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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 96 76 69
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -7
Contract jobs citing Use Case 3 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.18% 0.72% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.99% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.67 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.65 £98.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-66.85% +198.48%
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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 Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1226 1012 684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.35% 72.65% 70.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 530 334
Average daily rate £375 £365 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +11.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 38 47
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.03 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -16.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.52 £12.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.29 £74.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (66.67%) User Stories
2 3 (50.00%) UML
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
4 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) SWOT Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) User Experience
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) RUP
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
4 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Product Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) User Stories
2 3 (50.00%) UML
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
4 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) SWOT Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) RUP
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
4 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared