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 3 months to 26 March 2017 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Use Cases
South East / Berkshire
Rank 88 106 104
Rank change year-on-year +18 -2  
Contract jobs citing Use Case 11 20 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.61% 0.81% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 1.01% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 14
Median daily rate £434 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £350 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £700 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year +2.56% +21.87%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1459 1977 2201
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.47% 80.33% 75.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 684 1023 1147
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 45 54
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% -30.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £96.60 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Use Case
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Use Case as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +11 3 £400 -
Slough +10 3 £450 -
Newbury +2 1 - - 1
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Use Case
South East

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Use Case also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 10 (41.67%) CRM
2 8 (33.33%) Java
3 7 (29.17%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (25.00%) UML
4 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (20.83%) User Stories
5 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
5 5 (20.83%) .NET
5 5 (20.83%) Workflow
6 4 (16.67%) Finance
6 4 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (16.67%) J2EE
6 4 (16.67%) SOA
6 4 (16.67%) Change Control
6 4 (16.67%) Business Analysis
7 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 3 (12.50%) Apache Camel
7 3 (12.50%) Social Media
7 3 (12.50%) OSGi
7 3 (12.50%) Oracle
7 3 (12.50%) SQL
7 3 (12.50%) Web Services
7 3 (12.50%) XML
7 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 3 (12.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (12.50%) Customer-Centric Approach

Use Case
Top Related 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 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (8.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (4.17%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) IaaS
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) BGP
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
1 1 (4.17%) MPLS
1 1 (4.17%) OSPF
1 1 (4.17%) PBX
1 1 (4.17%) SNMP
1 1 (4.17%) SSL
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.17%) Telnet
1 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (4.17%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.17%) Data Mart
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Back Office
3 1 (4.17%) Billing
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Analyst
1 15 (62.50%) Business Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Salesforce Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Salesforce Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Business Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Business Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Project Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) CRM Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Data Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) OSS Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Product Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) .NET
2 4 (16.67%) J2EE
3 3 (12.50%) Apache Camel
3 3 (12.50%) OSGi
3 3 (12.50%) Web Services
3 3 (12.50%) XML
4 2 (8.33%) HTML
4 2 (8.33%) REST
4 2 (8.33%) SOAP
5 1 (4.17%) CSS
5 1 (4.17%) EJB
5 1 (4.17%) JMS
5 1 (4.17%) JSP
5 1 (4.17%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Social Media
3 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) CRM
2 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (25.00%) UML
3 5 (20.83%) User Stories
3 5 (20.83%) Workflow
4 4 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 4 (16.67%) Change Control
4 4 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (16.67%) SOA
5 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 3 (12.50%) Customer-Centric Approach
5 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Business Process Modelling
6 2 (8.33%) Change Management
6 2 (8.33%) Presales
6 2 (8.33%) Project Management
6 2 (8.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Amdocs OSS
1 1 (4.17%) Netcool
1 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) Amdocs
4 1 (4.17%) Cramer
4 1 (4.17%) Ericsson
4 1 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) IBM
4 1 (4.17%) Infor
4 1 (4.17%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (4.17%) Pardot
4 1 (4.17%) Pega
4 1 (4.17%) Remedy
4 1 (4.17%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 1 (4.17%) Siebel
4 1 (4.17%) TIBCO