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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 65 65 71
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing Use Case 7 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.71% 0.25% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.34% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
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£444 £368 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.74% -10.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £361 £388
% change year-on-year
+10.72% -6.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.78 £36.90
% change year-on-year
+5.89% +2.37%
Use Case
North West

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
802 591 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.67% 73.78% 74.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 304 257
Average daily rate £400 £400 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £520 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 30 28
Average hourly rate £33.00 £31.56 £35.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% -9.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.69 £13.10 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Use Case across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Use Case across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Use Case Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Use Case within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -5 1 £605 +95.16%
Macclesfield - 1 £475 -
Use Case
North West

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (50.00%) UML
2 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) SDLC
3 3 (37.50%) Advertising
3 3 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) BPMN
3 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
4 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (12.50%) Line Management
5 1 (12.50%) Big Data
5 1 (12.50%) User Stories
5 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
5 1 (12.50%) Force.com
5 1 (12.50%) Requirements Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) APMP
5 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (12.50%) Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) JIRA
5 1 (12.50%) QA
5 1 (12.50%) WPF

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Advertising
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Business Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Business Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
2 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) UML
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) BPMN
3 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 3 (37.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) User Stories
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (12.50%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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Posted: 3 days ago
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago