The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Manchester region.

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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 65 68 76
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Contract jobs citing Use Case 15 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.22% 0.57% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 0.79% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.48% -8.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £306 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £334 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
-6.77% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.78 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.92% +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
843 756 904
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 68.82% 72.07% 66.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 405 446
Average daily rate £340 £338 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 36 45
Average hourly rate £22.31 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £10.50 £12.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £38.25 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +3.33%
Use Case
North West

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
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 14 July 2014. 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 - 1 - -
Stockport - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Use Case
North West

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, 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 11 (45.83%) UML
2 9 (37.50%) Data Modelling
3 8 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (33.33%) ERD
4 7 (29.17%) Finance
4 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (25.00%) Billing
5 6 (25.00%) Project Management
5 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (25.00%) CRM
6 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (16.67%) Scrum
6 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Retail
7 3 (12.50%) Asset Management
7 3 (12.50%) User Stories
8 2 (8.33%) System Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Change Control
8 2 (8.33%) Business Process Mapping
8 2 (8.33%) Banking
8 2 (8.33%) Degree
8 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
8 2 (8.33%) EAM
8 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
8 2 (8.33%) HTML
8 2 (8.33%) CSS
8 2 (8.33%) XML
9 1 (4.17%) XSLT
9 1 (4.17%) ITIL
9 1 (4.17%) SOAP

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, 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 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Axure RP
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Billing
3 3 (12.50%) Retail
4 2 (8.33%) Banking
5 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (83.33%) Analyst
2 18 (75.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Coordinator
4 2 (8.33%) Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Business Manager
5 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) UI Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) XML
1 2 (8.33%) HTML
1 2 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (4.17%) SOAP
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) XSLT
2 1 (4.17%) XHTML
2 1 (4.17%) WSDL
2 1 (4.17%) Ajax
2 1 (4.17%) jQuery
2 1 (4.17%) CAML
2 1 (4.17%) HTML5
2 1 (4.17%) CSS3
2 1 (4.17%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) NHS
1 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.17%) Web 2.0
1 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) UML
2 9 (37.50%) Data Modelling
3 8 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (33.33%) ERD
4 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (25.00%) Project Management
5 6 (25.00%) CRM
6 4 (16.67%) Scrum
6 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Asset Management
7 3 (12.50%) User Stories
8 2 (8.33%) Change Control
8 2 (8.33%) System Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
8 2 (8.33%) EAM
8 2 (8.33%) Business Process Mapping
9 1 (4.17%) ITIL
9 1 (4.17%) BPR
9 1 (4.17%) Web Design
9 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C#
1 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
1 1 (4.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Basel III
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) NDS
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe
2 1 (4.17%) Nintex