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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 66 77 65
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Contract jobs citing Use Case 12 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.02% 0.19% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 0.25% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 3
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£325 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 - £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+51.81% -15.38%
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
881 788 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 74.79% 74.69% 71.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 407 331
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £468 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 36 57
Average hourly rate £15.00 £23.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.48% +60.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.98 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £66.00 £24.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Use Case across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Use Case Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 September 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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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 +4 7 £325 - 3
Amersham - 1 - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Use Case
South East

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 10 (43.48%) UML
2 7 (30.43%) Business Analysis
3 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
3 6 (26.09%) Validation
3 6 (26.09%) Resource Management
4 5 (21.74%) Waterfall
4 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (21.74%) SQL
5 4 (17.39%) SOAP
5 4 (17.39%) XML
5 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
5 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
5 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
5 4 (17.39%) Workflow
5 4 (17.39%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (13.04%) Marketing
6 3 (13.04%) Lean Six Sigma
6 3 (13.04%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (13.04%) RESTful
6 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (13.04%) JSON
6 3 (13.04%) Finance
6 3 (13.04%) AS400
6 3 (13.04%) Retail
6 3 (13.04%) Six Sigma
6 3 (13.04%) CRM
6 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
6 3 (13.04%) IIS

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (13.04%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Project
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Maximo
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Rational Rose
1 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Retail
2 3 (13.04%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (91.30%) Analyst
2 20 (86.96%) Business Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Business Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Test Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (4.35%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) UML Business Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Solutions Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Business Solution Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) SOAP
1 4 (17.39%) XML
2 3 (13.04%) JSON
2 3 (13.04%) RESTful
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (4.35%) XSLT
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.35%) Spring
3 1 (4.35%) Java SE
3 1 (4.35%) SWT
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) AS400
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) UML
2 7 (30.43%) Business Analysis
3 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (26.09%) Resource Management
3 6 (26.09%) Validation
4 5 (21.74%) Waterfall
4 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (17.39%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (17.39%) Workflow
5 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
5 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
6 3 (13.04%) CRM
6 3 (13.04%) Six Sigma
6 3 (13.04%) Lean Six Sigma
6 3 (13.04%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (8.70%) Time Management
7 2 (8.70%) Software Architecture
8 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (4.35%) BPMN
8 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Cramer
3 1 (4.35%) RedPrairie
3 1 (4.35%) VeriFone
3 1 (4.35%) Informatica
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) IBM