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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 67 50 44
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -6
Contract jobs citing Use Case 11 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.24% 1.58% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 2.22% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 7
Average daily rate
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£348 £338 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.96% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £338 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £338 £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £27.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.11% -11.90%
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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
674 495 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 75.73% 70.92% 72.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 243 186
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 27 22
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £62.50 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

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 27 November 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 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (40.00%) UML
3 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) Process Improvement
5 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (15.00%) RESTful
5 3 (15.00%) JSON
5 3 (15.00%) AS400
5 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (15.00%) SOAP
5 3 (15.00%) XML
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (15.00%) IIS
5 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (10.00%) MS Project
6 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
6 2 (10.00%) Internet
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Marketing

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (15.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.00%) MS Project
1 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Maximo
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Rational Rose
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Military
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Automotive
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Electronics
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Business Analyst
1 19 (95.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Business Change Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Change Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Business Process Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Process Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Business Solution Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Business Architect
5 1 (5.00%) UML Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) RESTful
1 3 (15.00%) JSON
1 3 (15.00%) SOAP
1 3 (15.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (15.00%) AS400
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) DTV
2 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) UML
2 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Workflow
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (10.00%) Time Management
5 2 (10.00%) BPMN
5 2 (10.00%) User Stories
6 1 (5.00%) BDD
6 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) RedPrairie
2 1 (5.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) IBM