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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 74 82 61
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -21
Contract jobs citing Use Case 56 36 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.06% 1.45% 2.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.93% 2.13% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 11 44
Average daily rate £450 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £98.50 £33.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+198.48% +7.31%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1914 1691 1963
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.26% 68.05% 63.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 983 672 740
Average daily rate £400 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £264 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 52 55
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Slough - 22 £450 -
Newbury - 7 £400 -
Bracknell +3 4 - -
Reading -13 3 £375 -11.76%
Maidenhead -5 2 £325 - 1
Use Case
South East

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 42 (47.73%) CRM
2 38 (43.18%) UML
3 29 (32.95%) Oracle
4 28 (31.82%) Finance
5 27 (30.68%) Telecoms
6 21 (23.86%) Systems Analysis
7 16 (18.18%) Billing
8 14 (15.91%) Business Analysis
9 12 (13.64%) Marketing
10 11 (12.50%) Siebel
10 11 (12.50%) Microsoft
11 10 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (11.36%) eTOM
12 9 (10.23%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (10.23%) .NET
13 8 (9.09%) ITIL
13 8 (9.09%) Data Modelling
13 8 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
13 8 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
14 7 (7.95%) Dimensional Modelling
14 7 (7.95%) Data Mapping
14 7 (7.95%) PCI DSS
14 7 (7.95%) Analytics
14 7 (7.95%) Service Delivery
14 7 (7.95%) Change Management
14 7 (7.95%) Validation
14 7 (7.95%) Migration
15 6 (6.82%) BPR
15 6 (6.82%) ETL

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (2.27%) IIS
2 1 (1.14%) SAS
2 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (5.68%) MS Excel
1 5 (5.68%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (3.41%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.41%) MS Project
3 2 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.55%) LAN
1 4 (4.55%) WAN
2 2 (2.27%) VPN
2 2 (2.27%) PBX
2 2 (2.27%) 3GPP
2 2 (2.27%) VoLTE
2 2 (2.27%) Internet
2 2 (2.27%) MGCP
2 2 (2.27%) Q.931
2 2 (2.27%) QSIG
2 2 (2.27%) H.323
2 2 (2.27%) Cisco IPT
2 2 (2.27%) LTE
2 2 (2.27%) Unified Communications
2 2 (2.27%) 4G
3 1 (1.14%) DMVPN
3 1 (1.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (5.68%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (4.55%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.14%) DB2
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.14%) Spotfire
4 1 (1.14%) QlikView
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.14%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.27%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.14%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.14%) Introscope
2 1 (1.14%) Bugzilla
2 1 (1.14%) Maven
2 1 (1.14%) JIRA
2 1 (1.14%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.14%) FogBugz
2 1 (1.14%) ClearCase
General
1 28 (31.82%) Finance
2 27 (30.68%) Telecoms
3 16 (18.18%) Billing
4 12 (13.64%) Marketing
5 2 (2.27%) Retail
6 1 (1.14%) Automotive
6 1 (1.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 54 (61.36%) Analyst
2 48 (54.55%) Business Analyst
3 24 (27.27%) Architect
4 16 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (13.64%) BSS Architect
6 9 (10.23%) Technical Analyst
6 9 (10.23%) Technical Business Analyst
7 8 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
8 7 (7.95%) Telecoms Business Analyst
9 6 (6.82%) Lead Business Analyst
9 6 (6.82%) Designer
9 6 (6.82%) Systems Analyst
10 5 (5.68%) Data Architect
11 4 (4.55%) CRM Systems Analyst
12 3 (3.41%) Consultant
12 3 (3.41%) Business Process Analyst
12 3 (3.41%) Process Analyst
12 3 (3.41%) Developer
12 3 (3.41%) Siebel Business Analyst
13 2 (2.27%) Business Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.23%) .NET
2 5 (5.68%) ODBC
2 5 (5.68%) .NET Framework
3 3 (3.41%) HTML
3 3 (3.41%) SOAP
3 3 (3.41%) Web Services
4 2 (2.27%) XML
4 2 (2.27%) XMPP
4 2 (2.27%) Middleware
5 1 (1.14%) Spring
5 1 (1.14%) Java EE
5 1 (1.14%) JSON
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.14%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.14%) REST
5 1 (1.14%) JMS
5 1 (1.14%) Java RMI
5 1 (1.14%) J2EE
5 1 (1.14%) EJB
5 1 (1.14%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.68%) Replication
2 3 (3.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.27%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.27%) Statistics
4 1 (1.14%) Mashup
4 1 (1.14%) Open Source
4 1 (1.14%) Social Media
4 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.14%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.41%) Windows
2 2 (2.27%) UNIX
2 2 (2.27%) Linux
3 1 (1.14%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.14%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.14%) Android
3 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (47.73%) CRM
2 38 (43.18%) UML
3 21 (23.86%) Systems Analysis
4 14 (15.91%) Business Analysis
5 10 (11.36%) eTOM
5 10 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (10.23%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
7 8 (9.09%) ITIL
7 8 (9.09%) Data Modelling
7 8 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (7.95%) Service Delivery
8 7 (7.95%) Change Management
8 7 (7.95%) Validation
8 7 (7.95%) Migration
8 7 (7.95%) Analytics
8 7 (7.95%) Dimensional Modelling
8 7 (7.95%) Data Mapping
9 6 (6.82%) BPR
9 6 (6.82%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.82%) Java
2 4 (4.55%) SQL
3 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.14%) VB
3 1 (1.14%) Python
3 1 (1.14%) R
3 1 (1.14%) C#
3 1 (1.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (2.27%) CCIE
1 2 (2.27%) ISEB
1 2 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (2.27%) CCVP
1 2 (2.27%) CBAP
2 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.95%) PCI DSS
2 6 (6.82%) QA
3 5 (5.68%) TickIT
4 2 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.14%) SLA
5 1 (1.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.14%) SCOM
3 1 (1.14%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 29 (32.95%) Oracle
2 11 (12.50%) Siebel
2 11 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.82%) Business Objects
3 6 (6.82%) Informatica
4 5 (5.68%) IBM
4 5 (5.68%) SAP
4 5 (5.68%) Cognos
5 3 (3.41%) VMware
6 2 (2.27%) Verint
6 2 (2.27%) HP
6 2 (2.27%) Cisco
7 1 (1.14%) Citrix
7 1 (1.14%) Teradata
7 1 (1.14%) Tableau
7 1 (1.14%) Ab Initio