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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 57 62 57
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing Use Case 11 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.43% 0.48% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 0.64% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 4
Median daily rate £400 £263 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.38% -38.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £237 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £353 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £32.65 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.44% +30.60%
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
602 623 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 78.49% 74.97% 68.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 422 257
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 13
Median hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £25.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £27.85 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

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
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 6 May 2016.

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 6 May 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 7 (38.89%) User Stories
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) UML
4 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 4 (22.22%) Project Planning
4 4 (22.22%) Web Development
4 4 (22.22%) QA
4 4 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
4 4 (22.22%) User Experience
4 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Business Process Improvement
5 3 (16.67%) Process Improvement
5 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 3 (16.67%) Content Management
5 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) .NET
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 3 (16.67%) Remedy
5 3 (16.67%) HP
6 2 (11.11%) ISEB
6 2 (11.11%) Interwoven
6 2 (11.11%) SDL Web 8
6 2 (11.11%) Java
6 2 (11.11%) SQL
6 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (11.11%) Information Management
6 2 (11.11%) CMS

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 2 (11.11%) CMS
1 2 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (11.11%) Sitefinity
1 2 (11.11%) Umbraco
2 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.56%) Liferay
2 1 (5.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (5.56%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) Maven
General
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Analyst
2 10 (55.56%) Business Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Digital Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Digital Business Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Developer
4 3 (16.67%) OSS Business Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Telecoms Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Telecoms Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Telecoms Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) CMS Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Integration Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (5.56%) Integration Developer
6 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.56%) UAT Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Workflow Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) Ajax
2 1 (5.56%) AppFabric
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) CSS3
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) HTML5
2 1 (5.56%) jQuery
2 1 (5.56%) Spring
2 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (5.56%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (22.22%) User Experience
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.56%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) User Stories
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) UML
4 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 4 (22.22%) Project Planning
4 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 4 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
4 4 (22.22%) Web Development
5 3 (16.67%) Business Process Improvement
5 3 (16.67%) Content Management
5 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Process Improvement
5 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Content Management
6 2 (11.11%) Information Management
6 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Java
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) ABAP
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) ISEB
2 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) HP
1 3 (16.67%) Remedy
2 2 (11.11%) Adobe
2 2 (11.11%) Interwoven
2 2 (11.11%) Pega
2 2 (11.11%) Sitecore
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Northgate
3 1 (5.56%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) Syclo