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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 34 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Use Case 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.73% - 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% - 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£375 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.30 £33.43
% change year-on-year
- -18.33%
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
199 160 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 72.63% 71.11% 66.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 91 68
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £496 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 6
Average hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.77% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.18 £22.88 £22.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Use Case across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Liverpool - 2 £375 -
Use Case
North West

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Siebel
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VBScript
2 1 (16.67%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) .NET

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Process Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Siebel Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Siebel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VBScript
1 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Siebel