Period
to 21 November 2018

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 21 November 2018 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 147 127
Rank change year-on-year +6 -20 +9
Contract jobs citing Use Case 37 22 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.89% 0.53% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.63% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 23
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £513 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.20% +13.89% +20.00%
10th Percentile £365 £355 £230
90th Percentile £566 £624 £484
South East median daily rate £463 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +8.82% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £29.25

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 3,510 3,482 3,525
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 84.72% 84.62% 82.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,669 1,804 1,888
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £230 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 111 134
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.00 £14.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.83% -19.44% -40.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.33
90th Percentile £46.60 £39.75 £48.38
South East median hourly rate £27.75 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +23.33% -10.00% -

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 21 November 2018.

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 21 November 2018. 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 -1 13 £444 +18.33% 7
Slough -8 4 £400 -17.95% 1
Wokingham - 4 £650 - 1
Maidenhead - 4 £449 -
Newbury -4 3 £450 - 1
Bracknell - 1 - -
Use Case
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, 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%) Telecoms
2 12 (32.43%) SOA
3 11 (29.73%) Oracle
4 10 (27.03%) Firewall
4 10 (27.03%) MPLS
4 10 (27.03%) Wireless
4 10 (27.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 9 (24.32%) Analytics
5 9 (24.32%) Management Information System
5 9 (24.32%) Java
6 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (18.92%) Spring
7 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (18.92%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (18.92%) Network Management
7 7 (18.92%) SQL
7 7 (18.92%) J2EE
7 7 (18.92%) Web Services
7 7 (18.92%) Ethernet
7 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
7 7 (18.92%) TIBCO
7 7 (18.92%) REST
7 7 (18.92%) Big Data
7 7 (18.92%) Docker
7 7 (18.92%) DevOps
7 7 (18.92%) Microservices
7 7 (18.92%) Spring Boot
7 7 (18.92%) Network Optimisation
7 7 (18.92%) Problem-Solving

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 10 (27.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (8.11%) Apache Spark
2 3 (8.11%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (8.11%) Azure Data Factory
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.41%) Amazon SageMaker
3 2 (5.41%) IaaS
3 2 (5.41%) PaaS
4 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) Firewall
1 10 (27.03%) MPLS
1 10 (27.03%) Wireless
2 7 (18.92%) Ethernet
3 3 (8.11%) BGP
3 3 (8.11%) DNS
3 3 (8.11%) FTP
3 3 (8.11%) HTTP
3 3 (8.11%) HTTPS
3 3 (8.11%) Internet
3 3 (8.11%) NetScreen
3 3 (8.11%) OSPF
3 3 (8.11%) SMTP
3 3 (8.11%) SNMP
3 3 (8.11%) SSL
3 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.11%) VPN
3 3 (8.11%) WAAS
3 3 (8.11%) WAN
3 3 (8.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) Big Data
2 4 (10.81%) Power BI
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.11%) Cosmos DB
3 3 (8.11%) Data Lake
3 3 (8.11%) Hadoop
3 3 (8.11%) HDInsight
3 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (5.41%) Semantic Layer
5 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.11%) Rational Rose
2 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (40.54%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Legal
2 2 (5.41%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Architect
2 11 (29.73%) Analyst
3 9 (24.32%) Business Analyst
3 9 (24.32%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (18.92%) OSS Architect
5 6 (16.22%) OSS Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Azure Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Lead Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Agile Delivery Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Data Business Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Data Scientist
7 2 (5.41%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Digital Delivery Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Digital Innovation Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Transformation Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Compliance Business Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Office 365 Business Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) J2EE
1 7 (18.92%) REST
1 7 (18.92%) Spring
1 7 (18.92%) Spring Boot
1 7 (18.92%) Web Services
2 4 (10.81%) .NET
3 3 (8.11%) Kafka
4 2 (5.41%) Middleware
4 2 (5.41%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Management Information System
2 5 (13.51%) User Experience
3 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.41%) Algorithms
4 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.70%) Frameworx
5 1 (2.70%) Life Science
5 1 (2.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) SOA
2 9 (24.32%) Analytics
3 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (18.92%) DevOps
4 7 (18.92%) Microservices
4 7 (18.92%) Network Management
4 7 (18.92%) Network Optimisation
4 7 (18.92%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (18.92%) Technical Architecture
4 7 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (16.22%) Business Analysis
5 6 (16.22%) Software Architecture
6 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (13.51%) Critical Thinking
6 5 (13.51%) Data Architecture
6 5 (13.51%) Data Mapping
6 5 (13.51%) User Stories
7 4 (10.81%) Acceptance Criteria
7 4 (10.81%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) Java
2 7 (18.92%) SQL
3 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.41%) Python
4 2 (5.41%) R
5 1 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) CCDA
1 3 (8.11%) CCNA
1 3 (8.11%) CCVP
1 3 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) ISEB
3 1 (2.70%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.70%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Oracle
2 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.92%) TIBCO
3 3 (8.11%) Avaya
3 3 (8.11%) Casewise
3 3 (8.11%) CheckPoint
3 3 (8.11%) Cisco
3 3 (8.11%) Juniper
3 3 (8.11%) Nortel
4 2 (5.41%) Progress
4 2 (5.41%) Tableau
5 1 (2.70%) IBM
5 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com