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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 52 61 53
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs citing Use Case 12 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.62% 0.15% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 0.23% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 5
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +2.73%
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 £32.15
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +14.77%
Use Case
West Midlands

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
491 435 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 66.26% 66.21% 67.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 289 249
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 1 9
Average hourly rate £23.00 £175.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-86.85% +821.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £175.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £175.00 £40.40
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 Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Use Case across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Use Case across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Use Case Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Use Case
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Use Case Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 10 (52.63%) Business Analysis
2 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 8 (42.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (36.84%) UML
3 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (31.58%) MS Visio
5 4 (21.05%) Oracle
5 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
5 4 (21.05%) Cognos
5 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (21.05%) Banking
5 4 (21.05%) User Stories
6 3 (15.79%) SQL
6 3 (15.79%) Business Objects
6 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
6 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
6 3 (15.79%) Degree
6 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
7 2 (10.53%) VBA
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
7 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
7 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.53%) ISEB
7 2 (10.53%) Scrum
7 2 (10.53%) Retail
7 2 (10.53%) Reference Data
8 1 (5.26%) VB
8 1 (5.26%) .NET

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) SAS
1 1 (5.26%) Confluence
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Visio
2 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) RTCP
1 1 (5.26%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) MS Access
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Retail
4 1 (5.26%) Billing
4 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Automotive
4 1 (5.26%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Business Analyst
1 17 (89.47%) Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Banking Business Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Business Data Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Business Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) J2EE
1 1 (5.26%) SyncML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Reference Data
2 1 (5.26%) iPhone
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.26%) GIS
2 1 (5.26%) SCADA
2 1 (5.26%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Business Analysis
2 8 (42.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) UML
4 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (21.05%) User Stories
5 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
5 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
6 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
6 2 (10.53%) Scrum
6 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.26%) Change Control
7 1 (5.26%) Data Transformation
7 1 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (5.26%) Business Process Mapping
7 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
7 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) VBA
3 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) ISEB
3 1 (5.26%) IIBA
3 1 (5.26%) CBAP
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
1 4 (21.05%) Cognos
2 3 (15.79%) Business Objects
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) ESRI
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