Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 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 17 November 2017 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
Berkshire > Bracknell
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 39 -
Rank change year-on-year -11 - +39
Contract jobs citing User Stories 4 20 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 0.72% 3.43% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 4.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 0
Bracknell median daily rate £500 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +33.33% +4.17% +10.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bracknell median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £36.50 - -

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 Bracknell with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bracknell
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 493 500 423
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 88.83% 85.76% 80.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 242 161
Bracknell median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £153 £196 £175
90th Percentile £575 £572 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 56 50
Bracknell median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -47.37% +50.79%
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £30.90
% change year-on-year -17.14% -43.37% +81.02%

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

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

Job vacancy trend for User Stories in Bracknell

User Stories
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Stories in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 4 (100.00%) JUnit
1 4 (100.00%) Struts
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
1 4 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (100.00%) IntelliJ
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
1 4 (100.00%) JSF
1 4 (100.00%) Maven
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Kanban
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 4 (100.00%) Confluence
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) Gradle
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) REST
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
1 4 (100.00%) Microservices
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript

User Stories
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell 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 4 (100.00%) Confluence
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Solr
2 2 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (50.00%) AWS Lambda
1 2 (50.00%) CloudFront
1 2 (50.00%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) Gradle
1 4 (100.00%) IntelliJ
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) JUnit
1 4 (100.00%) Maven
1 4 (100.00%) Mercurial
2 2 (50.00%) Checkstyle
2 2 (50.00%) SonarQube
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (25.00%) AWS Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) JSF
1 4 (100.00%) REST
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
1 4 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Struts
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) React
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
1 4 (100.00%) Kanban
1 4 (100.00%) Microservices
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Content Management
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe