The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 28 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 62 65
Rank change year-on-year +16 +3  
Contract jobs citing Use Case 10 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.73% 0.80% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 1.00% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Median daily rate £525 £345 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.17% -18.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £273 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £421 £438
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 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.38% -10.00%  

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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 458 698 648
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 79.38% 79.59% 77.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 942 1583 1086
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £213 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £530 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 68 43
Median hourly rate £29.75 £19.81 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.21% -8.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £18.81 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £36.61 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Use Case
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Use Case as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Use Case in Reading

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Use Case in Reading

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Use Case in Reading over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Use Case in Reading

Use Case
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Use Case in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Use Case in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 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 Reading region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 9 (69.23%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) J2EE
2 7 (53.85%) SOA
3 5 (38.46%) Python
3 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 4 (30.77%) SAML
4 4 (30.77%) DNS
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) SOAP
4 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 4 (30.77%) .NET
4 4 (30.77%) XML
4 4 (30.77%) XSLT
4 4 (30.77%) Firewall
4 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
4 4 (30.77%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 4 (30.77%) JSON
4 4 (30.77%) Load Balancing
4 4 (30.77%) nginx
4 4 (30.77%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (30.77%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (30.77%) User Stories
4 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (30.77%) OAuth2
4 4 (30.77%) Node.js

Use Case
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 4 (30.77%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Adobe Captivate
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) DNS
1 4 (30.77%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Apache Cassandra
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Lead Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Managing Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Design Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) OSS Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Trainer
4 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Trainer
4 1 (7.69%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) J2EE
2 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) JSON
2 4 (30.77%) Node.js
2 4 (30.77%) OAuth2
2 4 (30.77%) REST
2 4 (30.77%) SAML
2 4 (30.77%) SOAP
2 4 (30.77%) XML
2 4 (30.77%) XSLT
3 3 (23.08%) Apache Camel
3 3 (23.08%) OSGi
3 3 (23.08%) Web Services
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (30.77%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (15.38%) Internet of Things
4 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) SOA
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Load Balancing
2 4 (30.77%) Scrum
2 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
2 4 (30.77%) User Stories
3 3 (23.08%) Change Control
3 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
3 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
3 3 (23.08%) UML
3 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.69%) API Development
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) Identity Management
4 1 (7.69%) Investment Management
4 1 (7.69%) Privileged Access Management
4 1 (7.69%) Privileged Identity Management
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) Python
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Apigee
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe
2 1 (7.69%) CyberArk