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 28 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 82 74 73
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing Use Case 24 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.30% 0.99% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 1.29% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 1
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£375 £369 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% +9.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £13.67
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.64 £36.90
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +4.70%
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
1430 1004 883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 77.26% 76.70% 73.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 870 599 469
Average daily rate £388 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 28 45
Average hourly rate £33.64 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.26% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £38.00 £36.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
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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
Salford +6 3 £555 -
Stockport - 2 - -
Wigan - 1 £375 -
Use Case
North West

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 14 (48.28%) Finance
2 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (27.59%) User Experience
4 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (20.69%) Business Analysis
5 6 (20.69%) ISEB
5 6 (20.69%) UML
5 6 (20.69%) User Stories
6 5 (17.24%) Banking
6 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
7 4 (13.79%) Scrum
7 4 (13.79%) SDLC
7 4 (13.79%) UX Design
8 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
8 3 (10.34%) JIRA
8 3 (10.34%) Business Process Improvement
8 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
8 3 (10.34%) Change Control
8 3 (10.34%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Change Management
8 3 (10.34%) SAP PS
8 3 (10.34%) SAP
8 3 (10.34%) Windows
8 3 (10.34%) AIX
8 3 (10.34%) Linux
9 2 (6.90%) SVG
9 2 (6.90%) Project Management
9 2 (6.90%) HTML
9 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
9 2 (6.90%) CSS

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2 (6.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (3.45%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (3.45%) JBoss
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
2 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.45%) CMS
2 1 (3.45%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) SAP PS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) JIRA
2 1 (3.45%) Redmine
General
1 14 (48.28%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Banking
2 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Analyst
2 14 (48.28%) Business Analyst
3 8 (27.59%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (24.14%) Senior Business Analyst
5 5 (17.24%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (13.79%) Business Systems Analyst
6 4 (13.79%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 4 (13.79%) Product Manager
7 3 (10.34%) Test Analyst
7 3 (10.34%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
7 3 (10.34%) OAT Test Analyst
8 2 (6.90%) Lead Business Analyst
8 2 (6.90%) Designer
8 2 (6.90%) Agile Business Analyst
8 2 (6.90%) Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Architect
9 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
9 1 (3.45%) Consultant
9 1 (3.45%) Configuration Analyst
9 1 (3.45%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) SVG
1 2 (6.90%) CSS
1 2 (6.90%) HTML
1 2 (6.90%) HTML5
1 2 (6.90%) CSS3
1 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.45%) Apache Camel
2 1 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (3.45%) REST
2 1 (3.45%) J2EE
2 1 (3.45%) EJB
2 1 (3.45%) JSP
2 1 (3.45%) Servlets
2 1 (3.45%) SOAP
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
2 1 (3.45%) CORBA
2 1 (3.45%) WSDL
2 1 (3.45%) Middleware
2 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.45%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) User Experience
2 2 (6.90%) Human Factors
2 2 (6.90%) Social Network
3 1 (3.45%) Hedge funds
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
1 3 (10.34%) AIX
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (20.69%) Business Analysis
3 6 (20.69%) UML
3 6 (20.69%) User Stories
4 4 (13.79%) SDLC
4 4 (13.79%) UX Design
4 4 (13.79%) Scrum
5 3 (10.34%) Change Management
5 3 (10.34%) Business Process Improvement
5 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
5 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
5 3 (10.34%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 3 (10.34%) Change Control
6 2 (6.90%) Information Architecture
6 2 (6.90%) Web Development
6 2 (6.90%) Project Management
6 2 (6.90%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (3.45%) Requirements Management
7 1 (3.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Squid
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) SAP
2 1 (3.45%) IBM
2 1 (3.45%) Adobe