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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 66 65 53
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs citing Use Case 6 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.73% 0.14% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.18% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Average daily rate
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£320 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 - £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 - £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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%
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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
630 542 506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 76.64% 73.54% 71.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 273 254
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 31 38
Average hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +35.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £66.00 £19.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 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
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
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%) Retail
5 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Time Management

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 2005
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
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%) Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Developer
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%) Business Solution Architect
3 1 (6.25%) UML Business Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Business Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Solutions Analyst
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%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) J2EE
3 1 (6.25%) XSLT
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) Spring
3 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
3 1 (6.25%) Java SE
3 1 (6.25%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) AS400
3 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
4 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) UML
2 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (18.75%) Six Sigma
4 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
4 3 (18.75%) Lean Six Sigma
4 3 (18.75%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Workflow
5 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Time Management
6 1 (6.25%) E-Procurement
6 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) CRM
6 1 (6.25%) ERP
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) BPMN
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