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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 65 53 43
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -10
Contract jobs citing Use Case 2 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.25% 1.09% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 1.53% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £373 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £36.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +9.09%
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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
587 457 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 74.40% 70.96% 73.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 276 173
Average daily rate £375 £375 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 9
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £34.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.50 £12.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £31.00 £133.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
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 24 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (45.45%) Business Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Workflow
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) NHS
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) ISEB
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) User Stories
5 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Management Information System

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Analyst
2 9 (81.82%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (9.09%) NHS Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Coordinator
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) NHS
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (45.45%) Business Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Workflow
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) User Stories
5 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification