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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 104 120 121
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +1
Contract jobs citing Use Case 59 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.34% 0.74% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 0.99% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 15 5
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.05% +9.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £270 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £448 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £41.72 - £13.67
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.64 £36.90
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +4.70%
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
3466 2318 2047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 78.84% 74.18% 71.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2129 1288 1045
Average daily rate £413 £373 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.73% +12.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 102 103
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £67.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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 1 September 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Use Case across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Use Case Hourly Rate Histogram 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 1 September 2015. 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 +1 24 £375 +1.69% 6
Cumbria -6 12 £350 -18.03% 1
Cheshire -3 9 £450 +45.16% 2
Lancashire -7 3 - -
Merseyside -8 2 £170 -60.04%
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 24 (33.80%) Finance
1 24 (33.80%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (26.76%) Business Analysis
2 19 (26.76%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (23.94%) Data Modelling
4 15 (21.13%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (21.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (21.13%) Security Cleared
5 13 (18.31%) SC Cleared
5 13 (18.31%) Microsoft
5 13 (18.31%) User Stories
6 12 (16.90%) CAD
6 12 (16.90%) MS Office
6 12 (16.90%) Manufacturing
7 10 (14.08%) Banking
7 10 (14.08%) UML
8 9 (12.68%) User Experience
8 9 (12.68%) SDLC
9 8 (11.27%) Waterfall
10 7 (9.86%) ISEB
10 7 (9.86%) Retail
10 7 (9.86%) Scrum
11 6 (8.45%) JIRA
11 6 (8.45%) E-Commerce
12 5 (7.04%) Telecoms
13 4 (5.63%) Degree
13 4 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (5.63%) SAP
13 4 (5.63%) HTML
13 4 (5.63%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 2 (2.82%) JBoss
1 2 (2.82%) Apache
1 2 (2.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.41%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.41%) CMS
2 1 (1.41%) Liferay
Applications
1 12 (16.90%) MS Office
2 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) HTTP
2 1 (1.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) MySQL
1 1 (1.41%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (8.45%) JIRA
2 1 (1.41%) Redmine
General
1 24 (33.80%) Finance
2 12 (16.90%) Manufacturing
3 10 (14.08%) Banking
4 7 (9.86%) Retail
5 5 (7.04%) Telecoms
6 3 (4.23%) Retail Banking
6 3 (4.23%) Advertising
7 2 (2.82%) Publishing
7 2 (2.82%) Back Office
8 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (73.24%) Analyst
2 47 (66.20%) Business Analyst
3 14 (19.72%) Senior Analyst
4 13 (18.31%) Senior Business Analyst
5 8 (11.27%) Systems Analyst
6 7 (9.86%) Business Systems Analyst
7 6 (8.45%) Architect
8 4 (5.63%) Senior Systems Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) Product Manager
9 3 (4.23%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) Designer
9 3 (4.23%) Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.23%) Test Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) OAT Test Analyst
10 2 (2.82%) UX Designer
10 2 (2.82%) Technical Architect
10 2 (2.82%) Agile Business Analyst
10 2 (2.82%) Lead Business Analyst
11 1 (1.41%) NHS Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) HTML
2 3 (4.23%) Middleware
3 2 (2.82%) CSS
3 2 (2.82%) XML
3 2 (2.82%) XHTML
3 2 (2.82%) HTML5
3 2 (2.82%) CSS3
3 2 (2.82%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.82%) SVG
4 1 (1.41%) Apache Camel
4 1 (1.41%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.41%) REST
4 1 (1.41%) WSDL
4 1 (1.41%) CORBA
4 1 (1.41%) JDBC
4 1 (1.41%) JSP
4 1 (1.41%) Servlets
4 1 (1.41%) SOAP
4 1 (1.41%) Web Services
4 1 (1.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.76%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.68%) User Experience
3 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.23%) IVR
4 2 (2.82%) Human Factors
4 2 (2.82%) Social Network
4 2 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.41%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.41%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.41%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.41%) Derivative
5 1 (1.41%) NHS
5 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.23%) Windows
1 3 (4.23%) AIX
1 3 (4.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.80%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (26.76%) Business Analysis
3 17 (23.94%) Data Modelling
4 15 (21.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (21.13%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (18.31%) User Stories
6 12 (16.90%) CAD
7 10 (14.08%) UML
8 9 (12.68%) SDLC
9 8 (11.27%) Waterfall
10 7 (9.86%) Scrum
11 6 (8.45%) E-Commerce
12 4 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (5.63%) UX Design
13 3 (4.23%) BPMN
13 3 (4.23%) Test Scripting
13 3 (4.23%) Requirements Management
13 3 (4.23%) Requirements Analysis
13 3 (4.23%) Change Control
13 3 (4.23%) Business Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.63%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.82%) SQL
2 2 (2.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (21.13%) Security Cleared
2 13 (18.31%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.86%) ISEB
4 4 (5.63%) Degree
5 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.41%) IIBA
5 1 (1.41%) CBAP
5 1 (1.41%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) SLA
1 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Squid
Vendors
1 13 (18.31%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.63%) SAP
3 2 (2.82%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.41%) IBM
4 1 (1.41%) Adobe
4 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.41%) Curam
4 1 (1.41%) Tableau
Crewe, Cheshire
WEX Europe Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago