The table below looks at the statistics for Use Case skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Use Case 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £397 £366 £380
% change year-on-year
+8.39% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.78 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% +4.93%
Use Case
Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
153 113 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 87.43% 82.48% 74.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 43 39
Average daily rate £370 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 10
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £43.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -19.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.93 £28.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Use Case Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Use Case
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Use Case Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Use Case
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Use Case Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Use Case
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Data Structures

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA