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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 71 79 68
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Contract jobs citing Use Case 18 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.22% 1.25% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 1.74% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 10
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£450 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.64 £36.90 £32.15
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +14.77%
Use Case
England

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
1040 1148 1011
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 70.56% 71.75% 65.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 588 454
Average daily rate £400 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 42 57
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.70% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.05 £13.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £56.16 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Use Case across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Use Case Daily Rate Histogram 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 20 August 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
Nottinghamshire +11 11 £505 +39.31% 1
Northamptonshire -5 4 £450 -1.63% 1
Derbyshire - - - - 1
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 31 (70.45%) E-Commerce
2 29 (65.91%) Retail
3 15 (34.09%) IBM
3 15 (34.09%) UML
3 15 (34.09%) Business Analysis
3 15 (34.09%) JIRA
4 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (22.73%) WebSphere
5 9 (20.45%) ISTQB
5 9 (20.45%) Marketing
5 9 (20.45%) QA
5 9 (20.45%) HP
5 9 (20.45%) ISEB
5 9 (20.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (18.18%) SAP
6 8 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (15.91%) hybris
7 7 (15.91%) CRM
7 7 (15.91%) SQL
7 7 (15.91%) ATG
7 7 (15.91%) Scrum
8 6 (13.64%) B2C
8 6 (13.64%) Business Process Mapping
8 6 (13.64%) Customer Engagement
8 6 (13.64%) Degree
9 5 (11.36%) C++
9 5 (11.36%) PDM
9 5 (11.36%) Data Management
9 5 (11.36%) Regression Testing
10 4 (9.09%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 10 (22.73%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Project
1 1 (2.27%) MS Office
1 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 15 (34.09%) JIRA
2 4 (9.09%) Selenium
3 3 (6.82%) Sahi
3 3 (6.82%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 29 (65.91%) Retail
2 9 (20.45%) Marketing
3 3 (6.82%) Finance
4 2 (4.55%) Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Back Office
5 1 (2.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 33 (75.00%) Analyst
2 30 (68.18%) Business Analyst
3 10 (22.73%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Agile Business Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Tester
5 5 (11.36%) SAP Tester
6 4 (9.09%) Senior Business Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Manual Tester
7 3 (6.82%) Web Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Test Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Web Test Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.55%) Architect
8 2 (4.55%) Banking Business Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) SAP Test Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) SAP BW Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) Data Manager
9 1 (2.27%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) JDBC
1 2 (4.55%) SOAP
1 2 (4.55%) .NET
1 2 (4.55%) RESTful
2 1 (2.27%) J2EE
2 1 (2.27%) Web Services
2 1 (2.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (70.45%) E-Commerce
2 15 (34.09%) UML
2 15 (34.09%) Business Analysis
3 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (20.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (15.91%) Scrum
5 7 (15.91%) CRM
6 6 (13.64%) B2C
6 6 (13.64%) Customer Engagement
6 6 (13.64%) Business Process Mapping
7 5 (11.36%) PDM
7 5 (11.36%) Data Management
7 5 (11.36%) Regression Testing
8 4 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (9.09%) User Stories
9 3 (6.82%) Test Strategy
9 3 (6.82%) ERP
10 2 (4.55%) GAP Analysis
10 2 (4.55%) Workflow
10 2 (4.55%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) SQL
2 5 (11.36%) C++
3 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 4 (9.09%) VBScript
4 2 (4.55%) Java
5 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.27%) VB
5 1 (2.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) ISTQB
1 9 (20.45%) ISEB
2 8 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (13.64%) Degree
4 1 (2.27%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (34.09%) IBM
2 9 (20.45%) HP
3 8 (18.18%) SAP
4 7 (15.91%) hybris
4 7 (15.91%) ATG
5 3 (6.82%) Oracle
6 1 (2.27%) Capita