The first table below looks at the demand for Use Case skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cambridgeshire region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 65 52 65
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +13
Contract jobs citing Use Case 5 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.69% 0.51% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.86% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate £465 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £33.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +4.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
536 350 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 73.53% 59.02% 65.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 178 256
Average daily rate £368 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £256 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 33 54
Average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -0.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £17.00 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.00 £56.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
Use Case
East of England

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Use Case Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Use Case
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Use Case Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Use Case
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Use Case Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Use Case
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Use Case within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough - 1 - -
Cambridge - - - -
Use Case
East of England

Use Case
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (70.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Workflow
3 2 (20.00%) UML
3 2 (20.00%) Data Security
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) User Stories
4 1 (10.00%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (10.00%) Front Office
4 1 (10.00%) Back Office
4 1 (10.00%) Legal
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Front Office
2 1 (10.00%) Back Office
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Business Analyst
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Financial Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Test Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (20.00%) Workflow
1 2 (20.00%) UML
1 2 (20.00%) Data Security
1 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (10.00%) User Stories
2 1 (10.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft