The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Birmingham region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 51 56 49
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing Use Case 12 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.73% 0.17% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 0.25% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 5
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.64 £36.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.32% +10.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
474 399 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 68.50% 67.06% 70.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 226 249
Average daily rate £351 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.54% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 18
Average hourly rate £15.00 £175.00 £18.74
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-91.42% +833.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.20 £19.29 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £178.00 £175.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Use Case
West Midlands

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 11 (57.89%) Business Analysis
2 9 (47.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (42.11%) Finance
3 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) UML
4 6 (31.58%) MS Visio
5 5 (26.32%) User Stories
6 4 (21.05%) Data Modelling
6 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
6 4 (21.05%) Cognos
6 4 (21.05%) Oracle
6 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (21.05%) Banking
6 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (21.05%) Degree
7 3 (15.79%) Reference Data
7 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
7 3 (15.79%) Business Objects
7 3 (15.79%) SQL
7 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
8 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
8 2 (10.53%) VBA
8 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
8 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
8 2 (10.53%) ISEB
8 2 (10.53%) Retail
8 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
8 2 (10.53%) Scrum
8 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Stress Testing

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) MS Access
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%) Automotive
4 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Business Analyst
1 17 (89.47%) Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Agile Business Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Business Data Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (5.26%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Architect
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%) SharePoint Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) SyncML
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Reference Data
2 1 (5.26%) SCADA
2 1 (5.26%) Market Risk
2 1 (5.26%) iPhone
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.26%) GIS
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Business Analysis
2 9 (47.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) UML
4 5 (26.32%) User Stories
5 4 (21.05%) Data Modelling
5 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
6 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
7 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.53%) Scrum
7 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Stress Testing
7 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
8 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
8 1 (5.26%) BPMN
8 1 (5.26%) User Experience Design
8 1 (5.26%) Product Management
8 1 (5.26%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) VBA
3 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) ISEB
3 1 (5.26%) IIBA
3 1 (5.26%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Cognos
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) Business Objects
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) ESRI
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £305 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
83Zero
Rate: From £500 to £500 per day £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago