The table below looks at the statistics for Use Case skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 52 67 65
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -2
Contract jobs citing Use Case 12 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.89% 0.55% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 0.75% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£383 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.57% -
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%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
462 530 509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 72.76% 73.51% 76.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 276 280
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £533 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 18
Average hourly rate £32.75 £23.86 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.28% -33.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Use Case Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Use Case
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Use Case Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Use Case
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Use Case Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Use Case
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Hemel Hempstead - 3 - -
Watford +9 2 £313 -28.57% 1
St Albans - - - -
Use Case
East of England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 6 (46.15%) SAP
2 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
3 4 (30.77%) Retail
4 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
4 3 (23.08%) Change Management
4 3 (23.08%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (23.08%) SAP CO
4 3 (23.08%) Web Services
4 3 (23.08%) XML
4 3 (23.08%) SAP FI
4 3 (23.08%) ERP
4 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
4 3 (23.08%) ISEB
4 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (15.38%) Database Tuning
5 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (15.38%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (15.38%) FTP
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) ADO.NET
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
5 2 (15.38%) Windows

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (15.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) SAP FI
1 3 (23.08%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (23.08%) SAP CO
2 1 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) DTS
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
1 4 (30.77%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Analyst
2 10 (76.92%) Business Analyst
3 5 (38.46%) SAP Analyst
3 5 (38.46%) SAP Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Product Owner
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Product Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) UML Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Business Integration Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Web Services
1 3 (23.08%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) Razor View Engine
2 2 (15.38%) DHTML
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) ADO.NET
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 2 (15.38%) WinForms
2 2 (15.38%) Ajax
2 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
2 2 (15.38%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) SAP PI
3 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
2 3 (23.08%) Change Management
2 3 (23.08%) ERP
2 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
2 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
3 2 (15.38%) Database Tuning
3 2 (15.38%) MVC
3 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (15.38%) Quality Management
3 2 (15.38%) UML
3 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
4 1 (7.69%) ITSM
4 1 (7.69%) Logistics
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) IDEF
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C#
1 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
1 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
1 2 (15.38%) VBScript
1 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) BMC
3 1 (7.69%) Remedy
3 1 (7.69%) VeriFone