
3 1 (11.11%) Ajax
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) Java EE
3 1 (11.11%) JMS
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) REST
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Web Development
2 5 (55.56%) Code Coverage
2 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (33.33%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) BDD
5 1 (11.11%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Machine Learning
5 1 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) Groovy
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Atlassian
1 1 (11.11%) Rally
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