The table below looks at the statistics for Use Case skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 38 31 33
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing Use Case 4 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.07% 3.03% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 3.73% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 3
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£450 £441 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.98% +3.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £36.90 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.04% +13.53%
Use Case
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
276 241 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 73.80% 81.14% 71.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 126 147
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £523 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -15.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Use Case Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Use Case
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Use Case Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Use Case
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
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Last Year
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +2 3 - -
Use Case
East Midlands

Use Case
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 8 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (70.00%) Retail
2 7 (70.00%) Business Analysis
3 6 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (50.00%) ATG
4 5 (50.00%) Scrum
4 5 (50.00%) B2C
4 5 (50.00%) CRM
4 5 (50.00%) Business Process Mapping
4 5 (50.00%) Degree
4 5 (50.00%) JIRA
4 5 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
4 5 (50.00%) hybris
5 2 (20.00%) User Stories
5 2 (20.00%) UML
5 2 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Data Management
5 2 (20.00%) PDM
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Banking
6 1 (10.00%) Finance
6 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma
6 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 5 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 7 (70.00%) Retail
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 10 (100.00%) Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Business Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (70.00%) Business Analysis
3 6 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (50.00%) Scrum
4 5 (50.00%) B2C
4 5 (50.00%) CRM
4 5 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
4 5 (50.00%) Business Process Mapping
5 2 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) User Stories
5 2 (20.00%) UML
5 2 (20.00%) PDM
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Data Management
6 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma
6 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) ATG
1 5 (50.00%) hybris