The table below looks at the statistics for Use Case skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 19 21 23
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing Use Case 8 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 5.00% 2.94% 3.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.15% 3.88% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £300 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -9.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
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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 Halifax region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
130 103 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 81.25% 75.74% 80.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 74 85
Average daily rate £400 £361 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.72% -3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £459 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Use Case Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Use Case
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Use Case Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Use Case
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 9 (75.00%) UML
2 8 (66.67%) Retail
3 7 (58.33%) Pega
3 7 (58.33%) Stakeholder Analysis
3 7 (58.33%) Workflow
3 7 (58.33%) Finance
4 6 (50.00%) Banking
4 6 (50.00%) Data Modelling
5 5 (41.67%) SOA
5 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (33.33%) BPMN
6 4 (33.33%) TIBCO
7 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
7 3 (25.00%) SolarWinds
7 3 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (16.67%) Network Security
8 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
8 2 (16.67%) Retail Banking
8 2 (16.67%) Validation
9 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (8.33%) Front Office
9 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
9 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
9 1 (8.33%) Coaching

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 2 (16.67%) Network Security
General
1 8 (66.67%) Retail
2 7 (58.33%) Finance
3 6 (50.00%) Banking
4 2 (16.67%) Retail Banking
5 1 (8.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Business Analyst
1 9 (75.00%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Lead Business Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Financial Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) UML Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) UML
2 7 (58.33%) Workflow
2 7 (58.33%) Stakeholder Analysis
3 6 (50.00%) Data Modelling
4 5 (41.67%) SOA
5 4 (33.33%) BPMN
6 3 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
7 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) Validation
8 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
8 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
8 1 (8.33%) Coaching
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Pega
2 4 (33.33%) TIBCO
3 3 (25.00%) SolarWinds