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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 100 80 87
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +7
Contract jobs citing Use Case 29 45 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.05% 1.69% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 2.38% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 26 11
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£400 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £361 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £125.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.65 £25.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+30.60% -23.66%
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
1960 1890 1721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.66% 71.11% 68.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1037 946 695
Average daily rate £400 £390 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 40 49
Average hourly rate £27.00 £17.50 £17.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.28% +1.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £33.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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
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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
Slough -17 5 - - 4
Reading +2 4 £413 +10.00% 1
Bracknell 0 3 £263 -
Newbury -7 3 £425 +7.93%
Maidenhead +2 2 - -
Windsor -2 1 - -
Use Case
South East

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 23 (35.38%) Telecoms
2 17 (26.15%) UML
3 14 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (18.46%) MS Excel
4 12 (18.46%) Business Analysis
5 11 (16.92%) E-Commerce
5 11 (16.92%) MS Visio
6 10 (15.38%) CRM
6 10 (15.38%) Windows
6 10 (15.38%) eTOM
6 10 (15.38%) Billing
7 9 (13.85%) Degree
7 9 (13.85%) MS Office
7 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (12.31%) MVNO
8 8 (12.31%) ITIL
8 8 (12.31%) SOA
9 7 (10.77%) ISEB
9 7 (10.77%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (9.23%) Mentoring
10 6 (9.23%) HP
10 6 (9.23%) Computer Science
11 5 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (7.69%) Scrum
11 5 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (7.69%) ERP
11 5 (7.69%) Quote-to-Cash
11 5 (7.69%) User Stories
12 4 (6.15%) User Experience
12 4 (6.15%) Waterfall

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.08%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (3.08%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.54%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (18.46%) MS Excel
2 11 (16.92%) MS Visio
3 9 (13.85%) MS Office
4 1 (1.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.31%) MVNO
2 3 (4.62%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.54%) ATM
3 1 (1.54%) Internet
3 1 (1.54%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) Big Data
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.08%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.54%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.54%) Subversion
3 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (35.38%) Telecoms
2 10 (15.38%) Billing
3 5 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (4.62%) Finance
5 1 (1.54%) Publishing
5 1 (1.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (47.69%) Analyst
2 30 (46.15%) Business Analyst
3 13 (20.00%) Architect
4 12 (18.46%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (13.85%) Technical Writer
6 5 (7.69%) Telecoms Business Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) UML Business Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) BSS Architect
8 3 (4.62%) Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Junior Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Junior Software Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Junior
9 2 (3.08%) Test Leader
9 2 (3.08%) Agile Business Analyst
10 1 (1.54%) Security Operations Analyst
10 1 (1.54%) DevOps Engineer
10 1 (1.54%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 1 (1.54%) Cloud Architect
10 1 (1.54%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.15%) .NET
2 2 (3.08%) Web Services
2 2 (3.08%) .NET Framework
2 2 (3.08%) Ext JS
3 1 (1.54%) HTML5
3 1 (1.54%) SailPoint
3 1 (1.54%) Dojo
3 1 (1.54%) XML
3 1 (1.54%) WSDL
3 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.54%) SOAP
3 1 (1.54%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.77%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (9.23%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.15%) User Experience
5 3 (4.62%) N-Tier
6 2 (3.08%) EFT
7 1 (1.54%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.54%) IPTV
7 1 (1.54%) Wiki
7 1 (1.54%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (3.08%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.15%) UML
2 14 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (18.46%) Business Analysis
4 11 (16.92%) E-Commerce
5 10 (15.38%) CRM
5 10 (15.38%) eTOM
6 8 (12.31%) ITIL
6 8 (12.31%) SOA
7 6 (9.23%) Mentoring
8 5 (7.69%) Quote-to-Cash
8 5 (7.69%) User Stories
8 5 (7.69%) ERP
8 5 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (7.69%) Scrum
9 4 (6.15%) Project Management
9 4 (6.15%) Service Management
9 4 (6.15%) Waterfall
9 4 (6.15%) SIEM
10 3 (4.62%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (4.62%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.62%) Java
1 3 (4.62%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.08%) SQL
2 2 (3.08%) C
2 2 (3.08%) C#
3 1 (1.54%) C++
3 1 (1.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (13.85%) Degree
2 7 (10.77%) ISEB
3 4 (6.15%) CBAP
4 2 (3.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (3.08%) CISSP
4 2 (3.08%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.54%) PMP
5 1 (1.54%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) vSphere
2 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) MOM
1 1 (1.54%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (9.23%) HP
2 4 (6.15%) ArcSight
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle
3 2 (3.08%) Siebel
3 2 (3.08%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.54%) Software AG
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