The table below looks at the statistics for Use Case skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 114 116 117
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Use Case 22 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.70% 0.45% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.64% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 10
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£350 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £262 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £495 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.67 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.64 £36.90 £32.15
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +14.77%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2236 2039 2143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 71.32% 70.43% 64.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1229 1033 1140
Average daily rate £375 £330 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 97 109
Average hourly rate £26.50 £19.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.47% -28.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £45.00 £49.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Use Case Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Use Case
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Use Case Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Use Case
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Use Case across the North West region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Use Case Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Use Case
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Use Case Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Use Case
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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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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
Manchester -4 12 £350 +3.70% 4
Merseyside - 4 £426 - 1
Lancashire -12 2 £270 -9.24%
Cheshire +1 1 £310 +30.52%
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.00%) Finance
2 11 (22.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (22.00%) UML
2 11 (22.00%) Data Modelling
3 10 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 9 (18.00%) CRM
4 9 (18.00%) Project Management
5 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
5 8 (16.00%) ERD
6 7 (14.00%) Billing
6 7 (14.00%) Scrum
7 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (12.00%) Systems Analysis
7 6 (12.00%) Retail
7 6 (12.00%) User Stories
8 5 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (10.00%) SharePoint
8 5 (10.00%) HTML
8 5 (10.00%) SQL
8 5 (10.00%) CSS
8 5 (10.00%) XML
9 4 (8.00%) .NET
9 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
9 4 (8.00%) SOA
9 4 (8.00%) RUP
9 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce
9 4 (8.00%) PRINCE
9 4 (8.00%) Requirements Management
10 3 (6.00%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 5 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) Intranet
2 1 (2.00%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.00%) Axure RP
General
1 11 (22.00%) Finance
2 7 (14.00%) Billing
3 6 (12.00%) Retail
4 2 (4.00%) Marketing
4 2 (4.00%) Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (86.00%) Analyst
2 35 (70.00%) Business Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) Developer
4 4 (8.00%) Business Systems Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Coordinator
5 3 (6.00%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Process Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Lead Business Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Designer
6 2 (4.00%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Siebel Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Technical Designer
7 1 (2.00%) Financial Business Analyst
7 1 (2.00%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (2.00%) Business Manager
7 1 (2.00%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Siebel Analyst
7 1 (2.00%) Systems Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) XML
1 5 (10.00%) HTML
1 5 (10.00%) CSS
2 4 (8.00%) .NET
3 2 (4.00%) Web Services
4 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.00%) SOAP
4 1 (2.00%) XSLT
4 1 (2.00%) XHTML
4 1 (2.00%) WSDL
4 1 (2.00%) Ajax
4 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.00%) jQuery
4 1 (2.00%) CAML
4 1 (2.00%) HTML5
4 1 (2.00%) CSS3
4 1 (2.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.00%) Web 2.0
2 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.00%) Open Source
2 1 (2.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (22.00%) UML
2 11 (22.00%) Data Modelling
3 10 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 9 (18.00%) CRM
4 9 (18.00%) Project Management
5 8 (16.00%) ERD
6 7 (14.00%) Scrum
7 6 (12.00%) Systems Analysis
7 6 (12.00%) User Stories
8 5 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (8.00%) Requirements Management
9 4 (8.00%) PRINCE
9 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce
9 4 (8.00%) SOA
9 4 (8.00%) RUP
10 3 (6.00%) Change Management
10 3 (6.00%) Test Scripting
10 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) SQL
2 3 (6.00%) C#
3 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.00%) VBScript
3 1 (2.00%) VB
3 1 (2.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Degree
1 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) ISEB
2 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) Basel III
2 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) NDS
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.00%) Siebel
2 3 (6.00%) HP
3 2 (4.00%) Stellent
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle
4 1 (2.00%) Adobe
4 1 (2.00%) Curam
4 1 (2.00%) Nintex
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