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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 31 41 32
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs citing User Stories 5 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 2.60% 1.12% 3.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.14% 1.36% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £463 £344 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.54% -23.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £400 £389
% change year-on-year
+4.06% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £32.65 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.49% -12.93%
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
159 221 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 82.81% 82.16% 80.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 173 109
Median daily rate £450 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 28
Median hourly rate £22.59 £18.68 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.93% +17.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.84 £17.88 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £21.15 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Stories across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

User Stories Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 9 (64.29%) C#
1 9 (64.29%) .NET
1 9 (64.29%) Code Coverage
1 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET
1 9 (64.29%) Software Engineering
1 9 (64.29%) Web Development
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) User Experience
5 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.14%) Software Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Wireframes
5 1 (7.14%) Prototyping
5 1 (7.14%) REST
5 1 (7.14%) CSS3
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Play Framework
5 1 (7.14%) Line Management
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) Coaching
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Ruby
5 1 (7.14%) Ajax
5 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (7.14%) JSON
5 1 (7.14%) Django
5 1 (7.14%) Use Case
5 1 (7.14%) Kanban
5 1 (7.14%) Product Management

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
1 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) .NET Developer
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
1 9 (64.29%) Developer in Test
1 9 (64.29%) Test Automation Developer
1 9 (64.29%) Test Automation Engineer
1 9 (64.29%) Test Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Product Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Requirements Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
3 1 (7.14%) User Requirements Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) .NET
1 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) Ajax
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) CSS3
2 1 (7.14%) Django
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) HTML5
2 1 (7.14%) JSON
2 1 (7.14%) Play Framework
2 1 (7.14%) REST
2 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Code Coverage
1 9 (64.29%) Software Engineering
1 9 (64.29%) Web Development
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Coaching
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) Kanban
4 1 (7.14%) Line Management
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) Open Source
4 1 (7.14%) Product Management
4 1 (7.14%) Prototyping
4 1 (7.14%) Software Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Software Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) Use Case
4 1 (7.14%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) Ruby
2 1 (7.14%) Scala
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com