The table below looks at the statistics for Use Case skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Use Cases
North West / Cheshire
Rank 47 59 69
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +10
Contract jobs citing Use Case 1 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.20% 1.54% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 1.84% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 3
Median daily rate £277 £400 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.87% -28.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.00 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+32.50% +23.07%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
403 761 623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 80.12% 83.63% 80.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 479 380
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £282 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 32 34
Median hourly rate £42.48 £22.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.77% -45.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £17.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire 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 Cheshire

Use Case
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Use Case Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Use Case
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Use Case Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Use Case
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Use Case within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +29 1 £277 -49.72%
Use Case
North West

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) Business Analysis
2 9 (75.00%) UML
3 8 (66.67%) Open Source
4 6 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 6 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
4 6 (50.00%) OO
4 6 (50.00%) Service Design
5 5 (41.67%) Agile Project Management
5 5 (41.67%) Project Management
6 4 (33.33%) Oracle
6 4 (33.33%) Windows
6 4 (33.33%) User Stories
7 3 (25.00%) Data Structures
7 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (25.00%) Linux
7 3 (25.00%) Unix
7 3 (25.00%) Finance
7 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (25.00%) Scrum
7 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (25.00%) JIRA
7 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (16.67%) Nessus
8 2 (16.67%) Kanban
8 2 (16.67%) Atlassian
8 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
8 2 (16.67%) ArcSight
8 2 (16.67%) SIEM

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) IaaS
1 1 (8.33%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Big Data
1 2 (16.67%) Data Mining
1 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Analyst
1 10 (83.33%) Business Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Business Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Business Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Digital Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Digital Business Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) ArcSight Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Data Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Linux Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Linux Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Unix Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) SIEM Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Unix Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) IT Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) Business Analysis
2 9 (75.00%) UML
3 8 (66.67%) Open Source
4 6 (50.00%) OO
4 6 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
4 6 (50.00%) Service Design
4 6 (50.00%) Waterfall
5 5 (41.67%) Agile Project Management
5 5 (41.67%) Project Management
6 4 (33.33%) User Stories
7 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (25.00%) Scrum
7 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (16.67%) Information Security
8 2 (16.67%) ITIL
8 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
8 2 (16.67%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) VB
2 1 (8.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) CISSP
3 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Nessus
2 1 (8.33%) AirWatch
2 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) ArcSight
2 2 (16.67%) Atlassian
3 1 (8.33%) Apple
3 1 (8.33%) SaltStack