The table below looks at the statistics for Use Case skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 61 62 49
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Contract jobs citing Use Case 12 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.30% 0.59% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 0.77% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
Average daily rate
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£355 £391 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.26% -7.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.64 £36.90
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +4.70%
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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 Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
698 648 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 75.54% 76.15% 73.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 463 318
Average daily rate £400 £380 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 12
Average hourly rate £41.00 £20.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.00% -48.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £15.70 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £33.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Use Case across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Use Case Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Use Case
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Use Case across the Bristol region.

Use Case Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Use Case
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Use Case across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Use Case Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Use Case
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Use Case across the Bristol region.

Use Case Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 7 (50.00%) ISEB
1 7 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) OpenText
3 4 (28.57%) HTML
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) .NET
3 4 (28.57%) CSS
3 4 (28.57%) UML
3 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 4 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
4 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (21.43%) Banking
5 2 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
5 2 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (14.29%) User Stories
5 2 (14.29%) Test Planning

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (7.14%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) MVNO
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Local Government
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
2 8 (57.14%) Business Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Banking Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Lead Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Payments Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) HTML
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
1 4 (28.57%) CSS
1 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (28.57%) UML
4 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
4 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
4 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) User Stories
5 2 (14.29%) Test Planning
5 2 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Test Management
6 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
6 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 4 (28.57%) OpenText