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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 64 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Use Case 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.25% 0.33% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£310 £238 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+51.81% -15.38%
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
585 691 611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 73.96% 76.02% 65.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 334 353
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 44 28
Average hourly rate £28.00 £31.56 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% -23.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.10 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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
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 22 September 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
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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 -3 1 £310 -
Use Case
North West

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) UML
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) Data Management
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Master Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) Business Development
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) UML
1 2 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Business Development
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Master Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
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