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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Use Cases
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 55 67 68
Rank change year-on-year +12 +1  
Contract jobs citing Use Case 3 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.46% 1.09% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 1.41% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 2
Median daily rate £400 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.78%  
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 £38.25 £32.00
% change year-on-year +4.57% +19.53%  

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 530 780 708
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 80.42% 77.38% 71.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 426 401
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 10
Median hourly rate £17.59 £38.75 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.60% +24.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.35 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.33 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Use Case
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Use Case in Reading

Use Case
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 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 Reading region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) J2EE
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) UML
1 3 (75.00%) SOA
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (75.00%) OSGi
1 3 (75.00%) Change Control
1 3 (75.00%) Apache Camel
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (25.00%) Back Office
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management

Use Case
Top Related 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:

General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Apache Camel
1 3 (75.00%) J2EE
1 3 (75.00%) OSGi
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Change Control
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (75.00%) SOA
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (75.00%) UML
1 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java