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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 69 73 80
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Contract jobs citing Use Case 14 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.06% 0.67% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 0.92% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 6
Average daily rate
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£369 £338 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.25% -2.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £338 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £338 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £13.67 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £36.90 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.04% +13.53%
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
978 869 948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 73.87% 72.30% 66.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 464 471
Average daily rate £340 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 43 51
Average hourly rate £14.25 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 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 5 - -
Stockport - - - -
Bolton - - - - 1
Cheadle - - - -
Use Case
North West

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (35.71%) Data Modelling
2 10 (35.71%) UML
3 9 (32.14%) Project Management
3 9 (32.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (32.14%) ERD
4 8 (28.57%) Scrum
5 7 (25.00%) User Stories
6 6 (21.43%) Finance
6 6 (21.43%) Billing
6 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
6 6 (21.43%) CRM
6 6 (21.43%) HTML
6 6 (21.43%) CSS
6 6 (21.43%) XML
7 5 (17.86%) RUP
7 5 (17.86%) PRINCE
7 5 (17.86%) Requirements Management
8 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 3 (10.71%) Retail
9 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (7.14%) Degree
10 2 (7.14%) Change Management
10 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
10 2 (7.14%) Banking
10 2 (7.14%) System Testing
10 2 (7.14%) Change Control
10 2 (7.14%) Market Research
10 2 (7.14%) Product Management

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Axure RP
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
1 6 (21.43%) Billing
2 3 (10.71%) Retail
3 2 (7.14%) Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (89.29%) Analyst
2 23 (82.14%) Business Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Coordinator
3 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Service Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Business Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) UI Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) XML
1 6 (21.43%) HTML
1 6 (21.43%) CSS
2 1 (3.57%) SOAP
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) XSLT
2 1 (3.57%) XHTML
2 1 (3.57%) WSDL
2 1 (3.57%) Ajax
2 1 (3.57%) jQuery
2 1 (3.57%) HTML5
2 1 (3.57%) CSS3
2 1 (3.57%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) NHS
1 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.57%) Web 2.0
1 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.57%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (35.71%) UML
2 10 (35.71%) Data Modelling
3 9 (32.14%) Project Management
3 9 (32.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (32.14%) ERD
4 8 (28.57%) Scrum
5 7 (25.00%) User Stories
6 6 (21.43%) CRM
7 5 (17.86%) RUP
7 5 (17.86%) PRINCE
7 5 (17.86%) Requirements Management
8 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis
9 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (7.14%) Market Research
10 2 (7.14%) Product Management
10 2 (7.14%) Change Management
10 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
10 2 (7.14%) System Testing
10 2 (7.14%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) C#
1 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
1 1 (3.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Basel III
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) NDS
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Adobe