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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 28 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing User Stories 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 3.87% 0.85% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.07% 1.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Median daily rate £313 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £32.75 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+41.22% -40.45%
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
138 176 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 76.24% 74.89% 70.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 112 81
Median daily rate £350 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 15
Median hourly rate £42.00 £16.00 £21.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+162.50% -25.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.70 £11.31 £14.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

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 5 December 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 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Scrum
3 5 (45.45%) User Experience
4 4 (36.36%) SDLC
4 4 (36.36%) Wireframes
4 4 (36.36%) Prototyping
4 4 (36.36%) HTML
4 4 (36.36%) CSS
5 3 (27.27%) JIRA
5 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 3 (27.27%) UML
5 3 (27.27%) jQuery
6 2 (18.18%) XML
7 1 (9.09%) ITIL
7 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 1 (9.09%) .NET
7 1 (9.09%) MySQL
7 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
7 1 (9.09%) ISEB
7 1 (9.09%) Code Coverage
7 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 1 (9.09%) Project Management
7 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (9.09%) Django
7 1 (9.09%) TDD
7 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
7 1 (9.09%) Ruby

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 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
1 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Business Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Designer
3 3 (27.27%) UX Designer
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Requirements Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Developer in Test
5 1 (9.09%) Product Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) User Requirements Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) CSS
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) jQuery
3 2 (18.18%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) .NET
4 1 (9.09%) Ajax
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 1 (9.09%) CSS3
4 1 (9.09%) Django
4 1 (9.09%) HTML5
4 1 (9.09%) JSON
4 1 (9.09%) Play Framework
4 1 (9.09%) REST
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Scrum
3 4 (36.36%) Prototyping
3 4 (36.36%) SDLC
3 4 (36.36%) Wireframes
4 3 (27.27%) UML
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Code Coverage
5 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) Kanban
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby
2 1 (9.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB