The table below looks at the statistics for Use Case skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 30 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Use Case 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.51% - 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% - 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£375 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -15.38%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
138 130 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 70.41% 75.14% 64.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 84 58
Average daily rate £350 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £26.50 £18.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.20% +21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £16.85 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.65 £21.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Use Case Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Use Case
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Use Case Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Use Case
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 1 (25.00%) QA
1 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Line Management
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VBScript
1 1 (25.00%) VB
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) Siebel
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (25.00%) SOA
1 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Process Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Siebel Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Siebel Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Line Management
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (25.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VBScript
1 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Siebel