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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 34 14 20
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +6
Contract jobs citing Use Case 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.07% 5.33% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 6.56% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.61% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £36.72
% change year-on-year
+16.07% -23.73%
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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
165 61 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 88.24% 81.33% 75.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 41 74
Average daily rate £438 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Average hourly rate £45.43 £19.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.10% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.40 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.96% +1.37%

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 25 November 2014, 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 6 (66.67%) Change Management
1 6 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (44.44%) Retail
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Performance Management
4 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) JIRA
5 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) QA
6 1 (11.11%) WCF
6 1 (11.11%) WPF
6 1 (11.11%) WF
6 1 (11.11%) Silverlight
6 1 (11.11%) LINQ
6 1 (11.11%) jQuery
6 1 (11.11%) NUnit
6 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
6 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
6 1 (11.11%) User Experience
6 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (11.11%) RESTful
6 1 (11.11%) Data Entry

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) NUnit
2 1 (11.11%) MSTest
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Business Analyst
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Digital Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
2 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) WCF
2 1 (11.11%) WPF
2 1 (11.11%) WF
2 1 (11.11%) Silverlight
2 1 (11.11%) LINQ
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) RESTful
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
1 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Change Management
1 6 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Data Entry
5 1 (11.11%) MVVM
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Content Management
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft