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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 37 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Use Case 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.31% - 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% - 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-10.76% -3.70%
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
258 211 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 79.63% 71.04% 58.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 97 58
Average daily rate £425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £220 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £675 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.42% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.50 £16.50 £18.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 7 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (42.86%) Hadoop
3 5 (35.71%) Business Analysis
3 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) PhD
3 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (28.57%) Workflow
4 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (28.57%) Workflow Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) Product Management
5 3 (21.43%) Business Process Mapping
5 3 (21.43%) Project Management
6 2 (14.29%) Big Data
7 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
7 1 (7.14%) Analytics
7 1 (7.14%) Tableau
7 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
7 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (7.14%) User Experience
7 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
7 1 (7.14%) Information Security

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Hadoop
2 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (14.29%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
1 7 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Hadoop Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Hadoop Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Big Data Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Big Data Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Business IT Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Data Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Hadoop Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) IT Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) UX Designer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Business Analysis
2 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
3 4 (28.57%) Workflow
3 4 (28.57%) Workflow Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Business Process Mapping
4 3 (21.43%) Product Management
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) PhD
2 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Tableau