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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 58 62 53
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs citing Use Case 14 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.60% 0.41% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 0.58% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 5
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£341 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £338 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £338 £337
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 - £27.30 £32.97
% change year-on-year
- -17.18%
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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
678 516 483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 77.31% 70.88% 71.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 262 245
Average daily rate £370 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 32 30
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.23 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £11.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £66.00 £18.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 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 10 (45.45%) UML
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
3 5 (22.73%) PRINCE2
3 5 (22.73%) SQL
4 4 (18.18%) SOAP
4 4 (18.18%) XML
4 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 4 (18.18%) Process Improvement
4 4 (18.18%) Workflow
4 4 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (18.18%) Marketing
4 4 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (13.64%) Lean Six Sigma
5 3 (13.64%) JSON
5 3 (13.64%) RESTful
5 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (13.64%) AS400
5 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
5 3 (13.64%) Six Sigma
5 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
5 3 (13.64%) IIS
6 2 (9.09%) Internet
6 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (13.64%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Project
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Maximo
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Rational Rose
1 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Marketing
3 2 (9.09%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Electronics
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.55%) Legal
4 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.55%) Military
4 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) Business Analyst
1 20 (90.91%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Change Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Business Change Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Business Process Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Process Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Business Solution Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) UML Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Solutions Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Business Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) SOAP
1 4 (18.18%) XML
2 3 (13.64%) JSON
2 3 (13.64%) RESTful
3 1 (4.55%) XSLT
3 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.55%) Spring
3 1 (4.55%) Java SE
3 1 (4.55%) SWT
3 1 (4.55%) Web Services
3 1 (4.55%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) AS400
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.55%) DTV
2 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) UML
2 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) PRINCE2
3 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
4 4 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (18.18%) Process Improvement
4 4 (18.18%) Workflow
4 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 4 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
5 3 (13.64%) Six Sigma
5 3 (13.64%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (9.09%) Time Management
6 2 (9.09%) BPMN
7 1 (4.55%) Software Architecture
7 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (4.55%) Matrix Management
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) RedPrairie
2 1 (4.55%) SAP
2 1 (4.55%) IBM