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 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 53 67 56
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -11
Contract jobs citing Use Case 14 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.80% 0.24% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 0.32% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 6
Median daily rate £300 £375 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £375 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+22.50% -16.66%
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
630 625 481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.98% 76.41% 72.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 422 292
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 10
Median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.04 £14.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £63.00 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 30 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 30 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 8 (42.11%) UML
1 8 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (36.84%) User Experience
2 7 (36.84%) Web Development
2 7 (36.84%) User Stories
2 7 (36.84%) Translating Business Requirements
2 7 (36.84%) Risk Management
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Project Planning
2 7 (36.84%) QA
3 5 (26.32%) Business Analysis
4 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
4 4 (21.05%) ISEB
5 3 (15.79%) Remedy
5 3 (15.79%) SQL
5 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
5 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
5 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
5 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
5 3 (15.79%) Pega
5 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) Business Process Improvement
5 3 (15.79%) Process Improvement
6 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.53%) Java
7 1 (5.26%) JavaScript

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 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (5.26%) Liferay
1 1 (5.26%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP WM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) Maven
General
1 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Analyst
2 12 (63.16%) Business Analyst
3 7 (36.84%) Digital Analyst
3 7 (36.84%) Digital Business Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Developer
4 3 (15.79%) OSS Business Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Business Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Telecoms Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Telecoms Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Telecoms Business Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Integration Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Business Process Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Process Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Workflow Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) Ajax
1 1 (5.26%) AppFabric
1 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
1 1 (5.26%) CSS3
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) HTML5
1 1 (5.26%) jQuery
1 1 (5.26%) Spring
1 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (5.26%) XML
1 1 (5.26%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (36.84%) User Experience
3 1 (5.26%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.26%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) UML
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Project Planning
2 7 (36.84%) Risk Management
2 7 (36.84%) Translating Business Requirements
2 7 (36.84%) User Stories
2 7 (36.84%) Web Development
3 5 (26.32%) Business Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) Business Process Improvement
4 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) Process Improvement
4 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) Multithreading
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.26%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) ABAP
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) ISEB
2 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
2 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Pega
1 3 (15.79%) Remedy
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Syclo