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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 41 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing User Stories 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 1.21% - 2.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% - 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £373
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -12.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.33 £45.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-28.16% +38.46%
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
206 147 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 83.40% 73.87% 68.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 80 58
Average daily rate £413 £419 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.49% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £218 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% -19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.84 £10.50 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £142.50 £23.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Stories across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) Use Case
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) TDD

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Coach
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Brighton, East Sussex
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