The table below looks at the statistics for Use Case skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 67 70 59
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Contract jobs citing Use Case 2 7 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.23% 0.70% 2.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.96% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 14
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -8.49%
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £31.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+33.60% -3.84%
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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 Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
581 730 919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.09% 73.00% 67.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 365 277
Average daily rate £425 £370 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 11
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £11.65 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £37.70 £25.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Use Case across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Use Case Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Use Case
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Use Case across the Reading region.

Use Case Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Use Case
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Use Case across the Reading region.

Use Case Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) PVCS
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Borland
1 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (50.00%) TIBCO
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) StarTeam
1 1 (50.00%) TIBCO EMS
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
1 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) User Stories
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (50.00%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessWorks
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) PVCS
1 1 (50.00%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
1 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Borland
1 1 (50.00%) TIBCO