The table below looks at the statistics for Use Case skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 96 80 79
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -1
Contract jobs citing Use Case 3 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.19% 0.94% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 1.28% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 3
Average daily rate
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£394 £388 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.61% +26.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £289 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £580 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
Use Case
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1169 1098 842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 74.22% 73.54% 67.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 652 567 423
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 70 77
Average hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.15 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Use Case Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Use Case
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Use Case Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Use Case
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Use Case Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Use Case
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 March 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
Northamptonshire -11 2 £388 -34.04%
Nottinghamshire -10 1 £400 - 1
Leicestershire - - - -
Lincolnshire - - - -
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 11 (50.00%) User Experience
2 7 (31.82%) Apple iOS
2 7 (31.82%) CSS3
2 7 (31.82%) Responsive Web Design
2 7 (31.82%) Marketing
2 7 (31.82%) Android
2 7 (31.82%) HTML5
2 7 (31.82%) E-Commerce
2 7 (31.82%) HTML
2 7 (31.82%) CSS
2 7 (31.82%) Advertising
3 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (22.73%) Retail
4 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
4 5 (22.73%) UML
5 4 (18.18%) IBM
5 4 (18.18%) WebSphere
5 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Master Data Management
6 3 (13.64%) Data Management
6 3 (13.64%) J2EE
7 2 (9.09%) ERP
7 2 (9.09%) Banking
7 2 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (9.09%) Legal
7 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (9.09%) Supply Chain Management
7 2 (9.09%) JIRA
8 1 (4.55%) QA
8 1 (4.55%) Selenium

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 4 (18.18%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) Selenium
2 1 (4.55%) Sahi
2 1 (4.55%) RSpec
2 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (31.82%) Advertising
1 7 (31.82%) Marketing
2 5 (22.73%) Retail
3 2 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Legal
4 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Analyst
2 11 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Business Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Deployment Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Business Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) SAP Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Lead Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Designer
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) HTML
1 7 (31.82%) CSS
1 7 (31.82%) HTML5
1 7 (31.82%) CSS3
2 3 (13.64%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) iPad
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Android
1 7 (31.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) E-Commerce
1 7 (31.82%) Responsive Web Design
2 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
3 5 (22.73%) UML
4 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Data Management
5 3 (13.64%) Master Data Management
6 2 (9.09%) Supply Chain Management
6 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) ERP
7 1 (4.55%) B2C
7 1 (4.55%) Project Management
7 1 (4.55%) Workflow
7 1 (4.55%) CRM
7 1 (4.55%) Scrum
7 1 (4.55%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (4.55%) BDD
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) ISEB
1 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
1 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) IBM
2 1 (4.55%) HP
2 1 (4.55%) SAP