Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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.

Use Cases
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 145 123 141
Rank change year-on-year -22 +18 -3
Contract jobs citing Use Case 21 46 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.51% 1.09% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 1.34% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 27
Berkshire median daily rate £513 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.89% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £355 £230 £263
90th Percentile £624 £484 £450
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £29.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -26.88% +23.08%

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 3419 3438 3919
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.59% 81.35% 78.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1781 1853 2162
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 130 176
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.75 £30.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.31% -41.71% +78.38%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £13.25
90th Percentile £39.05 £48.83 £44.38
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £27.13 £26.50
% change year-on-year -15.21% +2.36% +51.43%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 +4 4 £375 -21.05% 2
Slough -7 2 £488 +8.33%
Newbury -3 1 - - 1
Use Case
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 8 (38.10%) Mentoring
1 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (28.57%) Security Architecture
3 5 (23.81%) Data Protection
3 5 (23.81%) Data Modelling
3 5 (23.81%) Marketing
4 4 (19.05%) Data Analysis
4 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
4 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
4 4 (19.05%) Information Security
4 4 (19.05%) Linux
4 4 (19.05%) SQL
4 4 (19.05%) Internet
4 4 (19.05%) Network Architecture
4 4 (19.05%) Big Data
5 3 (14.29%) Business Process Mapping
5 3 (14.29%) User Experience
5 3 (14.29%) Data Structures
5 3 (14.29%) Diameter Protocol
5 3 (14.29%) Data Quality
5 3 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (14.29%) Amazon S3
5 3 (14.29%) 4G
5 3 (14.29%) SIEM
5 3 (14.29%) ETL
5 3 (14.29%) 3GPP
5 3 (14.29%) UML
5 3 (14.29%) MS Visio

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 2 (9.52%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (14.29%) Amazon S3
2 3 (14.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 3 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (9.52%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (4.76%) CallidusCloud
4 1 (4.76%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Internet
2 3 (14.29%) 3GPP
2 3 (14.29%) 4G
2 3 (14.29%) Diameter Protocol
3 2 (9.52%) 3G
3 2 (9.52%) Broadband
3 2 (9.52%) LTE
3 2 (9.52%) VoLTE
4 1 (4.76%) 5G
4 1 (4.76%) LDAP
4 1 (4.76%) Skype
4 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Big Data
2 2 (9.52%) Apache Hive
2 2 (9.52%) Hadoop
2 2 (9.52%) HBase
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (23.81%) Marketing
2 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Billing
4 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Architect
2 6 (28.57%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Business Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Data Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Platform Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Big Data Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Data Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Data Modeller
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Platform Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Data Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) DevOps Architect
6 1 (4.76%) ERP Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) ERP Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) ETL Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Kafka
1 2 (9.52%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 3 (14.29%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Mentoring
2 6 (28.57%) Security Architecture
3 5 (23.81%) Data Modelling
3 5 (23.81%) Data Protection
4 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
4 4 (19.05%) Data Analysis
4 4 (19.05%) Information Security
4 4 (19.05%) Network Architecture
5 3 (14.29%) Business Process Mapping
5 3 (14.29%) CRM
5 3 (14.29%) ETL
5 3 (14.29%) Migration
5 3 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (14.29%) SIEM
5 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (14.29%) UML
5 3 (14.29%) Validation
6 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (9.52%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.76%) CISSP
2 1 (4.76%) GIAC
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
2 1 (4.76%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) Data Quality
1 3 (14.29%) GDPR
2 1 (4.76%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) ArcSight
1 2 (9.52%) Google
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle
1 2 (9.52%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (9.52%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) Callidus
2 1 (4.76%) Marketo
2 1 (4.76%) Sandvine
2 1 (4.76%) Splunk