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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 70 58 55
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Contract jobs citing Use Case 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.76% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.23% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate £450 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £31.35 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+16.42% -7.11%
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
780 433 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 84.60% 69.61% 74.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 263 193
Average daily rate £410 £399 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.80% +32.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 32
Average hourly rate £19.50 £28.50 £28.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £30.75 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -22 6 £438 - 4
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) User Stories
3 4 (36.36%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
3 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
4 3 (27.27%) Open Source
4 3 (27.27%) Test Management
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
4 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
4 3 (27.27%) SDLC
4 3 (27.27%) Defect Management
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum-ban
5 2 (18.18%) Office 365
5 2 (18.18%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Extreme Programming
5 2 (18.18%) Unified Process
5 2 (18.18%) Service Management
5 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) DSDM
5 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
5 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
5 2 (18.18%) LAN
5 2 (18.18%) WAN
5 2 (18.18%) IBM

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
1 2 (18.18%) TestDirector
General
1 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Test Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Development Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Development Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Development Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Web Development Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Web Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Web Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Service Design Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) User Stories
3 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
3 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
4 3 (27.27%) Defect Management
4 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
4 3 (27.27%) Open Source
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) SDLC
4 3 (27.27%) Test Management
4 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
5 2 (18.18%) Extreme Programming
5 2 (18.18%) Feature Driven Development
5 2 (18.18%) Kanban
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum-ban
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (18.18%) Unified Process
5 2 (18.18%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) HP
1 2 (18.18%) IBM
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) Sitecore