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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 56 71
Rank change year-on-year -11 +15  
Contract jobs citing Use Case 11 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.50% 1.35% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 1.61% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 1
Median daily rate £425 £575 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.08% +55.40%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £37.25 £36.72
% change year-on-year -2.01% +1.45%  

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 624 559 677
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 84.90% 83.81% 81.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 321 389
Median daily rate £400 £406 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.36% +3.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 10
Median hourly rate £14.25 £11.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.91% -71.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Use Case in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Use Case in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 11 (73.33%) UML
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
2 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
3 6 (40.00%) Java
3 6 (40.00%) Oracle
4 5 (33.33%) OO
4 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 5 (33.33%) Business Process Modelling
5 4 (26.67%) Records Management
5 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 4 (26.67%) NAS
5 4 (26.67%) Struts2
5 4 (26.67%) Workflow
5 4 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (26.67%) Hibernate
5 4 (26.67%) Spring
5 4 (26.67%) JSF
5 4 (26.67%) Maven
5 4 (26.67%) Competitor Analysis
5 4 (26.67%) WAN
5 4 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (26.67%) SAN
5 4 (26.67%) CSS
5 4 (26.67%) JSP
5 4 (26.67%) Struts
5 4 (26.67%) Web Services
5 4 (26.67%) XML
5 4 (26.67%) ITIL

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 (13.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) NAS
1 4 (26.67%) SAN
1 4 (26.67%) WAN
2 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 4 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (20.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Maven
2 2 (13.33%) MSI
General
1 3 (20.00%) Law
2 2 (13.33%) Games
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Architect
2 5 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Java Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Migration Architect
4 3 (20.00%) Technical Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Business IT Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) IT Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) CSS
1 4 (26.67%) DHTML
1 4 (26.67%) Hibernate
1 4 (26.67%) HTML
1 4 (26.67%) JSF
1 4 (26.67%) JSP
1 4 (26.67%) Spring
1 4 (26.67%) Struts
1 4 (26.67%) Struts2
1 4 (26.67%) Web Services
1 4 (26.67%) XML
2 3 (20.00%) J2EE
3 2 (13.33%) Drools
3 2 (13.33%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) iPad
3 1 (6.67%) Online Games
3 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
1 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) UML
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Business Process Modelling
3 5 (33.33%) OO
4 4 (26.67%) Competitor Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) ITIL
4 4 (26.67%) Records Management
4 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) Workflow
5 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Migration
5 3 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Swim Lanes
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (13.33%) Domain Models
6 2 (13.33%) Remediation Plan
6 2 (13.33%) User Stories
6 2 (13.33%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
1 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.67%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Citrix
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft