The table below looks at the statistics for Use Case skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 82 89 80
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Contract jobs citing Use Case 24 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.32% 0.14% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 0.18% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 1 1
Average daily rate £350 £375 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +21.95%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.67
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £31.35 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+16.42% -7.11%
Use Case
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1483 1106 901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.84% 77.45% 75.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 873 669 479
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 31 34
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £17.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% +2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £11.50 £10.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.00 £48.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Use Case Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Use Case
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Use Case Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Use Case
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Use Case across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Use Case Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Use Case
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Use Case across the Manchester region.

Use Case Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Use Case
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Use Case within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oldham - 3 £298 -
Use Case
North West

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 18 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 17 (31.48%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (29.63%) Finance
4 14 (25.93%) UML
4 14 (25.93%) User Stories
5 11 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (20.37%) MS Excel
6 10 (18.52%) Project Management
6 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (16.67%) Management Information System
7 9 (16.67%) MS Visio
8 7 (12.96%) PRINCE2
8 7 (12.96%) Migration
8 7 (12.96%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 7 (12.96%) MS PowerPoint
8 7 (12.96%) Translating Business Requirements
9 6 (11.11%) Automated Testing
9 6 (11.11%) Unit Testing
9 6 (11.11%) XML
9 6 (11.11%) C#
10 5 (9.26%) C++
10 5 (9.26%) .NET
10 5 (9.26%) ITIL
10 5 (9.26%) OOP
10 5 (9.26%) OO
10 5 (9.26%) SOAP
10 5 (9.26%) ISEB
10 5 (9.26%) Telecoms
10 5 (9.26%) Workflow
10 5 (9.26%) WCF

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (5.56%) Apache
1 3 (5.56%) IIS
2 2 (3.70%) CMS
3 1 (1.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.85%) Node.js
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 11 (20.37%) MS Excel
2 9 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 7 (12.96%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) DHCP
1 3 (5.56%) DNS
1 3 (5.56%) Network Security
1 3 (5.56%) Reverse Proxy
1 3 (5.56%) SMTP
1 3 (5.56%) SSL
1 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) Big Data
1 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (3.70%) Hadoop
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
1 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
1 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) JIRA
1 1 (1.85%) Redmine
General
1 16 (29.63%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Retail
2 5 (9.26%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.41%) Games
4 3 (5.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.85%) Back Office
5 1 (1.85%) Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Local Government
5 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (74.07%) Analyst
2 34 (62.96%) Business Analyst
3 10 (18.52%) Systems Analyst
4 9 (16.67%) Business Systems Analyst
5 6 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Senior Systems Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Technical Business Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Real Time Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) SIEM Specialist
9 2 (3.70%) CRM Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Data Architect
9 2 (3.70%) Digital Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Digital Business Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Payments Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.11%) XML
2 5 (9.26%) .NET
2 5 (9.26%) .NET Framework
2 5 (9.26%) JSON
2 5 (9.26%) SOAP
2 5 (9.26%) WCF
3 2 (3.70%) Java EE
3 2 (3.70%) Java EE 5
3 2 (3.70%) Middleware
4 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.85%) CSS
4 1 (1.85%) HTML
4 1 (1.85%) React
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.56%) Life Science
4 2 (3.70%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.70%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.70%) VSAM
5 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.85%) NHS
5 1 (1.85%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Linux
1 4 (7.41%) Windows
2 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 17 (31.48%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (25.93%) UML
3 14 (25.93%) User Stories
4 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (18.52%) Project Management
5 7 (12.96%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 7 (12.96%) Migration
5 7 (12.96%) PRINCE2
5 7 (12.96%) Translating Business Requirements
6 6 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 6 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 5 (9.26%) Demand Management
7 5 (9.26%) ITIL
7 5 (9.26%) OO
7 5 (9.26%) OOP
7 5 (9.26%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (9.26%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (9.26%) Workflow
7 5 (9.26%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.11%) C#
2 5 (9.26%) C++
3 4 (7.41%) SQL
4 3 (5.56%) Java
5 1 (1.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) ISEB
2 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (5.56%) AlienVault
1 3 (5.56%) Oracle
1 3 (5.56%) Splunk
2 2 (3.70%) CA
2 2 (3.70%) IBM
2 2 (3.70%) Teradata
3 1 (1.85%) Fiserv
3 1 (1.85%) SAP