The table below looks at the statistics for Use Case skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank - 37 45
Contract jobs citing Use Case 0 26 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 5.04% 2.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 6.63% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 17 13
Average daily rate - £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £34.33 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £32.65 £98.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -66.85%
Use Case
East of 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 Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
337 392 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 79.29% 75.97% 78.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 210 338
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £525 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 34 34
Average hourly rate £16.50 £40.60 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.35% +8.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Use Case Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Use Case
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Use Case Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Use Case
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Use Case Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Use Case
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 3 (60.00%) Ant
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
1 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (60.00%) Line Management
2 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) BMC
2 2 (40.00%) Remedy
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) ITSM
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Remedy ITSM
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Ant
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum Master
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) ITSM Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Remedy Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Line Management
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) ITSM
2 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) BMC
2 2 (40.00%) Remedy