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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 21 24 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing Use Case 7 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 4.12% 0.61% 6.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.00% 0.78% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 6
Average daily rate
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£438 £450 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £450 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £450 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-7.04% +10.07%
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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
140 129 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 82.35% 78.66% 76.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 111 68
Average daily rate £370 £396 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.56% +4.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (43.75%) SOA
1 7 (43.75%) SolarWinds
2 6 (37.50%) UML
2 6 (37.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (31.25%) Finance
3 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
3 5 (31.25%) Retail
4 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 4 (25.00%) Workflow
4 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) Pega
5 3 (18.75%) Banking
6 2 (12.50%) VMware
6 2 (12.50%) Network Security
6 2 (12.50%) Retail Banking
6 2 (12.50%) Validation
6 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 2 (12.50%) SQL
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco
7 1 (6.25%) TIBCO
7 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.25%) Front Office
7 1 (6.25%) BPMN
7 1 (6.25%) Requirements Engineering
7 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) High Availability
7 1 (6.25%) Mentoring

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (12.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
1 5 (31.25%) Retail
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Retail Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Architect
2 7 (43.75%) Analyst
3 6 (37.50%) Business Analyst
4 5 (31.25%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (25.00%) Lead Business Analyst
6 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (12.50%) Applications Architect
7 2 (12.50%) Financial Business Analyst
7 2 (12.50%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (6.25%) Banking Business Analyst
8 1 (6.25%) UML Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) SOA
2 6 (37.50%) UML
2 6 (37.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
4 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 4 (25.00%) Workflow
4 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Validation
5 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.25%) BPMN
6 1 (6.25%) Requirements Engineering
6 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) High Availability
6 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.25%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) SolarWinds
2 4 (25.00%) Pega
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) TIBCO