The first table below looks at the demand for Use Case skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leeds region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 74 51 65
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +14
Contract jobs citing Use Case 8 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.68% 1.70% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 2.25% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 2
Average daily rate £415 £308 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.95% -23.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £90.00 £33.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+172.72% +3.12%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
919 579 655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 78.35% 75.69% 71.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 611 310 371
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £434 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 17
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £12.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £24.10 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Use Case
West Yorkshire

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Use Case Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Use Case
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Use Case Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Use Case
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Use Case across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Use Case Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Business Analysis
3 5 (35.71%) UML
4 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Workflow
5 2 (14.29%) Itk
5 2 (14.29%) Content Management
5 2 (14.29%) Information Management
5 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) Analytics
5 2 (14.29%) Remedy
5 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 2 (14.29%) NHS
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
6 1 (7.14%) XML
6 1 (7.14%) VB
6 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
6 1 (7.14%) .NET
6 1 (7.14%) ISEB
6 1 (7.14%) JD Edwards
6 1 (7.14%) Agresso
6 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
6 1 (7.14%) C#
6 1 (7.14%) Java

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Lead Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Itk
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 5 (35.71%) UML
3 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Workflow
4 2 (14.29%) Content Management
4 2 (14.29%) Information Management
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) SOA
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Management
5 1 (7.14%) Master Data Management
5 1 (7.14%) User Stories
5 1 (7.14%) BPMN
5 1 (7.14%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VB
2 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Remedy
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) JD Edwards
2 1 (7.14%) TIBCO
2 1 (7.14%) Pega