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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 39 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Use Case 4 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.22% - 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% - 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £425 - £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £366
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +6.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.78
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.89%
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
260 295 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 79.27% 74.12% 66.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 143 81
Median daily rate £375 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £700 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 7
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £26.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 - £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 - £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Use Case within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool - 3 £450 -
Southport - 1 £400 -
Use Case
North West

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (45.45%) Workflow Analysis
2 5 (45.45%) Workflow
2 5 (45.45%) Business Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Product Management
4 3 (27.27%) Data Analytics
4 3 (27.27%) Analytics
4 3 (27.27%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) EDIFACT
4 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
4 3 (27.27%) Data Mining
4 3 (27.27%) B2B
4 3 (27.27%) HTTPS
4 3 (27.27%) XML
5 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) MS Project
5 2 (18.18%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) SDLC
6 1 (9.09%) Records Management
6 1 (9.09%) Case Management
6 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) QA
6 1 (9.09%) User Stories
6 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
6 1 (9.09%) Finance
6 1 (9.09%) Scrum

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 (18.18%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Business Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Integration Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Business Data Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Documentation Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Finance Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) ICT Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) ICT Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) EDIFACT
1 3 (27.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Business Analysis
1 5 (45.45%) Workflow
1 5 (45.45%) Workflow Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Analytics
2 3 (27.27%) B2B
2 3 (27.27%) Data Analytics
2 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
2 3 (27.27%) Product Management
2 3 (27.27%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Case Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Records Management
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft