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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 25 25 19
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing Use Case 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 3.16% 1.20% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.51% 1.39% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate £438 £396 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.41% -6.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-10.76% -3.70%
Use Case
Bedfordshire

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
171 144 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 90.00% 86.75% 76.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 117 60
Average daily rate £438 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 2 6
Average hourly rate £50.68 £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.24% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 2016, 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 9 (64.29%) E-Commerce
1 9 (64.29%) Data Modelling
1 9 (64.29%) Scrum
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (64.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (57.14%) Waterfall
2 8 (57.14%) User Stories
3 7 (50.00%) Retail
3 7 (50.00%) Change Management
4 6 (42.86%) JIRA
4 6 (42.86%) Data Transformation
4 6 (42.86%) Business Analysis
4 6 (42.86%) Project Planning
4 6 (42.86%) Confluence
4 6 (42.86%) Microservices
4 6 (42.86%) Software Delivery
5 5 (35.71%) Data Analysis
6 3 (21.43%) MVC
6 3 (21.43%) SOA
6 3 (21.43%) N-Tier
6 3 (21.43%) .NET
6 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
6 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (21.43%) Load Testing
6 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (21.43%) User Experience
6 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (14.29%) Migration

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (42.86%) Confluence
2 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) CMS
3 1 (7.14%) IBM Notes
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) JIRA
General
1 7 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Analyst
2 9 (64.29%) Business Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Architect
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Architect
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Technical Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Business Data Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business Integration Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Data Integration Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
1 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
1 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (21.43%) N-Tier
1 3 (21.43%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (64.29%) Data Modelling
1 9 (64.29%) E-Commerce
1 9 (64.29%) Scrum
1 9 (64.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (57.14%) User Stories
2 8 (57.14%) Waterfall
3 7 (50.00%) Change Management
4 6 (42.86%) Business Analysis
4 6 (42.86%) Data Transformation
4 6 (42.86%) Microservices
4 6 (42.86%) Project Planning
4 6 (42.86%) Software Delivery
5 5 (35.71%) Data Analysis
6 3 (21.43%) Load Testing
6 3 (21.43%) MVC
6 3 (21.43%) SOA
7 2 (14.29%) Migration
8 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) hybris
2 1 (7.14%) Lotus