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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 25 34 25
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing User Stories 9 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 4.05% 1.79% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.20% 2.04% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £300 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.53% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £28.83
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +24.89%
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
173 196 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 77.93% 87.89% 68.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 128 70
Median daily rate £425 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £485 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 12
Median hourly rate £11.31 £17.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.30% +4.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

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 24 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 7 (70.00%) C#
1 7 (70.00%) Code Coverage
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
1 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (70.00%) Web Development
1 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (10.00%) JMeter
4 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) JMS
4 1 (10.00%) ISEB
4 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (10.00%) Ant
4 1 (10.00%) JUnit
4 1 (10.00%) IIS
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (10.00%) e-Learning
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Spring
4 1 (10.00%) Maven
4 1 (10.00%) Rally
4 1 (10.00%) Ajax
4 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (10.00%) Hudson
4 1 (10.00%) SoapUI

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 (10.00%) Confluence
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Ant
1 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (10.00%) Gradle
1 1 (10.00%) Hudson
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) JMeter
1 1 (10.00%) jMock
1 1 (10.00%) JUnit
1 1 (10.00%) Maven
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
1 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) .NET Developer
2 7 (70.00%) Developer in Test
2 7 (70.00%) Test Automation Developer
2 7 (70.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 7 (70.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Java Analyst Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Product Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) QA Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
1 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) Ajax
2 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (10.00%) Java EE
2 1 (10.00%) JMS
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) Spring
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Code Coverage
1 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
1 7 (70.00%) Web Development
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) BDD
3 1 (10.00%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) Groovy
2 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (10.00%) Rally
1 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com