The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Essex region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 40 27 23
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Contract jobs citing Use Case 21 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.78% 4.49% 5.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.69% 6.44% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 7
Average daily rate £363 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £378 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 8
Average hourly rate - £34.33 £28.82
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +19.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £33.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +4.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
569 295 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 75.36% 69.74% 66.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 147 147
Average daily rate £400 £334 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.85% -11.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £203 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £454 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 60 32
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £27.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +26.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £27.48 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
Use Case
East of England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Use Case across the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Use Case Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Colchester -8 2 £400 -5.88%
Harlow - - - -
Use Case
East of England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 14 (43.75%) RequisitePro
2 10 (31.25%) SQL
2 10 (31.25%) UML
3 9 (28.13%) PL/SQL
4 7 (21.88%) Automotive
4 7 (21.88%) User Stories
5 5 (15.63%) Essbase
5 5 (15.63%) J2EE
5 5 (15.63%) Oracle
5 5 (15.63%) VB
5 5 (15.63%) Windows
6 4 (12.50%) DTS
6 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 4 (12.50%) Dependency Management
6 4 (12.50%) QA
6 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
7 3 (9.38%) Finance
7 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
7 3 (9.38%) Data Analysis
7 3 (9.38%) Windows Vista
8 2 (6.25%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 2 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (6.25%) Firmware
8 2 (6.25%) Wireless
8 2 (6.25%) Firewall
8 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.25%) TELNET
8 2 (6.25%) Broadband
8 2 (6.25%) DHCP

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Wireless
1 2 (6.25%) Firewall
1 2 (6.25%) TELNET
1 2 (6.25%) Broadband
1 2 (6.25%) DHCP
1 2 (6.25%) FTP
1 2 (6.25%) HTTP
1 2 (6.25%) NAS
2 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) Essbase
2 4 (12.50%) DTS
3 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (43.75%) RequisitePro
2 2 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (6.25%) JUnit
2 2 (6.25%) Selenium
3 1 (3.13%) Trac
3 1 (3.13%) Redmine
3 1 (3.13%) Bugzilla
3 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 7 (21.88%) Automotive
2 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (90.63%) Analyst
2 18 (56.25%) Business Analyst
3 13 (40.63%) Systems Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Business Systems Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Junior
7 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Systems Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Junior Business Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Requirements Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) IT Business Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) UML Business Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) J2EE
2 2 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Firmware
2 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.13%) STB
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) Windows Vista
3 2 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) UML
2 7 (21.88%) User Stories
3 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 4 (12.50%) Dependency Management
3 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
4 3 (9.38%) Data Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.25%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.13%) Change Control
6 1 (3.13%) RUP
6 1 (3.13%) Project Management
6 1 (3.13%) ERP
6 1 (3.13%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.13%) Migration
6 1 (3.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) SQL
2 9 (28.13%) PL/SQL
3 5 (15.63%) VB
4 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.13%) Perl
4 1 (3.13%) PHP
4 1 (3.13%) Ruby
4 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
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