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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Use Cases
England / North West
Rank 111 97 127
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +30
Contract jobs citing Use Case 20 61 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.77% 1.61% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 1.99% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 46 7
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £298 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £535 £563
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2135 3073 2410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.08% 80.95% 76.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1375 1875 1444
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £565 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 110 99
Median hourly rate £37.25 £38.00 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.97% +35.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £54.00 £45.00
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 West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 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 23 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Use Case within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 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
Manchester -8 10 £390 +5.40% 8
Lancashire +1 8 £375 -29.90% 1
Merseyside -3 1 £375 -30.55%
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 West region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 41 (61.19%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (52.24%) Business Analysis
3 26 (38.81%) UML
4 24 (35.82%) Project Management
5 22 (32.84%) OO
5 22 (32.84%) Open Source
6 21 (31.34%) OOA/OOD
7 20 (29.85%) Service Design
8 18 (26.87%) Agile Project Management
9 16 (23.88%) Waterfall
10 13 (19.40%) Finance
11 12 (17.91%) Security Cleared
11 12 (17.91%) User Stories
12 11 (16.42%) Oracle
13 10 (14.93%) Windows
14 9 (13.43%) Unix
14 9 (13.43%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (11.94%) SMTP
15 8 (11.94%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (11.94%) Linux
15 8 (11.94%) Scrum
15 8 (11.94%) MS PowerPoint
15 8 (11.94%) User Acceptance Testing
16 7 (10.45%) Data Analysis
16 7 (10.45%) Java
16 7 (10.45%) SC Cleared
16 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
17 6 (8.96%) Web Services
17 6 (8.96%) Apache
17 6 (8.96%) Python

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (8.96%) Apache
2 1 (1.49%) CMS
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (11.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.46%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.94%) SMTP
2 5 (7.46%) FTP
3 3 (4.48%) Firewall
3 3 (4.48%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.49%) Broadband
4 1 (1.49%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.43%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.99%) Big Data
2 2 (2.99%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.49%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 6 (8.96%) JIRA
General
1 13 (19.40%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Retail
3 2 (2.99%) Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Games
4 1 (1.49%) Legal
4 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.49%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 47 (70.15%) Analyst
2 45 (67.16%) Business Analyst
3 11 (16.42%) Senior Analyst
3 11 (16.42%) Senior Business Analyst
4 9 (13.43%) Architect
5 6 (8.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 6 (8.96%) Developer
5 6 (8.96%) MicroStrategy Developer
6 5 (7.46%) Digital Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Digital Business Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) Agile Business Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) Business Systems Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) Consultant
7 4 (5.97%) Integration Architect
7 4 (5.97%) Messaging Architect
7 4 (5.97%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Business IT Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) IT Business Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (4.48%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.96%) Web Services
2 5 (7.46%) Middleware
2 5 (7.46%) SOAP
2 5 (7.46%) XML
3 3 (4.48%) EDIFACT
4 2 (2.99%) CSS
4 2 (2.99%) HTML
5 1 (1.49%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.49%) Django
5 1 (1.49%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.97%) Data Structures
3 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.48%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.99%) NHS
5 1 (1.49%) Ergonomics
5 1 (1.49%) FMCG
5 1 (1.49%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.93%) Windows
2 9 (13.43%) Unix
3 8 (11.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (61.19%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (52.24%) Business Analysis
3 26 (38.81%) UML
4 24 (35.82%) Project Management
5 22 (32.84%) OO
5 22 (32.84%) Open Source
6 21 (31.34%) OOA/OOD
7 20 (29.85%) Service Design
8 18 (26.87%) Agile Project Management
9 16 (23.88%) Waterfall
10 12 (17.91%) User Stories
11 8 (11.94%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (11.94%) Scrum
11 8 (11.94%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (10.45%) Data Analysis
13 6 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (7.46%) B2B
14 5 (7.46%) SDLC
14 5 (7.46%) SOA
15 4 (5.97%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.45%) Java
2 6 (8.96%) Python
3 5 (7.46%) Bash Shell
4 3 (4.48%) SQL
5 1 (1.49%) Ruby
5 1 (1.49%) VB
5 1 (1.49%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (17.91%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.45%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.48%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (4.48%) CISSP
4 1 (1.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (7.46%) Puppet
2 3 (4.48%) Nessus
Vendors
1 11 (16.42%) Oracle
2 6 (8.96%) MicroStrategy
3 5 (7.46%) SaltStack
4 3 (4.48%) ArcSight
5 2 (2.99%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.49%) SAP
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