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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 26 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs citing Use Case 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 0.81% 5.80% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 8.70% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £270 £544 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.34% +45.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £366
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +6.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.78
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.89%
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
101 46 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 82.11% 66.67% 89.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 25 41
Median daily rate £300 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £93 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £575 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.63 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast 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 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 6 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (100.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing