Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 126 126
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +12
Contract jobs citing Use Case 46 28 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.17% 0.73% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 0.88% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 31
Berkshire median daily rate £469 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £404 £300 £300
90th Percentile £575 £540 £519
South East median daily rate £475 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +11.76% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £55.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £55.00 - £41.00

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 3,353 3,169 3,913
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 85.12% 82.76% 82.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,670 1,531 2,106
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +5.81%
10th Percentile £256 £263 £256
90th Percentile £575 £588 £550
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 123 127
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.75 £15.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.00% -9.09% -26.67%
10th Percentile £8.01 £11.25 £11.15
90th Percentile £48.63 £38.75 £35.70
South East median hourly rate £24.75 £19.56 £22.75
% change year-on-year +26.52% -14.01% +1.11%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 -3 14 £450 -14.29% 7
Newbury +1 12 £500 -
Slough -4 4 £400 -8.57%
Wokingham - 3 £663 -
Maidenhead -8 2 £450 -
Windsor - 1 £418 -
Use Case
South East

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 25 (54.35%) Telecoms
2 21 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (30.43%) Docker
4 12 (26.09%) Oracle
5 11 (23.91%) SOA
6 10 (21.74%) MPLS
6 10 (21.74%) SQL
6 10 (21.74%) VMware
6 10 (21.74%) Firewall
6 10 (21.74%) Wireless
6 10 (21.74%) OpenStack
6 10 (21.74%) Software-Defined Networking
6 10 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (21.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 9 (19.57%) Management Information System
8 8 (17.39%) Analytics
8 8 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (15.22%) Network Optimisation
9 7 (15.22%) Network Virtualisation
9 7 (15.22%) User Stories
9 7 (15.22%) DevOps
9 7 (15.22%) Microservices
9 7 (15.22%) Kubernetes
9 7 (15.22%) Spring Boot
9 7 (15.22%) Network Management
9 7 (15.22%) REST
9 7 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (15.22%) Spring
9 7 (15.22%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (15.22%) Java

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 (21.74%) OpenStack
1 10 (21.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (6.52%) Apache Spark
2 3 (6.52%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.17%) IBM Domino
3 1 (2.17%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (6.52%) Azure Data Factory
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.17%) IaaS
3 1 (2.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.74%) Firewall
1 10 (21.74%) MPLS
1 10 (21.74%) Software-Defined Networking
1 10 (21.74%) Wireless
2 7 (15.22%) Ethernet
3 3 (6.52%) BGP
3 3 (6.52%) DNS
3 3 (6.52%) FTP
3 3 (6.52%) HTTP
3 3 (6.52%) Internet
3 3 (6.52%) LAN
3 3 (6.52%) NetScreen
3 3 (6.52%) OSPF
3 3 (6.52%) PBX
3 3 (6.52%) SMTP
3 3 (6.52%) SNMP
3 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.52%) VPN
3 3 (6.52%) WAN
3 3 (6.52%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) Big Data
2 4 (8.70%) Hadoop
2 4 (8.70%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.52%) Cosmos DB
3 3 (6.52%) Data Lake
3 3 (6.52%) HDInsight
3 3 (6.52%) Power BI
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.35%) Semantic Layer
5 1 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.17%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Rational Rose
1 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
1 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 25 (54.35%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Legal
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (54.35%) Architect
2 13 (28.26%) Analyst
3 11 (23.91%) Business Analyst
4 10 (21.74%) Network Architect
5 9 (19.57%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (17.39%) Cloud Architect
7 7 (15.22%) Automation Architect
7 7 (15.22%) OSS Architect
8 6 (13.04%) OSS Solutions Architect
8 6 (13.04%) Virtualisation Architect
9 4 (8.70%) Security Analyst
10 3 (6.52%) Azure Architect
10 3 (6.52%) Lead Architect
10 3 (6.52%) Lead Solutions Architect
11 2 (4.35%) Agile Delivery Manager
11 2 (4.35%) Big Data Architect
11 2 (4.35%) Data Business Analyst
11 2 (4.35%) Digital Delivery Manager
11 2 (4.35%) Digital Innovation Manager
11 2 (4.35%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) J2EE
1 7 (15.22%) REST
1 7 (15.22%) Spring
1 7 (15.22%) Spring Boot
1 7 (15.22%) Web Services
2 3 (6.52%) .NET
2 3 (6.52%) Kafka
3 1 (2.17%) JSON
3 1 (2.17%) Middleware
3 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.70%) User Experience
4 3 (6.52%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.17%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Unix
2 1 (2.17%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.91%) SOA
3 8 (17.39%) Analytics
3 8 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (15.22%) DevOps
4 7 (15.22%) Microservices
4 7 (15.22%) Network Management
4 7 (15.22%) Network Optimisation
4 7 (15.22%) Network Virtualisation
4 7 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (15.22%) Technical Architecture
4 7 (15.22%) User Stories
5 6 (13.04%) Business Analysis
5 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (13.04%) Software Architecture
6 5 (10.87%) Acceptance Criteria
6 5 (10.87%) Critical Thinking
6 5 (10.87%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (8.70%) Data Architecture
7 4 (8.70%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.74%) SQL
2 7 (15.22%) Java
3 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.52%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.17%) C
4 1 (2.17%) Python
4 1 (2.17%) R
4 1 (2.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) CCDA
1 3 (6.52%) CCNA
1 3 (6.52%) CCVP
1 3 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.35%) ISEB
3 1 (2.17%) Degree
3 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) GDPR
2 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 14 (30.43%) Docker
2 10 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.17%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) Oracle
2 10 (21.74%) VMware
3 7 (15.22%) TIBCO
4 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.52%) Avaya
5 3 (6.52%) Casewise
5 3 (6.52%) CheckPoint
5 3 (6.52%) Cisco
5 3 (6.52%) Juniper
5 3 (6.52%) Nortel
6 2 (4.35%) Tableau
7 1 (2.17%) Cloudera
7 1 (2.17%) CyberArk
7 1 (2.17%) Dataiku
7 1 (2.17%) HP
7 1 (2.17%) IBM
7 1 (2.17%) Mercator
7 1 (2.17%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (2.17%) RapidMiner
7 1 (2.17%) Teradata