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 24 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank - - 28
Contract jobs citing Use Case 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - - 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
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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
99 129 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 66.89% 72.88% 54.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 48 59
Average daily rate £400 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £545 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Average hourly rate £43.50 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.28% +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
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 24 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Retail
2 6 (85.71%) User Experience
2 6 (85.71%) Customer Engagement
2 6 (85.71%) hybris
2 6 (85.71%) iPad
2 6 (85.71%) Business Process Mapping
2 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 6 (85.71%) JIRA
2 6 (85.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 6 (85.71%) CRM
2 6 (85.71%) E-Commerce
2 6 (85.71%) B2C
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) JIRA
General
1 6 (85.71%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Business Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Contracts Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) iPad
1 6 (85.71%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Business Analysis
2 6 (85.71%) Customer Engagement
2 6 (85.71%) Business Process Mapping
2 6 (85.71%) CRM
2 6 (85.71%) E-Commerce
2 6 (85.71%) B2C
2 6 (85.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) hybris