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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 36 34 24
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs citing Use Case 5 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.22% 0.98% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 1.33% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£388 £600 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.41% +44.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
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
308 225 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 75.12% 73.29% 71.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 129 98
Average daily rate £400 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 9
Average hourly rate £16.75 £14.50 £21.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.51% -33.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.70 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £19.80 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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
Northampton -6 3 - -
Use Case
East Midlands

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (53.33%) User Experience
2 7 (46.67%) Apple iOS
2 7 (46.67%) CSS3
2 7 (46.67%) HTML5
2 7 (46.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 7 (46.67%) CSS
2 7 (46.67%) HTML
2 7 (46.67%) Advertising
2 7 (46.67%) Marketing
2 7 (46.67%) Android
3 5 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 5 (33.33%) UML
4 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (20.00%) J2EE
4 3 (20.00%) IBM
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Banking
4 3 (20.00%) Data Management
4 3 (20.00%) Master Data Management
5 2 (13.33%) User Stories
5 2 (13.33%) Supply Chain Management
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) Legal
5 2 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Finance
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) B2C
6 1 (6.67%) Degree
6 1 (6.67%) JIRA
6 1 (6.67%) Customer Engagement

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) RSpec
1 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (46.67%) Advertising
1 7 (46.67%) Marketing
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Legal
4 1 (6.67%) Finance
4 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Banking Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Deployment Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Business Manager
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) CSS3
1 7 (46.67%) HTML5
1 7 (46.67%) CSS
1 7 (46.67%) HTML
2 3 (20.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Apple iOS
1 7 (46.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 5 (33.33%) UML
3 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Data Management
3 3 (20.00%) Master Data Management
4 2 (13.33%) User Stories
4 2 (13.33%) Supply Chain Management
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) B2C
5 1 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (6.67%) BDD
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) IBM