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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 69 57 56
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Contract jobs citing Use Case 5 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.59% 0.59% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.79% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate
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£391 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 - £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 - £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £368 £388
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -5.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.78 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% +4.93%
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
615 507 478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 72.44% 75.33% 77.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 256 243
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £248 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 31 22
Average hourly rate £33.00 £21.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -35.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.70 £12.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 29 July 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 - 1 - -
Hoddesdon - 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Use Case
East of England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
1 3 (37.50%) XML
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Remedy
2 2 (25.00%) SAP PI
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (25.00%) BMC
2 2 (25.00%) ERP
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) ITSM
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) BPMN
3 1 (12.50%) Email Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) QA
3 1 (12.50%) CMS

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) GSM
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Publishing
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Multimedia
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Business Analyst
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Integration Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Integration Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Junior
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) SAP PI
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) CSS3
3 1 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (12.50%) Sass
3 1 (12.50%) LESS
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware
3 1 (12.50%) LAMP
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) NHS
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Social Media
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) ITSM
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) BPMN
3 1 (12.50%) UX Design
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) User Stories
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) SMACSS
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) SAP
1 2 (25.00%) BMC
1 2 (25.00%) Remedy
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe