The table below looks at the statistics for Use Case skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 29 29 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing Use Case 3 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 1.10% 1.46% 5.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 1.81% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 7
Average daily rate
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£438 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 - £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 - £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £366 £388
% change year-on-year
+9.21% -5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.78 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% +4.93%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
186 166 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 68.13% 80.98% 82.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 110 55
Average daily rate £450 £403 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.80% -5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

Use Case Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Use Case
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Use Case Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

Use Case
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (100.00%) Retail
2 3 (60.00%) Marketing
2 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Legal
2 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (60.00%) New Media
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Demandware
3 2 (40.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 2 (40.00%) User Experience
3 2 (40.00%) Magento
3 2 (40.00%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (40.00%) hybris
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) ATG
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) CRM
3 2 (40.00%) B2C
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (100.00%) Retail
2 3 (60.00%) Marketing
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) New Media
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (40.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 2 (40.00%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (40.00%) B2C
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) CRM
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) ATG
1 2 (40.00%) hybris
1 2 (40.00%) Demandware