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 29 May 2016 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 105 143 109
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -34
Contract jobs citing Use Case 50 13 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.28% 0.34% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 0.44% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 7 9
Median daily rate £418 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £331 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £445 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £53.00 - £13.67
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -16.66%
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
3189 2937 2329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.77% 77.55% 74.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1991 1690 1233
Median daily rate £422 £393 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.51% +1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 143 114
Median hourly rate £36.26 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.60% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £14.40 £13.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.32 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

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 29 May 2016.

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 29 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Lancashire +23 19 £450 -
Manchester 0 13 £424 +13.00% 7
Cheshire +1 9 £363 -10.49% 1
Merseyside +4 7 £375 -
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 40 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 40 (44.44%) Business Analysis
2 38 (42.22%) UML
3 29 (32.22%) OO
4 23 (25.56%) Project Management
4 23 (25.56%) Finance
4 23 (25.56%) Waterfall
5 20 (22.22%) Open Source
6 18 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
7 17 (18.89%) OOA/OOD
8 16 (17.78%) Translating Business Requirements
9 15 (16.67%) Service Design
9 15 (16.67%) C#
9 15 (16.67%) Windows
9 15 (16.67%) Linux
10 14 (15.56%) Java
10 14 (15.56%) .NET
10 14 (15.56%) .NET Framework
10 14 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (14.44%) SDLC
11 13 (14.44%) Unit Testing
11 13 (14.44%) Automated Testing
11 13 (14.44%) XML
11 13 (14.44%) Apache
12 12 (13.33%) Python
12 12 (13.33%) OOP
12 12 (13.33%) C++
12 12 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
12 12 (13.33%) Bash Shell
12 12 (13.33%) Puppet

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 13 (14.44%) Apache
2 3 (3.33%) IIS
3 2 (2.22%) CMS
4 1 (1.11%) Magnolia
4 1 (1.11%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.22%) IaaS
2 7 (7.78%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.22%) SaaS
3 2 (2.22%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.44%) Network Security
2 3 (3.33%) DHCP
2 3 (3.33%) DNS
2 3 (3.33%) HTTPS
2 3 (3.33%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (3.33%) SMTP
2 3 (3.33%) SSL
2 3 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.11%) Broadband
3 1 (1.11%) Internet
3 1 (1.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.56%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (12.22%) JIRA
2 2 (2.22%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 23 (25.56%) Finance
2 8 (8.89%) Games
3 6 (6.67%) Retail
4 5 (5.56%) Advertising
5 4 (4.44%) Banking
6 1 (1.11%) Back Office
6 1 (1.11%) Legal
6 1 (1.11%) Marketing
6 1 (1.11%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (67.78%) Analyst
2 55 (61.11%) Business Analyst
3 14 (15.56%) Developer
4 13 (14.44%) C# Developer
4 13 (14.44%) Technical Analyst
5 12 (13.33%) Technical Business Analyst
6 9 (10.00%) Digital Analyst
6 9 (10.00%) Digital Business Analyst
7 8 (8.89%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (8.89%) Senior Business Analyst
7 8 (8.89%) Systems Analyst
8 6 (6.67%) Business Systems Analyst
9 5 (5.56%) C# WPF Developer
9 5 (5.56%) WPF Developer
10 4 (4.44%) Agile Business Analyst
10 4 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (4.44%) HR Analyst
10 4 (4.44%) HR Business Analyst
10 4 (4.44%) IT Analyst
10 4 (4.44%) Senior Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.56%) .NET
1 14 (15.56%) .NET Framework
2 13 (14.44%) XML
3 9 (10.00%) JSON
3 9 (10.00%) SOAP
3 9 (10.00%) WCF
4 6 (6.67%) WPF
5 4 (4.44%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 4 (4.44%) Web Services
6 3 (3.33%) CSS
6 3 (3.33%) EDIFACT
6 3 (3.33%) HTML
6 3 (3.33%) Unity DI Container
7 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.11%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.11%) Apache Flex
8 1 (1.11%) React
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.44%) User Experience
3 3 (3.33%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.33%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (2.22%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.11%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.11%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.11%) Ergonomics
5 1 (1.11%) Mobile Games
5 1 (1.11%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.67%) Linux
1 15 (16.67%) Windows
2 10 (11.11%) Unix
3 5 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 40 (44.44%) Business Analysis
2 38 (42.22%) UML
3 29 (32.22%) OO
4 23 (25.56%) Project Management
4 23 (25.56%) Waterfall
5 20 (22.22%) Open Source
6 18 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
7 17 (18.89%) OOA/OOD
8 16 (17.78%) Translating Business Requirements
9 15 (16.67%) Service Design
10 13 (14.44%) Automated Testing
10 13 (14.44%) SDLC
10 13 (14.44%) Unit Testing
11 12 (13.33%) OOP
12 11 (12.22%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (12.22%) User Stories
13 9 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 8 (8.89%) Data Analysis
14 8 (8.89%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.67%) C#
2 14 (15.56%) Java
3 12 (13.33%) Bash Shell
3 12 (13.33%) C++
3 12 (13.33%) Python
4 5 (5.56%) SQL
5 3 (3.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.22%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.11%) PHP
7 1 (1.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (8.89%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.44%) Degree
4 1 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.11%) ISEB
4 1 (1.11%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) QA
2 3 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (13.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (13.33%) SaltStack
2 10 (11.11%) Oracle
3 3 (3.33%) AlienVault
3 3 (3.33%) Splunk
4 2 (2.22%) Tableau
4 2 (2.22%) Talend
4 2 (2.22%) Vertica
5 1 (1.11%) Fiserv
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