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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 97 77 82
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +5
Contract jobs citing Use Case 33 60 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.15% 2.13% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 2.84% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 37 15
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £363 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £125.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
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
2003 2109 1544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 69.65% 74.76% 70.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1039 1104 614
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 61 69
Average hourly rate £27.50 £16.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.87% -37.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.90 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £160.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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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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 +1 5 £475 -9.52% 3
Bracknell +3 4 £263 -30.00%
Slough -13 3 £375 -16.66% 3
Use Case
South East

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 22 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (27.87%) Telecoms
3 15 (24.59%) UML
4 14 (22.95%) E-Commerce
4 14 (22.95%) Business Analysis
5 13 (21.31%) MS Excel
6 12 (19.67%) MS Visio
7 11 (18.03%) MS Office
7 11 (18.03%) Degree
8 10 (16.39%) eTOM
8 10 (16.39%) Windows
9 9 (14.75%) ITIL
9 9 (14.75%) Billing
9 9 (14.75%) Analytics
10 8 (13.11%) CRM
10 8 (13.11%) MVNO
11 7 (11.48%) SOA
11 7 (11.48%) Scrum
12 6 (9.84%) Ubuntu
12 6 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (9.84%) User Stories
12 6 (9.84%) OpenStack
12 6 (9.84%) Computer Science
12 6 (9.84%) vSphere
12 6 (9.84%) EFT
12 6 (9.84%) ISEB
12 6 (9.84%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (9.84%) Mentoring
13 5 (8.20%) User Experience
13 5 (8.20%) DevOps

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 6 (9.84%) OpenStack
2 3 (4.92%) Lync
2 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.28%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (21.31%) MS Excel
2 12 (19.67%) MS Visio
3 11 (18.03%) MS Office
4 1 (1.64%) MS Project
4 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.28%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.11%) MVNO
2 2 (3.28%) Unified Communications
2 2 (3.28%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.64%) ATM
3 1 (1.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.28%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.28%) JIRA
3 1 (1.64%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.64%) Subversion
3 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (27.87%) Telecoms
2 9 (14.75%) Billing
3 5 (8.20%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.28%) Retail
4 2 (3.28%) Finance
5 1 (1.64%) Publishing
5 1 (1.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (40.98%) Business Analyst
1 25 (40.98%) Analyst
2 10 (16.39%) Architect
3 9 (14.75%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (14.75%) Technical Writer
4 5 (8.20%) Developer
4 5 (8.20%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Agile Business Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) UML Business Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Telecoms Business Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) BSS Architect
7 2 (3.28%) Product Owner
7 2 (3.28%) Designer
7 2 (3.28%) Lead Business Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Junior Software Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Junior Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Junior
8 1 (1.64%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.20%) .NET
2 2 (3.28%) Web Services
2 2 (3.28%) .NET Framework
2 2 (3.28%) Ext JS
3 1 (1.64%) HTML5
3 1 (1.64%) SailPoint
3 1 (1.64%) Dojo
3 1 (1.64%) XML
3 1 (1.64%) WSDL
3 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.64%) SOAP
3 1 (1.64%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) EFT
1 6 (9.84%) Computer Science
1 6 (9.84%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (8.20%) User Experience
3 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.92%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.28%) iPad
6 1 (1.64%) Open Source
6 1 (1.64%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.64%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.39%) Windows
2 6 (9.84%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (24.59%) UML
3 14 (22.95%) E-Commerce
3 14 (22.95%) Business Analysis
4 10 (16.39%) eTOM
5 9 (14.75%) ITIL
5 9 (14.75%) Analytics
6 8 (13.11%) CRM
7 7 (11.48%) SOA
7 7 (11.48%) Scrum
8 6 (9.84%) User Stories
8 6 (9.84%) Mentoring
8 6 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (8.20%) DevOps
10 4 (6.56%) TDD
10 4 (6.56%) Regression Testing
11 3 (4.92%) Software Engineering
11 3 (4.92%) Business Process Mapping
11 3 (4.92%) Product Management
11 3 (4.92%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.56%) Java
2 3 (4.92%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.28%) SQL
3 2 (3.28%) C
3 2 (3.28%) C#
4 1 (1.64%) C++
4 1 (1.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (18.03%) Degree
2 6 (9.84%) ISEB
3 3 (4.92%) CBAP
4 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
1 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (9.84%) vSphere
2 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.64%) MOM
Vendors
1 3 (4.92%) HP
2 2 (3.28%) Oracle
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.28%) ATG
2 2 (3.28%) hybris
2 2 (3.28%) Demandware
3 1 (1.64%) Software AG
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