The table below looks at the statistics 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 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 85 70 77
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Contract jobs citing Use Case 4 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.32% 1.08% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 1.42% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
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£391 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% +0.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £368 £388
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -5.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.78 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% +4.93%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
967 983 739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.73% 75.73% 72.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 577 392
Average daily rate £400 £368 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% -0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £495 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 42 31
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £27.00 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 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
Milton Keynes -11 3 £350 -3.44% 1
Use Case
South East

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (22.22%) Open Source
3 2 (22.22%) Software Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Selenium
3 2 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) ERP
3 2 (22.22%) JMS
3 2 (22.22%) HTTP
3 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) DHTML
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) J2EE
3 2 (22.22%) CSS
3 2 (22.22%) JDBC
3 2 (22.22%) JSP
3 2 (22.22%) Servlets
3 2 (22.22%) Struts
3 2 (22.22%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) Automotive
3 2 (22.22%) Spring
3 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Retail

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Automotive
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) J2EE Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior J2EE Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 1 (11.11%) UAT Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) DHTML
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) J2EE
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
1 2 (22.22%) JDBC
1 2 (22.22%) JSP
1 2 (22.22%) Servlets
1 2 (22.22%) Struts
1 2 (22.22%) XML
1 2 (22.22%) JMS
1 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
1 2 (22.22%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
2 2 (22.22%) Open Source
2 2 (22.22%) Software Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (22.22%) OO
2 2 (22.22%) ERP
2 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Critical Success Factor
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) SAP
1 1 (11.11%) JDA