The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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 Northamptonshire 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 37 24 29
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Contract jobs citing Use Case 4 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.13% 5.38% 3.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 7.41% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 10
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.78 £36.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +10.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
272 189 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 76.84% 72.69% 70.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 106 187
Average daily rate £425 £450 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £316 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -15.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Use Case
East Midlands

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 31 July 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
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -1 3 - -
Use Case
East Midlands

Use Case
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 8 (80.00%) Retail
2 7 (70.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (70.00%) Business Analysis
3 6 (60.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 6 (60.00%) Degree
3 6 (60.00%) JIRA
3 6 (60.00%) Customer Engagement
3 6 (60.00%) hybris
3 6 (60.00%) ATG
3 6 (60.00%) Scrum
3 6 (60.00%) B2C
3 6 (60.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) UML
4 2 (20.00%) Data Management
4 2 (20.00%) PDM
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Banking
5 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma
5 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Finance
5 1 (10.00%) User Stories
5 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (60.00%) JIRA
General
1 8 (80.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 10 (100.00%) Analyst
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Business Analyst
2 6 (60.00%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Banking Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (70.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (70.00%) Business Analysis
3 6 (60.00%) CRM
3 6 (60.00%) Customer Engagement
3 6 (60.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 6 (60.00%) Scrum
3 6 (60.00%) B2C
4 2 (20.00%) PDM
4 2 (20.00%) Data Management
4 2 (20.00%) UML
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) User Stories
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma
5 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) ATG
1 6 (60.00%) hybris