The table below looks at the statistics for Use Case skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 27 33 41
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Contract jobs citing Use Case 10 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.14% 1.45% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.91% 1.69% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 3
Median daily rate £425 £475 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +12.67%
Use Case
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
256 296 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 80.50% 85.80% 78.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 207 234
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 11
Median hourly rate £50.78 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.95% +6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Use Case as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Use Case Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Use Case
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Use Case Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Use Case
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Use Case across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Use Case Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Use Case
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Use Case Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Use Case
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +8 8 £400 -15.78%
Use Case
East of England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 12 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 11 (61.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (55.56%) User Stories
3 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 9 (50.00%) Data Modelling
4 9 (50.00%) Data Flow Diagram
5 8 (44.44%) Change Management
5 8 (44.44%) Retail
6 7 (38.89%) JIRA
7 6 (33.33%) Waterfall
7 6 (33.33%) Scrum
8 5 (27.78%) Data Transformation
8 5 (27.78%) Software Delivery
8 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (27.78%) Microservices
9 4 (22.22%) User Experience
9 4 (22.22%) Process Improvement
9 4 (22.22%) CMS
9 4 (22.22%) Drupal
9 4 (22.22%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (22.22%) Sitecore
9 4 (22.22%) Business Process Improvement
9 4 (22.22%) Project Planning
9 4 (22.22%) Finance
9 4 (22.22%) Prototyping
9 4 (22.22%) Wireframes
10 3 (16.67%) Service Design
10 3 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
10 3 (16.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 (22.22%) CMS
1 4 (22.22%) Drupal
1 4 (22.22%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (16.67%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (5.56%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) JIRA
2 3 (16.67%) Axure RP
3 1 (5.56%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (5.56%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 8 (44.44%) Retail
2 4 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) General Ledger
3 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Analyst
2 13 (72.22%) Business Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Business Data Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Data Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Business Systems Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Finance Business Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) CMS Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Finance Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Business Integration Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Data Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Data Integration Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Digital Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Digital Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Integration Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 11 (61.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (55.56%) User Stories
4 9 (50.00%) Data Flow Diagram
4 9 (50.00%) Data Modelling
4 9 (50.00%) E-Commerce
5 8 (44.44%) Change Management
6 6 (33.33%) Scrum
6 6 (33.33%) Waterfall
7 5 (27.78%) Data Transformation
7 5 (27.78%) Microservices
7 5 (27.78%) Software Delivery
8 4 (22.22%) Business Process Improvement
8 4 (22.22%) Process Improvement
8 4 (22.22%) Project Planning
8 4 (22.22%) Prototyping
8 4 (22.22%) Wireframes
9 3 (16.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C
1 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Sitecore
2 2 (11.11%) Concur
3 1 (5.56%) hybris
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle