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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 56 52 58
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing Use Case 1 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% 1.68% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 2.40% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 1
Average daily rate
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£690 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.06% +3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £388
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.78 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% +4.93%
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
556 500 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 74.73% 70.03% 70.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 311 242
Average daily rate £375 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -84.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (16.67%) SAP PS
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Management

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP PS
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) SAP Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Coordinator
4 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (16.67%) SAP Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) SAP