Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Use Case skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Use Case over the 6 months to 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Use Cases
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 135 135 132
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 +6
Contract jobs citing Use Case 37 41 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.90% 1.00% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 1.19% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 13
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +12.90%
10th Percentile £310 £370 £230
90th Percentile £540 £643 £488
South East median daily rate £488 £484 £403
% change year-on-year +0.72% +20.25% +7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £23.00 - £17.50

Use Case is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,543 3,449 3,359
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 85.79% 84.33% 83.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,683 1,796 1,760
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £269 £250
90th Percentile £588 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 86 127
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £18.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.93% -21.83% -28.70%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.70
90th Percentile £48.88 £42.00 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £26.91 £24.02 £22.50
% change year-on-year +12.01% +6.76% -21.05%

Use Case
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Use Case as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Use Case in Berkshire

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Use Case in Berkshire

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Use Case in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Use Case in Berkshire

Use Case
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Use Case in Berkshire

Use Case
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Use Case within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 18 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -7 8 £488 +21.88% 4
Maidenhead +10 5 £449 +11.15% 1
Newbury -1 4 £480 -
Bracknell -2 4 - -
Slough -10 4 £250 -58.33% 1
Wokingham - 2 £513 - 3
Use Case
South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Use Case also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 15 (40.54%) Analytics
2 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (32.43%) Business Analysis
4 9 (24.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
4 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (21.62%) Acceptance Criteria
6 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
6 7 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (16.22%) Degree
7 6 (16.22%) Retail
7 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (16.22%) User Stories
7 6 (16.22%) Big Data
7 6 (16.22%) Machine Learning
7 6 (16.22%) Visualisation
7 6 (16.22%) PaaS
7 6 (16.22%) Workshop Facilitation
8 5 (13.51%) Data Science
8 5 (13.51%) Scrum
8 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
9 4 (10.81%) Predictive Analytics
9 4 (10.81%) Data Mapping
9 4 (10.81%) Data Analysis
9 4 (10.81%) Artificial Intelligence
9 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
9 4 (10.81%) UML
9 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling

Use Case
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.11%) Apache Spark
1 3 (8.11%) Confluence
2 1 (2.70%) Apache
2 1 (2.70%) CMS
2 1 (2.70%) JBoss
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (16.22%) PaaS
3 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (8.11%) IaaS
5 2 (5.41%) Amazon SageMaker
5 2 (5.41%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (5.41%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) LAN
1 2 (5.41%) SMS
1 2 (5.41%) WAN
2 1 (2.70%) BGP
2 1 (2.70%) DECT
2 1 (2.70%) DNS
2 1 (2.70%) FTP
2 1 (2.70%) HTTP
2 1 (2.70%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.70%) Internet
2 1 (2.70%) MPLS
2 1 (2.70%) NetScreen
2 1 (2.70%) OSPF
2 1 (2.70%) PBX
2 1 (2.70%) SMTP
2 1 (2.70%) SNMP
2 1 (2.70%) SSL
2 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.70%) VPN
2 1 (2.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) Big Data
2 4 (10.81%) Data Lake
2 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (10.81%) HDInsight
3 3 (8.11%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 3 (8.11%) Power BI
3 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.41%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (5.41%) Cosmos DB
4 2 (5.41%) Hadoop
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.70%) GIS
5 1 (2.70%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (2.70%) MySQL
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) JIRA
1 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (2.70%) Gitweb
3 1 (2.70%) Maven
3 1 (2.70%) Rational Rose
3 1 (2.70%) Subversion
3 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
2 6 (16.22%) Retail
3 3 (8.11%) Finance
3 3 (8.11%) Legal
4 2 (5.41%) Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Analyst
2 16 (43.24%) Business Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Data Scientist
5 2 (5.41%) Agile Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Azure Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Azure Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Data Analytics Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Data Business Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Digital Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Digital Business Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Digital Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Digital Innovation Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Sourcing Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) .NET
2 2 (5.41%) Kafka
2 2 (5.41%) Middleware
2 2 (5.41%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (5.41%) Web Services
3 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.70%) JSON
3 1 (2.70%) JSR 170
3 1 (2.70%) REST
3 1 (2.70%) Spring
3 1 (2.70%) Spring MVC
3 1 (2.70%) Struts
3 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.81%) User Experience
3 2 (5.41%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.41%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.41%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.70%) Frameworx
4 1 (2.70%) Life Science
4 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) CentOS
1 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Analytics
2 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (32.43%) Business Analysis
4 9 (24.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (21.62%) Acceptance Criteria
6 7 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (16.22%) Machine Learning
7 6 (16.22%) User Stories
7 6 (16.22%) Visualisation
7 6 (16.22%) Workshop Facilitation
8 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
8 5 (13.51%) Data Science
8 5 (13.51%) Scrum
9 4 (10.81%) Data Analysis
9 4 (10.81%) Data Mapping
9 4 (10.81%) Data Visualisation
9 4 (10.81%) Logical Data Model
9 4 (10.81%) Predictive Analytics
9 4 (10.81%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) Java
1 3 (8.11%) Python
1 3 (8.11%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.41%) R
2 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.70%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) ISEB
3 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.70%) CCDA
3 1 (2.70%) CCNA
3 1 (2.70%) CCVP
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.70%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.70%) PMP
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle
2 2 (5.41%) Progress
2 2 (5.41%) Tableau
3 1 (2.70%) Avaya
3 1 (2.70%) Casewise
3 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco
3 1 (2.70%) Juniper
3 1 (2.70%) Nortel
3 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com