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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 63 48 47
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -1
Contract jobs citing Use Case 10 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.11% 1.65% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 2.29% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 7
Average daily rate
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£345 £369 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.44% +13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £344 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £394 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
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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
699 525 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 77.58% 72.21% 72.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 282 201
Average daily rate £350 £375 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 23 16
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £34.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 December 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 7 (43.75%) UML
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
4 3 (18.75%) IIS
4 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
5 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 2 (12.50%) MS Project
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Internet
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
5 2 (12.50%) Workflow
5 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Marketing
5 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (6.25%) RedPrairie

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) MS Project
1 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (6.25%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
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%) Rational Rose
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Military
3 1 (6.25%) Automotive
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Business Analyst
1 15 (93.75%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Change Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Business Change Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Business Process Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Process Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Business Solution Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Architect
5 1 (6.25%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
1 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (6.25%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) UML
2 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
3 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
5 2 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Workflow
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (6.25%) BDD
6 1 (6.25%) User Stories
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.25%) Time Management
6 1 (6.25%) BPMN
6 1 (6.25%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (6.25%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) RedPrairie
2 1 (6.25%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) IBM