The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 30 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.

Use Cases
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 57 63
Rank change year-on-year -8 +6  
Contract jobs citing Use Case 7 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.93% 1.83% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 2.15% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 6
Median daily rate £453 £358 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.57% -3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £355 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £32.33
% change year-on-year +2.56% +20.64%  

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 639 652 672
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 85.09% 85.12% 79.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 372 344
Median daily rate £413 £410 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.60% +11.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 8
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -62.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Use Case
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Use Case in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
1 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) UML
4 3 (27.27%) OO
4 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
4 3 (27.27%) VB
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) Citrix
4 3 (27.27%) Migration
4 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
4 3 (27.27%) AppDNA
4 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
4 3 (27.27%) Office 365
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
4 3 (27.27%) Swim Lanes
5 2 (18.18%) Records Management
5 2 (18.18%) Wireframes
5 2 (18.18%) Remediation Plan
5 2 (18.18%) Domain Models
5 2 (18.18%) Big Data
5 2 (18.18%) Server Building
5 2 (18.18%) User Experience
5 2 (18.18%) Logical Data Model
5 2 (18.18%) MarkLogic
5 2 (18.18%) Couchbase
5 2 (18.18%) NewSQL

Use Case
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (18.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (18.18%) Big Data
2 2 (18.18%) Couchbase
2 2 (18.18%) HBase
2 2 (18.18%) MarkLogic
2 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
2 2 (18.18%) Neo4j
2 2 (18.18%) NewSQL
2 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Hive
3 1 (9.09%) DB2
3 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) NuoDB
3 1 (9.09%) OrientDB
3 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Maven
1 2 (18.18%) MSI
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Architect
2 5 (45.45%) Technical Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Consultant
3 3 (27.27%) Migration Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Principal Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Big Data Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Database Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Database Technical Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Designer
5 1 (9.09%) NoSQL Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Office 365 Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Designer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
1 2 (18.18%) DHTML
1 2 (18.18%) Drools
1 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) JPA
1 2 (18.18%) JSF
1 2 (18.18%) JSP
1 2 (18.18%) Spring
1 2 (18.18%) Struts
1 2 (18.18%) Struts2
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
1 2 (18.18%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) UML
2 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
2 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) OO
2 3 (27.27%) Swim Lanes
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) BPMN
3 2 (18.18%) Domain Models
3 2 (18.18%) EAI
3 2 (18.18%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (18.18%) Records Management
3 2 (18.18%) Remediation Plan
3 2 (18.18%) Server Building
3 2 (18.18%) SOA
3 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
3 2 (18.18%) Validation
3 2 (18.18%) Wireframes
3 2 (18.18%) Workflow
4 1 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) VB
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) CTC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) AppDNA
2 2 (18.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft