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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 61 53 51
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs citing Use Case 4 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.49% 1.14% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 1.72% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate
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£263 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.65 £25.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+30.60% -24.24%
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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
592 408 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 71.84% 66.45% 72.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 238 189
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 16
Average hourly rate £19.75 £25.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.00% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £10.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.65 £31.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 1 May 2015.

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 24 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 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 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (38.46%) Business Analysis
4 4 (30.77%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) Workflow
6 2 (15.38%) Scrum
6 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
6 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
6 2 (15.38%) ISEB
6 2 (15.38%) NHS
6 2 (15.38%) User Stories
6 2 (15.38%) Software Delivery
7 1 (7.69%) Analytics
7 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
7 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
7 1 (7.69%) SQL
7 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
7 1 (7.69%) CRM
7 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (7.69%) Change Management
7 1 (7.69%) Management Information System

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Analyst
2 11 (84.62%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Financial Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) NHS Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Coordinator
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) NHS
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (38.46%) Business Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Workflow
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
5 2 (15.38%) User Stories
5 2 (15.38%) Software Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) Analytics
6 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
6 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 1 (7.69%) CRM
6 1 (7.69%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification