The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Northampton region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 23 21 28
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing Use Case 8 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 3.98% 0.78% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.88% 1.14% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate £575 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+91.66% -17.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £90.00 £33.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+172.72% +3.12%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
164 88 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 81.59% 68.75% 67.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 48 99
Average daily rate £438 £383 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.37% -6.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 3
Average hourly rate £14.25 £13.50 £150.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -91.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Use Case
Northamptonshire

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 27 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 7 (77.78%) Business Analysis
1 7 (77.78%) Customer Engagement
2 6 (66.67%) hybris
2 6 (66.67%) Business Process Mapping
2 6 (66.67%) Degree
2 6 (66.67%) JIRA
2 6 (66.67%) Retail
2 6 (66.67%) B2C
2 6 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (66.67%) ATG
2 6 (66.67%) Scrum
2 6 (66.67%) CRM
2 6 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) UML
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 1 (11.11%) Billing
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) System Testing
4 1 (11.11%) BPMN
4 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) RUP
4 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) ETL
4 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) JIRA
General
1 6 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Billing
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Analyst
2 8 (88.89%) Business Analyst
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Business Analyst
3 6 (66.67%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Design Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Business Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Business Analysis
1 7 (77.78%) Customer Engagement
2 6 (66.67%) Business Process Mapping
2 6 (66.67%) B2C
2 6 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (66.67%) Scrum
2 6 (66.67%) CRM
2 6 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) UML
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) System Testing
4 1 (11.11%) BPMN
4 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) RUP
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) hybris
1 6 (66.67%) ATG
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle