The table below looks at the statistics for Use Case skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 95 93 87
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing Use Case 23 36 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.92% 1.33% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 1.82% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 27
Average daily rate £425 £375 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £281 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £450 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £125.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -5.18%
Use Case
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1976 1983 2033
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.29% 73.39% 75.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1034 1008 1049
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 43 59
Average hourly rate £16.09 £27.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.49% +71.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £13.65 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £123.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Use Case across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Use Case Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Use Case
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Use Case across the Berkshire region.

Use Case Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Use Case
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Use Case across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Use Case Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Use Case
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Use Case across the Berkshire region.

Use Case Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Use Case
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Use Case within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +3 9 £438 -7.89% 2
Bracknell +1 4 - - 1
Newbury +7 3 £375 -8.59% 1
Slough +7 1 - - 1
Use Case
South East

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Use Case 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 Use Case.

1 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (33.33%) SQL
3 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
4 12 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 10 (23.81%) Big Data
5 10 (23.81%) Analytics
5 10 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (21.43%) Public Cloud
6 9 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (21.43%) Relational Database
6 9 (21.43%) Hadoop
7 8 (19.05%) SC Cleared
7 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
8 7 (16.67%) Business Analysis
8 7 (16.67%) Telecoms
9 6 (14.29%) Finance
9 6 (14.29%) Scrum
9 6 (14.29%) Waterfall
10 5 (11.90%) Business Development
10 5 (11.90%) Asset Management
10 5 (11.90%) GAP Analysis
10 5 (11.90%) XML
10 5 (11.90%) UML
11 4 (9.52%) Oracle
11 4 (9.52%) ITIL
11 4 (9.52%) Java
11 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
11 4 (9.52%) Web Services

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Use Case 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 Use Case. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
1 4 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Internet
2 1 (2.38%) AMQP
2 1 (2.38%) MQTT
2 1 (2.38%) Wireless
2 1 (2.38%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
2 12 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (23.81%) Big Data
4 9 (21.43%) Hadoop
4 9 (21.43%) Relational Database
5 3 (7.14%) DataStage
5 3 (7.14%) OLAP
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.14%) SoapUI
2 3 (7.14%) Toad
3 2 (4.76%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 7 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 6 (14.29%) Finance
3 4 (9.52%) Marketing
4 2 (4.76%) Retail
5 1 (2.38%) Billing
5 1 (2.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Analyst
2 11 (26.19%) Business Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Consultant
3 5 (11.90%) Field Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Product Owner
5 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Data Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Data Modeller
6 2 (4.76%) Lead Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Messaging Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Oracle Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Support Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Technical Support
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Support Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Telecoms Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Telecoms Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) XML
2 4 (9.52%) Web Services
3 3 (7.14%) Apache Camel
3 3 (7.14%) SOAP
4 2 (4.76%) J2EE
4 2 (4.76%) JSON
4 2 (4.76%) OSGi
4 2 (4.76%) XML Messaging
5 1 (2.38%) .NET
5 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.38%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (21.43%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.38%) Internet of Things
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Linux
1 2 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (23.81%) Analytics
4 9 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 6 (14.29%) Scrum
6 6 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 5 (11.90%) Asset Management
7 5 (11.90%) Business Development
7 5 (11.90%) GAP Analysis
7 5 (11.90%) UML
8 4 (9.52%) ITIL
8 4 (9.52%) ITSM
8 4 (9.52%) Product Management
8 4 (9.52%) Project Management
8 4 (9.52%) Security Management
8 4 (9.52%) Service Management
8 4 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (7.14%) DSDM
9 3 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (9.52%) Java
3 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) SC Cleared
1 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) ISEB
3 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) LANDesk
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle
3 3 (7.14%) Cognos
3 3 (7.14%) HP
3 3 (7.14%) Informatica
4 2 (4.76%) ATG
4 2 (4.76%) Endeca
4 2 (4.76%) Talend
5 1 (2.38%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.38%) Symantec
Bracknell, Berkshire
Landesk Software
Rate: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + expenses
Posted: 24 days ago