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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 24 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Use Case 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.47% - 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% - 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £400 £389
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £32.65 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -2.53%
Use Case
England

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
159 119 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 77.94% 80.95% 74.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 50 49
Median daily rate £500 £470 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +25.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £295 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £566 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands 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 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 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Pega
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) DataPower
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) WSO2
2 1 (25.00%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (25.00%) Green Hat
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (25.00%) Solace
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (25.00%) Service Design
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) WSDL
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) DataPower
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (25.00%) EAI
2 1 (25.00%) Fit Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Service Design
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) CA Service Virtualization
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Pega
2 1 (25.00%) Green Hat
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Solace
2 1 (25.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (25.00%) webMethods
2 1 (25.00%) WSO2