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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Use Cases
England / North East
Rank 80 71 59
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -12
Contract jobs citing Use Case 11 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.16% 0.79% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 0.95% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 2
Median daily rate £363 £438 £307
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +42.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £400 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £508 £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £29.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+89.65% -10.76%

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
824 733 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 86.55% 82.64% 72.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 470 288
Median daily rate £375 £410 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £264 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 27 14
Median hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £25.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -16.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £10.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £47.50 £30.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Use Case within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -18 6 £350 -17.64% 1
Durham - 3 £375 -
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 North East region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 15 (68.18%) Business Analysis
2 13 (59.09%) Project Management
3 12 (54.55%) UML
3 12 (54.55%) OOA/OOD
3 12 (54.55%) OO
3 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (50.00%) Open Source
5 10 (45.45%) Service Design
6 7 (31.82%) User Stories
6 7 (31.82%) Test Scripting
6 7 (31.82%) Oracle
7 6 (27.27%) Waterfall
7 6 (27.27%) Agile Project Management
8 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (22.73%) VB6
8 5 (22.73%) VB
8 5 (22.73%) Windows
9 4 (18.18%) Finance
9 4 (18.18%) JIRA
10 3 (13.64%) Asset Management
10 3 (13.64%) Product Management
10 3 (13.64%) Workflow
10 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (13.64%) Workflow Analysis
11 2 (9.09%) Business Process Mapping
11 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
11 2 (9.09%) Defect Management
11 2 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (9.09%) Functional Testing

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) JIRA
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) Analyst
1 20 (90.91%) Business Analyst
2 2 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
2 2 (9.09%) Asset Management Business Analyst
2 2 (9.09%) Asset Management Consultant
2 2 (9.09%) Business Systems Analyst
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco Analyst
2 2 (9.09%) Consultant
2 2 (9.09%) Credit Analyst
2 2 (9.09%) Data Business Analyst
2 2 (9.09%) Lead Test Analyst
2 2 (9.09%) Management Consultant
2 2 (9.09%) Public Sector Business Analyst
2 2 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (9.09%) Technical Business Analyst
2 2 (9.09%) Telephony Analyst
2 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
2 2 (9.09%) Test Leader
2 2 (9.09%) Transformation Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Business Analysis
2 13 (59.09%) Project Management
3 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (54.55%) OO
3 12 (54.55%) OOA/OOD
3 12 (54.55%) UML
4 11 (50.00%) Open Source
5 10 (45.45%) Service Design
6 7 (31.82%) Test Scripting
6 7 (31.82%) User Stories
7 6 (27.27%) Agile Project Management
7 6 (27.27%) Waterfall
8 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (13.64%) Asset Management
9 3 (13.64%) Product Management
9 3 (13.64%) Workflow
9 3 (13.64%) Workflow Analysis
10 2 (9.09%) CRM
10 2 (9.09%) Migration
10 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) VB
1 5 (22.73%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
1 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco IPCC
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco
2 2 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) SAP