Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for User Stories skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited User Stories over the 6 months to 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

User Story
Hampshire > Basingstoke
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 60 45
Rank change year-on-year +13 -15 +5
Contract jobs citing User Stories 8 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 1.72% 1.59% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 1.78% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 4
Basingstoke median daily rate £475 £455 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.40% +7.06% +6.25%
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £423 £413
% change year-on-year +6.51% +2.42% +6.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Basingstoke median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - £48.50 -

User Stories is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Basingstoke
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 376 618 350
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 80.69% 89.18% 73.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 319 178
Basingstoke median daily rate £425 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +10.29% -12.82%
10th Percentile £211 £213 £185
90th Percentile £526 £525 £544
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 31 20
Basingstoke median hourly rate £15.00 £16.08 £17.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.72% -7.85% -8.16%
10th Percentile £11.98 £10.40 £12.50
90th Percentile £44.75 £40.00 £27.63
Hampshire median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year -6.67% -3.23% +62.30%

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

Job postings citing User Stories as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke.

Job vacancy trend for User Stories in Basingstoke

User Stories
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Stories in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing User Stories also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Basingstoke region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Scrum
2 6 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) VB.NET
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) B2B
2 6 (75.00%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
3 5 (62.50%) SonarQube
3 5 (62.50%) BDD
3 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
3 5 (62.50%) ReSharper
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
3 5 (62.50%) RDBMS
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) OOP
3 5 (62.50%) OO
3 5 (62.50%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) User Experience

User Stories
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 6 (75.00%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) RDBMS
1 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
1 5 (62.50%) ReSharper
1 5 (62.50%) SonarQube
1 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) BizTalk Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) .NET Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Azure Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior .NET Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior BizTalk Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Agile .NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Developer
3 3 (37.50%) BizTalk Integration Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Integration Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Agile Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Customer Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Lead .NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) B2B
2 6 (75.00%) Scrum
3 5 (62.50%) BDD
3 5 (62.50%) OO
3 5 (62.50%) OOP
3 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
1 6 (75.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle