The table below looks at the statistics for Use Case skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank - 29 36
Contract jobs citing Use Case 0 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 3.34% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.97% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £36.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+52.77% +10.76%
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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
226 302 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 75.59% 84.12% 77.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 158 117
Median daily rate £375 £400 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £255 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 8
Median hourly rate £22.85 £30.19 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% +101.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.04 £50.50 £19.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing Use Case as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Use Case Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Use Case
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Use Case Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Use Case
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Use Case also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 5 (55.56%) SOAP
1 5 (55.56%) Web Services
1 5 (55.56%) SOA
1 5 (55.56%) SMTP
1 5 (55.56%) FTP
1 5 (55.56%) B2B
1 5 (55.56%) Middleware
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) EDIFACT
3 3 (33.33%) HTTPS
3 3 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) MS Project
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) QA
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Presales
4 2 (22.22%) User Stories
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) FTP
1 5 (55.56%) SMTP
2 3 (33.33%) HTTPS
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Integration Architect
3 3 (33.33%) Messaging Architect
3 3 (33.33%) Web Architect
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Documentation Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Finance Business Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Middleware
1 5 (55.56%) SOAP
1 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) EDIFACT
2 3 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) B2B
1 5 (55.56%) SOA
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) Presales
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) User Stories
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft