The table below looks at the statistics for Use Case skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Use Cases
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 49 54 48
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing Use Case 7 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.09% 0.78% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 0.98% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 7
Median daily rate £375 £363 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £475 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+8.75% +24.03%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
515 512 458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.22% 80.13% 73.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 329 277
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 17
Median hourly rate £29.00 £15.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.33% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.73 £8.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £49.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham 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 Birmingham

Use Case
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Use Case Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
2 4 (30.77%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) UML
3 3 (23.08%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (15.38%) Wireframes
4 2 (15.38%) ABAP
4 2 (15.38%) SAP
4 2 (15.38%) Unix
4 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
4 2 (15.38%) SAP WM
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
4 2 (15.38%) Application Rationalisation
4 2 (15.38%) Syclo
4 2 (15.38%) User Stories
4 2 (15.38%) Finance
4 2 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) WFM
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (7.69%) Financial Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) BPMN
5 1 (7.69%) JPA
5 1 (7.69%) Drools
5 1 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (7.69%) Casewise

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) CTI
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) MPLS
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
1 1 (7.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
2 7 (53.85%) Business Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Management Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Workforce Management Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Data Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Data Migration Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) LAN/WAN Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Migration Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) SAP WM Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Drools
1 1 (7.69%) JPA
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (23.08%) UML
3 2 (15.38%) Application Rationalisation
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) User Stories
3 2 (15.38%) WFM
3 2 (15.38%) Wireframes
4 1 (7.69%) Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) BPMN
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) Financial Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
4 1 (7.69%) OO
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) SAP
1 2 (15.38%) Syclo
2 1 (7.69%) Casewise
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) VMware