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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 46 47 62
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +15
Contract jobs citing Use Case 8 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.38% 1.90% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 2.55% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 3
Average daily rate £365 £383 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.57% -12.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -5.18%
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
414 471 495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 71.26% 74.53% 73.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 249 254
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 23 31
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
St Albans - 3 £365 -
Hemel Hempstead +4 2 £375 -
Use Case
East of England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 8 (44.44%) BPMN
2 7 (38.89%) Data Modelling
3 6 (33.33%) Web Services
3 6 (33.33%) XML
3 6 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 6 (33.33%) MS Visio
4 5 (27.78%) Advertising
4 5 (27.78%) CMS
4 5 (27.78%) Content Management
4 5 (27.78%) ISEB
4 5 (27.78%) Internet
4 5 (27.78%) UML
4 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (22.22%) SMACSS
5 4 (22.22%) Mobile App
5 4 (22.22%) Mobile Application Development
5 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
5 4 (22.22%) User Experience
5 4 (22.22%) HTML5
5 4 (22.22%) Social Media
5 4 (22.22%) CSS3
5 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (22.22%) Digital Media
5 4 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (22.22%) Sass
5 4 (22.22%) LESS
5 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
5 4 (22.22%) UX Design
5 4 (22.22%) Computer Science

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (27.78%) CMS
2 1 (5.56%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 4 (22.22%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (22.22%) Photoshop
3 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Maximo
1 2 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (27.78%) Advertising
2 4 (22.22%) Marketing
2 4 (22.22%) Multimedia
2 4 (22.22%) Publishing
2 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.11%) Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Analyst
2 11 (61.11%) Business Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Junior
3 4 (22.22%) Junior Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Junior Web Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Web Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Data Business Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Integration Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) ITSM Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Remedy Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Business Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) CMS Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Data Architect
6 1 (5.56%) IT Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Project Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Web Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) Web Services
1 6 (33.33%) XML
2 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 4 (22.22%) CSS
2 4 (22.22%) CSS3
2 4 (22.22%) HTML
2 4 (22.22%) HTML5
2 4 (22.22%) jQuery
2 4 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (22.22%) LESS
2 4 (22.22%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 4 (22.22%) Digital Media
2 4 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 4 (22.22%) Social Media
2 4 (22.22%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) BPMN
2 7 (38.89%) Data Modelling
3 6 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 5 (27.78%) Content Management
4 5 (27.78%) UML
5 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (22.22%) Email Marketing
5 4 (22.22%) Mobile Application Development
5 4 (22.22%) OO
5 4 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (22.22%) Service Management
5 4 (22.22%) SMACSS
5 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 4 (22.22%) UX Design
5 4 (22.22%) Web Design
5 4 (22.22%) Web Development
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.11%) ITSM
6 2 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) C#
1 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) ISEB
2 4 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Adobe
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) BMC
2 2 (11.11%) Remedy
3 1 (5.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (5.56%) BT
3 1 (5.56%) Ericsson
3 1 (5.56%) Huawei
3 1 (5.56%) Nokia
3 1 (5.56%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (5.56%) Siemens