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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 65 70 71
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing Use Case 16 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.55% 0.60% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 0.84% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 2
Average daily rate £400 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £400 £389
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £32.33 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+20.64% -3.50%
Use Case
Berkshire

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
791 713 794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.72% 71.80% 77.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 381 399
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 14
Average hourly rate £19.61 £22.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.84% +9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £18.55 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.98 £38.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016, 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 14 (51.85%) SQL
2 13 (48.15%) Analytics
3 12 (44.44%) Big Data
3 12 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (44.44%) Relational Database
3 12 (44.44%) Public Cloud
3 12 (44.44%) Hadoop
3 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 12 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
4 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
5 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
5 7 (25.93%) Java
5 7 (25.93%) XML
6 6 (22.22%) Unix
6 6 (22.22%) SOAP
6 6 (22.22%) SoapUI
7 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (14.81%) Functional Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
8 3 (11.11%) Data Migration
8 3 (11.11%) Migration
8 3 (11.11%) Scrum
8 3 (11.11%) UML
9 2 (7.41%) Oracle
9 2 (7.41%) Linux
9 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
9 2 (7.41%) HP
9 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (3.70%) IIS
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) DHCP
1 1 (3.70%) DNS
1 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) Big Data
1 12 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
1 12 (44.44%) Hadoop
1 12 (44.44%) Relational Database
1 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.70%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Field Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Business Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Business IT Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Data Modeller
6 2 (7.41%) IT Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) IT Business Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Messaging Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Support Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Technical Support
6 2 (7.41%) Support Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Support
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Support Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Unix Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) XML
2 6 (22.22%) SOAP
3 2 (7.41%) XML Messaging
4 1 (3.70%) Apache Camel
4 1 (3.70%) J2EE
4 1 (3.70%) JSON
4 1 (3.70%) OSGi
4 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) Public Cloud
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) BYOD
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Unix
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Analytics
2 12 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.81%) Functional Testing
3 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
4 3 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 3 (11.11%) Migration
4 3 (11.11%) Scrum
4 3 (11.11%) UML
5 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Data Governance
5 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
5 2 (7.41%) Multithreading
5 2 (7.41%) Requirements Engineering
5 2 (7.41%) TDD
5 2 (7.41%) Test Management
5 2 (7.41%) User Stories
5 2 (7.41%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) Java
3 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
1 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) MCITP
2 1 (3.70%) MCTS
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) HP
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Intel Security
3 1 (3.70%) Symantec
3 1 (3.70%) Talend