The table below looks at the statistics for Use Case skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 26 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs citing Use Case 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.23% 0.90% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 1.23% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
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£396 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.76% +21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
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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 Luton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
143 81 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 87.73% 72.97% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 58 41
Average daily rate £450 £413 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +21.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Use Case Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Use Case
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Use Case Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 4 (66.67%) Change Management
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) Retail
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (33.33%) UML
4 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) NUnit
5 1 (16.67%) QA
5 1 (16.67%) WCF
5 1 (16.67%) WPF
5 1 (16.67%) WF
5 1 (16.67%) Silverlight
5 1 (16.67%) LINQ
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (16.67%) User Experience
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (16.67%) RESTful
5 1 (16.67%) MSTest
5 1 (16.67%) MVVM
5 1 (16.67%) C#

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) NUnit
2 1 (16.67%) MSTest
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Business Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Digital Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) WCF
2 1 (16.67%) WPF
2 1 (16.67%) WF
2 1 (16.67%) Silverlight
2 1 (16.67%) LINQ
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) RESTful
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 4 (66.67%) Change Management
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (33.33%) UML
4 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) MVVM
5 1 (16.67%) Content Management
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) RUP
5 1 (16.67%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) C++
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA