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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 60 63 54
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing Use Case 4 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.63% 0.79% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 1.12% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.89% +0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £330 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £430 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.65 £98.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-66.85% +198.48%
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
460 535 503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 72.33% 70.39% 79.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 271 264
Average daily rate £400 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 26 19
Average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +85.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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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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
Watford +5 1 £325 -23.57%
St Albans - 1 £400 - 1
Use Case
East of England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (57.14%) SAP
2 5 (35.71%) XML
2 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 4 (28.57%) ERP
4 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
4 3 (21.43%) ISEB
4 3 (21.43%) BMC
4 3 (21.43%) SAP FI
4 3 (21.43%) Remedy
4 3 (21.43%) Web Services
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 3 (21.43%) ITSM
4 3 (21.43%) Change Management
4 3 (21.43%) Retail
4 3 (21.43%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (21.43%) SAP CO
4 3 (21.43%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
4 3 (21.43%) SAP PI
5 2 (14.29%) Database Tuning
5 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 2 (14.29%) jQuery

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) SAP FI
1 3 (21.43%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (21.43%) SAP CO
1 3 (21.43%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (14.29%) DTS
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 3 (21.43%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Business Analyst
1 12 (85.71%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) SAP Business Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) SAP Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Integration Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Business Integration Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) IT Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Product Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Product Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) UML Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Product Owner
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) XML
2 3 (21.43%) Web Services
2 3 (21.43%) SAP PI
3 2 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (14.29%) jQuery
3 2 (14.29%) Ajax
3 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 2 (14.29%) WinForms
3 2 (14.29%) ADO.NET
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 2 (14.29%) DHTML
3 2 (14.29%) HTML
3 2 (14.29%) .NET
3 2 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
1 4 (28.57%) ERP
2 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) ITSM
2 3 (21.43%) Change Management
2 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
3 2 (14.29%) Database Tuning
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) MVC
3 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) Quality Management
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C#
1 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
1 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
1 2 (14.29%) VBScript
1 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) SAP
2 3 (21.43%) BMC
2 3 (21.43%) Remedy
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft