The table below looks at the statistics for Use Case skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 18 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing Use Case 8 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.42% 1.38% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.11% 2.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£288 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.23% -
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 £38.64 £36.90 £32.15
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +14.77%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
131 134 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 72.38% 61.75% 63.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 51 59
Average daily rate £360 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £305 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £595 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Average hourly rate £37.00 £175.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-78.85% +288.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Use Case across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Use Case Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Use Case
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Use Case Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Use Case
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Use Case across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Use Case Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

Use Case
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Use Case across the Midlands region.

Use Case Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 8 (80.00%) CRM
1 8 (80.00%) Business Analysis
2 7 (70.00%) Degree
3 6 (60.00%) JIRA
3 6 (60.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (60.00%) Retail
3 6 (60.00%) Customer Engagement
3 6 (60.00%) hybris
3 6 (60.00%) iPad
3 6 (60.00%) B2C
3 6 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (60.00%) Scrum
3 6 (60.00%) Business Process Mapping
4 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (20.00%) Workflow
4 2 (20.00%) ISEB
4 2 (20.00%) IIBA
4 2 (20.00%) CBAP
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Product Management
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) Finance

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) JIRA
General
1 6 (60.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Business Analyst
1 9 (90.00%) Analyst
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) CRM Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (10.00%) CRM Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) CRM
1 8 (80.00%) Business Analysis
2 6 (60.00%) Customer Engagement
2 6 (60.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 6 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (60.00%) B2C
2 6 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (60.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Workflow
3 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Product Management
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) ISEB
2 2 (20.00%) IIBA
2 2 (20.00%) CBAP
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) hybris