The table below looks at the statistics for Use Case skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 60 65 54
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Contract jobs citing Use Case 9 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.06% 0.13% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 0.17% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 4
Average daily rate
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£340 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £360 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £360 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £36.90 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.04% +13.53%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
643 572 541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 75.91% 73.81% 71.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 311 277
Average daily rate £380 £375 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 26 37
Average hourly rate £12.00 £23.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.38% +60.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.99 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £63.20 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Use Case Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Use Case
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Use Case Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 8 (50.00%) UML
2 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) SOAP
3 4 (25.00%) XML
3 4 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (18.75%) AS400
4 3 (18.75%) Six Sigma
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
4 3 (18.75%) IIS
4 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
4 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (18.75%) JSON
4 3 (18.75%) RESTful
4 3 (18.75%) Lean Six Sigma
4 3 (18.75%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (18.75%) Marketing
4 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Workflow
5 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) Retail
5 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Time Management
5 2 (12.50%) Internet

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (18.75%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Maximo
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Marketing
3 2 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (6.25%) Legal
4 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Analyst
2 14 (87.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Business Process Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Process Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Business Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (6.25%) UML Business Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Solutions Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Business Solution Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) SOAP
1 4 (25.00%) XML
2 3 (18.75%) JSON
2 3 (18.75%) RESTful
3 1 (6.25%) XSLT
3 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
3 1 (6.25%) Spring
3 1 (6.25%) Java SE
3 1 (6.25%) SWT
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) AS400
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) UML
2 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Lean Six Sigma
4 3 (18.75%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
4 3 (18.75%) Six Sigma
4 3 (18.75%) Workflow
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Time Management
6 1 (6.25%) BPMN
6 1 (6.25%) Software Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.25%) BDD
6 1 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) RedPrairie