The first table below looks at the demand for Use Case skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 29 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 Buckinghamshire 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 68 76 55
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -21
Contract jobs citing Use Case 17 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.29% 0.29% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 0.41% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 7
Average daily rate
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£360 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £360 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £360 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £388 £378
% change year-on-year
-5.16% +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
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
981 739 657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 74.43% 72.03% 68.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 400 305
Average daily rate £365 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £256 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 29 29
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.80 £35.30 £45.00
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 Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Use Case across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Use Case Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Use Case
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Use Case across the Buckinghamshire region.

Use Case Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Use Case
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Use Case across the Buckinghamshire region.

Use Case Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Use Case
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 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
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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
Milton Keynes +1 11 £360 - 4
Amersham - 1 - -
Beaconsfield - - - - 1
Use Case
South East

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 7 (35.00%) Business Analysis
2 6 (30.00%) Resource Management
2 6 (30.00%) Validation
2 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (30.00%) UML
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) SOAP
3 4 (20.00%) XML
3 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.00%) RESTful
4 3 (15.00%) JSON
4 3 (15.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (15.00%) IIS
4 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (15.00%) AS400
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.00%) Internet
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (10.00%) Six Sigma
5 2 (10.00%) CRM
5 2 (10.00%) Marketing
5 2 (10.00%) Workflow
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (10.00%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 3 (15.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 2 (10.00%) Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) Legal
4 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Analyst
2 18 (90.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Business Process Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Process Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (5.00%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) XML
1 4 (20.00%) SOAP
2 3 (15.00%) JSON
2 3 (15.00%) RESTful
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) XSLT
3 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.00%) Spring
3 1 (5.00%) Java SE
3 1 (5.00%) SWT
3 1 (5.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) AS400
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Business Analysis
2 6 (30.00%) UML
2 6 (30.00%) Validation
2 6 (30.00%) Resource Management
3 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.00%) CRM
5 2 (10.00%) Six Sigma
5 2 (10.00%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Time Management
5 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (10.00%) Workflow
6 1 (5.00%) User Stories
6 1 (5.00%) Procure-to-pay
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.00%) Cramer
2 1 (5.00%) RedPrairie
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Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 6 days ago