The table below looks at the statistics for Use Case skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 18 19 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing Use Case 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 1.96% 2.63% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 3.90% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£348 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.64 £36.90 £32.33
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +14.15%
Use Case
County Antrim

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
74 77 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 72.55% 67.54% 56.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 35 29
Average daily rate £333 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.90% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £421 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Use Case across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Use Case Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Use Case
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Use Case Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Use Case
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Use Case also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Use Case.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Basel III
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Use Case also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Use Case. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Basel III
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft