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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 67 83 76
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -7
Contract jobs citing Use Case 2 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.22% 0.28% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.40% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£305 £560 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.53% +65.92%
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 Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
590 751 763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 65.12% 69.15% 67.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 392 269
Average daily rate £420 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 28
Average hourly rate £27.83 £15.63 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.11% -10.71%
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Use Case across the Reading region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Use Case Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 December 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 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) EFT
2 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 2 (33.33%) UML
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
2 2 (33.33%) User Stories
2 2 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) Bug Management
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Borland
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) .NET

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (16.67%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) BusinessWorks
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) PVCS
1 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) StarTeam
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) TIBCO Developer
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Product Owner
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) EFT
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) User Stories
2 2 (33.33%) UML
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Web Accessibility
3 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Bug Management
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) C++
1 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Borland
1 1 (16.67%) TIBCO