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 1 July 2016 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 73 66 67
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing Use Case 6 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.68% 0.61% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.73% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 1
Median daily rate £413 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £368
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +12.67%
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
731 822 604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.16% 83.03% 76.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 498 314
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £528 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 30 26
Median hourly rate £62.50 £19.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+221.33% -44.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 1 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Chester -4 5 £413 +23.13%
Use Case
North West

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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 12 (60.00%) UML
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 8 (40.00%) User Stories
4 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (30.00%) Finance
4 6 (30.00%) CRM
5 5 (25.00%) C#
5 5 (25.00%) .NET
5 5 (25.00%) Scrum
5 5 (25.00%) Web Development
5 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (20.00%) Data Structures
6 4 (20.00%) SDLC
6 4 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
6 4 (20.00%) Time Management
6 4 (20.00%) Kanban
6 4 (20.00%) WPF
6 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 4 (20.00%) Degree
6 4 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (20.00%) QA
6 4 (20.00%) Games
6 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 4 (20.00%) C++
6 4 (20.00%) OOP
6 4 (20.00%) OO
6 4 (20.00%) Quality Management

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 (5.00%) CMS
1 1 (5.00%) Magnolia
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Broadband
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
1 1 (5.00%) Network Security
1 1 (5.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Data Mining
1 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Games
3 1 (5.00%) Advertising
3 1 (5.00%) Back Office
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Analyst
1 12 (60.00%) Business Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Agile Business Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Developer
3 4 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Business IT Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) C# WPF Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Data Business Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) IT Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) IT Business Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) WPF Developer
5 2 (10.00%) HR Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) HR Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C++ Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
1 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 4 (20.00%) WPF
3 3 (15.00%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.00%) CSS
4 1 (5.00%) HTML
4 1 (5.00%) JSON
4 1 (5.00%) SOAP
4 1 (5.00%) WCF
4 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (20.00%) Data Structures
3 3 (15.00%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) UML
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 8 (40.00%) User Stories
4 6 (30.00%) CRM
4 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (25.00%) Scrum
5 5 (25.00%) Web Development
6 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Kanban
6 4 (20.00%) OO
6 4 (20.00%) OOP
6 4 (20.00%) Quality Management
6 4 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (20.00%) SDLC
6 4 (20.00%) Time Management
6 4 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
6 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (15.00%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) C#
2 4 (20.00%) C++
3 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) PHP
4 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Tableau
1 3 (15.00%) Talend
1 3 (15.00%) Vertica
2 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com