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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 64 52 41
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -11
Contract jobs citing Use Case 4 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.52% 1.49% 2.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 1.96% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £400 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £400 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +10.83%
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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
600 562 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 78.23% 76.05% 73.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 316 171
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 27
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -26.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £34.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 January 2015, 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 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) UML
3 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
4 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 4 (22.22%) Process Improvement
5 3 (16.67%) Marketing
5 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 3 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 3 (16.67%) IIS
5 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.11%) Automotive
6 2 (11.11%) Electronics
6 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
6 2 (11.11%) Workflow
6 2 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
6 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
6 2 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) MS Project
6 2 (11.11%) SQL
6 2 (11.11%) SAP
6 2 (11.11%) MS Excel

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
1 2 (11.11%) MS Project
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.56%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 2 (11.11%) Big Data
3 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Rational Rose
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Marketing
2 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.11%) Automotive
3 2 (11.11%) Electronics
3 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Business Analyst
1 15 (83.33%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Change Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Business Change Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Business Process Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Process Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Business Solution Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Solutions Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Business Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) DTV
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) UML
2 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
3 4 (22.22%) Process Improvement
4 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 3 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Workflow
5 2 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (11.11%) User Stories
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.56%) BDD
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) RedPrairie
3 1 (5.56%) IBM