The table below looks at the statistics for Use Case skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 65 32 42
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +10
Contract jobs citing Use Case 4 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.53% 2.30% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 3.33% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
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£438 £338 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -11.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £290 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £350 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
Use Case
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
609 270 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 80.66% 68.88% 71.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 150 199
Average daily rate £450 £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 15 19
Average hourly rate £19.50 £25.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £39.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Use Case Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Use Case
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Use Case Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Use Case
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Use Case across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Use Case Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Use Case
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Use Case across the Oxfordshire region.

Use Case Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Use Case
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -25 3 £475 +52.00% 1
Abingdon - - - -
Use Case
South East

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (71.43%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Django
2 2 (28.57%) Web Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Test Management
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) Bugzilla
2 2 (28.57%) Publishing
2 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow
2 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) TestDirector
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Product Management
2 2 (28.57%) Change Control
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Cognos
3 1 (14.29%) EPoS
3 1 (14.29%) Intranet
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Intranet
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Bugzilla
1 2 (28.57%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (28.57%) Publishing
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Change Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Web Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Test Management
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow
2 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Product Management
2 2 (28.57%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cognos