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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 104 90 73
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -17
Contract jobs citing Use Case 19 33 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.77% 1.34% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 1.82% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 18
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £368 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.84% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
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
1831 1810 1683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 74.22% 73.25% 70.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 921 866 719
Average daily rate £380 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 22 39
Average hourly rate £21.55 £19.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.42% -36.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.80 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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
Reading +11 5 £425 - 1
Slough -2 3 £250 -44.44% 1
Newbury -2 2 £500 +122.22% 1
Use Case
South East

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 18 (34.62%) Telecoms
2 15 (28.85%) UML
3 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (19.23%) Business Analysis
4 10 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (13.46%) Data Centre
5 7 (13.46%) eTOM
5 7 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (11.54%) Project Management
6 6 (11.54%) SQL
6 6 (11.54%) ITIL
6 6 (11.54%) Service Management
7 5 (9.62%) Billing
7 5 (9.62%) CRM
7 5 (9.62%) ERP
7 5 (9.62%) HP
7 5 (9.62%) ISEB
7 5 (9.62%) Quote-to-Cash
7 5 (9.62%) Waterfall
7 5 (9.62%) Big Data
7 5 (9.62%) User Stories
8 4 (7.69%) ArcSight
8 4 (7.69%) SIEM
8 4 (7.69%) User Experience
8 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
8 4 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 4 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (7.69%) Test Scripting
8 4 (7.69%) Scrum
8 4 (7.69%) Finance

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.92%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.85%) MS Office
3 1 (1.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.92%) SaaS
1 1 (1.92%) PaaS
1 1 (1.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) ATM
1 3 (5.77%) Radio Access Network
1 3 (5.77%) MVNO
2 2 (3.85%) VLAN
2 2 (3.85%) LTE
2 2 (3.85%) SDH
2 2 (3.85%) Ethernet
2 2 (3.85%) VPN
2 2 (3.85%) 4G
3 1 (1.92%) Internet
3 1 (1.92%) 3G
3 1 (1.92%) 2G
3 1 (1.92%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.92%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) Big Data
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.85%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.92%) DataStage
4 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.92%) OLAP
4 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
1 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.92%) Toad
General
1 18 (34.62%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.62%) Billing
3 4 (7.69%) Finance
4 2 (3.85%) Law
5 1 (1.92%) Publishing
5 1 (1.92%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (59.62%) Analyst
2 30 (57.69%) Business Analyst
3 7 (13.46%) Architect
4 5 (9.62%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (9.62%) Telecoms Business Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) UML Business Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Software Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.85%) Junior
6 2 (3.85%) Junior Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Implementation Manager
6 2 (3.85%) BSS Architect
6 2 (3.85%) Consultant
6 2 (3.85%) Build Manager
6 2 (3.85%) Junior Software Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Test Leader
6 2 (3.85%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (1.92%) Security Operations Analyst
7 1 (1.92%) Cloud Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) .NET
1 3 (5.77%) Web Services
2 2 (3.85%) .NET Framework
2 2 (3.85%) Ext JS
3 1 (1.92%) HTML5
3 1 (1.92%) SailPoint
3 1 (1.92%) Dojo
3 1 (1.92%) XML
3 1 (1.92%) WSDL
3 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.92%) SOAP
3 1 (1.92%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.46%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.69%) User Experience
4 3 (5.77%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.92%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.92%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.92%) IPTV
6 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.92%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) UNIX
1 1 (1.92%) Windows
1 1 (1.92%) Linux
1 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) UML
2 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (19.23%) Business Analysis
4 7 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (13.46%) eTOM
5 6 (11.54%) ITIL
5 6 (11.54%) Project Management
5 6 (11.54%) Service Management
6 5 (9.62%) CRM
6 5 (9.62%) ERP
6 5 (9.62%) Waterfall
6 5 (9.62%) User Stories
6 5 (9.62%) Quote-to-Cash
7 4 (7.69%) Test Scripting
7 4 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (7.69%) SIEM
7 4 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 4 (7.69%) Scrum
7 4 (7.69%) ITSM
8 3 (5.77%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.54%) SQL
2 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.85%) C
3 2 (3.85%) C#
3 2 (3.85%) Java
4 1 (1.92%) Python
4 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) ISEB
2 2 (3.85%) CISSP
2 2 (3.85%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.85%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) CBAP
2 2 (3.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) PMP
3 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) MOM
1 1 (1.92%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 5 (9.62%) HP
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) ArcSight
3 2 (3.85%) F5
3 2 (3.85%) Capita
3 2 (3.85%) Siebel
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle
3 2 (3.85%) Remedy
4 1 (1.92%) Cramer
4 1 (1.92%) Software AG
4 1 (1.92%) Informatica
4 1 (1.92%) Cognos
4 1 (1.92%) ComArch
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