The table below looks at the statistics for Use Case skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 59 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Use Case 4 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.55% 0.94% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 1.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.65 £98.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-66.85% +198.48%
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 North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
532 482 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 72.58% 75.55% 68.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 309 79
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £202 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 8 13
Average hourly rate £13.71 £17.00 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% -10.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Use Case Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Use Case
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Use Case Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Use Case
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Use Case Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Use Case
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Use Case within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +4 3 - -
Durham - 1 - -
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 3 (50.00%) CRM
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) CppUnit
2 2 (33.33%) Memory Management
2 2 (33.33%) GoogleTest
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) NUnit
2 2 (33.33%) Subversion
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (33.33%) Derivative
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 2 (33.33%) ClearCase
2 2 (33.33%) OOD
2 2 (33.33%) Rational Rose
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Ant
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) UML
2 2 (33.33%) OO

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Ant
1 2 (33.33%) ClearCase
1 2 (33.33%) Rational Rose
1 2 (33.33%) NUnit
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
1 2 (33.33%) CppUnit
1 2 (33.33%) GoogleTest
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C++ Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Derivative
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) CRM
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 2 (33.33%) OOD
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) UML
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) RUP
2 2 (33.33%) Unified Process
2 2 (33.33%) Memory Management
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) System Testing
3 1 (16.67%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
1 2 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft