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 23 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 63 56 46
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Contract jobs citing Use Case 4 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.47% 0.90% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 1.18% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 2
Average daily rate
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£407 £438 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £365 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £475 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +10.83%
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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
636 593 407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 74.21% 76.03% 65.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 406 263
Average daily rate £400 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 28 12
Average hourly rate £44.44 £25.00 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.76% -11.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £13.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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
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 23 January 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 5 (33.33%) Open Text
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
1 5 (33.33%) CSS
1 5 (33.33%) UML
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (33.33%) ISEB
1 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (26.67%) HTML
2 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Finance
4 2 (13.33%) Legal
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) SOA
4 2 (13.33%) CRM
4 2 (13.33%) User Stories
4 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
4 2 (13.33%) User Experience
4 2 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 2 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (6.67%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Axure RP
General
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Legal
3 1 (6.67%) Military
3 1 (6.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) Business Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Telecoms Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) User Experience Architect
5 1 (6.67%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
1 5 (33.33%) CSS
1 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 4 (26.67%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) UML
1 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (13.33%) User Stories
3 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
3 2 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) CRM
3 2 (13.33%) SOA
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Scrum
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Logistics
4 1 (6.67%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) ISEB
2 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (33.33%) Open Text
2 1 (6.67%) RedPrairie
2 1 (6.67%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) IBM