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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 100 103 80
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -23
Contract jobs citing Use Case 27 31 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.07% 1.11% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 1.48% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 27
Median daily rate £375 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £125.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £32.65 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.44% +30.60%
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
2001 2093 1999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.31% 74.75% 74.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1077 1109 1009
Median daily rate £411 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £239 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 61 45
Median hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £42.50 £32.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Use Case as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Use Case within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +6 15 £381 -7.57%
Slough +11 6 £375 -16.66% 2
Maidenhead +2 2 £475 -
Use Case
South East

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Use Case 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 18 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 17 (30.36%) SQL
2 17 (30.36%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (28.57%) Big Data
3 16 (28.57%) Analytics
3 16 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 14 (25.00%) Public Cloud
5 14 (25.00%) Hadoop
6 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 11 (19.64%) Telecoms
8 10 (17.86%) SC Cleared
8 10 (17.86%) Security Cleared
9 9 (16.07%) GAP Analysis
9 9 (16.07%) UML
10 8 (14.29%) Java
10 8 (14.29%) Scrum
10 8 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (12.50%) Business Analysis
11 7 (12.50%) SOAP
11 7 (12.50%) XML
12 6 (10.71%) Service Management
12 6 (10.71%) Unix
12 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
12 6 (10.71%) SoapUI
13 5 (8.93%) Test Scripting
13 5 (8.93%) Waterfall
13 5 (8.93%) MS PowerPoint

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.79%) IIS
2 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.79%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.93%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.57%) MS Office
4 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) Internet
2 2 (3.57%) ZigBee
3 1 (1.79%) AMQP
3 1 (1.79%) DHCP
3 1 (1.79%) DNS
3 1 (1.79%) MQTT
3 1 (1.79%) SNMP
3 1 (1.79%) VPN
3 1 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 17 (30.36%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (28.57%) Big Data
3 16 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 14 (25.00%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.79%) DataStage
5 1 (1.79%) OLAP
5 1 (1.79%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) SoapUI
2 4 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.79%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.79%) Toad
General
1 11 (19.64%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.93%) Marketing
3 4 (7.14%) Finance
4 3 (5.36%) Electronics
4 3 (5.36%) Retail
5 1 (1.79%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (46.43%) Analyst
2 17 (30.36%) Business Analyst
3 9 (16.07%) Field Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Consultant
4 7 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) Architect
6 4 (7.14%) IoT Architect
6 4 (7.14%) OSS Business Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Product Owner
6 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Consultant
6 4 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) Designer
7 3 (5.36%) Lead Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Telecoms Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Telecoms Business Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) IT Business Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Messaging Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Oracle Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Technical Support
8 2 (3.57%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.50%) SOAP
1 7 (12.50%) XML
2 2 (3.57%) Apache Camel
2 2 (3.57%) Web Services
2 2 (3.57%) XML Messaging
3 1 (1.79%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.79%) J2EE
3 1 (1.79%) JSON
3 1 (1.79%) OSGi
3 1 (1.79%) REST
3 1 (1.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (1.79%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.00%) Public Cloud
2 8 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.36%) Internet of Things
4 2 (3.57%) User Experience
5 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.79%) BYOD
5 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Unix
2 2 (3.57%) Linux
3 1 (1.79%) Windows
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) Analytics
1 16 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (16.07%) GAP Analysis
4 9 (16.07%) UML
5 8 (14.29%) Scrum
6 7 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 6 (10.71%) Service Management
8 5 (8.93%) Asset Management
8 5 (8.93%) Business Development
8 5 (8.93%) Test Scripting
8 5 (8.93%) Waterfall
9 4 (7.14%) Functional Testing
9 4 (7.14%) ITSM
9 4 (7.14%) Migration
9 4 (7.14%) Product Management
9 4 (7.14%) SDLC
9 4 (7.14%) Security Management
10 3 (5.36%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (30.36%) SQL
2 8 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (3.57%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) SC Cleared
1 10 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.36%) ISEB
3 1 (1.79%) Degree
3 1 (1.79%) MCITP
3 1 (1.79%) MCTS
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Firmware
1 1 (1.79%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.79%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (1.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.79%) Netcool
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.14%) LANDesk
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle
3 3 (5.36%) HP
4 2 (3.57%) ATG
4 2 (3.57%) Endeca
5 1 (1.79%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.79%) BMC
5 1 (1.79%) Cognos
5 1 (1.79%) Informatica
5 1 (1.79%) Intel Security
5 1 (1.79%) SAP
5 1 (1.79%) Symantec
5 1 (1.79%) Talend
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