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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 47 47 44
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing Use Case 8 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.33% 1.04% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 1.54% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
Average daily rate
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£345 £500 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.00% +25.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £500 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
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
408 390 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 67.89% 67.36% 62.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 245 133
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £227 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 20
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -39.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.18 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £20.00 £31.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (35.71%) Data Analysis
3 5 (35.71%) Business Analysis
4 4 (28.57%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
5 3 (21.43%) User Stories
6 2 (14.29%) Reference Data
6 2 (14.29%) Workflow
6 2 (14.29%) CRM
6 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (14.29%) ISEB
6 2 (14.29%) NHS
6 2 (14.29%) Banking
6 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
6 2 (14.29%) Scrum
7 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
7 1 (7.14%) Billing
7 1 (7.14%) Migration
7 1 (7.14%) Project Management
7 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 1 (7.14%) ERP
7 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
7 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle
7 1 (7.14%) SAP
7 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 1 (7.14%) Requirements Engineering

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 14 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Banking Business Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Implementation Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Implementation Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Business Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) NHS Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Reference Data
1 2 (14.29%) NHS
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (35.71%) Data Analysis
3 5 (35.71%) Business Analysis
4 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
5 3 (21.43%) User Stories
6 2 (14.29%) Workflow
6 2 (14.29%) CRM
6 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
6 2 (14.29%) Scrum
7 1 (7.14%) Migration
7 1 (7.14%) Project Management
7 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 1 (7.14%) ERP
7 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 1 (7.14%) Requirements Engineering
7 1 (7.14%) Analytics
7 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
1 1 (7.14%) SAP
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