The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 92 79 80
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Contract jobs citing Use Case 29 47 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.16% 1.92% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 2.81% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 26
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £300 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £388 £378
% change year-on-year
-5.80% +2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.78 £36.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +10.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1836 1673 2070
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.29% 68.40% 66.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 874 730 806
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 31 45
Average hourly rate £18.04 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.88% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £37.50 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Use Case
South East

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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
Slough +3 9 £450 +28.57% 2
Newbury 0 5 £350 -17.64%
Bracknell +1 2 - -
Reading +3 1 - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Use Case
South East

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 39 (46.99%) CRM
1 39 (46.99%) UML
2 34 (40.96%) Telecoms
3 30 (36.14%) Finance
4 22 (26.51%) Business Analysis
4 22 (26.51%) Systems Analysis
5 19 (22.89%) Oracle
6 14 (16.87%) Marketing
7 13 (15.66%) Billing
8 12 (14.46%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (13.25%) Siebel
10 10 (12.05%) .NET
11 9 (10.84%) PCI DSS
12 8 (9.64%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (8.43%) eTOM
13 7 (8.43%) Data Mapping
14 6 (7.23%) Dynamics CRM
14 6 (7.23%) GAP Analysis
14 6 (7.23%) Microsoft
15 5 (6.02%) Service Delivery
15 5 (6.02%) .NET Framework
16 4 (4.82%) Test Scripting
16 4 (4.82%) Service Management
16 4 (4.82%) BPR
16 4 (4.82%) MS Excel
16 4 (4.82%) ITIL
16 4 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
17 3 (3.61%) 3GPP
17 3 (3.61%) E-Commerce
17 3 (3.61%) HP

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 (2.41%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (2.41%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (1.20%) Lync
2 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.20%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (4.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.20%) MS Project
2 1 (1.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (7.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.41%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.61%) 3GPP
1 3 (3.61%) LTE
2 2 (2.41%) Unified Communications
2 2 (2.41%) 4G
2 2 (2.41%) WAN
2 2 (2.41%) VoLTE
3 1 (1.20%) FTP
3 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.20%) DNS
3 1 (1.20%) IPv6
3 1 (1.20%) MGCP
3 1 (1.20%) Q.931
3 1 (1.20%) QSIG
3 1 (1.20%) H.323
3 1 (1.20%) Wireless
3 1 (1.20%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (1.20%) ZigBee
3 1 (1.20%) HSPA
3 1 (1.20%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.20%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (1.20%) Spotfire
1 1 (1.20%) QlikView
1 1 (1.20%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) PVCS
1 1 (1.20%) LabVIEW
1 1 (1.20%) StarTeam
General
1 34 (40.96%) Telecoms
2 30 (36.14%) Finance
3 14 (16.87%) Marketing
4 13 (15.66%) Billing
5 2 (2.41%) Retail
6 1 (1.20%) Electronics
6 1 (1.20%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 56 (67.47%) Analyst
2 50 (60.24%) Business Analyst
3 17 (20.48%) Architect
4 14 (16.87%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (12.05%) Systems Analyst
5 10 (12.05%) Agile Business Analyst
5 10 (12.05%) BSS Architect
6 9 (10.84%) Technical Business Analyst
6 9 (10.84%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (7.23%) Telecoms Business Analyst
7 6 (7.23%) Designer
8 5 (6.02%) CRM Systems Analyst
8 5 (6.02%) Business Systems Analyst
9 4 (4.82%) Lead Business Analyst
10 3 (3.61%) Siebel Business Analyst
11 2 (2.41%) TIBCO Developer
11 2 (2.41%) Business Intelligence Architect
11 2 (2.41%) Developer
11 2 (2.41%) Business Architect
11 2 (2.41%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.05%) .NET
2 5 (6.02%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.41%) XML
4 1 (1.20%) Middleware
4 1 (1.20%) XMPP
4 1 (1.20%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.20%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
1 3 (3.61%) Machine to Machine
2 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.41%) Statistics
2 2 (2.41%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.20%) Open Source
3 1 (1.20%) Social Media
3 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.20%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (1.20%) Firmware
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (46.99%) UML
1 39 (46.99%) CRM
2 22 (26.51%) Systems Analysis
2 22 (26.51%) Business Analysis
3 12 (14.46%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (9.64%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (8.43%) eTOM
5 7 (8.43%) Data Mapping
6 6 (7.23%) GAP Analysis
7 5 (6.02%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.82%) Service Management
8 4 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (4.82%) BPR
8 4 (4.82%) ITIL
8 4 (4.82%) Test Scripting
9 3 (3.61%) Test Strategy
9 3 (3.61%) User Stories
9 3 (3.61%) E-Commerce
9 3 (3.61%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (2.41%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.41%) C#
1 2 (2.41%) Java
1 2 (2.41%) SQL
2 1 (1.20%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (3.61%) ISEB
1 3 (3.61%) CBAP
2 2 (2.41%) Degree
2 2 (2.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.20%) CCIE
3 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.20%) PMP
3 1 (1.20%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.20%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.84%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.20%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.61%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.20%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 19 (22.89%) Oracle
2 11 (13.25%) Siebel
3 6 (7.23%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.61%) HP
5 2 (2.41%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.20%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.20%) VMware
6 1 (1.20%) Teradata
6 1 (1.20%) Tripwire
6 1 (1.20%) Agilent
6 1 (1.20%) Tableau
6 1 (1.20%) Verint
6 1 (1.20%) Informatica
6 1 (1.20%) Borland
6 1 (1.20%) Cisco
6 1 (1.20%) Business Objects