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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 118 110 118
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Contract jobs citing Use Case 20 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.62% 0.67% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.91% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 7
Average daily rate
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£370 £450 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +45.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £325 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £13.67 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -65.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
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
2386 2077 2015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.39% 73.19% 66.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1412 1041 1026
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 112 100
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.04 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.14% -5.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.67 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £72.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -5 10 £350 +13.82% 3
Cheshire +3 9 £531 +11.84%
Merseyside - 1 - -
Lancashire - - - - 1
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (30.23%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (27.91%) Scrum
3 12 (27.91%) HTML
3 12 (27.91%) CSS
3 12 (27.91%) XML
4 11 (25.58%) Project Management
4 11 (25.58%) Business Analysis
4 11 (25.58%) User Stories
5 10 (23.26%) Windows
6 8 (18.60%) RUP
6 8 (18.60%) PRINCE
6 8 (18.60%) Requirements Management
7 7 (16.28%) QA
7 7 (16.28%) Technical Analysis
7 7 (16.28%) ITIL
8 6 (13.95%) UNIX
8 6 (13.95%) Oracle
8 6 (13.95%) CISSP
8 6 (13.95%) Linux
8 6 (13.95%) Nessus
8 6 (13.95%) Firewall
8 6 (13.95%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (13.95%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (13.95%) ArcSight
8 6 (13.95%) SIEM
9 5 (11.63%) UML
10 4 (9.30%) XHTML
10 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce
10 4 (9.30%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 3 (6.98%) Retail
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (69.77%) Analyst
2 22 (51.16%) Business Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Consultant
4 5 (11.63%) Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Designer
6 2 (4.65%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Process Manager
6 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) iOS Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Lead Business Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Siebel Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) NHS Business Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Siebel Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Systems Designer
7 1 (2.33%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Solutions Designer
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.91%) HTML
1 12 (27.91%) CSS
1 12 (27.91%) XML
2 4 (9.30%) XHTML
2 4 (9.30%) XSLT
2 4 (9.30%) jQuery
2 4 (9.30%) HTML5
2 4 (9.30%) Apache Cordova
2 4 (9.30%) CSS3
3 3 (6.98%) .NET
4 2 (4.65%) Web Services
5 1 (2.33%) Sass
5 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.33%) Ajax
5 1 (2.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.23%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.95%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (9.30%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.98%) NHS
5 2 (4.65%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (4.65%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (4.65%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.33%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Windows
2 6 (13.95%) UNIX
2 6 (13.95%) Linux
3 4 (9.30%) Android
3 4 (9.30%) Apple iOS
3 4 (9.30%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.91%) Scrum
3 11 (25.58%) Project Management
3 11 (25.58%) Business Analysis
3 11 (25.58%) User Stories
4 8 (18.60%) RUP
4 8 (18.60%) PRINCE
4 8 (18.60%) Requirements Management
5 7 (16.28%) Technical Analysis
5 7 (16.28%) ITIL
6 6 (13.95%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (13.95%) SIEM
7 5 (11.63%) UML
8 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce
8 4 (9.30%) Workflow
8 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (9.30%) Web Design
8 4 (9.30%) Information Security
8 4 (9.30%) iOS Development
9 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
1 4 (9.30%) XPath
2 2 (4.65%) SQL
3 1 (2.33%) C#
3 1 (2.33%) VBScript
3 1 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) CISSP
2 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) Degree
4 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Oracle
1 6 (13.95%) ArcSight
2 2 (4.65%) HP
2 2 (4.65%) Siebel
3 1 (2.33%) Curam
3 1 (2.33%) IBM
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